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2011-10-31 08:02:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Beckley to their three-day grand opening weekend. The store will open its doors on Wednesday, November 2 and begin the celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 4 at 8 AM at the retailer's new location at Crossroads Mall, 5475 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Mt. Hope, WV 25880 (304-252-3425). Special extended store hours...

2010-08-03 10:33:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W. Va., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) today announced that its ICG Beckley subsidiary will be honored for outstanding active mine reclamation and community involvement by the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement. The Gold Good Neighbor Award for Excellence in Surface Coal Mining will be presented to ICG Beckley at the National Mining Association Awards dinner on October 18, 2010 in Washington, DC. The award...

2010-03-15 11:00:00

BECKLEY, W.Va., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc. (UniCare), and Power Country 105.9/Southern Communications Corporation are working together to replenish the baby pantry at the Dream Center, which is part of the Fishes and Loaves outreach of the Church of God Family Worship Center, during the Love the Little Ones Nursery Drive. The Love the Little Ones Nursery Drive will begin on Monday, March 15 at the Dream Center and will conclude on Friday, March 26 at...

2010-02-05 12:57:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) today announced that its ICG Beckley subsidiary received West Virginia's highest honor for environmental excellence in coal mining. The coveted Greenlands Award was presented to ICG Beckley's Beckley-Pocahontas underground mine complex in Raleigh County, West Virginia, for overall outstanding environmental stewardship in 2009 by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) at...

2009-12-19 17:05:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Locair, Inc, one of the two airlines offering air service out of Raleigh County Memorial Airport in Beckley, West Virginia, will be adding flights to assist distressed travelers on Sunday, December 20, 2009 along with a sole flight from Washington Dulles to Somerset, Kentucky. Locair also has a flight available between both Beckley and Somerset to Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Monday. On Sunday, December 20, 2009, Locair will...

2009-09-17 17:46:23

Authorities in West Virginia said they arrested a man who allegedly sent a typo-ridden letter bearing the forged signature of Gov. Joe Manchin. West Virginia State Police said Matthew Don Reed, 32, of Hinton, W.Va., allegedly told multiple people he met online that he was a state Division of Natural Resources law enforcement officer, and he hired a Chicago man to send target letters to people interested in employment with the division, the Beckley (W.Va.) Register-Herald reported Thursday....

2009-06-04 08:00:00

First "Your Family's Health Expo" to be held this weekend at Raleigh County Convention Center in Beckley CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia, Inc. announced today that it will hold three family health expos this summer to provide families with the tools they need to manage their health. The first of UniCare's Your Family's Health Expo will be held Saturday, June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Raleigh County Convention Center in Beckley and...

2008-10-01 09:00:34

Verizon Wireless has invested approximately $9 million in 2008 to expand its nationwide voice and data network into the Beckley, West Virginia area. According to the company, on October 1, 2008, Verizon Wireless will add portions of Greenbrier, Raleigh and Summers Counties to its coverage area in West Virginia, joining Mercer and Bland Counties, where the company has provided service since October 2006. The new signal coverage follows I-77 from Pax into Mercer County, and follows I-64...

2008-09-30 12:00:38

BECKLEY, W.Va., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has invested approximately $9 million this year to expand its nationwide voice and data network into the Beckley, West Virginia area. On October 1, 2008, Verizon Wireless will add portions of Greenbrier, Raleigh and Summers Counties to its coverage area in the Mountain State, joining Mercer and Bland Counties, where the company has provided service since October 2006. The new signal coverage follows I-77 from Pax into Mercer...

2008-08-05 12:01:07

By Fred Pace, The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. Aug. 5--A Surveyor man involved in a serious accident Friday in Fairdale is now receiving treatment in a Charleston hospital. According to a nursing supervisor at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Division, Aaron Snuffer is under evaluation at the hospital and added that she was not able to release any other information about his condition or injuries. A press release issued by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department after the...