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Havens, Jr., Gene Gordon

Gene Gordon Havens Jr, 62 of Pearisburg, VA departed this life June 30, 2022 to be with his Heavenly Father. Born in Giles County on February 12, 1960, he was a son of Peggy Frazier Havens and the late Gene Gordon Havens. Gene loved working on vehicles. He was an...
PEARISBURG, VA
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Steele, Elizabeth Hackney

Ora Elizabeth “Liz” Hackney Steele, 70 of Narrows, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 1, 2022, at her home. Liz was born on June 9, 1952, in Elgood, WV and was a daughter of the late Gladys Pauline Long Hackney and Montana Hackney. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, James Hackney and Beacher Hackney.
NARROWS, VA
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Ridge Runners rip State Liners, 22-2

BRISTOL, Va. – Haydn McGeary of the Bluefield Ridge Runners hammered a prodigious 408-feet home run in the first inning of Saturday night’s Appalachian League game against the Bristol State Liners. That turned out to be just the beginning of a miserable evening for the home team at...
BRISTOL, VA
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Prep Football: PikeView looks to keep moving forward in 2022

Richwood – Building a winning tradition in football is never easy and often a lengthy process. Mix in a nationwide pandemic and that task becomes even more difficult. Unfortunately, those were the cards that PikeView head coach Jason Spears was dealt when he took over in 2019, so it should come as no surprise that the main goal last season for the Panthers was to somehow find a sense of normalcy.
RICHWOOD, WV
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Deputies in Meigs County arrest three people for trafficking methamphetamine and fentanyl

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio (WCHS) — Deputies in Meigs County made three arrests Wednesday after conducting a drug trafficking investigation. Brian Estep, 55, of Peterstown, Tanyelle Estep, 44, of Huntington and Michael Taylor, 37, of Dayton have all been charged with possession and trafficking of methamphetamine and fentanyl, according to a news release from the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.
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Sophia Junior League wins District 4 title

The Sophia Junior League team defeated Central Greenbrier 13-3 Friday night to earn a berth in the state tournament. Tied 2-2 after an inning, Sophia plated six runs in the top of the second, never looking back. Ethan Hontz led the way for Sophia with a 4-for-5 showing at the...
SOPHIA, WV
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Local farm opens for Blueberry picking season

FLAT TOP, WV (WVNS)–Blueberry Hill on Egeria Road in Flat Top opened for pick-your-own blueberries this week. Owners say the berries are ripening at a record pace, offering plenty for anyone looking to make some pies, muffins, or just eat them fresh. The farm is open Tuesdays through Thursdays. Tuesdays and Wednesdays they open from […]
FLAT TOP, WV

City of Welch celebrate Independence Day with weekend Beach Bash

WELCH, WV (WVNS) — The City of Welch is extending an invitation to celebrate Independence Day with them this Saturday, July 2, 2022, at their Coal Town Beach Bash! The Beach Bash will be held at the Martha H. Moore Park and festivities start at 6 pm Food vendors, live music, fireworks, bounce houses and […]
WELCH, WV

Bluefield State finally becomes a University

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — One Historically Black College is upgrading its status. After a week-long celebration to commemorate the new transition at B-State, it’s finally happened. July 1, 2022, marks the first day of Bluefield State as a University. A faculty and staff luncheon was held at the Student Center to wrap up all of […]
BLUEFIELD, WV
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