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  • Garfield.jpg Garfield and Ebony bring comfort to residents at center

    Garfield and Ebony — resident cats at Tygart Center Nursing Home — are your typical felines.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • chamber-jb.jpg FIVE THINGS: Jim Justice tells us the best things about West Virginia

    Putting Greenbrier owner and businessman Jim Justice on the spot for a minute, the Times West Virginian asked him to tell us what are the five things that make West Virginia special. Here are his responses.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Union Mission Easter 2-JB.jpg Union Mission serves annual Easter meal

    The West Virginia Rescue Ministries is prepared to help anyone in need.

    April 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Former mayor Burdick runs for county commission

    After years of serving the City of Fairmont, William “Bill” Burdick hopes to further his career in politics by running for Marion County Commission.

    April 21, 2014

  • 042114 husband and wife.jpg Harold and Alta Efaw find keeping active keeps them young

    Harold Efaw started a trend in his family.
    Efaw spent nearly two decades working as a firefighter. Eight of his nephews followed in his footsteps and became first responders.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • EASTER BUNNY -TSA.jpg Children with disabilities enjoy hunting for Easter eggs: PHOTOS

    Thousands of brightly colored plastic eggs lined the halls at the Disability Action Center (DAC) at 102 Benoni Ave. in Fairmont Saturday.
    There were eggs on tables and doorknobs, in the gym and on the handrails. There were eggs for everyone.

    April 20, 2014 8 Photos

  • photo.jpg Sanders seeks ‘second chance at life’: VIDEO

    For more than half of his life, Morris Morrison has had to visit his father at the Mount Olive Correctional Facility.
    That’s where holidays, like today, have been spent. Birthdays. That’s where letters, gifts and photographs are addressed to. That’s the postmark on Christmas cards and other correspondence Charles “Chuckie” Sanders sends to family and friends. And it’s been that way for 20 years.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • McKinley, Gainer are candidates for Congress

    Those who will represent their respective parties on the general election ballot for the 1st Congressional District have already been decided.
    It is one of the few partisan races that will not need to be decided by the Tuesday, May 13 primary election as there are only one Republican and one Democrat vying for the seat.

    April 20, 2014

  • ‘Winter burn’ hits some state plants

    A harsh winter has caused some plants to be burned.
    West Virginia University Extension experts call this damage “winter burn.” It can be found on boxwood plants, a common but non-native plant in West Virginia.

    April 20, 2014

  • erin autism 1.jpg East Dale student, loyal to twin brother, promotes autism awareness

    Erin Pride, 12, is a sixth-grader at East Dale Elementary School.
    She likes to play basketball, is a Girl Scout and just started learning the clarinet for school band.
    This Christmas, she received a rubber band bracelet loom. Rubber brand bracelets are very popular, and she started making bracelets and trading them at school.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

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