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Frontier can’t deny Citynet fiber request, law judge says

In a case that could bolster competition between Internet providers in West Virginia, Frontier Communications must honor a decade-old agreement with Citynet and allow access to part of Frontier’s fiber-optic cable network, according to an...

Frontier can’t deny Citynet fiber request, law judge says

In a case that could bolster competition between Internet providers in West Virginia, Frontier Communications must honor a decade-old agreement with Citynet and allow access to part of Frontier’s fiber-optic cable network, according to an...

Past week’s news leaves much for which to be grateful

A few items to add to this week’s gratitude journal:

I’m grateful that my dentist took up muskie fishing instead of international lion hunting.

I’m thankful that the guy who jumped into the cougar enclosure at the...

Photo: A ‘blue moon’ in Charleston
Photo: A ‘blue moon’ in Charleston

Beckley airport offers flights to Myrtle Beach

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia airport is beginning to offer weekly flights to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The Register-Herald reports the flights originate out of Raleigh Memorial Airport near Beckley.

Airport Manager Tom...

Special prosecutor to investigate Huntington city hall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A special prosecutor will investigate the legality of a payout authorized by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams to former police chief Skip Holbrook.

The Herald-Dispatch reports that Cabell County Prosecutor Sean...

Warner takes helm at YMCA of Kanawha Valley
Warner takes helm at YMCA of Kanawha Valley

Monty Warner keeps two bricks from the first YMCA in Charleston in his new office.

A love of the YMCA runs in his family, Warner said, so he’s a natural choice as the YMCA of Kanawha Valley’s new president and CEO.

When...

Agreement sets conditions for Cabell hospital merger

An antitrust agreement establishing conditions for the Cabell Huntington Hospital acquisition of St. Mary’s Medical Center was filed Friday in Cabell County Circuit Court by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

In November,...

Police seek suspects in West Side carjacking

Police are looking for the three black males who pulled a gun and stole a light blue Chevrolet Caprice in Charleston Friday evening, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The carjacking was reported at Vine Street and Grant Street...

Blankenship seeks court OK for North Carolina trip

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is asking a federal judge for permission to take a trip to North Carolina.

In a motion filed late Friday...

Kanawha judge to rule on fireworks law

A Kanawha County judge will decide if West Virginia fireworks dealers can sell fireworks to anyone other than out-of-state businesses.

Circuit Judge Carrie Webster heard arguments this week from attorneys representing about seven fireworks...

E-filing for court documents available for 3 counties

E-filing for court documents is now available in three counties and officials are hoping to expand into a fourth this month.

Matt Arrowood, who heads up the West Virginia Supreme Court’s e-filing project, said he has worked through a few ...

Charleston-born software entrepreneur Frank Pritt dies

Frank Pritt, 75, the Charleston native who used a retirement nest egg to launch a fabulously successful second career as a software designer, allowing him to build a seaside mansion in California that included Charleston street scenes and was once...

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