Oil and gas industry may sue OSHA over new rule

Posted on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 at 2:09 pm    

The oil and gas industry is upset by the new requirement set in place by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that states that all oil and gas industry workers must wear flame resistant clothing on well drilling rigs. A large industry group, the Association of Energy Service Companies is looking into its options to […]

Man injured in accident in Washington County

Posted on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 11:45 am    

A West Virginia man was injured in a car accident in Washington County on Monday night. The 44-year-old man was traveling on Route 22 when his vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle driven by a 19-year-old male. Both drivers exited the vehicles along with two passengers that were in the second vehicle and an altercation […]

New regulations put in place to protect athletes from brain injury

Posted on Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 11:22 am    

The Secondary School Activities Commission has put new regulations into place to make it clear whether a student athlete who suffers a concussion should be able to play again. This new regulation will require that a student that suffers a head injury must be looked at by a doctor or healthcare professional immediately. This never […]

Woman killed in a truck accident in Franklin County

Posted on Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 12:41 pm    

A woman was killed after a truck accident in Franklin County. The woman was riding a motorcycle when the driver of the dump truck backed up without seeing her and collided with her. According to officials, the accident occurred on the 100 block of Commerce Avenue when the driver of the dump truck missed a […]