Patriot says the WARN notices are part of their agreement to sell most of its assets to Blackhawk Mining. The company says most of the employees who received notices will be offered jobs by Blackhawk.
A busted hose on a CSX train leaked oil onto the ground, some of which spilled into Buffalo Creek.
Alpha Natural Resources has officially filed for bankruptcy. They have secured $692 million in bankruptcy financing from Citigroup.
President Barack Obama moved ahead with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republicans.
29 year old Daniel Walden of Branchland was travelling on Route 3 when he took his eyes off the road and crashed into the Koontz Funeral Home.
The rash of chemical overdoses stemming from synthetic marijuana use is continuing in Mingo County.
Money raised from the event will also benefit local families who need hospice care.
The Logan County Hazardous Materials team was called to Doctor Thomas Vigo’s Family HealthCare after an unknown white powdery substance was found in a trash can.
Each county in the state set their own calendar to meet the requirements.
Tuition payment deadline is set for Wednesday.
Doug Witten was sworn in at the Logan County Courthouse around 1 p.m. Friday by Judge Eric O’Briant as a room full of county officials looked on.
Prosecutors said in court documents that evidence about the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster is a necessary part of the government's criminal case against former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.
Bonnie’s Bus will be at the Southern West Virginia Health Systems clinic in Man on Wednesday from 9am to 5pm and at the Southern West Virginia Health Systems clinc in Gilbert on Thursday from 8am to 4pm.
Troopers found 30 year old April Overbee near Welch on Sunday after she had been missing for almost a week.
An ATV rider was airlifted to a hospital after a single vehicle crash on the Ivy Branch Trail on the border of Boon and Lincoln Counties.
Family members have posted on the passing of Kyle Garretson, 82, early on Friday. Garretson had been in declining health for a number of years.
Delegates attending the UMWA convention Thursday in Las Vegas made decisions to finance battles with bankruptcies, a new contract, and retiree benefits.
Arch Coal will launch a court battle against lenders who want to block a debt exchange that would keep the company going while a disastrous drop in coal prices on the world market levels off and rebounds.
The Huntington VA Medical Center and VA Regional Office will conduct their next quarterly Veterans Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, August 19th from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Recreation Hall of the Word of Life Church at Mud Fork.
Two Wyoming County veterans plan to go back to Iraq with a citizen volunteer group called Veterans Against ISIS.
The LEAD Community Organization, American Friends Service Committee, and Step By Step WV will host a three on three basketball tournament along with a health and resource fair to promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles.
A federal judge has dismissed most, but not all, claims in a lawsuit that accuses disability lawyer Eric Conn of colluding with a judge to rig Social Security cases.
It's not good news for the coal industry, but the news is not as bad as it has been.
The Logan County Commission is operating the annual Logan County Clean Up over three weekends in August.
The campaign asks for local businesses and citizens to donate either money or school supplies to the cause of helping needy children get what they need for school.
The mother of the toddler who was found wandering alone on Newport Road in Danville last weekend has been charged in the matter.
Cliff’s Coronado Coal’s Powellton #1 Mine in Logan County received 9 citations.
A federal judge in Charleston rescheduled the hearing for ex-Freedom Industries President Gary Southern to Aug. 19. It originally had been set for Aug. 17.
A construction worker in McDowell County was fired after he was caught on a mobile phone video engaging in a sex act with a woman in the City of Welch parking garage.
Wyoming County residents have lodged complaints about the care and maintenance of family grave sites at the Palm Memorial Garden in Matheny.
Delegate Justin Marcum has proposed a tax credit for the middle class. If the bill passes, anyone making under $75,000.00 a year will get a tax credit equal to a three percent deduction. Marcum was also named to the Top 40 under 40 by the NTLA.
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will conduct a small business workshop in Logan County.
Logan County author and community activist Cora Hairston has released a new book. It is the sequel to ‘Faces Behind The Dust".
There will be an ATV/UTV Poker Run on Saturday, August 8th.
Logan Regional Cancer Center will host a celebration for Cancer Survivors’ Day on Saturday, August 15th.
The 2015-16 edition of the hunting and trapping summary of regulations in West Virginia is now available.
The West Virginia University Foundation reportsthat the campaign had raised $898 million as of June 30th. That is nearly 90 percent of the ultimate target of the fund drive, called "A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia's University."
The annual KIDS Count report says the number of children living in poverty grew from 87,000 in 2008 to 100,000 in 2013, an increase of nearly 15 percent.
The West Virginia Division of Highways remains in constant high gear as they battle through repairing flood damaged roads.
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties through August.
Over 13,000 permits to carry concealed guns were issued in West Virginia during the first three months of 2015. If this pace continues the state could end the year with the highest total of permits issued since 2009.