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  • Bible in the Schools replacement course teaches historical, literary significanceBible in the Schools replacement course teaches historical, literary significance

    BLUEFIELD — When the Mercer County School Board suspended its Bible in the Schools program in May, a replacement was approved for this school year that changed the focus and content of the course.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 1 h. 54 min. ago
  • Prep football playoff roundup: Bluefield, Mingo Central advance in AA - Charleston Gazette-MailPrep football playoff roundup: Bluefield, Mingo Central advance in AA - Charleston Gazette-Mail

    Charleston Gazette-MailPrep football playoff roundup: Bluefield, Mingo Central advance in AACharleston Gazette-Mail2 Bluefield to a 49-17 win against visiting Point Pleasant in the Class AA state quarterfinals Saturday at Mitchell Stadium in Bluefield. The Beavers (12-0) also got a solid day from quarterback Chandler Copper, who completed 4 of 5 pass attempts for ...and more »

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  • Downed tree haults traffic on Route 52Downed tree haults traffic on Route 52

    BRAMWELL — A tree has fallen and shut down traffic on U.S. Route 52 near Pinnacle Rock State Park, according to dispatchers with Mercer County 911.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 3 h. 53 min. ago
  • Family arrested in fraud schemeFamily arrested in fraud scheme

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 15 min. ago
  • Little Jimmie sign ups begin in BluefieldLittle Jimmie sign ups begin in Bluefield

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 30 min. ago
  • Man pleads guilty in drug case involving Rent-A-Center vehicleMan pleads guilty in drug case involving Rent-A-Center vehicle

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 15 h. 45 min. ago
  • More than 1 million bulbs ready to burn bright for Holiday of Lights opening nightMore than 1 million bulbs ready to burn bright for Holiday of Lights opening night

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 16 h. ago
  • Passing it on: Princeton’s Sean Wyatt to teach after career in EMSPassing it on: Princeton’s Sean Wyatt to teach after career in EMS

    Sean Wyatt has been working as a firefighter and nurse in the area for approximately 20 years.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 16 h. 15 min. ago
  • Veterans deliver big food donationVeterans deliver big food donation

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 16 h. 15 min. ago
  • Pentagon releases sexual assault data by base, adds cautionPentagon releases sexual assault data by base, adds caution

    Pentagon statistics show the world's largest Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, fielded more sexual assault reports than any other military installation last year.

    WVVA / 1 d. 1 h. 5 min. ago
  • November 2017: More than 60 indicted in Tazewell CountyNovember 2017: More than 60 indicted in Tazewell County

    A total of 69 people are indicted by the latest grand jury in Tazewell County. Charges include abduction, assault, burglary, child endangerment, drug offenses, DUI, forgery, larceny, and malicious wounding. 

    WVVA / 1 d. 1 h. 22 min. ago
  • Tazewell Co. churches look to prepare for active shooter situationsTazewell Co. churches look to prepare for active shooter situations

    Church leaders in Tazewell County are taking necessary precautions to protect themselves in the event of an active shooter situation after a  gunman opened fire inside of a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas earlier this month. 

    WVVA / 1 d. 2 h. 20 min. ago
  • Wyoming County family accused of setting fire to homes, committing insurance fraudWyoming County family accused of setting fire to homes, committing insurance fraud

    Federal prosecutors shut down two local businesses, seize the property, and charged the owners with insurance fraud.

    WVVA / 1 d. 2 h. 32 min. ago
  • Alpha Natural Resources employees make Christmas bright for kids in needAlpha Natural Resources employees make Christmas bright for kids in need

    Employees at Alpha Natural Resources are making Christmas bright for kids in need. 

    WVVA / 1 d. 2 h. 54 min. ago
  • Four indicted for insurance fraud schemeFour indicted for insurance fraud scheme

    CHARLESTON – A federal grand jury sitting in Charleston has indicted four defendants from McDowell County for federal insurance fraud crimes, United States Attorney Carol Casto announced Friday.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 1 d. 2 h. 59 min. ago
  • Virginia approves new accreditation standards for schools - WVVA TVVirginia approves new accreditation standards for schools - WVVA TV

    Virginia approves new accreditation standards for schoolsWVVA TVNEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Board of Education has approved new standards that will determine how schools are accredited. The Daily Press reports the state's approval came during a meeting Thursday morning. The standards acknowledge ...and more »

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  • NYC commission hears testimony on public monument - WVVA TVNYC commission hears testimony on public monument - WVVA TV

    NYC commission hears testimony on public monumentWVVA TVNEW YORK (AP) - New York City residents have been sharing their thoughts with a commission that's evaluating statutes and monuments to ensure there are no "symbols of hate" on public property. The commission heard testimony Friday during a small but ...and more »

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  • Turning colder this weekendTurning colder this weekend

    A strong cold front will move through our area Saturday night. The first part of Saturday should remain dry, but rain showers will develop ahead of this front Saturday afternoon and evening with a few snow showers for Sunday.

    WVVA / 1 d. 4 h. 40 min. ago
  • Man accused of raping 9-year-old asks judge to dismiss chargesMan accused of raping 9-year-old asks judge to dismiss charges

    A man accused of raping a 9-year-old girl in Beckley has asked a judge to dismiss his criminal charges.  

    WVVA / 1 d. 4 h. 52 min. ago
  • Man selling illegal drugs out of Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield pleads guilty - WVVA TVMan selling illegal drugs out of Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield pleads guilty - WVVA TV

    WVVA TVMan selling illegal drugs out of Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield pleads guiltyWVVA TVOne of the individuals involved in the selling illegal pain pills after police pull over a Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield appeared in court Friday afternoon. Anthony Steptoe of Bluefield, WV waived his right to a grand jury trial and entered a plea ...

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  • Man selling illegal drugs out of Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield pleads guiltyMan selling illegal drugs out of Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield pleads guilty

    One of the individuals involved in the selling illegal pain pills after police pull over a Rent-A-Center vehicle in Bluefield appeared in court Friday afternoon.

    WVVA / 1 d. 6 h. 12 min. ago
  • APCO  asks for reduced property tax assessmentAPCO asks for reduced property tax assessment

    Appalachian Power Co. is asking for a reduced property tax assessment in West Virginia for the 2018 tax year, citing a combination of a mild summer and winter that has hurt business.

    Bluefield Daily Telegraph / 1 d. 7 h. 26 min. ago
  • Scheme involving snowplow contracts ends in guilty pleasScheme involving snowplow contracts ends in guilty pleas

    A bribery scheme that involved Virginia Department of Transportation officials and snowplow companies has resulted in several guilty pleas.

    WVVA / 1 d. 9 h. 36 min. ago
  • White nationalist rally organizer loses Twitter verification - WVVA TVWhite nationalist rally organizer loses Twitter verification - WVVA TV

    NBCNews.comWhite nationalist rally organizer loses Twitter verificationWVVA TVCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The organizer of the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has lost his verified status on Twitter, along with several other prominent white nationalists and far-right conservatives. News outlets ...Verified accounts | Twitter Help CenterTwitter Help CenterTwitter Support on Twitter: "Verification was meant to authenticate identity & voice but it is interpreted as an ...TwitterTwitter Support on Twitter: "2 / Verification has long been perceived as an endorsement. We gave verified accounts ...TwitterTwitterall 219 news articles »

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  • Bluefield Christmas Parade still accepting marchers - Bluefield Daily TelegraphBluefield Christmas Parade still accepting marchers - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Christmas Parade still accepting marchersBluefield Daily TelegraphThe Most Unusual float will win $50. Participants who wish to be judged for prizes must send in their application and $25 entry fee made payable to : The Bluefield Christmas Parade Committee, 200 Federal Street, Bluefield, WV 24701 no later than Dec. 1.and more »

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  • Charlotte pain pill dealer pleads guilty to federal drug chargeCharlotte pain pill dealer pleads guilty to federal drug charge

    A Charlotte drug dealer pleaded guilty to a federal hydromorphone crime, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Timothy Fields, 39, entered his guilty plea to distribution of hydromorphone.

    Bluefield News / 1 d. 18 h. 32 min. ago
  • McDowell Co. middle school students receive lunar experience with moon piecesMcDowell Co. middle school students receive lunar experience with moon pieces

    48 years ago it was one small step for man and one giant leap for man kind. America made it's mark on space exploration. Rocket forward to 2017 and students at Sandy River Middle are getting a special treat a chance to get up close and personal with the moon. 

    WVVA / 1 d. 23 h. 32 min. ago
  • Mercer Co. Commission gets grant to make courthouse more accessibleMercer Co. Commission gets grant to make courthouse more accessible

    The Mercer County Commission was awarded a $100,000 grant to make the courthouse more accessible to citizens with disabilities.

    WVVA / 2 d. 1 h. 22 min. ago
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  • Open Heart Fundraiser Friday, December 1, In BluefieldOpen Heart Fundraiser Friday, December 1, In Bluefield

    Open Heart Ministries of Bluefield, W.Va., will serve Chicken Alfredo dinners as a fundraiser Friday, December 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its West Virginian Manor location, 415 Federal Street, downtown Bluefield, W.Va. Dinners include chicken and Alfredo sauce on fettuccine, side salad, garlic bread, dessert, and soda.

    Bluefield News / 3 d. 1 h. 23 min. ago
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit challenging West Virginia Bible class in public schoolsFederal judge dismisses lawsuit challenging West Virginia Bible class in public schools

    U.S. District Judge David Faver dismissed the lawsuit over the Bible course taught in Mercer County elementary and middle schools. Bluefield Daily Telegraph Dr. Deborah Akers, superintendent of schools in Mercer County, W.Va., says the district has suspended a Bible course taught in elementary and middle school since 1986 but may revive it.

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  • Bluefield home razed in overnight fireBluefield home razed in overnight fire

    Bluefield Fire Department Chief Rick Cary told MetroNews affiliate WJLS the call first came in at 5:12 Monday evening. Although the Groveland Drive home was closer to Green Valley-Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department, a Bluefield Fire crew was closer at the time of the call.

    Bluefield News / 4 d. 6 h. 22 min. ago
  • Bluefield home razed in overnight fire - West Virginia MetroNewsBluefield home razed in overnight fire - West Virginia MetroNews

    Bluefield home razed in overnight fireWest Virginia MetroNewsBLUEFIELD, W.Va. — A home outside of Bluefield is considered a total loss after an overnight blaze. Bluefield Fire Department Chief Rick Cary told MetroNews affiliate WJLS the call first came in at 5:12 Monday evening. Although the Groveland Drive ...

    Google News / 4 d. 8 h. 38 min. ago
  • Blaze destroys home near Bluefield city limits - Bluefield Daily TelegraphBlaze destroys home near Bluefield city limits - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Daily TelegraphBlaze destroys home near Bluefield city limitsBluefield Daily TelegraphMercer County 911 was alerted just before 5 p.m. about a house fire on Ridgemont Drive outside the Bluefield city limits Monday. The Bluefield Fire Department reached the scene, and was soon followed by units of the Bluefield,Va. Fire Department, Green ...

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  • Not a lot of extra cash at the state's colleges and universities, lawmakers toldNot a lot of extra cash at the state's colleges and universities, lawmakers told

    A number of the state's colleges and universities have less than 60 days of cash on hand, state Higher Education Chancellor Dr. Paul Hill told state lawmakers Monday during interim committee meetings at the state capitol. According to auditors, 'number of days of cash' is one indicator of overall financial health with 60 days being a "good number" to have have in reserve, Hill said.

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  • State employees can call in to PEIA public hearingState employees can call in to PEIA public hearing

    For the first time, state employees are being given the option to call in to a state Public Employees Insurance Agency public hearing. Employees who wish to take part in the hearing are told to call -410-0513 and enter the code 987342.

    Bluefield News / 5 d. 7 h. 53 min. ago
  • Bluefield K-9 Units Now Have Bullet Proof VestsBluefield K-9 Units Now Have Bullet Proof Vests

    The Bluefield WV Police Department received three bullet proof duty vests for their K-9 unit service dogs, Ace, Thor and Niko. The donation drive was organized Larry Morhous of Brewster, Morhous & Cameron Law Offices and numerous Bluefield Business leaders and various individuals donated to this cause.

    Bluefield News / 8 d. 5 h. ago
  • Bluefield man arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty - Bluefield Daily TelegraphBluefield man arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Daily TelegraphBluefield man arrested and charged with felony animal crueltyBluefield Daily TelegraphWilliam S. Howell, 22, was charged with felony animal cruelty Thursday after the Bluefield Police Department responded to a call on Toledo Street. Patrolman H.D. Browning investigated along with animal control and found a dog with damage to the left ...and more »

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  • 7 fun things to do this first weekend of November7 fun things to do this first weekend of November

    The Indo-Canadian Association of P.E.I. will host Diwali celebrations Sunday evening at the APM Centre in Cornwall. Sara is a P.E.I. native who graduated from the University of King's College in Halifax.

    Bluefield News / 14 d. 12 h. 54 min. ago
  • Column: WV Ag... Human Trafficking Can Happen HereColumn: WV Ag... Human Trafficking Can Happen Here

    When many hear the phrase "human trafficking," they may think of people from abroad being smuggled into this country to work. However, this heinous crime also takes place within the United States, and can happen right here in the Mountain State, where all too often difficulties in victim identification causes human trafficking to go unreported or underreported.

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  • Mercer County man sentenced to 40 years in prison following mother beatingMercer County man sentenced to 40 years in prison following mother beating

    A Mercer County man will spend up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to being involved in an attack of his mother at her home. Wayne Hartley, 44, of Bluefield, was sentenced Wednesday in connection to beating and robbing his mother, 81-year-old Patricia Hartley, in January.

    Bluefield News / 17 d. 0 h. ago
  • Patient drives off in ambulance, claims he was kidnappedPatient drives off in ambulance, claims he was kidnapped

    A man on his way to a Bluefield drug rehab facility took off in the ambulance after the driver had stopped to help a second crew member. The stop occurred Tuesday night on Interstate 77 just east of Charleston.

    Bluefield News / 17 d. 11 h. 59 min. ago
  • 'College can benefit you:' Reservist an advocate for fellow veterans'College can benefit you:' Reservist an advocate for fellow veterans

    Kennedy, 24, said he encourages veterans to go to college after being in the armed forces. Now a social work major at Concord University, Kennedy is originally from McDowell County.

    Bluefield News / 21 d. 3 h. 55 min. ago
  • Bluefield man allegedly cuts woman, throws her off bridgeBluefield man allegedly cuts woman, throws her off bridge

    Stacy Burrell, 59 of Bluefield, is accused of cutting a woman's neck with a box cutter then throwing her off of an I-77 bridge. The Mercer County Sheriff's Office responded to Princeton Community hospital to talk to a woman who had been injured.

    Bluefield News / 24 d. 7 h. 55 min. ago
  • Open Heart Fundraiser November 3 Planned In BluefieldOpen Heart Fundraiser November 3 Planned In Bluefield

    Open Heart Ministries of Bluefield, W.Va., will serve homemade Chicken Alfredo dinners as a fundraiser Friday, November 3, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its West Virginian Manor location, 415 Federal Street, downtown Bluefield, W.Va. Dinners include chicken-and-Alfredo sauce on a bed of fettuccine, toasted garlic bread, dessert, and soda.

    Bluefield News / 25 d. 22 h. 14 min. ago
  • One airlifted from two-vehicle wreck on 460 in Bluefield, Va. - Bluefield Daily TelegraphOne airlifted from two-vehicle wreck on 460 in Bluefield, Va. - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Bluefield Daily TelegraphOne airlifted from two-vehicle wreck on 460 in Bluefield, Va.Bluefield Daily TelegraphA two-car wreck happened at the intersection of U.S. Route 460 and Leatherwood Lane near Food City in Bluefield Va., Sunday evening. At least one person was airlifted from the scene. Bluefield Va. Police Department, Bluefield Police Department ...

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