Kanawha County Commission

Flash floods destroyed 7 homes in Kanawha County, officials say

BY: - September 8, 2023

Last month’s flash flooding destroyed seven houses in eastern Kanawha County, according to updated information from county officials. Emergency management director CW Sigman also told the Kanawha County Commission during its regular meeting Thursday that 26 houses had major damage and 61 houses had minor damage. Sixty other houses were affected but had minimal damage […]

The Kanawha City Courthouse with an American and West Virginia state flag flying in front of it.

State Police superintendent says feds investigating allegation against Kanawha commissioner

BY: - July 20, 2023

An investigation into an allegation made this spring against Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper has been referred to the United States Department of Justice, a West Virginia State Police official confirmed Wednesday. Carper is the subject of a criminal investigation for what his daughter has called an “allegation of inappropriate conduct” in a parked […]