Tag: Mercer County

Portion of Route 19 in Spanishburg closed to traffic as roadway...

SPANISHBURG, WV (WOAY) - Route 19 in Spanishburg is closed to traffic after the road collapsed in the middle of the night. Utility and...

The Railyard hosts grand reopening in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - A Bluefield Restaurant reopens after closing in December. The Railyard, a popular restaurant amongst locals, has been a staple of the...

Man faces sexual abuse and assault charges in Mercer County

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - A man in Mercer County is facing sexual abuse and assault charges. According to a criminal complaint, on March 2, officers...

Man behind bars on several charges after alleged shooting incident in...

MONTCALM, WV (WOAY) - A man is facing several charges after allegedly shooting a man in Montcalm. According to a criminal complaint, on Feb. 27,...

Matoaka Coalition partners with Mountaineer Food Bank for new food pantry...

MATOAKA, WV (WOAY) - The Matoaka Coalition has been working on cleaning up the community and has multiple projects in the works. They’re most...

New book details rich history of Mercer County Forestry Sciences Lab

PRINCETON, WV (WOY) - A local politician is releasing a book about a historic forestry center.  Forestry Sciences Lab in Mercer County” is the tenth...

Princeton officials prepare for upcoming city elections

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The City of Princeton is gearing up for its upcoming city elections.  Four city ward council seats are up for election...

Princeton man facing malicious assault, several misdemeanor charges

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A Princeton man is arrested on malicious assault and several misdemeanor charges after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. According to a criminal...

Counties urge Congress to increase state and local aid in newest...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County was represented on a national scale during an economic relief conference. County Commissioner Greg Puckett represents the county as...

Mercer County completes first reading dilapidated building ordinance

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - This week Mercer County had its first reading of a dilapidated building ordinance. The County Commission unanimously passed the first reading...

Roughly 1,800 expected to be vaccinated in Mercer County this week

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County is continuing its vaccine clinics at a fast rate, as roughly 1,800 people are expected to receive a...

Promise Scholarship application deadline quickly approaching

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - West Virginia students have only one week left to apply for the Promise Scholarship. The Promise Scholarship provides up to $4,750...

Man arrested on alleged sexual abuse and assault in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A man is arrested after two victims detail stories of alleged sexual abuse and assault. According to a criminal complaint,...

West Virginia leads the way in COVID-19 vaccines

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out may be moving slower than what officials had hoped, but West Virginia still takes the...

Mercer county closes vaccine clinic Friday

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - If you had plans to get your COVID-19 Vaccine on Friday, the weather had other plans. The COVID-19 vaccine...

Kermit Moore sworn in as new Mercer County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - On Thursday Kermit Moore was sworn in as Mercer County’s new assistant prosecuting attorney. Moore has been a trial...

Bluefield Parks and Recreation to hold weight lifting contest this Saturday

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The City of Bluefield Parks and Recreation is hosting a Push/Pull Weight Lifting Contest. This is the third year the Parks...

Mercer County residents receive second dose of Pfizer vaccine

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Health Department held another Covid vaccine clinic at the Karen Preservati Center in Princeton. Patients at the...

Overturned tractor trailer causes area of I-77 to shut down

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A tractor trailer on I-77 has overturned, causing the road to be shut down. According to Mercer County dispatchers, the...

Princeton Community Hospital Women’s Center recognized for higher quality in maternity...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Princeton Community Hospital Women’s Center is proud to be recognized by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia with a...

Princeton Senior High School claims victory at Regional Science Bowl

MORGANTOWN, WV (WOAY)-Mercer County’s Princeton Senior High School and Suncrest Middle School of Monongalia County claimed victory at the 30th annual West Virginia Regional Science...

Child Advocacy Network assists children as pandemic continues

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A local child advocacy center has helped children in need as they adjust to the pandemic. The West Virginia Child Advocacy...

Additional second-round vaccine doses administered in Mercer County

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County residents continue to receive their second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. This clinic at the Mercer County Health Department...

New Mercer County Health Department Administrator hopes to continue vaccinations moving...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Health Department has a new administrator.  Before becoming the administrator, Roger Topping was the logistics coordinator for the...

Princeton man arrested on third-degree sexual assault

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A man is arrested on third-degree sexual assault after admitting to having sexual intercourse with a minor. On Feb. 3, John...
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