Tag: Mercer County

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...

Concord University remotely hosts 42nd annual Groundhog Day celebration

ATHENS, WV (WOAY) - Concord University held their 42nd annual Groundhog Day celebration.  The tradition has been ongoing since 1978, started by the late Professor...

Man arrested on wanton endangerment charges in Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY)- A man has been arrested overnight after a physical altercation led to shots fired. According to the Princeton Police Department, on January...

Mercer County residents receive second doses of COVID-19 vaccine

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County has begun distribution of second round doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. These are the first people in the county...

Melrose Elementary educators receive grant for STEM projects

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Educators at Melrose Elementary were recently awarded a STEM education grant.  The STEM-Minded Educator Grant Award gives up to $1,000 for...

Mercer County Health Department sees 100% vaccine distribution rate

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Health Department has reported they have a 100% vaccine distribution rate.  This means that across all of their...

Residents to receive second round doses of COVID-19 vaccine; use of...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County is planning to administer second-round doses of the COVID-19 vaccine during two upcoming clinics.  The first clinic is this...

Mercer County Commission introduced new public forum initiative

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County is experimenting with virtual public forums.  The Mercer County Commission has begun providing public forums via Facebook Live that...

City of Bluefield plans to demolish two downtown buildings

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Two buildings on the corner of Bland Street and McCulloch Avenue are currently in the works to be demolished. The...

Mercer County Schools hopeful for future as vaccines continue to roll...

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - Mercer County Schools employees have been steadily receiving COVID-19 vaccines over the past month. Employees who wanted to receive the vaccine...

PCH Bluefield to offer free COVID-19 drive-thru testing

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Free COVID-19 drive-thru tests will be available at PCH Bluefield (formerly Bluefield Regional Medical Center) located at 500 Cherry Street,...

Bluefield Primary School sees successful start as students return to classrooms

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Bluefield Primary School welcomed students into its classrooms for the first time this past week, with roughly 50% attending on...

Medical cannabis businesses apply for permits to operate in Mercer County

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - After a recent decision by the Mercer County Board of Health, medical cannabis dispensaries have begun the application process to...

Hundreds of COVID-19 vaccines administered during Mercer County distribution

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) - The Mercer County Health Department held another community vaccination event, this time at the Princeton Church of God. This distribution...
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