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Obituary for Tony Allen Hurst

Tony Allen Hurst, age 39 of Dublin, died unexpectedly Wednesday, evening, June 29, 2022 in the emergency room at Lewis Gale Hospital – Pulaski. He was born in Pulaski on December 3, 1982 and, is the son of Denver Simpkins and the late Rebecca Jane Hurst. Tony was a graduate of the Pulaski County High School class of 2001, and was employed at the James Hardie Corp.
DUBLIN, VA
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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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Michigan man sentenced to prison for drug crime

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Michigan man was sentenced to three years and one month in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin today, July 1, 2022. According to court documents, on February 13, 2020, William ‘Shorty’ Pope, 47, Detroit, sold an undercover cop heroin at a trailer where Pope […]
BECKLEY, WV

Beckley man sentenced to prison for possession and intent to sell fentanyl

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Beckley man is sentenced to prison for possession with intent to distribute a substance containing fentanyl, according to courts documents. Today, July 1, 2022, Eric Dale Mills, 45, of Beckley, was sentenced to five years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute […]
BECKLEY, WV
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Death notice for Tony Allen Hurst

Tony Allen Hurst, age 39 of Dublin, died unexpectedly in the emergency room at LewisGale Hospital – Pulaski on Wednesday evening June 29, 2022. Arrangements are pending with Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski. www.seaglefuneralhome.com 540-980-1700.
PULASKI, VA
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Retro festival set for July 2 in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS)– Beckley Events is offering a car show and evening with music, contests and prizes, Beckley Events Director Jill Moorefield said Friday, July 1, 2022. Moorefield said the show is at Jim Word Memorial Park on Saturday, July 2, 2022. A music group will perform, and prizes will be awarded to cars from […]
BECKLEY, WV

Alderson prepares for biggest 4th of July celebration in WV

ALDERSON, WV (WVNS) – Friday in Alderson, people are setting up tents, unpacking their instruments, and getting ready for the biggest fourth of July bash anywhere in the state of West Virginia. Karen Lobban, a lifelong Alderson resident and 4th of July committee member says the celebration has come a long way since she participated […]
ALDERSON, WV
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Alderson 4th of July Celebration event schedule

ALDERSON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Town of Alderson has put together an extensive schedule of events this year in celebration of the 4th of July. Things got started earlier in the week with the judging of the home and business decorating contest, for which winners were announced for four categories.
ALDERSON, WV
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Three-Star DB Braylon Johnson Commits to Virginia Tech

The recruiting fireworks continued for Virginia Tech as three-star safety Braylon Johnson committed to the Hokies, becoming Tech's fourth commit in four days. Johnson chose the Hokies over South Carolina where he took an official visit plus other offers from Penn State, Oklahoma, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Purdue, UVA, Maryland, West Virginia, Boston College, Duke, and more.
WAKE FOREST, NC
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Hawks, Phillip Jay

Phillip Jay Hawks, 76, of Dublin, passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He was preceded in death by his son, Martin Jay Hawks; his parents Posie Rector and Mary Ruth Hawks; sisters, Lois Hawks Burcham and Frances Carleen Hawks; a brother, Muncie Ray Hawks; and his father and mother-in-law, Albert T. and Mary B. Long.
DUBLIN, VA
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State Fair of W.Va. announces winner of 2022 art contest

FAIRLEA, W.Va. (WVVA) -Ashley Wheeler, from Shady Springs, WV, has been announced as the winner of the First Annual State Fair of West Virginia Official Art Contest. Her artwork titled “Lucky Duck” will be featured as the official print of the State Fair and will be available for purchase at the State Fair merchandise booth at the 97th Annual Event, August 11-20, 2022.
FAIRLEA, WV

Virginia Tech lands 3-star safety Braylon Johnson

Highland Springs (Va.) three-star safety Braylon Johnson has announced his commitment to Virginia Tech. He is the No. 899 overall recruit in the 2023 cycle, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. Braylon Johnson is the son...
BLACKSBURG, VA
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Former Radford University baseball player returns as head coach

RADFORD, Va. (WFXR) – With a new skipper at the helm of the Radford University baseball program, Highlanders new head baseball coach Alex Guerra is happy to be back in the place he once called home. “It’s surreal this place is so special when you play here and being...
RADFORD, VA
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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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Virginia Tech football: Braylon Johnson commits to the Hokies

Another day, another commitment for the Virginia Tech football team on Friday. Defensive back Braylon Johnson, a 6-foot-1, 170-pounder from Highland Springs High School, chose the Hokies over South Carolina. Johnson had other impressive offers but his choices came down to his father’s — Loren Johnson — alma mater or South Carolina, which is coached by two of his father’s old teammates in Shane Beamer and Torrian Gray.
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