Tag: Mercer County

Bluefield Police need your help locating a wanted man

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The Bluefield West Virginia Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person. Torray R Williams, 27...

W.Va. AG Announces Mercer County Student as Statewide ‘Kids Kick Opioids’...

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a southern West Virginia student as the statewide winner of the Kids Kick Opioids contest,...

4-H moves to online format for summer season

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - 4-H camps across the state are not holding summer camps this year, but are instead doing activities online.  The WVU Extension...

New produce store that sources from local farmers opens in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - A new produce store called Hillbilly Farms just held a grand opening.  The store offers a variety of fruits and vegetables...

Concord University eliminates some degree options

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) – In response to changing trends among students, Concord University has eliminated some degree options, and others have moved online. Geography, Recreation...

Mercer County prepares for Census Action Day

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Tomorrow is census action day in West Virginia, and the population of the entire state needs to be represented. The annual census...

Mercer County confirms another COVID-19 case

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Health Department has confirmed a new COVID-19 case. According to the Health Department, a 14th case has been...

Health officials urge public to continue taking precautions despite slow down...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - This past weekend Mercer County saw a new COVID case, bringing it’s total over the course of the pandemic to...

One new positive case confirmed in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) -The Mercer County Health Department has confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19. The Health Department says the one new case...

One new positive case of COVID-19 reported in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Health Department has confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19. The Health Department says the one...

Bluefield police find over 30,000 dollars worth of drugs, man arrested

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - A man is in jail after police in Bluefield find over 921 hydromorphone tablets. On June 10, 2020, Bluefield West Virginia...

Blue Jays fan buried without prized jersey after theft

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Bluefield Blue Jays' biggest fan is laid to rest, but without a prized item. Henry Belcher, also known as...

Political newcomer wins Mercer County Magistrate Division 3 race against eight...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County elections last night had a few upsets, including a newcomer winning a magistrate seat against an incumbent...

Race for House District 27 heats up after primary results

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The race for West Virginia House District 27 is heating up in Mercer County.  The incumbent Eric Porterfield lost the republican...

Need for nurses rises steadily throughout Southern West Virginia

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - As the pandemic continues, the need for healthcare professionals is slowly rising in some areas. Greenbrier Valley Medical Center for instance...

Concord University Alumni endows a scholarship to honor George Floyd

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) – The Concord University Foundation announces a new, fully endowed scholarship established to honor the memory of George Floyd. During the memorial...

Officials urge taking safety precautions when going out to vote on...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - With Election Day coming up this Tuesday, large crowds are expected while people come out to vote in the local...

Concord University announces Fall 2020 semester schedule

ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University announces changes to its Fall 2020 semester schedule in response to the global health pandemic. Classes will begin August 17,...

UPDATE: Case involving a man who killed another man while on...

UPDATE (Friday, June 5, 2020, at 11:15 am) PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Probable cause was found in a fatal UTV crash. Prosecuting Attorney George Sitler...

Mercer County man facing multiple charges, including LEO impersonation

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - A Mercer County man is in jail and facing charges including Driving Under the Influence and Impersonation of a...

Two men sentenced for sex offenses involving minors

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Two men were sentenced today for sex offenses involving minors, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. Arun Dhavamani, 41, of Camp...

Bluefield State College releases statement after the death of George Floyd

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Bluefield State College stands united with the community, praying for healing following the tragic death of George Floyd, resolving to...

Bluefield Regional Medical Center to close by July 30

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Bluefield Regional Medical Center is set to shut down all in-patient care services by July 30, 2020.  Bluefield Regional Medical Center...

Bluefield Police Department actively looking for man suspected of sexual assault

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Authorities in Bluefield are actively looking for a suspect wanted for sexually assaulting a minor with special needs.  The assault occurred...

Bluefield Police searching for suspect who raped a special needs child

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The Bluefield Police Department is currently looking for a suspect that allegedly raped a special needs child. According to Detective...
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