WVC 14 - 1 - 34
§14-1-34. Commissions to sheriff; payment of publication costs.
The sheriff, for performing the duties required of him by
this article, shall be allowed five per cent on the first one
hundred dollars and two per cent on the residue, which commission
shall be deducted from the purchase money and the balance
credited on the debt due the state. The costs of publishing
notice in a newspaper shall be paid out of the proceeds of such