Beckley Praise Church is now collecting flip flops for children in Africa. The church will be doing their annual missions trip in April and decided this is the year to provide shoes for kids in Africa who really need it.
The January session of the Raleigh County grand jury has returned dozens of indictments. This session included several suspects from serious crimes which happened in 2018 including several murder investigations.
An investigation by the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force led officers to a home in Smithers on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. As a part of the investigation several controlled purchases of narcotics were made at the house. According to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, the drug sales put three children in danger.
A release from the Congressional Institute regarding a Republican legislative conference at The Greenbrier Resort confirms the event has been postponed. The event was origially scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30 to Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.
Three West Virginia University students have agreed to permanently leave the university after an investigation into a November 2018 incident that involved a student falling down the stairs of a fraternity house, and being hospitalized ever since.