Bartley, WV

Former West Virginia Police Chief speaks out, claims he was forced to resign

RICHLANDS, WV (WVNS) — The former Richlands Police Department Chief resigned on Monday, August 17, 2022. The town of Richlands is seeing a change in law enforcement personnel. Jerry Gilbert served as the Richlands Police Chief since 2018, but that no longer stands. He claims officials with the town gave him two options, to resign […]
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Man charged with felony in Tazewell County dog’s death

TAZEWELL, Va. (WJHL) — A Southwest Virginia man is facing a felony charge related to the death of a dog in Tazewell County. According to the Tazewell County commonwealth’s attorney’s office, Eric Ryan Rose of Raven, Virginia, has been charged with animal cruelty resulting in death. The felony warrant was the result of an animal […]

Rising BU junior, student athlete dies

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - Just days before the start of the fall semester, the Bluefield University (BU) community is mourning the loss of a student athlete and rising junior. BU announced on its Facebook page that Caitlyn Victoria Gable, 20, died in her sleep on Aug. 9. Gable was a BU Rams softball player.

Generals look for experience out on the battlefield

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — There may not be a younger football team in the entire state than this year’s squad at Montcalm High School. The Generals began summer practice with zero seniors on the roster. In addition, they list only five juniors on the roster. This means more than seventy-five percent of the Generals’ […]
Williamson Daily News

Man announces 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame induction class

MAN — The newest class of the Man High School Athletic Hall of Fame has been announced as seven Hillbilly graduates have been added to the group. The newest additions to the Hall of Fame were announced by the Man Quarterback Club, which serves as the booster organization for the Man Hillbillies football team.

Wyoming County Board of Education to assemble Thursday

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – It was announced Monday that a Wyoming County Board of Education meeting will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022. The meeting will be held in the Board Meeting Room of the Wyoming County Board of Education Central Office at 155 Park Street in Pineville at 10:00am.

Tazewell Police holds active shooter drill at local high school

TAZEWELL, VA (WVNS)–On Monday, August 15, 2022, the Tazewell Police Department performed an active shooter drill. The Police Department conducted the drill at 4:30 at Tazewell High School. Police Chief David Mills said they alerted the community a large police presence would be seen near the school and not be alarmed. Mills said they do […]

Community comes out to clean up Mitchell Stadium

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS)–People in the Bluefield community spent their rainy Monday morning on August 15, 2022, lending a helping hand at Mitchell Stadium. Crews cleaned up trash and got the field ready for the big rivalry game against the Bluefield Beavers and Graham G-Men. Bluefield City Manager Cecil Marson said they want to put their […]
Williamson Daily News

PHOTOS: Miners host River View in first scrimmage of 2022

The River View Raiders made the short trek from nearby McDowell County to James H. "Buck" Harless Stadium on Saturday morning to scrimmage the Mingo Central Miners in the first preseason game of 2022 for both squads. PHOTOS BY JARRID McCORMICK |WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS.