Tag: Mercer County

Bluewell Public Service District receives $2.9M in federal funding to expand...

BLUEWELL, WV (WOAY) - More than 300 people in the Montcalm and Browning-Lambert areas in Mercer County will soon benefit from an expanded water...

Talks ongoing about how to use former BRMC building

BLUEFIELD. WV (WOAY) - Officials are discussing the best way to use the former Bluefield Regional Medical Center Building going forward. Princeton Community Hospital bought...

Officials ask Mercer County Board of Health to review medical marijuana...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) -Bluefield officials have asked the Mercer County Board of Health to reconsider an April decision to not allow a medical cannabis...

Wheeling man pleads guilty to conspiracy to produce child pornography

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – A Wheeling man pled guilty today to conspiring with another person to produce child pornography, announced United States Attorney Mike...

Two-car MVA sends one over embankment

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Authorities just cleared the scene of an accident that sent one car over an embankment. Dispatchers say the accident happened...

COVID-19 outbreak at Princeton Health Care Center being monitored closely by...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - In early July, an employee at the Princeton Health Care Center, a nursing home, tested positive for COVID-19. As of last...

Mercer County Airport uses grant to improve aviation apron

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County Airport is taking steps to expand their fuel resources by incorporating additional aviation aprons. This means the airport...

Three Mercer County health officials step down

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Three Mercer County health officials are leaving their positions.  On Friday, July 31 at the Mercer County Health Department, administrator Susan...

Library encourages mask wearing with contest

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Princeton Public Library encourages creativity by telling kids to decorate their masks. Wednesday kicked off the library's Mask Masquerade...

Mercer County CERT raises money for PPE, other needs

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Community Emergency Response Team in Mercer County starts a go fund me to support local first responders. For $25,000,...

Mercer County releases back to school plans

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Students in Mercer County will soon have an idea of what the 2020-21 school year will look like. Mercer County Board...

Bluefield hospital shutting down services

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Starting today, The current Bluefield Regional Medical Center’s emergency department will be renamed and will offer full emergency services. In an...

Princeton Health Care Center confirms 38 active cases of COVID-19

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Princeton Health Community Center is reporting 38 active cases of COVID-19. The facility has released the following information: Since March there have...

City of Bluefield cancels two more events due to COVID-19

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The City of Bluefield has canceled two more events due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In order to adhere to the...

Princeton Health Care Center releases statement on outbreak of COVID-19

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Princeton Health Care Center has released a statement after an outbreak of COVID-19. "We at Princeton Health Care Center have...

BRMC Emergency Department to remain open

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Starting on August 1, 2020, Princeton Community Hospital will be offering full-service emergency services at 500 Cherry Street in Bluefield,...

Program offers personalized wristband to help locate at-risk people who may...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A new tracking device is now available for Mercer County residents that could help save lives during a crisis. The Mercer...

Man arrested after sexually assaulting woman

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - A man has been arrested after sexually assaulting a woman in her apartment. According to a criminal complaint, the victim had...

First Christian Church holds fundraiser for renovations

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - First Christian Church in Princeton is raising funds to renovate a sanctuary that has been around for 100 years. The Church...

Mercer County Courthouse ADA Project finishes early

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Commission began planning its Americans with Disabilities Act Project back in 2017. The Commission received a...

Thirty individuals have tested positive COVID-19 at Princeton Health Care Center

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Princeton Health Care Center is reporting that 30 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 since March. Out of the 30...

Firefighters battle trailer fire in Bluefield

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Multiple fire departments responded to a trailer fire this evening. Dispatchers say a person reported the fire on Sandlick Road...

State Farm partners with Starting Points Family Resource Center for back-to-school...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Wes Hinkle, a State Farm Agent in Princeton, is combining with the Starting Points Family Resource Center on a back-to-school...

Princeton Health Center reports additional positive COVID-19 tests from residents and...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Princeton Health Care Center is reporting more positive COVID-19 tests from patients and residents. Since March, there have been four employees...

A 20-year-old is charged with trying to solicit two teenage females

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - During the early morning hours of Saturday, July 18th, members of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, the US Marshal Service...
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