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Vacant building in Princeton will soon be a place where the homeless can get a hot meal

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) - President Fred Kinder of the non-profit organization, "Warm a Heart Give a Bed," is working on his latest project called, Amy's House of Hope.

WVNT-TV - 2018-10-15 22:46:05

UPDATED: VSP investigating fatal crash in Tazewell County

BLUEFIELD, Va. — A Falls Mill, Virginia, man was killed in a crash early Sunday in Tazewell County, according to the Virginia State Police.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-10-16 03:55:00

Trial of Princeton man accused of sex abuse continues as set

Billy Jo Church, 72, is charged with sexual assault and displaying pornographic to minors, charges that relate to incidents that happened over a period of years.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-16 07:45:00

Structure destroyed by fire in Bluefield

The blaze was reported just before 1 p.m. when a neighbor noticed it and called Mercer County 911. Chief Rick Cary with the Bluefield Fire Department said the structure, a garage with a loft apartment, was engulfed in flames when units arrived. No injuries were reported, but the building was a total

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-15 18:10:00

Bluewell volunteer firefighter dies in single-vehicle crash

Dakota R. Brewster, 20, of Falls Mill, Va., died as a result of the collision, which occurred on Route 201 just east of Route 694, according to a press release from Virginia State Police Public Relations Coordinator Susan Rowland.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-16 07:40:00

Local communities schedule trick-or-treat times

County Commissioner Bill Archer, who was not serving on the commission in October 2012, said he had not heard from anybody with concerns about Halloween being on a Wednesday this year.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-15 08:45:00

Details released in crash that killed Bluewell firefighter

According to the Virginia State Police, the crash happened at 4:18 a.m. on Sunday on Route 102 (Falls Mills Road) when the driver of a 1995 Chevrolet pickup traveling westbound lost control, struck an embankment and overturned.

WVVA.COM - 2018-10-15 12:46:13

Judge denies motion to delay trial for man accused of kidnapping

Harry Lee Smith, 42, is charged with two counts of kidnapping, three counts of wanton endangerment, brandishing a weapon and domestic assault, all related to an incident in December 2017 off Eads Mill Road in Princeton.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-16 08:30:00

Tazwell residents see new fee

“In July, when the board of supervisors advertised for a public hearing, they voted to raise the real estate tax from 55 cents to 60 cents (on each $100 of assessed value),” he said, and that did not include the $20 fee per vehicle.

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-10-15 09:00:00

Giles County campground residents clean up after flood

GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ)When the New River flooded on Friday, all of the residents at Riverview Campground were taken by surprise. However, the surprises kept coming as the water receded and many of them realized that their property wasn't where they left it. In fact, one camper had a porch overlook

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-15 17:24:00

Crews battle structure fire in Raleigh County

Beaver, Mabscott, Ghent, and Coal City Fire Departments responded to the call, as well as Jan Care Ambulance Service.

WVNT-TV - 2018-10-15 09:39:33

One confirmed death after a head-on collision involving a dump truck on Bent Mountain Road

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.- Roanoke County police say one person is dead after a dump truck carrying dirt and gravel hit a sedan head-on in the 8200 block of Bent Mountain Road.Police say it happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday.They say both the vehicles ran over the ravine.Bent Mountain Road is now closed b

WSLS - 2018-10-14 21:29:01

Victims of I-77 crash identified

Sgt. C.F. Kane, with the West Virginia State Police Turnpike detachment, said the incident occurred when the driver of a SDR Trucking tractor-trailer traveling northbound “lost control of the vehicle, crossed the median, entered the southbound lanes and collided with a vehicle traveling southbound.”


Hundreds come to Mercer Mall for annual Walk to End Alzheimer's

“When I started working at Princeton Healthcare Center, we have an Alzheimer’s unit and I started walking as far back as 1996,” Blankenship said.


Family in Bluefield faces flood damages

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA)– After record setting floods for the month of September, one family in Bluefield, West Virginia is feeling the impact.


West Virginia elementary teacher charged with 3 counts of child abuse

Sommers said this is not the first time Robsinson has been in trouble with the law. He said in May 2018, West Virginia State Police received a complaint about the same teacher. According to Sitler, on May 29, Robinson allegedly dragged a child through the hallway. She was arrested in August for a f


New River flooding leads to evacuations in Giles County

NARROWS, Va. — The New River poured out of its banks in Giles County Friday, flooding roads and campgrounds and leading to several evacuations.


Man in jail found with synthetic pot, tobacco

LOGAN - A man faces charges after he was found with synthetic marijuana and tobacco inside Southwestern Regional Jail.According to a criminal complaint, Senior Trooper S.P. Bowling of the West Virginia State Police responded to a complaint through dispatch on Oct. 5 about a man in custody at the jai


Decades old restaurant closing its doors in Princeton

After being in business for decades, Burger Boy, the first fast food restaurant in Princeton is closing its doors at the end of the month.


25th annual Festival of Leaves draws thousands to Bland

“The idea for this started out with a group of people we needed to have an opportunity for the craftspeople to sell their crafts and it has become a sort of homecoming for the people of the county,” David Danner, Facilitator of the Festival of Leaves said.