PRINCETON — A city isn’t just its business district.
CHARLESTON — If a proposed amendment passes the West Virginia Legislature, private businesses and government entities that require a COVID vaccination for all employees would be forced to exempt those who refuse for medical or religious reasons.
PRINCETON — Princeton is working toward making its mark with history, with plans advancing to add another museum to its growing attractions in the Historic East End.
ATHENS — A granddaughter’s desire to share her grandmother’s legacy has led to her establishing a scholarship at Concord University and writing a book about her life to help fund the scholarship.
PRINCETON – Members of the Mercer County Commission voted recently to join a lawsuit calling for the vaping industry to stop marketing its products to teenagers and to help with future prevention of vaping and the cessation of addiction.
PRINCETON — Approval of a COVID vaccine for those 5 to 11 years old may come within the next few weeks, and at a crucial time as the spread among youth has dramatically increased.
As is the case with businesses across the country, local employers also are struggling right now to fill open positions. But recent population gains experienced by the region should help in the near future.
PRINCETON — As West Virginia’s Governor and U.S. Senators keep pushing for the passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, county officials are also touting the benefits of the legislation, which is still held up because of political differences in Washington.
PRINCETON — James Stehlin Jr., a former Princeton Middle School teacher and coach facing three charges of sending obscene matter with the intent to seduce a minor, has waived his preliminary hearing. Stehlin was slated to appear for the hearing before Magistrate Michael Crowder Monday mornin…
BLUEFIELD — Three Fulbright Scholars who call three different countries home are now offering classes that give their students not only lessons in another language, but a better understanding of the cultures in those countries.
CHARLESTON — Details of how and when hospitals in West Virginia will receive money to help offset extra pandemic expenses related to staffing issues are being finalized.
PRINCETON — The City of Princeton announced Friday that the Christmas Parade will return this year to the downtown on Dec. 3 with the theme of “Gifts Under the Tree.”
PRINCETON — Mercer County residents have reported a scam in which a caller claiming to be a sheriff’s deputy tells them that they are facing being arrested and fined, the chief deputy of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department said Friday.
PRINCETON — A community activity that will brighten downtown Princeton’s sidewalks with a combination of colored chalk and creativity is coming Saturday to Mercer Street.
ATHENS — It is said that those who cannot do, teach. In the case of the Concord University track and field and cross country teams, those who can do like Jonathan Gore, the graduate assistant coach for the two teams and 2020 U.S. Paralympian, those who can do can teach as well.
PRINCETON — People interested in becoming a Mercer County Sheriff’s deputy can start the process this October by participating in a physical agility test for entry level applicants.
PRINCETON — At the recent West Virginia Adult Education awards for annual professional development ceremony, the Mercer County Academy of Adult Learning received two prestigious awards: the 2021 WVAdultEd Program of the Year and their Strategic Planning in Occupational Knowledge for Employ…
PRINCETON — Starting Tuesday, a new member of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department will be ready to help connect people with the services they need when a family member faces incarceration or deals with an emergency such as an overdose.
BLUEFIELD — Maples Nursing Home in Bluefield has the highest percentage of residents who have been vaccinated in area long-term care facilities, but almost all are above the national average.
PRINCETON — A Mercer County mental health center is among the West Virginian recipients sharing $15 million in federal funding from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
ATHENS — After a year in which Homecoming activities were mostly virtual due to the pandemic, Concord University will be holding a full slate of activities for the 2021 Homecoming.
PRINCETON — A medical video urging people to get vaccinated against COVID19 and answering questions about the vaccine was the first online newsletter created by a partnership between Community Connections, Inc. and Appalachian Medical Professionals.
Tricia Johnston has resigned as publisher of the Princeton Times and Bluefield Daily Telegraph, and from her role as regional publisher of sister newspapers The Register-Herald in Beckley and the Times West Virginian in Fairmont. CNHI, LLC, parent company of the papers, said there would be n…
BLUEFIELD — Health officials are attributing another nine deaths in the region to COVID-19, including five new deaths in Mercer County.
CHARLESTON — Bridge repairs or replacements in Mercer County and McDowell County are among the 32 projects included in a bid letting conducted recently by the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH).
PRINCETON — The Princeton Camera Club will have an exhibition of roughly 70 unique images taken by the members of the club for a recent in-house competition. The images were divided into categories for judging, and a first, second, and third place ribbon has been awarded in each category. Th…
PRINCETON — Area veterans will have an opportunity this November to receive surplus items for the Veterans Administration as well as food boxes during an outdoor event.
PRINCETON — Rain clouds were overhead Monday afternoon, but this didn’t keep memories of a downtown’s colorful past from going on a wall and becoming fresh art for the entire community.
PRINCETON — As of Tuesday, a plan for having Mercer County’s public school student return to class next week was remaining on track as the county’s number of active COVID-19 cases slowly declined.
PRINCETON — More resorts and other lodgers offering accommodations to ATV tourists are appearing in Mercer County, but several are not listed as businesses and as a result, they are not paying a county hotel/motel tax that helps fund tourism development.
GREEN VALLEY — Citing high numbers of COVID-19 cases over the last two months, including 17 deaths thus far in September, the Mercer County Board of Health passed an emergency mask ordinance, effective immediately, at its meeting Wednesday.
PRINCETON — Last week’s Princeton City Council meeting, in addition to seeing several Princeton Police Department officers honored, saw Council pass a resolution calling on city residents to take action against COVID-19.
BLUEFIELD — Six more COVID-related deaths were reported in Mercer County Friday morning as cases continue to soar.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is promising a legal challenge to President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for millions of working Americans.
PRINCETON — The legal and the law enforcement communities of Mercer County came together Tuesday to honor the memory of an attorney, prosecutor and judge that they all regarded as both a mentor and a friend.
PRINCETON — More than a dozen speakers voiced their complaints about Suddenlink Communications before members of the state Public Service Commission (PSC) during a public hearing Tuesday night in Princeton.
PRINCETON — Some firefighters and police officers wore heavy rescue gear and other participants wore weighted vests as they climbed up steep bleachers and ran to honor the fallen first responders who rushed to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
PRINCETON — Monday night’s Princeton City Council meeting was an opportunity for Princeton Police Chief Tim Gray to honor several of his officers for outstanding service to the city.
PRINCETON — The next step in Princeton developing a better economic climate is currently underway as the Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats Analysis is in its fourth week.
PRINCETON — A longtime West Virginia State Police trooper has made a retirement transition to the role of chief deputy at the Mercer County Sheriff ’s Office.
CHARLESTON — As the surge in the COVID Delta variant continues to rise and tax the capacities of hospitals around the state, the sharp increase in the number of cases may peak in about two weeks.
AUBURN [mdash] Mary Beth Gergely, 54, of Auburn, AL passed away June 6th following a brief illness. Daughter of Bill and Carmen Gergely, Mary was born July 3, 1966. A 1984 graduate of Princeton High School, Mary earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Concord College in 1992. Following gradu…
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