DAVIN - A man from Davin is facing multiple charges after an alleged domestic dispute with his mother on Nov. 2.

Dwight James Brewster, 44, is charged with strangulation, domestic battery, domestic assault, kidnapping and wanton endangerment.

CHAPMANVILLE - The main face of the Chapmanville Town Council was absent at Tuesday's regularly scheduled meeting. Recorder Terilyn Wilson began the meeting with an announcement that Mayor Raamie Barker was in Boone Memorial Hospital.

HUNTINGTON - West Virginia is now the first state to effectively track neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) with real-time data recorded at birth - a substantial step forward in recognizing, treating and allocating resources for infants born into addiction, medical experts say.

HUNTINGTON - A vast opportunity exists for the oil and natural gas industry to attract, retain and develop lifelong careers for veterans transitioning out of active duty, according to retired U.S. Army Capt. James McCormick.

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MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University men's basketball coach Bob Huggins has announced that Miles McBride has signed a national letter of intent for the 2019-20 academic year.


The Register-Herald of Beckley published this editorial on Nov. 11 regarding guns and gun violence:

The numbers, like the bodies, keep piling up. Mass shootings in the United States are so frequent, now, that we have a difficult time keeping track, remembering the details of any specific murderous rampage and separating the tragic stories of one city from another. Was the downtown shooting in Cincinnati at a yoga studio? Or was that Tallahassee? Was it in South Carolina where all the police officers were shot? Yes. Seven. Florence County.

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