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Print/E-paper exclusives for Friday, March 1

Mar. 01, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Besides the stories you can read at herald-dispatch.com, there are many more stories and features in today's Herald-Dispatch newspaper and e-paper.

CABELL COUNTY GETS NEW HOME CONFINEMENT DIRECTOR: A Hurricane, W.Va., man has been hired as Cabell County’s director of home confinement. The unanimous decision came Thursday at the Cabell County Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting. Its members voted to hire Sam Stowasser, who has served as interim director since September 2012. Read more in today's edition of The Herald-Dispatch.

LAWRENCE COUNTY COMMISSION In the past dozen years, the number of employees at the Lawrence County Department of Job and Family Services has dropped from 135 to less than 60. That trend was reversed a bit Thursday when the Lawrence County Board of Commissioners agreed to hire three new employees at the department. Read more in today's edition of The Herald-Dispatch.

MEDICAL CONCERNS SIDELINE CABELL MAGISTRATE: Medical issues have again sidelined Cabell County Magistrate Patty Verbage-Spence. The 67-year-old judge took a leave of absence last week, according to Chief Circuit Judge Paul T. Farrell and an order from the state Supreme Court of Appeals. The high court has appointed retired Senior Status Magistrate Brenda C. Chapman to serve as a temporary replacement. She assumed the assignment Monday. Read more on today's Local page.

TRI-STATE MUSIC SCENE: Herald-Dispatch Reporter Dave Lavender has his finger on the pulse of the area music scene. Find out what's going down in Tri-State venues on our Life page.

JOYCE SPENCER: Wondering what your neighbors are up to? Read all the gossip that's fit to print in Joyce Spencer's column.

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