Archived Story

Work to start on repairing landslide on County Road 6

Published 11:03am Friday, December 21, 2012

A West Virginia company has received the bid for repairing the largest county landslide that resulted from massive rains in the spring of 2012.

Alan Stone Co. of Williamstown, W.Va., was awarded the contract to repair the slip on County Road 6 or Deering-Bald Knob Road for $692,837.

At its regular Thursday meeting the Lawrence County approved the contract with Alan Stone.

“Work should start in January,” County Engineer Doug Cade told the commissioners.

The project is expected to shut down the roadway for approximately 90 days.

“In the middle of winter, it takes a little longer,” Cade said.

In other action the commission:

• Approved the donation of sick time at the Lawrence County EMS in the amount of 150 hours so an employee can care for a sick spouse;

• Received notification of the retirement of County Prosecutor J.B. Collier;

• Received notification that County Prosecutor-elect Brigham Anderson will work as prosecutor on a part-time basis as he maintains his private practice. He will draw 50 percent of the prosecutor’s salary;

• Approved awarding contract to Solid Rock Construction for demolition of structures at South Ninth Street;

• Accepted the weekly dog warden’s report where 27 dogs were adopted or went to a rescue; no dogs were destroyed; and two dogs were redeemed by their owners.

Editor's Picks

Special needs camp teaches bike-riding

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The father didn’t want anyone to see, so he tried to casually brush them away. But the tears that welled in his ... Read more

Antique equipment shows off history

Ohio lies in a unique position within the United States, with part of the state situated in the Mid-West and the southeastern portion of the ... Read more

Unexpected heroes

Passersby help people trapped in burning house   Heroes don’t always wear capes, uniforms or badges. They aren’t always scanning the skies, or roaming alleyways ... Read more

Rescuer tries to save orphaned fawn

ROME TOWNSHIP — A hunter taking a deer out of season Monday afternoon left two orphans — one apparently lost to the woods and the ... Read more  | 2 comments