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Motorcycle accident on Rt. 460 towards Tazewell, VA

TAZEWELL, WV (WVNS) — According to information from Bluefield-Tazewell Fire Dept., a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle has been reported along Rt. 460 heading towards Tazewell, VA. A motorcyclist and a single vehicle have been reported to cause an accident leading to the motorcyclist being transported to Bluefield Regional Medical Center. No other reported injuries […]
TAZEWELL, VA
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Williamson Daily News

Police roundup: Man faces battery, kidnapping charges

WILLIAMSON — A Wharncliffe man is facing kidnapping, battery and other charges, according to Mingo County Magistrate court records. According to a criminal complaint, on June 21 a female victim was struck, leaving bruising and numerous red marks resulting in injuries needing medical attention. The complaint alleges a man...
WHARNCLIFFE, WV
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Oceana Heritage Festival set for Saturday

OCEANA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Town of Oceana will be holding its Heritage Festival on Saturday. The weekend event, organized by the Oceana Chamber of Commerce, will take place at Gilliland Park on July 9, 2022. The event will feature several forms of musical entertainment, with performances from the...
OCEANA, WV

Mother charged with child neglect out of Mercer County

PRINCETON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A mother is facing child neglect charges after refusing to get her child medical attention which puts the child at risk of severe bodily injury or death. According to detectives, a Princeton officer responded to Princeton Community Hospital Emergency Room, where an ER physician advised...
PRINCETON, WV

Road closure in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – It was announced Tuesday that a section of road on Oakhurst will be closed for the day. The closure will take place due to water maintenance, and will affect the areas from the Parkway-Spring Garden intersection to Center Drive according to WV American Water. The...
BLUEFIELD, WV
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Jeffery Paul Chaffins

Jeffery Paul Chaffins, 56 of Mouthcard, Ky. was born on Feb. 4, 1966 in Grundy, Va. and passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2022 at home. He was the son of Ballard and Sylvia Pauline Blankenship Chaffins. Jeffery was a moderator at the Stateline Pentecostal Church of God and a coal miner.
MOUTHCARD, KY

Girls Basketball: Wyoming East to host star-studded camp

Over the last seven years the Wyoming East girls basketball program has churned out stars at an abnormal rate. They’re ready to keep the pipeline alive and well. The program will host the inaugural three-day Lady Warrior Basketball Camp on Monday, July 11 with the camp concluding on Wednesday, July 13 and running from 9 a.m. to noon each day. The camp will be held at Wyoming East High School and is open to all girls grades 3 through 8. The cost per student is $50 which covers the camp fee with each camper receiving a shirt.
WYOMING COUNTY, WV
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Happy Birthday Bill Withers – Born on this day in Slab Fork

WEST VIRGINIA (LOOTPRESS) – William Harrison Withers Jr. was an American singer/songwriter whose legacy only continues to grow each year following his 2020 passing. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Withers’ timeless hits such as “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean on Me” continue to resonate with listeners half a century after the fact.
SLAB FORK, WV
Johnson City Press

Mrs. Tea Cecelia Smith Keene

JOHNSON CITY - Mrs. Tea Cecelia Smith Keene, 68, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2022 in Johnson City, TN surrounded by her husband and 2 children. Teah was born to Artemis and Bessie Pearl Cumbie Smith in Richlands, VA. She was the youngest of 5 children, with her siblings ranging 11-20 years older than she. Teah was a State Thespian champion, a gymnast, and a lifeguard prior to graduating from Richlands High School in 1971.
JOHNSON CITY, TN
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