Tag: Mercer County

UPDATE: Princeton PD conducting investigation after early morning armed robbery

UPDATE: PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - On Tuesday, Oct. 27, a group of individuals robbed the BP gas station located on Stafford Drive in Princeton. The...

Gov. Justice announces $10 mil. project for new Grant Street Bridge

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - During his visit to Bluefield today, Governor Jim Justice announced a $10 million project will soon be underway for a...

Man facing multiple charges after fatal car accident

LASHMEET, WV (WOAY) - A Mercer County man is in jail for allegedly driving under the influence, wrecking a car, and killing a woman. According...

Crews on scene of tractor trailer fire

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- Crews are currently on the scene of a tractor trailer fire in Bluefield. According to dispatch, the call came in around...

Salvation Army looking for donations as holiday season looms

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Salvation Army in Princeton came up with a unique way to ask for donations as they prepare for the...

Mercer County residents come out to clean up communities

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County residents have been hard at work cleaning up their communities.  Started earlier this month, the Keep Mercer Clean campaign...

Artist repaints abandoned barn with anti-vaping message

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - An artist who specializes in painting barns is finishing some artwork near Athens.  Community Connections of Princeton asked the artist to...

Two lanes open after structure fire in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Crews have been on scene at a structure fire in Mercer County for over six hours. According to Mercer County...

Concord University brings history to life on zoom

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) – Join historical figures as they share their life stories, virtually. Over the next month, Concord University Theatre will be presenting...

Crews battle structure fire in Bluefield, WV

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Crews are currently on scene of an early morning structure fire in Bluefield. According to Mercer County dispatchers, a call came...

Norfolk Southern issues letter to Grant Street Bridge Task Force

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Norfolk Southern issues a letter to the Grant Street Bridge Task Force. The letter outlines the transportation company's involvement with the...

Gold Star Families Memorial dedicated in Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A Woody Williams Foundation Gold Star Families Memorial was dedicated in Princeton. For months, Mercer County along with the Woody...

Mercer County early voting sees significant turnout

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Thousands of Mercer County residents have been flocking to the polls to take advantage of early voting.  Early voting started this...

City of Bluefield looking to renovate downtown buildings

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The City of Bluefield is looking into renovating their downtown.  The Bluefield Economic Development Authority is planning to submit a grant...

Advising for spring 2021 semester underway at Concord University

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) – Advising for early course selection for currently enrolled students is underway at Concord University for the Spring 2021 semester. Classes for...

Rotary Club of Princeton hosts Polio Education Fundraiser and Membership event

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Rotary Club of Princeton announces it's hosting a Polo Education Fundraiser and Membership event Thursday, Oct. 22 at the...

Mercer County reporting additional cases of COVID-19 in schools

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- Mercer County Public Schools are reporting a number of positive cases of COVID-19 at different schools. The Glenwood and Bluefield Middle...

Mercer County Commission candidates speak on goals

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Two Mercer County Commission candidates are getting ready for the election. This November, one of three Mercer County Commission seats will...

Princeton businesses participate in Small Town Tuesdays

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Princeton businesses are teaming up to encourage residents to shop local.  From now until Christmas on every Tuesday, certain businesses along...

Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department gives criminology students a hands-on experience

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - The Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department gives students a hands-on experience with crime scene investigation.  Concord University invited a crime scene unit...

Mercer County Schools move to full remote learning

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County Schools will move to remote learning starting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 21. School officials say remote learning will begin...

Natalie Tennant unveils plan to help military spouses start their own...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Former Secretary of State Natalie Tennant visited Mercer County to unveil a plan to help military spouses.  In 2015, the Secretary...

Mercer County Gardner Center receiving new tenants

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Gardner Center is receiving new tenants.  During a previous meeting, the Mercer County Commission agreed to allow two...

Mountain Valley School employee tests positive COVID-19

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - An employee at Mountain Valley School in Mercer County has tested positive for COVID-19. According to school officials, any students...

Bluefield High School volleyball team under quarantine

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The Bluefield High School volleyball team is under quarantine. According to Mercer County Schools, the entire volleyball teams have been placed...
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