Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said she supports the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down states’ conceal carry permit requirement for firearms.
CHARLESTON — A special session of the Legislature to address the impact of the end of Roe v. Wade has not yet been announced as West Virginia leaders and attorneys examine legal ramifications, including an abortion law already on the books.
CAMP CREEK — Personnel at a state park and forest in Mercer County had no knowledge Monday about a festival being promoted for the park.
PRINCETON — Whether to pay for food and medicine or pay power bills are among the hard choices area residents say they will be facing if the Public Service Commission of West Virginia approves an Appalachian Power rate hike that would add more than $18 to their monthly bills.
PRINCETON — If you can meet the requirements either the Princeton Fire Department or the Princeton Police Department may have a career opportunity for you.
GREEN VALLEY — On Wednesday, the Mercer County Board of Health voted to appoint former Princeton Community Hospital ER Director Dr. Michael R. Mills as County Health Officer.
BLUEFIELD — Summer weather encourages people to head for the outdoors with its forests and fields, but seeking out this enjoyment carries the chances of tick bites and Lyme Disease.
PRINCETON — Erin King, RN, of Princeton Community Hospital has been presented with the DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award for Extraordinary Nurses on June 21.
BLUEFIELD — The former Congregation Ahavath Sholom Synagogue in Bluefield on Albemarle Street has a new tenant, and it’s one the Jewish community fully supports.
BLUEFIELD — People waiting for buses taking them to and from work, school or shopping now have a comfortable place that keeps them out of the weather while giving them all the services needed for a good commuting experience.
BLUEFIELD — Climbing prices at the gas pumps are driving people to seek other options for transportation, and one of those options is public transit.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice said he will not hesitate to call a special session relating to the state’s abortion stance in the wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.
PRINCETON — Grants that could help pay for a new fire tanker truck, an amphitheater and extensions for sewer service are among the American Rescue Plan (ARP) grants being considered by the Mercer County Commission.
PRINCETON – After four years of serving local people in need, two officers serving with the Salvation Army in Mercer County were transferred to a new post.
PRINCETON — A former teacher and coach pleaded guilty Tuesday in Mercer County Circuit Court to charges of sending obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor.
PRINCETON — It’s been said that the best way to learn a profession is to actually do the work and see it being done, so three interns are living in the world of the law by working this summer in the Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
PRINCETON — A respected Mercer County coach who passed away in late May was honored recently with a resolution by the Mercer County Commission.
BLUEFIELD, Va. — The Patchwork Quilters Jamboree is back for another year to show off incredible and artistic quilts on Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 at Graham High School’s gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ATHENS — The picturesque mountains of southern West Virginia and Southwest Virginia may be known for their outdoor attractions and ATV trails, but they are also an ideal location for stargazing.
CHARLESTON — A move to try to put a temporary pause on the state gas tax may be dead, but state leaders have not yet abandoned the idea of trying to find a way to help residents with the extra cost burdens they are now facing.
PRINCETON — A Mercer County native who has served in the U.S. Army for almost 27 years, most of them as an Army Ranger, will soon be inducted into the prestigious Ranger Hall of Fame.
PRINCETON — One of the strengths cited by the Princeton City Council in terms of working as a unit is their ability to work out solutions to tough problems.
PRINCETON — From July 2-4, the 246th Birthday of the United States will be celebrated in a variety of ways at several locations in town.
PRINCETON — Monday night’s Princeton City Council meeting saw more audience participation than usual as subjects including a proposed change in zoning and converting Douglas Street to full-time one-way status were brought up by audience members.
PRINCETON — Rising prices at the pump are impacting how much people drive, and law enforcement agencies are working to make sure those prices don’t impact how much they serve and protect the public.
ATHENS — From home schooling to two degrees from the prestigious Oberlin College and Conservatory, Athens resident Caeli Massey has come a long way in five years.
PRINCETON — A Mercer County man faces 20 years of extended supervision and lifetime registration as a sex offender after being sentenced Tuesday for first-degree sexual abuse and attempt to commit first-degree sexual abuse.
BRAMWELL — West Virginia residents celebrating their state’s founding have an opportunity this West Virginia Day weekend to explore one of their state’s biggest tourism assets for free.
WELCH — Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. said during a stop in Welch recently that he supports some gun control measures now being discussed in the Senate, including raising the age to 21 to buy assault weapons, some form of red flag laws and closing the “gun show loophole.”
PRINCETON — On Saturday June 25, for the third time in four years, a number of food trucks will gather in the parking lot of the Chuck Mathena Center as part of the Food Truck Frenzy & Festival.
At the June 14, 2022 Mercer County Board of Education meeting Mr. Gene Bailey, shown here with board member Greg Prudich, Board President Paul Hodges, Superintendent Edward Toman, and board member Jim Bailey, was recognized for his 28 years of service. Mr. Bailey was voted as a member in 199…
PRINCETON — A new round of American Rescue Plan grants were presented Tuesday to Mercer County applicants planning to spend the federal funds on everything from park renovations to advanced life support ambulances.
PRINCETON — A rate increase which would add $18.41 a month to power bills will be the topic of a public comment hearing that is coming June 27 to Mercer County.
CHARLESTON — The first electric school buses built in West Virginia may be rolling off the assembly line in September.
PRINCETON — On Monday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church parking lot, the British V8 car enthusiast group will be displaying classic British sports cars as part of their annual meeting.
PRINCETON — The City of Princeton is hosting Summer Jams at city park every Thursday of the summer from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m that started Thursday, June 9.
CHARLESTON — As new COVID cases keep rising around the state, long-term care facilities are also being hit, with Stonerise Princeton reporting a major outbreak.
SPEEDWAY — There are several organizations in Mercer County which help people in need, and one of the newer of these entities is the Helpful Harvest Food Bank located off of Route 20 in Speedway,
BLUEWELL — The Great American Petting Farm’s West Virginia Tours are back for the 31st year with scheduled stops at area Grant’s Supermarkets.
U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $14,357,829 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to support 10 projects in West Virginia. Specifically, this funding will be used to support rehabilitation and maintenance projects at nine West Virginia airports, and make safety improvements along a railroad corridor from Grafton to Buckhannon.
PRINCETON — They’re big and beautiful birds when they’re flying in formation overhead or swimming in a river or lake, but they’re also nuisances that tear up yards and leave their messy droppings behind.
BLUEFIELD — Beginning on or about June 1, Appalachian Power will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in West Virginia by applying herbicides by helicopter in counties including McDowell County and Mercer County.
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