Tag: Mercer County

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...

Independent candidates hold meet-and-greet in Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Two independent candidates hold a meet-and-greet in Princeton.  Ronnie Oakley and S. Marshall Wilson are two independent candidates. One running for...

Local church hosts community day for patrons

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A church in Princeton holds "Praise in the Parking Lot" a safe community activity day.  The Fairview Christian Community Church has...

Ten schools in five counties confirm COVID-19 cases

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) - Five counties confirm new cases of coronavirus via Facebook, prompting some to move to remote learning. In Fayette County, a case...

House candidate holds pottery fundraiser in Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A local candidate holds a pottery fundraiser in Princeton.  Tina Russell is running for West Virginia House District 27. To help...

Locals come out to participate in parade supporting President Donald Trump

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Hundreds of people came out for a locally-organized parade supporting President Donald Trump.  Dozens of cars lined the parking lot of...

Bluefield State College Inaugurates 14th President

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Bluefield State College inaugurates its 14th President.  Robin C. Capehart is the 14th President of Bluefield State College. The college held...

Residents protest Grant Street Bridge closure, ask for transparency

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Some senior citizens are fed up with the Grant Street Bridge closure and they hope protesting will get the...

Local singing duo enter contest to go to Nashville

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A local singing duo needs your help getting to Nashville. Makenzie Phipps and Shane Begley used to be part of...

New prosecuting attorney to swear in Nov. 3

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County is well on its way to getting a new prosecuting attorney. "It's going to be a challenge, there's...

Mercer County Schools confirm additional cases

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- Mercer County Schools have confirmed one positive case of COVID-19 in two separate schools. According to the Mercer County Public Schools,...

Princeton Community Hospital Cancer Center Earns National Re-Accreditation from the Commission...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) — The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted Three-Year Re-Accreditation to...

Mercer County Sheriff’s Department swears in three new deputies

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Sheriff's Department welcomed three new members into its ranks yesterday. Despite many groups and departments having to cut...
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