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Mobile home blown off foundation due to strong winds

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVNS) - A mobile home was blown off its foundation Monday morning due to strong winds.Dispatchers tell 59 News the home was located on Gulf Street in Bluefield, Virginia. It happened around 5:40 Monday morning. Officials said people were inside the home at the time but no injuries we

WVNT-TV - 2018-04-23 14:25:08

Mercer Co. woman accuses debt collector of illegal repossession

PRINCETON - A Mercer County woman is suing debt collectors, alleging illegal debt collection, tort of outrage, conversion, invasion of privacy and negligence. Kathleen L. Helton filed a complaint March 20 in Mercer Circuit Court against Santander Consumer USA Inc. and F-5 Investigation Inc. alleging

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD - 2018-04-23 16:38:04

Man charged with making bomb threat to free girlfriend from jail

Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD - A Tazewell County man was arrested for calling in a bomb threat to the Bluefield Police Department in an attempt to get his girlfriend released from jail, authorities said Monday. Roger Nelson, 27, of Falls Mills, Va., is charged with terrorist threats and disru

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-04-23 17:08:00

Public Meeting in Princeton to discuss I77 construction - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

"We know this will impact the public," said Terra Goins, Construction Engineer for District 10 Division of Highways. "If the public will just hang in there, I think they'll be happy with the quality of roadwork, once it's over."

WVVA.COM - 2018-04-23 00:00:00

One person airlifted from ATV crash reported on Hatfield-McCoy Trail near Bramwell

BRAMWELL - One person was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital Saturday afternoon soon after an ATV crash was reported on the Hatfield-McCoy Trail near the town of Bramwell. Mercer County 911 was notified about the crash at approximately 3:55 p.m., according to a dispatcher. The crash, which involv

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-04-22 08:40:00

One injured following single-vehicle crash near Bluefield

A medical emergency was believed to be the cause of a single-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Route 19 outside of Bluefield. BLUEFIELD - A medical emergency was believed to be the cause of a single-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Route 19 outside of Bluefield. Deputy K.M. Saddler, with the


Individuals gather in Beckley for pro-cannabis rally

(Brad Davis/The Register-Herald) Veteran and state senator Richard Ojeda, a candidate for U.S. Congress, points to the back of his shirt as he shows the crowd his position on marijuana during Beckley's Pro-Cannabis Rally, one of several going on around the state, Saturday afternoon at Jim Word Memor

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-04-22 07:00:00

Fayetteville Police officer injured in vehicle accident

A Fayetteville Police officer was transported to a local hospital Friday following a vehicle accident in the area, Sheriff Mike Fridley reported. Around 4 p.m. Friday a Fayetteville Police officer advised emergency dispatchers he was involved in a motor vehicle accident with another vehicle on U.S.

REGISTER-HERALD - 2018-04-22 07:00:00

Rainy Start To The Week With Flooding Possible

Roanoke, VA- A low pressure system will bring showers and periods of moderate rainfall Monday through Tuesday night.Showers will develop in the far southwestern New River Valley before dawn Monday. The showers will spread northeast through the afternoon and evening so bring the umbrellas with you be

WSLS - 2018-04-22 21:20:33

PREVIEW: Thawfest in Tazewell Co. - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

"There will be beer for sale on the street. The first time we've had an event where we'll actually have our own here for sale on main street. So we're excited about that. We've had some events in the past and brought in some other vendors and other distributors and this is the first time we actually


Trooper struck by hit-and-run pickup in N Carolina mountains

JEFFERSON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a driver struck a state trooper and didn't stop on a road in the North Carolina mountains. The Highway Patrol said the trooper was treated for minor injuries after he was hit on a road in Ashe County south of Jefferson. Authorities say they found security camer


Community members march to raise awareness about child abuse

Another organizer, Elizabeth Street, said the marchers were going to walk about a mile to Princeton Middle School’s football field. Once there, they formed a heart of blue which was photographed with help from the Princeton Fire Department. Child abuse is reported frequently in Mercer County, and th

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-04-22 08:45:00

Rural King customer alleges Bluefield store's negligence caused injuries

PRINCETON - A Mercer County woman is suing a Bluefield store, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff. Linda White recently filed a complaint in Mercer Circuit Court against RK Holdings LLP, doing business as Rural King Holdings LLC, formerly RK Shares, Inc., under the trade name Bluef


More than 1,000 doses of heroin found in MacArthur

MACARTHUR, WV (WVNS) - A joint effort by law enforcement officers in Raleigh County takes a large amount of heroin off the streets. Deputies assisted by Division of Natural Resources law enforcement and Mabscott Police searched a home on Brampton Court in MacArthur on Sunday, April 8, 2018. During t


Woman arrested in West Virginia for cutting man's head off

LERONA, WV (WVNS) - A competency hearing for a woman accused of cutting a man's head off was held Monday morning at the Mercer County Courthouse. Roena Cheryl Mills from Rural Retreat Virginia is charged with 2nd-degree murder. At Monday's hearing, the judge ruled Mills needed further evaluation.


No injuries reported after school buses collide in Mercer

No injuries were reported Monday after one school bus struck the rear of another bus outside Glenwood School.By GREG JORDAN Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON - No injuries were reported Monday after one school bus struck the rear of another bus outside Glenwood School. The incident was reported ju


Mercer County murder victim decapitated

Mercer County deputies were called to 500 Clover Lane in Lerona around 4:30 p.m. April 1 in reference to a murder. Court records state that the homeowner, Bo White, 29, was found murdered and decapitated in his residence.


Gag order lifted in Mercer County murder case

Investigators say a woman charged in the murder of a Mercer County man was found covered in blood, a short distance from the murder scene. Roena Cheryl Mills, 41 is currently being held in Southern Regional Jail on more than $200,000 cash only bond. The body of Bo Allen White, 29, was found on Sunda


Man arrested for allegedly stealing tires from parked car

A Mercer County man was arrested after allegedly taking the back tires and rims from a car parked at the Princeton Walmart, Sgt. C.F. Kane, with the West Virginia State Police, said.Contributed photo PRINCETON - A Mercer County man was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly stealing tires and rim


Fire at former outlet mall in Fort Chiswell remains under investigation

Damage to a former outlet mall in Fort Chiswell, Va., from a recent fire can be seen in the above aerial photograph. The fire was discovered the of morning April 6 and is still under investigation by the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Wytheville Field Office.Contributed pho