FEMA will allow Nicholas County Schools to use flood money on a new school plan

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Christmas came early for Nicholas County Schools (NCS) Board President Chip Perrine. After receiving a letter from FEMA last week, he feels confident the board of education can finally move forward with a flood rebuild project they can afford. Earlier this year, bids came in much higher than the available funding […]

Rainfall hits 4 inches in some areas of W.Va

By WV Metronews The National Weather Service in Charleston has posted rainfall totals from the Thursday-Friday rain event that moved through the I-64 corridor between Huntington and Charleston and points south. Four inches of rain was recorded in Salt Rock, Culloden, Hamlin and Pinch. Approximately 3.5 inches in Hurricane, South Charleston and Wayne. Measurements of just under […]

GUEST COLUMN: Engineers & contractors begin work on new Richwood schools 

By Susan Johnson On Wednesday, January 25, six years, seven months and two days since the devastating flood of 2016, the Nicholas County Board of Education signed the contracts to begin work on the K-12 facility that will replace Richwood High School and Richwood Middle School.   On January 31, engineers and contractors held a pre-construction meeting […]