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Through the cold the Ghost Riders rode to deliver toys to the Bluefield Union Mission

BLUEFIELD -Described as "rough on the outside but soft on the inside," members of the Mercer County chapter of the Ghost Riders MC (Motorcycle Club) delivered toys to the Bluefield Union Mission Saturday. "They have come since the mid-1980s," mission Director Craig Hammond said of the group of local

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-17 09:50:00

Decision nearing to merge Princeton, Bluefield chambers of commerce

BLUEFIELD - A decision about whether to merger two city chambers of commerce into a single entity representing Mercer County's business and economic interests could be decided by the chambers' membership early next year. Ever since the retirement of Marc Meachum, president of the Greater Bluefield C

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-17 09:55:00

Brothers of the Wheel bring a taste of Christmas to almost 160 local children

The annual Children's Christmas Party, sponsored by the Highlands Chapter of the Brothers of the Wheel Motorcycle Club, was held at the Vietnam Veterans of America headquarters in Princeton on Sunday.By JESSICA NUZZO Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON -Almost 160 local children from 69 families rec

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-18 09:50:00

Snow, donations, jail bill, more

A selection of reader comments from our Facebook page last week: On a story about the Bluefield City Board honoring two local businesses for contributing a vehicle for the city's K-9 arson dog and a four-by-four vehicle to assist with ATV accidents: Our fire department is outstanding - they do a gr

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-18 12:00:00

Walk the Walk provides food, toys to hundreds

A partnership between two churches helped provide Christmas for hundreds of families today. But one of the churches participating... is located hundreds of miles away! The gymnasium at the Maple View Church of Christ became a distribution center of sorts, as families from around Mercer County came t

WVVA.COM - 2017-12-17 19:40:00

Shots fired at Beckley gas station, suspects at large

BECKLEY, W.Va. - The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office announced Sunday they are looking for three suspects involved in a shots fired case. Deputies responded Sunday at around 3:30 Sunday afternoon to the Harper Road GoMart for a shots fired call. Upon arrival, they learned an argument began inside of

METRO NEWS - 2017-12-18 16:01:00

Fatal crash reported in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL, Va. - Members of the Virginia State Police were investigating early Monday morning after a fatal crash was reported in Tazewell County, Va. The single-vehicle crash occurred between 5:30 and 6 p.m. on U.S. Route 460 in the vicinity of Industry Road, according to a dispatcher with the Virgi

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-18 14:51:00

Bond denied in Wythe double slaying

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New exhibit recalls Woonsocket's mill history

Personal stories by ex-mill workers and their descendants are shared in interactive collection at Museum of Work & Culture WOONSOCKET, R.I. - "She hated her first office job but she did enjoy her years at the Rubber Shop." So begins the story of Delia Lechman, a former balloon inspector. During Worl

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2017-12-17 14:29:27

City homeowners are unhappy with the ugly state of Woonsocket's fire hydrants

rolivo@woonsocketcall.com WOONSOCKET - It's no wonder so many people want the city to repaint the fire hydrants in front of their houses - they look like crusty old relics from a shipwreck. "Some of them haven't been repainted for a decade, maybe more," says Public Works Director Steve D'Agostino. "


N. David Bouley, 68, a longtime Woonsocket public servant, leaving post to fight life-threatening illness

rolivo@woonsocketcall.com WOONSOCKET - As he faces an uncertain future, Planning Director N. David Bouley has resigned from his post at City Hall to devote his time to battle an unexpected and daunting foe: cancer. A lifelong resident whose tenure with the city dates back to the 1970s, Bouley, 68, h


Providence child known as 'Baby Angela' dies

"Angela had an incredible journey. Her time on earth was full of love and joy," Sonia Morales wrote on a Facebook page dedicated to her daughter Patrick Anderson Journal Staff Writer patrickanderso_ PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Angela Morales, a child known internationally as "Baby Angela" for her unexpected

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-12-17 21:25:20

Doctors urge vaccinations as flu season begins

DR. ROBERT CALDAS, chief medical officer of Southcoast Health, says St. Luke's, Charlton Memorial and Tobey hospitals have diagnosed more than 40 cases of flu so far and the peak of the season is still ahead. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH NEW BEDFORD - The annual peak for flu season is still ahead, b

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-12-18 09:10:06

Tempest enters plea in homecoming queen's 1982 murder

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Raymond D. "Beaver" Tempest Jr. was convicted Monday for the second time in the brutal murder of homecoming queen Doreen Picard in Woonsocket nearly 36 years ago. The Alford plea accepted by Judge Robert Krause means that Tempest maintains his innocence, while admitting the state

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-12-18 16:13:09

Care New England to keep 200 jobs, primary care, walk-in clinic at Memorial site

CARE NEW ENGLAND announced 200 jobs will stay at the Memorial Hospital site after the hospital closes. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND PAWTUCKET - The United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5082 has withdrawn its Superior Court suit seeking delay of Care New England's closing of Memorial Hospital

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-12-18 18:04:41

Rocha named 'Nurse of the Year in a Nontraditional Setting'

JEAN MARIE ROCHA, vice president of clinical affairs at the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, was named "Nurse of the Year in a Nontraditional Setting" earlier this year by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association and Rhode Island Monthly. / COURTESY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND PROVIDE

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-12-18 09:00:51

ECSO: Man claims intoxication as alibi in child molestation charge

Photo: Antonio Bryant Source: Escambia County Jail A Cantonment man is facing a life felony child sexual abuse charge. Carlo Antonio Alex Bryant, 30, is charged with lewd and lascivious behavior/molestation of a child. According to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) report, Bryant allegedly


Residents on high alert after man shot, killed during drug deal outside apartment complex

Escambia County Sheriff deputies continue to investigate a drug-related homicide in West Pensacola. Deputies said they found a man's body in the 4600 block of West Jackson Street near 51st Street around 4:30 Friday afternoon. Now, one man who lives nearby says solutions are needed before more lives

WEAR - 2017-12-17 17:24:55

Atlanta flight delays impact local travelers

Photo source: Channel 3's Christina Leavenworth Several flights to and from our area were impacted by the power outage at Atlanta's airport. It seems that things are back up to speed at the Pensacola International Airport. Some people had to sleep in the airport. Brandi Whitehurst, the public infor

WEAR - 2017-12-18 13:30:53

'Significant' incident at UK base used by US Air Force

A "significant incident" has been reported at a British military base. (MGN) British police say they are responding to a "significant" incident at a Royal Air Force base used by the U.S. Air Force. Police say it happened at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk and urged the public to stay away from the area fo

WEAR - 2017-12-18 10:03:23