Firefighters at Friday night Brushfork Armory shooting
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - A man is in stable condition after being shot at a boys’ basketball game Friday night at the Brushfork Armory. Officers from the mercer county sheriff’s department and Bluefield fire department were already on scene when the incident happened and took action immediately. Right...
14-year-old killed in Giles County shooting, charges filed for reckless gun use
GILES COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — Charges have been filed after a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in Giles County. On January 19, deputies from the Giles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an accidental shooting in the Clendenin area. Arriving first responders found one 14-year-old...
Today the gas price is close to $2.94 in Bland as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Three Unmissable Mexican Restaurants in Radford: A Gastronomic Journey
In this article, we're exploring three delightful Mexican restaurants in Radford. Have you had the chance to savor their cuisine yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Pedestrian killed in crash on Lee Highway has been identified
WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian in Wythe County on W. Lee Highway on Feb. 21. State police said the crash occurred around 7:40 p.m. on Wednesday. According to VSP, a GMC truck was pulling a box trailer along the 2900 […]
Dublin's Top 5 Must-Try Pizzas: A Culinary Adventure
This article presents a gastronomic journey through Dublin, featuring five of its outstanding pizza places. If you've already had the pleasure of tasting any of these, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
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.
Students from Wytheville Minnick School provide dog shelters for families in need
WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WFXR)– Students with disabilities at Wytheville Minnick School partnered with the Wytheville Police Department, Animal Control, and Lowe’s to provide dog shelters for local families in need. After the police department and animal control invited local high school students to build the doghouses, the Minnick School students painted them. Their ideas were creatively […]
Code Red: Why is there an uptick in shelter animals?
PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) – An all too familiar Facebook post was sent out from the Mercer County Animal shelter on February 20th. The shelter has reached code red status again, after just escaping code red status a few months ago. If animals are not adopted out immediately, the shelter will be forced to euthanize. At […]
$500K to go to mixed-use development in Hopewell
Virginia leaders have announced that $1.5 million will be awarded to three projects in the commonwealth, including one in Hopewell and others in the town of Marion in Smyth County and the town of Pulaski in Pulaski County.
Moog set to close its Radford plant in January 2025
Moog Industrial is planning on closing its plant in Radford. Operations at the West Rock Road facility are being ramped down over the next year, with a shutdown date set for January 2025. Radford Mayor David Horton took to Facebook to address the closure, saying in part:. “First and foremost...
Vehicle crash on I-81 in Wythe County now cleared
UPDATE WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – VDOT reports the crash on I-81 in Wythe County has been cleared. All lanes of traffic are now reopened. WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Transportation says there is currently a vehicle accident on I-81N near mile marker 58.4 in Wythe County.
Mountain Valley Pipeline project faces another delay
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - After years of pipeline construction, protests and environmental concerns, developers of the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project announced its completion date is being delayed again. Originally scheduled to be operational by late 2018, this is the latest setback, with completion now estimated for June 1. 2024. Developers...
$1.5 Million Mixed Use on Main Street Grants Announced by Governor Youngkin for Local Revitalization Projects
Governor Glenn Youngkin has declared a $1.5 million investment in the Mixed Use on Main Street (MUMS) initiative. This funding will support three projects in Hopewell, Marion, and Pulaski. The projects aim to renovate unused buildings into mixed-use properties. These include a vacant property in Hopewell’s Downtown Historic District, eight apartments in Pulaski, and the Gospel Armory and Past Time Antique buildings in Marion.
Pulaski County Schools to Remain Open Despite Rise in Illnesses: Superintendent's Update
Pulaski County and the New River Valley (NRV) are currently seeing an increase in illnesses, including Flu A, Flu B, COVID, and Strep Throat. Despite this, the Superintendent has stated that there are no plans to switch to virtual learning or deep clean the schools to control the spread of these diseases.
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. […]
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 […]
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.
New River Valley crews conducting prescribed burns
PULASKI CO., Va. – If you are up in the New River Valley you may have noticed smoke over the past few days, there’s no need to raise the alarm – forestry departments and emergency departments are conducting prescribed burns. Pulaski County is the only local department...