Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 7 Mar 2015 00:15:50 EST 1800 Major internet outage in Mingo and Pike Counties http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/152220270/Major-internet-outage-in-Mingo-and-Pike-Counties WILLIAMSON — A major internet and telephone outage is affecting thousands in the Williamson and Pikeville areas, as one of Suddenlink's main fiber optic lines was taken out due to high flood waters around 10:30 p.m. Thursday... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:00:32 EST March 2015 Tug River Flood http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152220954/March-2015-Tug-River-Flood Wes Wilson Photography Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:45:31 EST Gilbert area spared major flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152203247/Gilbert-area-spared-major-flooding GILBERT — Gilbert area residents were never more glad to see snow than they were Thursday morning since the snowfall haulted the rain that was causing a significant rise in local streams. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:15:33 EST Kermit area sees high water http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152200185/Kermit-area-sees-high-water KERMIT – The Kermit area was not spared from the rising waters of the Tug River. The Thursday update by the National Weather Center reported at 1 p.m. that the Tug River in Kermit was at a level of 39.36 feet and was projected to crest Thursday... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:30:31 EST Thousands without power in WV http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152201207/Thousands-without-power-in-WV CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A late-winter storm has knocked out electricity to about 80,000 customers in West Virginia. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:50:31 EST Emergency Management collecting damage data http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152194044/Emergency-Management-collecting-damage-data The Logan County Office of Emergency Management is requesting anyone who has received damage to your home or business from flooding to contact their office at 304-752-0917. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:10:34 EST Woman’s Club Yard Sale http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152193154/Womans-Club-Yard-Sale Staff ReportThe Williamson Woman's Club will be holding its annual indoor yard sale this Saturday.Tug Valley residents will have an opportunity to beat the weather and help the community on March 7. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:10:31 EST Mingo County tackles Thor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152193318/Mingo-County-tackles-Thor WILLIAMSON – As Thor continues to move through the Tug Valley area residents woke up Thursday morning to rising floodwaters and snow. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:25:31 EST Tug Valley hit with flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152177620/Tug-Valley-hit-with-flooding WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Emergency Operation Center opened on Wednesday morning at 7:40 a.m. in response to reported mudslides and high water. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:35:34 EST Logan County hit hard by flooding http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152182383/Logan-County-hit-hard-by-flooding By Owen Wellsowells@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:15:31 EST Flood Warning http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152172024/Flood-Warning Kyle Lovern/WDN Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:50:31 EST Williamson Memorial halting some services http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152150424/Williamson-Memorial-halting-some-services By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comWilliamson Memorial Hospital (WMH) will no longer be delivering newborns at its facility effective April 1. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 20:15:34 EST WHA receives HUD award http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152154186/WHA-receives-HUD-award WILLIAMSON - The Williamson Housing Authority (WHA) provides the perfect setting from individual to families who are experiencing financial difficulties. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:32 EST Governor Tomblin issues Statewide State of Preparedness http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/152157831/Governor-Tomblin-issues-Statewide-State-of-Preparedness ​​CHARLESTON – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued a statewide “State of Preparedness,” mobilizing state resources to help keep West Virginians safe during potential severe weather. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:25:33 EST W.Va. governor vetoes 20-week abortion ban http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152157492/W.Va.-governor-vetoes-20-week-abortion-ban JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortion 20 weeks after conception for the second straight year, saying it's unconstitutional. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:10:31 EST Kelsie May advances on The Voice http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152151650/Kelsie-May-advances-on-The-Voice Staff ReportLOUISA, Ky. - Kelsie May, the high school sophomore from nearby Louisa Ky., won over the crowd and three of the judges on Monday's episode of “The Voice.” Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:00:32 EST W.Va. governor vetoes 20-week abortion ban http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152155221/W.Va.-governor-vetoes-20-week-abortion-ban JONATHAN MATTISEAssociated PressCHARLESTON (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortion 20 weeks after conception for the second straight year, saying it's unconstitutional. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:35:33 EST LEPC recognized by State Homeland Security http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152084850/LEPC-recognized-by-State-Homeland-Security WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) was recognized for their hard work, planning and response time by the State of West Virginia Homeland Security State Administrative Agency (HSSA). The HSSA representatives... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:45:37 EST Flood concerns in region http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152124923/Flood-concerns-in-region WILLIAMSON – After one of the biggest snowfalls our region has seen in years, now we can expect wet, slushy days and possibly even some flash flooding. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:50:31 EST Tips to prevent scams http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152131420/Tips-to-prevent-scams CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today unveiled the top areas of scam complaints in 2014 and provided tips for consumers so they can avoid being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:45:31 EST