Esports program coming to McDowell County
MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — An Esports program will be coming to McDowell County. According to a post on the McDowell County Schools – WV Facebook page, an Esports program will be coming to their Career Tech Center for students from McDowell County’s two high schools. No official program start date was given. The popularity […]
Local Traffic Alert: I-77 Off Ramp Delays Expected Due to Fiber Optic Installation on February 25, 2024
WOOD COUNTY, WV – There will be delays on the Interstate 77 off ramp, beginning from the intersection of US 50, Robert Byrd Highway, to the intersection of the East Seventh Street Exit, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., on Sunday, February 25, 2024, to allow for the installation of a fiber optic line. Superior-Pocahontas Flagging will perform a rolling roadblock with flaggers at the off ramp. Motorists are asked to plan accordingly. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances could change the work schedule.Visit here for more details.
Wyoming East knocks off Summers for sectional championship
Rule 1 when playing Wyoming East’s dynastic girls basketball team is understand that runs are going to come. They may come quickly, or it might take a while to get there, but because of their ball pressure defense the runs are going to come.
West Virginia coal miner’s death caused by safety failures, federal report says
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Safety failures at a West Virginia underground coal mine caused the death of a miner last year, federal regulators found. The Mine Safety and Health Administration released its report last week in the drowning death of Christopher Finley, 39, at Twin State Mining Inc.’s Mine No. 39 in McDowell County, the […]
City of Bluefield to host annual Winter Warmer event this weekend
Bluefield, WV (WOAY)- This weekend, Bluefield is bringing back its annual winter warmer held right in the heart of downtown. Senior photojournalist Danny Delanty has all the details.
Spice Up Your Life: Discover 4 Top-Rated Mexican Restaurants in Bluefield
In this article, we will be exploring four Mexican restaurants located in Bluefield. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Mercer County corporation honored as 2024 West Virginia Arts Organization of the Year
BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — The Bluefield Arts and Revitalization Corporation was named the Governor’s Arts Organization of the Year for 2024 by the West Virginia Department of Arts,Culture and History. The award will be given to the Bluefield Arts and Revitalization Corporation (BARC) on February 27, 2024 during a ceremony at the state’s Cultural Center. […]
Andy Davis Triumphs in Bartley Beast Winter 2023/24 Sailing Series
The Bartley Beast series for winter 2023/24 concluded with a light wind forecast and a total of 40 double-handed entries and 58 single-handers, resulting in 91 boats participating in one or more of the four race series. The overall series win went to Andy Davis, with Richie Adams and Sean Anderson leading the double-handers series, and Debbie Degge showcasing great form in the single-handers category.
Police say vapes, cellphones and tobacco among contraband items found in FCI McDowell
WELCH, W.Va. (WVVA) - A preliminary hearing for one of 11 people charged in an alleged crime ring involving drones being used to carry contraband into a federal prison in McDowell County revealed that vapes, cell phones and tobacco were among some of the contraband items found in FCI McDowell.
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation
WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — The Jesse Detachment of the West Virginia State Police is looking for the occupants of a truck in relation to an arson investigation. According to WV State Police, they are looking for the occupants of the black truck that is pictured below. They are being sought in relation to an investigation into the arson of a 2021 John Deere 550K Dozer in the Nancy Fork area of Wyoming County over the weekend of February 17, 2024.
Drone delivers drugs to West Virginia prison, 11 arrested
Eleven individuals have been apprehended as part of a probe into the illicit trafficking of drugs via drones into a federal penitentiary in southern West Virginia. McDowell County Sheriff James Muncy disclosed that his office was enlisted for assistance by authorities at the medium-security Federal Correctional Facility, McDowell located in Welch, following a surge in drone activity in the vicinity.
The total snowfall Buchanan County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Buchanan County, Virginia received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
Tazewell County artist turns bricks into art
Unlike pottery artists who work with a mass of unformed clay, brick sculptors create a canvas by stacking and arranging the unfired brick into desired shapes. The post Tazewell County artist turns bricks into art appeared first on Cardinal News.
20-year-old Tazewell County woman dies in fatal Virginia accident
WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WVNS) — A 20-year-old woman from Richlands, Virginia died in a single car crash in Washington County. According to a press release from the Virginia State Police, the crash happened on Route 19 in Washington County, Virginia at 9:39 PM on Sunday, February 18, 2024. The...
Richlands Police intern killed in Washington County crash
An intern with the Richlands Police Department was confirmed to be the victim of a fatal weekend car crash in Washington County, Virginia. Jordyn Rasnake, 20, was driving northbound on Route 19 near Brumley Gap Road when State Police said she lost control and ran into an embankment, ejecting her from the vehicle. Rasnake was pronounced dead at the scene.
Celebrating Black History Month: The legacy of Maceo Pinkard and Bluefield’s Musical Heritage
MERCER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – As we honor Black History Month, it’s important to recognize the significant contributions of African Americans to our cultural heritage. In the vibrant town of Bluefield, lies a rich musical legacy that has left an enduring mark on the world stage. At the center of this stands Maceo Pinkard, a […]
Sherman hands Man third straight loss
SETH Andrew Simpson scored 18 points and Logan Baldwin added 17 as Sherman jumped out to an early first quarter lead to defeat Man 55-43 Tuesday night at Sherman High School. Sherman (12-10) secured the third seed in next week's Class A Region 4 Section 1 tournament and will travel to second seeded Tolsia February 28.
Lady Bobcats Roar Past Bluefield in Sectional Game
HINTON W.Va. (Hinton News) – The Summers County Lady Bobcats put on a dominant display on Tuesday night, Feb. 20, crushing the Bluefield Beavers 54-20 in the opening round of the sectional tournament. The win propelled them to the championship game, which they played on Thursday, Feb. 22. From the tip-off, the Lady Bobcats were […] The post Lady Bobcats Roar Past Bluefield in Sectional Game appeared first on The Hinton News.
Echoes of the Past: Mail Delivery, a Geology Study and More
1924– 100 Years Ago Among The Moonshiners After traveling on foot for more than 35 miles in the Flat Top Mouintain that divides Raleigh, Wyoming and Mercer Counties, Sergeant Frank Gibson of company C State Police led a party of troopers, deputy sheriffs, and prohibition officers to one of the largest stills landed in this […] The post Echoes of the Past: Mail Delivery, a Geology Study and More appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Tazewell, VA High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 22
Don't miss the high school basketball games taking place in Tazewell, Virginia today. Information on how to watch all of the action can be found below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Tazewell, Virginia High...