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Renovations of Princeton Renaissance Theater underway

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - More than 100 years ago, the Royal Theater opened its doors in Downtown Princeton. Over the decades, the theater has...

Concord University to host virtual career fair and teacher recruitment event

ATHENS, WV (WOAY ) - This month Concord University is hosting a career fair and teacher recruitment event.  The events will be entirely virtual this...

Princeton to see live music events for first time in months

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - For the first time in roughly a year, The RiffRaff Arts Collective is announcing a series of live events for...

Princeton Senior High School wins first place in 27th Concord Business...

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - The Concord University Department of Business has announced winners in the 27th Concord Business Challenge. Overall winners are First Place, Princeton Senior...

City of Bluefield holds groundbreaking for new transfer center

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The City of Bluefield holds a groundbreaking for the new Bluefield Transfer Center. Its to serve as a place where...

Princeton PD conducting an investigation after vehicle crashes into building

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - On Thursday morning, emergency crews responded to an incident in which a vehicle crashed into a building.  The Princeton Parole office...

Mercer County plans free tire disposal day

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Landfill is planning a free tire disposal day. The Mercer County Commission recently announced that they plan on...

Mercer County passes dilapidated structure ordianance

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County passes its dilapidated structure ordinance.  The ordinance gives the county authority to take over and remove certain dilapidated properties...

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week aims to educate about addiction

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - This week is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week.  This week aims to educate people about the struggles of addiction and...

Mercer County high school students return to the classroom five days...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - With Mercer County’s infection rate slowly declining, high school students have been given the opportunity to head back to school...

Concord University Chemistry Program purchases microwave synthesis reactor with $20,000 grant

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - Concord University receives a grant for their chemistry department. The $20,000 grant was issued by West Virginia Science and Research and...

Annual Keep Mercer Clean campaign launches again this year

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - There was no better way to ring in Spring Saturday than with the launch of the Keep Mercer Clean Campaign...

DIY barn quilts held at a Mercer Street workshop

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Hammer and Stain on downtown Mercer Street in Princeton holds monthly DIY workshops throughout the year, and Saturday they held...

Concord University hosts series of interdisciplinary events around Little Women Project

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) -  Thursday night was only the beginning of an ongoing, interdisciplinary series of exciting and educational events revolving around Louisa May...

Newest COVID-19 relief bill provides direct funding for localities

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County is expected to receive more than $11 million from the new COVID-19 relief package. This is the...

Magistrate resigns after investigation of comments, messages

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A magistrate in West Virginia has stepped down after an investigation into allegations of inappropriate comments and text messages, according...

Mercer County Commission allots $500 to each high school for Project...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County high school students are getting prepped for Project Graduation.  The yearly program is designed to give seniors one last...

Ground prep for Bluefield Transit Station underway

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Preparation on the new Transit Station is underway in Bluefield.  The Bluefield Transit Authority’s new bus transfer station has been in...

Concord University starting the Little Women Project this spring

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - This spring Concord University is celebrating the novel Little Women in their Little Women Project. The project will be celebrating the...

21 active COVID-19 cases at Concord University stem from student gatherings

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - Concord University has halted all athletics until the end of this week after multiple student-athletes test positive for COVID-19.  There are...

Proposed removal of state income tax includes 431% tax increase for...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Governor Justice’s new proposal to eliminate state income tax comes with a variety of small tax increases across the board....

City of Bluefield searching for new city manager

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The City of Bluefield is looking for a new city manager. Current City manager Dane Rideout has decided to step down...

Lt. Vance First Annual Virtual Golf Tournament raises funds for local...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Community Connections in partnership with the Bluefield Police Department is hosting a virtual golf fundraiser. The golf tournament is a fundraiser...

Stonerise receives 2021 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY)– Stonerise, one of West Virginia’s leading providers of transitional and skilled nursing care, is proud to announce that they are the...

Some businesses still at reduced capacity, unable to take advantage of...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Governor Jim Justice announced that COVID-19 restrictions on business would be lifted. Bars and restaurants can now use 100% of...
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