Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:23:18 EST 1800 SWVCTC President Tomblin announces retirement http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152097417/SWVCTC-President-Tomblin-announces-retirement Mount Gay, West Virginia- At the February 26, 2015 regular meeting of the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical Board of Governors, President, Joanne Jaeger Tomblin announced her retirement effective June 30, 2015. President Tomblin has been... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:15:31 EST MCSD makes drug arrest http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152090815/MCSD-makes-drug-arrest WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Sheriff's Department (MCSD) continues fighting the war on drugs and the latest arrest proves their efforts are paying off. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:35:31 EST MCSD Drug Arrest http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152091563/MCSD-Drug-Arrest Submitted photo Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:25:33 EST What is Lent? Strength for the Moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-lifestyle-religion/152067021/What-is-Lent-Strength-for-the-Moment No doubt many readers have heard or read the word “Lent” or “Lenten” over the last few years and have wondered exactly what it is, what is its origin and how do I learn more. We will be visiting various facts regarding Lent... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:20:31 EST Mingo Schools online services for employees http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152075819/Mingo-Schools-online-services-for-employees WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Schools Human Resources (HR) and the Finance department are joining efforts to provide school employees with on-line services. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:35:32 EST BOE revises 2014-15 school calendar http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152056124/BOE-revises-2014-15-school-calendar WILLIAMSON - With the cancellation of several days of school due to the severity of the winter weather, Mingo County Schools had to adjust the calendar for the rest of the 2014-15 school term. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:00:31 EST Boil water advisory for PSD customers http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152057353/Boil-water-advisory-for-PSD-customers WILLIAMSON - A boil water was put into effect Monday evening involving all Mingo County PSD customers. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:35:32 EST Barter Players to perform Anne of Green Gables in Williamson http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-news/152050306/Barter-Players-to-perform-Anne-of-Green-Gables-in-Williamson WILLIAMSON - Players with The Barter Theatre will present Anne of Green Gables at the Rose G. Smith Theater in Williamson at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5.The Barter Theater in Abington, Virginia, began in 1933... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:25:35 EST Boil water advisory for Mingo PSD customers http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152044315/Boil-water-advisory-for-Mingo-PSD-customers A boil water advisory has been issued for all customers being serviced by Mingo County PSD.The town of Matewan and the City of Williamson are not affected by the boil water mandate, these areas are serviced by Veolia water. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:10:31 EST Community Garden Registration Opens in Williamson http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152026447/Community-Garden-Registration-Opens-in-Williamson Last year more than 20 gardeners from the area grew food at the Ramella Park Community Garden of Eatin' in East Williamson. Starting in April, individual plot owners could be found planting and harvesting tomatoes, greens, cucumbers, corn,... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:45:31 EST Mountain Water District Update http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152020302/Mountain-Water-District-Update The Mountain Water District has been working diligently to restore service to our customers. The Russell Fork Water Treatment facility is working at limited capacity but is producing water. The City of Pikeville is also continuing to produce and... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:25:32 EST W.Va. GOP senator pushing for legalized medical marijuana http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152011202/W.Va.-GOP-senator-pushing-for-legalized-medical-marijuana JONATHAN MATTISE,Associated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The second-ranking Republican state senator is pushing to make medical marijuana legal in West Virginia. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:15:33 EST Two-Hour delay causes concern http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152005219/Two-Hour-delay-causes-concern WILLIAMSON - Mingo County Schools decided on Monday, February 23 that school would be in session with a 2-hour delay. The decision came after a week of closings due to the winter storm that hit our area causing massive amounts of snow and ice paired... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:15:31 EST EOC opens operation center in Mingo County http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152002915/EOC-opens-operation-center-in-Mingo-County WILLLIAMSON – The winter storms Octavia and Pandora are causing havoc in the southern coalfields. From early last week through Monday the effects were still being felt by the Tug Valley area. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:50:31 EST Mountain Water District Announcement http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/151998278/Mountain-Water-District-Announcement The Mountain Water District has been experiencing affects from Winter Storm Octavia and Pandora since February 15, 2015 to present. Our system is currently depleted in water storage due to customer use to prevent freezing, leaks on the... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:40:32 EST Walmart evacuated due to crack in walls http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151986879/Walmart-evacuated-due-to-crack-in-walls SOUTH WILLIAMSON, Ky. - Walmart closed Saturday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. due to cracks in the drywall. The damage is presumed to have been caused by the heavy snow and water. Walmart was evacuated without incident and no injuries have been... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:40:33 EST Fire destroys home in Chattaroy http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151985574/Fire-destroys-home-in-Chattaroy CHATTAROY - A man was left homeless in the early morning hours on Saturday when his home was lost to fire.Lonnie Maynard was awakened by the smell of smoke and flames in his RV located in Litton Hollow of Chattaroy. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 17:45:31 EST WPD officer receives award http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151971626/WPD-officer-receives-award WILLIAMSON – The Williamson Police Department (WPD), Patrolman Josh D. Tincher received an award from the Safe Traffic Operations Program and the Governor's Highway Safety Program in Huntington on Thursday. The purpose of GHSP is to... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 17:30:31 EST Himler House holds much history http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151953497/Himler-House-holds-much-history By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:25:32 EST Fayette County Derailment Puts Train Safety In The Spotlight http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/151970445/Fayette-County-Derailment-Puts-Train-Safety-In-The-Spotlight WILLIAMSON - Every day trains trailing long lines of tanker cars make their way through southern West Virginia. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:55:31 EST