C.W. Sigman

Few Kanawha flood victims had flood insurance, official says 

BY: - October 15, 2023

Of the families in eastern Kanawha County that filled out a damage survey following a late August flood, only 9% had flood insurance, a county official told state lawmakers Sunday. The flash floods were brought on by several inches of rain that fell Aug. 28 and during the weekend before, slamming several eastern Kanawha County […]

Flash flood damaged multiple roads, bridges in eastern Kanawha County

BY: - August 31, 2023

Besides damaging homes, Monday’s flash floods in five West Virginia counties also mangled roads and destroyed bridges in affected areas.  The West Virginia Division of Highways said Wednesday about five dozen workers are in eastern Kanawha County repairing roads and bridges. Crews continue to remove debris from portions of Little Creek. On Sunday, workers repaired […]