Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:30:48 EST 1800 GVFD responsibilities arise at council meeting http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150880193/GVFD-responsibilities-arise-at-council-meeting GILBERT — The Gilbert Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD) have been hard at work, especially over the last few weeks. A mud slide just outside the town of Gilbert has brought up some concerns for the town. The GVFD was called out on the mudslide... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:56:07 EST Manchin encourages West Virginians to nominate small businesses for Achievement Awards http://williamsondailynews.com/news/localnews2/150921723/Manchin-encourages-West-Virginians-to-nominate-small-businesses-for-Achievement-Awards Washington, D.C. ─ U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today encouraged West Virginians to nominate Mountain State small businesses and entrepreneurs for the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) 2015 Small Business Week awards and for... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:27:02 EST Courthouse Holiday schedule http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150923819/Courthouse-Holiday-schedule WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Commissioners have announced the schedule for the Christmas Holiday for Courthouse employees.President Obama issued an executive order declaring December 26 a Federal Holiday... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:50:04 EST Holiday theft prevention http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150924057/Holiday-theft-prevention WILLIAMSON - This is the season of blessings, fond memories, gift giving and unfortunately stealing. Crime is on the rise nationwide as thieves are breaking into cars, stealing packages from porches, inside homes and taking outdoor Christmas... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:44:03 EST Baisden man arrested for breaking and entering http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150903644/Baisden-man-arrested-for-breaking-and-entering WILLIAMSON - Stephen Wayne Ellis, 38 of Baisden was served with warrants for arrest on December 11 that were issued by Mingo County Magistrate Jim Harvey for Breaking and Entering and Petit Larceny. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:31:04 EST Williamson PreK-8 Sixth Grade Art Class win WV Annual Ornament Competition http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150886359/Williamson-PreK-8-Sixth-Grade-Art-Class-win-WV-Annual-Ornament-Competition WILLIAMSON - Winners of this year's WV Annual Ornament Competition belongs to Williamson PreK-8 Sixth Grade Art Class as announced at the Dec. 9, Board of Education meeting. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:07 EST MCEA working with BOE on Competitive Pay Campaign http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150887617/MCEA-working-with-BOE-on-Competitive-Pay-Campaign WILLIAMSON - The Competitive Pay Campaign for teacher salaries is gaining momentum with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and the State Legislature. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:06 EST ATV accident claims life of former Belfry student and athlete http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150883018/ATV-accident-claims-life-of-former-Belfry-student-and-athlete STONE, Ky. - Local residents are mourning the death of 21-year old Tyler Williams a resident of the Pond Creek area and student at the University of Pikeville. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:32:02 EST Manchin appointed to new Senate Committees for for 114th Congress http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-opinion/150885526/Manchin-appointed-to-new-Senate-Committees-for-for-114th-Congress Senator Manchin will join the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:20:07 EST Applicatiions being taken for WFD Chief http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150867526/Applicatiions-being-taken-for-WFD-Chief WILLIAMSON - At Thursday night's meeting of the Williamson City Council, the Council and Williamson Mayor Steven Knopp announced that the city will receive applications for the position of Chief of the Williamson Fire Department... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:08:05 EST City Holidaytrash collection schedule http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150862485/City-Holidaytrash-collection-schedule Due to the upcoming Christmas Holiday Veolia Water will be picking up the garbage route in the City of Williamson as listed below:Monday December 22, 2014 – Monday & Tuesday's Route Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:31:02 EST Simpson releases new CD http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/150862668/Simpson-releases-new-CD Tug Valley singer/songwriter Glen Simpson has released his 8th album, entitled “13 Stories High.” The title was based from the 13 original songs as well as the story about a mountain boy building a cabin that ends up being 13... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:01:10 EST Debbie’s Cooking Corner http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/150849148/Debbies-Cooking-Corner It's one of the most busy times of the year. We are all trying to find time to decorate, shop and attend all of the Christmas programs and activities that are associated with the Christmas season. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:46:05 EST Mee-Maw’s Christmas Tree, A Symbol of Love http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/150836499/Mee-Maws-Christmas-Tree-A-Symbol-of-Love By Fran BradhamFor the Daily News Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:11:05 EST Williamson City employees to receive a 1.5 percent cost of living adjustment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150864584/Williamson-City-employees-to-receive-a-1.5-percent-cost-of-living-adjustment WILLIAMSON - City Council voted unanimously to approve a 1.5 percent pay raise across the board to city employees and the increase will be effective in the month of December 2014. Mayor Steven Knopp announced there would be further studies on... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:01:05 EST Ohio man arrested on DUI and pot posession http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150856339/Ohio-man-arrested-on-DUI-and-pot-posession WILLIAMSON - Joseph C. Skomra, 36 of Columbus, Ohio appeared before Mingo County Magistrate Pam Newsome on December 10 and charged with Left of Center, DUI and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:01:08 EST Starr takes oath of office http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150852638/Starr-takes-oath-of-office WILLIAMSON - Robert “Hank” Starr received the ceremonial oath of office naming him as a member of the Mingo County Board of Education at the Tuesday, December 9, meeting. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:16:06 EST Free Flu vaccines in Matewan and Gilbert http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/150853268/Free-Flu-vaccines-in-Matewan-and-Gilbert WILLIAMSON - Free Flu Vaccinations, regardless of insurance, will be offered by the Mingo County Health Department (MCHD) next week. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:50:04 EST Santa arrives early for VOAD http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150824192/Santa-arrives-early-for-VOAD WILLIAMSON - Santa Claus made an early visit and delivery to Williamson on Tuesday afternoon at the West Virginia VOAD office located on Alderson Street. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:35:07 EST 2015 begins with the layoff of 47 Unilin employees http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/150840071/2015-begins-with-the-layoff-of-47-Unilin-employees HOLDEN - Unilin has announced their decision to layoff 47 of their 182 employees at their facility located at the Buck Harless Wood Products Industrial Park located on 22 Mine Road at Holden. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:59:04 EST