Tag: Mercer County

Princeton Police Catch Drug Suspect In the Act

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY)- Police in Princeton make an arrest after reportedly catching the suspect engaging in a drug transaction. According to the Princeton Police Dept.,...

Bluefield Hospital Celebrates Hospital Week

Bluefield, W.Va. (WOAY) - Bluefield Regional Medical Center is celebrating Hospital Week by placing the holiday focus on their employees.  “We work so hard every...

Bluefield Fire Department Awarded State Farm Grant

Bluefield, W.Va. (WOAY) - At today’s Bluefield, West Virginia board meeting, a local agent from State Farm presented the city’s Fire Department with the...

116 People Indicted After Multi-State Drug Roundup

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - 116 people have been indicted after a multi-state drug roundup. See the full list of those that have been...

Militia group leader arrested in West Virginia

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Stevens County man wanted for allegedly extorting members of his own militia group has been arrested in West Virginia. The...

Concord University Expands Tuition Program

ATHENS, W.V. (WOAY)- Concord University is expanding the tuition discount program currently offered to include locations in Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland. This will...

Mercer County Schools Faced With Three Lawsuits After Pre-School Children Were...

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Three lawsuits have been filed against Mercer County Schools, claiming a teacher mistreated and abused children. One suit alleges...

Community Foundation Of The Virginia’s Now Accepting Applications For The 2019...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - The Community Foundation's 23rd annual Grants Application Period is now open and applications will be accepted through July 1, 2019. Information...

Gov. Justice, WVDOT Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking On King Coal Highway Addition

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Gov. Jim Justice held a groundbreaking ceremony today, with leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation, to commemorate the...

Bluefield Rotary Club Donates $10,500 To Area Non-Profits

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Five area non-profit organizations received contributions from the Rotary Club of Bluefield, West Virginia. The contributions were derived from the...

UPDATE: 16-year-old suspect in police custody after armed robbery in Bluefield

UPDATE: BLUEFILED, WV (WOAY) - Bluefield Police have confirmed to WOAY that the 16 year old suspect from Charlotte, NC has been taken into...

Mercer sheriff says man shot and killed after dispute with neighbor

BLUEFIELD, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — Authorities said a Mercer County man has been fatally shot following a long-standing dispute with a neighbor. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph...

Princeton Renaissance Project announces mini-grant to help promote economic development

PRINCETON, WV (NEWS RELEASE) - The Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) of Pittsburgh, through its Blueprint Communities Initiative, recently awarded a mini-grant of $10,000...

Plane crashes at Mercer County Airport

MERCER COUNTY AIRPORT (WOAY) -- A small plane crashed this afternoon during take-off at the Mercer County Airport.
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