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DECISION MAKERS: Bray discusses the Mingo County controversy, road tolls and a pastor asked to resign after letting police use the church bus

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  • Crews Battle Fire in Raleigh County

    Crews Battle Fire in Raleigh County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:37:25 GMT
    A structure caught fire right outside of Colcord, Raleigh County Saturday evening.Dispatchers received the call for the fire just before 7 p.m. saying a building was on fire on Buck Lane.
    A structure caught fire right outside of Colcord, Raleigh County Saturday evening.Dispatchers received the call for the fire just before 7 p.m. saying a building was on fire on Buck Lane.
  • Calacino's in Beckley is home to Mountaineer football

    Calacino's in Beckley is home to Mountaineer football

    Calacino's in Beckley is home to Mountaineer football

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-30 21:40:42 GMT
    The Mountaineers have thousands of fans, but Calacino's in Beckley is one local business that relies on them to keep their doors open.Jerseys, and posters fill the walls and Calacino's owner, Jerry Zaferatos , said in college football you cant count anyone out."I wouldn't have this business if I listened to people saying, you don't have a chance," Zaferatos said.Dominique Calicino opened the business back in the early 1930's and the owner says that he doesn't know where they would be without ...
    The Mountaineers have thousands of fans, but Calacino's in Beckley is one local business that relies on them to keep their doors open.Jerseys, and posters fill the walls and Calacino's owner, Jerry Zaferatos , said in college football you cant count anyone out."I wouldn't have this business if I listened to people saying, you don't have a chance," Zaferatos said.Dominique Calicino opened the business back in the early 1930's and the owner says that he doesn't know where they would be without ...
  • One person injured after ATV accident in Fayette County

    One person injured after ATV accident in Fayette County

    Saturday, August 30 2014 4:37 AM EDT2014-08-30 08:37:47 GMT
    Emergency crews were called to the scene of a ATV accident, just before 10 pm Friday.According to Fayette County 911 the ATV was struck by a vehicle along the 1900 block of Rt 60 Anstead area of Fayette County.One person was transported by helicopter, to a local hospital for treatment, The extent of those injuries or what caused the accident is not yet known at this time.The Fayette County Sheriff Department is investigating.
    Emergency crews were called to the scene of a ATV accident, just before 10 pm Friday.According to Fayette County 911 the ATV was struck by a vehicle along the 1900 block of Rt 60 Anstead area of Fayette County.One person was transported by helicopter, to a local hospital for treatment, The extent of those injuries or what caused the accident is not yet known at this time.The Fayette County Sheriff Department is investigating.

On this week's edition of Decision Maker's Bray hosts Shania Ammons, a friend of Skylar Neese and Sheila Eddy.  Ammons discusses how the past year has been dealing with the death of one friend and the accusation that her other friend killed her. 

Bray sits down with Chris Wilkinson, mayor of Hamlin, WV.  Wilkinson also serves as Chief of Police for Hamlin and was the pastor of the Morning Star Community Church until a controversy over the use of his church's bus during a drug bust led to his resignation as pastor. 

Karen Gorrell, Ravenswood Century Aluminum retirees' spokesperson, talks with Bray about the retirees' fight with Century Aluminum.  She describes the history behind the plant's closing and how the employees were treated.

Director of the Consumer Advocate Division of the Public Service Commission, Byron Harris, talks with Bray about his service as director.  Director Harris also talks with Bray about Fellman Productions seeking special electric rates.

Sen. Bill Cole (R-Mercer) stops by to talk about the proposal to raise tolls on West Virginia roads.  Sen. Cole speaks about prevailing wage and potential areas for cost cutting.

West Virginia Media Political Editor, Ann Ali and Bray speak the controversy in Mingo County, WV and about Natalie Tennant announcing her run for Senate.