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Recent articles by Gailyn:

Parents of Pineville Elementary students say kids were forced by principal to go outside without coats

PINEVILLE, W.Va. (WVVA) - When parents picked their children up from Pineville Elementary School last Wednesday, November 16, they were expecting to hear about a normal school day. → Read More

Suspect found in crawl space after attempting to burglarize, murder Beaver homeowner

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - A burglary in Beaver quickly turned more sinister when the suspect attempted to murder the homeowner. → Read More

Inmate escapes FCI Beckley

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - An inmate has escaped from the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Beckley, according to the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Former partner of Rashad Thompson says “he isn’t capable of murder”

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - After breaking for the weekend, the trial against a Rashad “Rico” Thompson, a Raleigh County man accused of murdering a seven-year-old with a hammer continues into its second week. → Read More

Trial begins for man accused of beating seven-year-old boy to death with hammer, opening statements to begin Tues.

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday, November 1, in the trial of a Raleigh County man accused of beating a child to death with a hammer. → Read More

Fayette County Clerk gives possible scenarios of Del. Haynes’ campaign following sexual harassment accusations

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) - Earlier this week, Beckley attorney Steve New went public about his representation of a woman accusing Republican 32nd District Delegate Austin Haynes of sexually harassing her via text messages, which WVVA shared on air Tuesday. → Read More

Greenbrier Resort shares magic behind Christmas movie filmed on the property

The project required The Greenbrier to host Christmas in July for two weeks while filming took place. → Read More

Greenbrier Resort shares magic behind Christmas movie filmed on the property

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (WVVA) -The wait is over! The Greenbrier Resort is finally opening up about a special film project that took place over the summer. → Read More

The numbers are in: 2022 Bridge Day draws biggest crowds in decades

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) - Bridge Day is one of West Virginia’s largest single-day festivals, and yet, its reach spans days and even weeks before and after the actual event. → Read More

Raleigh County man faces 40 years after pleading guilty to second degree murder

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - A Raleigh County man will now be sentenced in December for second-degree murder. This is after he struck a deal with prosecutors. → Read More

WVDE “Grow Your Own” program prepares W.Va high school students to become teachers

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) - Praxton Skaggs is a junior at Midland Trail High School. She has wanted to be a teacher for as long as she can remember. → Read More

UPDATE: Princeton Senior High shows support to three students injured in car wreck

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) - On Friday night, September 23, three band students at Princeton Senior High School were involved in a car crash on Airport Road in Mercer County. → Read More

Changes coming to W.Va.’s annual real estate tax lien sale

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - For the first time in three decades, major changes are coming to West Virginia’s real estate tax sale process. → Read More

Daughter of former Sophia fire chief arrested for embezzlement, conspiracy

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) - The daughter of the former fire chief of the Sophia City Fire Department is facing charges of embezzlement. → Read More

Annual business summit creates conversation around West Virginia’s bright future

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (WVVA) - The first day of the 86th Annual Leaders Taking Action Business Summit, held by the West Virginia Chamber, ended with a panel on multi-state collaboration. → Read More

Rainelle community comes together to repair flood damage

RAINELLE, W.Va. (WVVA) - Communities in Greenbrier County came together on Thursday after high flood waters threatened businesses, restaurants and homes. → Read More