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2014-07-23 08:26:06

BRISTOL, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), congratulates Elk Run Coal and its miners for being selected to receive the U.S. Office of Surfacing Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's 2014 Excellence in Surfacing Coal Mining Good Neighbor Award for community outreach. Elk Run was selected for the Good Neighbor award for working to better the local community. Employees gave both their time and resources to help their neighbors. They helped Sherman...

2014-04-11 23:03:01

Ticket Down announces that Elton John will headline at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, WV during 2014. This well-known secondary ticket site is offering the customer appreciation promo code DISCOUNT for added savings. Charleston, WV (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for affordable Elton John tickets in Charleston. Elton John is one of the greatest live performers in the history of music. The 67-year-old native of Pinner, Middlesex, England has been...

2014-01-17 23:01:26

A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of West Virginia individuals and businesses affected by the recent Elk River chemical spill, which dumped what is believed to be 7,500 gallons of 4-Methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) into the water supply of nine counties, court documents allege. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Michael Callaghan, former head of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and current partner in the prominent Charleston law firm...

2014-01-11 23:00:34

A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of West Virginia residents who were affected by the recent chemical spill in Elk River. Victims of the chemical spill can receive case evaluations by calling 1-800-BIG-SPILL. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of West Virginia residents who were affected by the recent chemical spill in Elk River. As pointed out in the lawsuit, the spill has resulted in many residents not being...

2014-01-11 23:00:32

Parker Waichman LLP, The Bell Law Firm, PLLC and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a West Virginia sandwich shop and all other businesses similarly situated. Business owners are encouraged to call 1-800-BIG-SPILL for a case evaluation. Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, The Bell Law Firm, PLLC and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault are representing Kanawha Gourmet Sandwiches, LLC, a West Virginia sandwich shop,...

2010-06-16 09:39:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The West Virginia Utility Assistance Program (WV-UAP) was presented with The Victorine Q. Adams Award today during the National Energy and Utility Affordability Conference in San Antonio, TX. The annual award, commemorating the late Victorine Q. Adams who founded one of the nation's first fuel funds in 1978, recognizes an institutional development, program or service delivery method that has a positive impact on the low-income community. The...

2008-10-10 18:00:09

By Eric Eyre Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health members don't just want a new chief health officer who can manage the department's 45 employees, enforce the county's 3-month-old smoking ban and oversee the agency's expected move to a new headquarters site next year. Board members also want a visionary, someone who can turn the Health Department into a model for health agencies across the nation to follow. Sounds like a lot to ask, but the health board believes its found the man - or...

2008-10-07 21:00:23

A 2,000-gallon aquarium filled with fish from the Kanawha River will be on display in the parking lot of Laidley Tower at 500 Lee St. E. in downtown Charleston today and Wednesday. The Life Below the Waterline display, sponsored by the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission, is designed to showcase fish diversity in the region's rivers and streams. Biologists from ORSANCO and the state Division of Natural Resources will capture fish to be used in the display by electro- fishing a...

2008-10-01 21:00:11

By TOM HINDMAN/DAILY MAIL PHOTO Chelle Davis and her son Knash, 2, from Cane Fork, take a stroll at Kanawha State Forest to savor the last bit of summer-like weather. Their dogs, Bonnie and Clyde, splash around in the pond. (c) 2008 Charleston Daily Mail. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-30 21:00:33

A Cross Lanes man was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting his niece. Michael Gene Parsons, 41, is being held at South Central Regional Jail. Nitro police arrived at a home on 15th Street at 3 p.m. Monday in response to a report of a sexual assault. Officers spoke with the father of the 2-year-old girl, who said Parsons inappropriately touched the girl, according to a statement released by Lt. J.J. Savilla. Parsons was a guest in the family's home and had taken the girl to...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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