PRINCETON — Students and faculty who get vaccinated against COVID-19 could help their school win a prize that would pay for a special student activity, officials with the West Virginia Department of Education announced recently.
BRAMWELL — Trailers loaded with ATVS being hauled to and from the Hatfield-McCoy Trail are a common sight in southern West Virginia, and it doesn’t look like the rate of arrivals isn’t going to slow down anytime soon, local leaders said Friday.
BLUEFIELD — A Mercer County woman who pleaded guilty last year to watching the deadly beating of her toddler and doing nothing to intervene will have a parole hearing next month.
BLUEFIELD — Cody Fuller is currently studying medicine, but a chance encounter at Marshall University let him play an important role in helping a little girl facing a life-threatening ailment called leukemia.
BLUEFIELD — Area rising ninth-graders interested in the nursing profession are getting some first-hand experience this week from experts in the field.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday he has no plans at this time to follow new recommendations from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) regarding mask wearing, but the state can always pivot if the need arises.
PRINCETON — Mercer County residents who are 65 or older and disabled residents can qualify for a program which lowers property taxes on the home they live in.
PRINCETON — A version of Monopoly featuring the City of Princeton’s streets and landmarks is now available as a fundraiser for the Princeton Railroad Museum.
PRINCETON — A heavy agenda at last week’s Princeton City Council meeting saw Council, among other actions, approve a couple of actions related to the new Economic Development Authority.
PRINCETON — Making going to school as normal as possible while keeping students, teachers and staff safe when they return to class Sept. 7 is the goal of a plan crafted by the Mercer County Schools system.
MATOAKA — Covered with fly eggs and maggots, a green heron found in Matoaka didn’t look like its chances of survival were good, but now it’s healing at a special facility in Summers County.
PRINCETON — Overturned and broken tables at three of a local park’s picnic shelters were discovered Wednesday morning, but the family of one perpetrator later came forward, the park’s superintendent said.
ATHENS — After a year hiatus, the Appalachian Shakespeare Project returns to the campus of Concord University this month with performances of the comedy Twelfth Night.
FLAT TOP — The 2021 Annual Lilly Reunion will be held at Flat Top, West Virginia on August 13, 14 and 15. The Family Dinner starts at 5 p.m. on Friday. Enjoy music, fellowship, food and more from 10–8 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday. Attendees have been registered from all 50 of the United St…
PRINCETON — A donation of quick and effective systems to dispose of prescription drugs was made to Princeton Community Hospital Wednesday, providing a way for the hospital and residents to render drugs useless at any time.
PRINCETON — On a night when the Princeton Fire Department was heavily featured on the agenda, the Princeton City Council received citizen concerns on several issues Monday evening at the Municipal Building.
PRINCETON — A Mercer County woman is facing seven felony child neglect charges after seven children, one of them a 3-year old carrying a knife, were found in a New Hope Road home near Princeton.
BLUEFIELD — How U.S. Census data could redraw southern West Virginia’s congressional and legislative boundaries was the topic Monday evening of a meeting for people interested in learning about the redistricting process.
PRINCETON — A Mercer County jury found a man charged in 2020 with first-degree sexual assault and sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, custodian or person of trust not guilty Wednesday of both charges.
BLUEFIELD — Warm weather benefiting ticks and greater numbers of deer and other wildlife carrying them could be increasing the chances of the tick-borne Lyme Disease appearing on local dogs.
FORT WASHINGTON, MD. — A familiar face often seen painting murals in Princeton as well as picking up litter around the county has been honored on a national level.
BLUEFIELD — Those front-line workers who labored during the pandemic to keep local grocery stores open and stocked are being honored as the 2021 recipients of the William Myers Community Spirit Award.
PRINCETON — In about 45 days, sewer customers with the Green Valley-Glenwood Public Service District will see an increase in their monthly bills.
PRINCETON — Exceptional, gentleman and friend are among the ways people described a man who dedicated many of his years to making life better for the people of Mercer County.
FLAT TOP — Every day, thousands of motorists traveling along Interstate 77 see a huge American flag flying about 80 feet in the air. A fundraiser that’s now underway could make it the site of events for veterans and celebrations of patriotism.
PRINCETON — People who were adopted when they were infants often grow up wondering if they have any siblings out there in the world, but one woman born in Mercer County started getting answers thanks to a Christmas present she received about three years ago.
FLAT TOP — Under a cerulean sky and blazing sun, couples, families and individuals tread purposely through neat rows on top of a mountain.
CHARLESTON — Dubbing a telephone and internet provider’s response to “disastrous customer service problems” as “completely inadequate,” the Public Service Commission of West Virginia has called for a plan to address its problems.
PRINCETON — Tuesday was the first day on the job for Karen Bowling, new CEO of Princeton Community Hospital, and she hit the ground running in familiar territory.
BLUEFIELD — When Heather Coburn heard an announcement calling her and other Bill Cole Automall employees to the mall’s main showroom, she had no idea that West Virginia’s governor and his dog had a $1 million prize for her.
PRINCETON — A trial for a Mercer County man who was arrested and charged in September 2020 with distribution of child pornography ended with a mistrial Wednesday when the jury was unable to reach a verdict.
PRINCETON — Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center in Princeton is receiving a huge financial boost to enhance services.
CHARLESTON — Traffic on the West Virginia Turnpike during the July 4th holiday weekend showed how restless people have been during the pandemic.
CHARLESTON — Residential Appalachian Power customers will see a more than 6 percent increase on their monthly power bills due to a modification conditionally approved by West Virginia’s public service commission.
PRINCETON — American pastimes and festivities celebrating independence and freedom were enjoyed Sunday when outdoor events that were shut down last year by a pandemic were reopened to the public.
CHARLESTON — A milestone in the number of COVID vaccines administered in West Virginia has been reached, but the danger of the Delta variant continues to have officials concerned.
CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice announced the winners of 47 prizes, including a pair of college scholarships, as part of the second prize giveaway of the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes.
PRINCETON — Veterans with motorcycles and a cause rode Friday into Princeton to pass along an American flag going through all 50 states in an effort to aid disabled veterans across the nation.
CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia Curator of the Arts Randall Reid-Smith and Chiho Feindler, senior director of programs and policy for the Save The Music Foundation recently, to announce the West Virginia middle schools that will be receiving grants in support of their musi…
PRINCETON — Limited county-level authority makes enforcing a county ordinance limiting the times when fireworks can be used difficult to enforce, according to a Mercer County commissioner.
CHARLESTON — The increase in turnpike tolls and a new annual E-ZPass for passenger cars implemented more than two years ago is paying off in bond sales that are allowing road projects to proceed, including the extension of the Coalfields Expressway from Pineville to Welch.
CHARLESTON — The number of the COVID Delta variant cases in the state jumped from five to 12 in one day and Gov. Jim Justice said Tuesday the variant is “scary.”
PRINCETON — A freeze that the Legislature put on the fees the regional jail system charges counties for incarcerating inmates is welcome news that will help prepare for the future, a member of the Mercer County Commission said Monday.
PRINCETON — As schools and college dismiss students for the summer and the travel season warms up, local hotel chains are seeing more guests as Mercer County sees more hotel/motel tax revenue.
PRINCETON — A Mercer County man who was convicted last May of unlawful assault in the May 2020 shooting of another man was sentenced Friday to a term of one to five years in prison.
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…
CONCORD [mdash] Doris McKenzie April 19, 1927 - January 7, 2021 Doris Ann Tilley McKenzie passed away January 7 at the Gardens of Taylor Glen in Concord NC. Doris was born in Rainelle, WV to Claude and Eula Tilley. She is survived by her twin sister Dora Lee Campbell of Shelby and her childr…
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