MADISON, W.Va. (AP) - A former assistant fire chief in Madison has been charged with embezzling $2,600. State Police spokesman Sgt. Michael Baylous says 45-year-old Larry E. Nunnery of Madison was arraigned yesterday. Media outlets report Nunnery is accused of making personal purchases with the Madison Volunteer Fire Department's credit card.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Broadband service is being expanded to about 36,000 homes and businesses in rural West Virginia. The Federal Communications Commission says its Connect America Fund has earmarked $22 million for West Virginia. Frontier Communications will use the funds in rural portions of its service areas, connecting more than 87,000 people who lack service.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A Charles Town man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend, whose body was found in a Jefferson County hotel room. Media outlets report a hotel worker found the woman's body under a bed yesterday. Names of the victim and the suspect were not immediately released.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Seven people have applied to fill the remaining term of the Mingo County Circuit Court seat formerly held by Michael Thornsbury. The applications were submitted by Tuesday's deadline to the West Virginia Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission.
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