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Tazewell County Sheriffs’ looking for potential suspect

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (LOOTPRESS)– The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to locate a potential suspect. The man pictured above is wanted for questioning about an incident that happened at Lowe’s. For anyone with information can contact the Tazewell Sheriff’s Office at 276-988-0654 ext. 0704. Citizens can also send a private message through their Facebook page. All tips can remain anonymous.
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Family of slain 2 year-old argues against mother's release

BLUEFIELD — A Mercer County woman who pleaded guilty last year to watching the deadly beating of her toddler and doing nothing to intervene will have a parole hearing next month. Candice Dawn Jones, 34, and John Colan Powers, 49, both of Green Valley, were arrested in August 2018 following...
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DUI Checkpoint scheduled for Friday in Princeton

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — A Mercer County police force is promoting safety while driving. The Princeton Police Department will be having a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, July 30, 2021. The checkpoint will be on Stafford Drive from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. The department said they’re trying to increase public...
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Woman sues Normart for negligent maintenance of property

PRINCETON — A woman says Normart LLC was negligent in maintaining its property and caused her to suffer injuries. Heather Waddell, who was an employee of Bluestone Healthcare, which rented office space from Normart, and was entering into the rear entrance of the property on Jan. 21, 2020, when she stepped down the stairs and fell, according to a complaint filed in Merce Circuit Court.
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Mercer County Schools offer online education to all grades

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — The Mercer County Board of Education released their plan for a virtual education program. The program consists of five days of live instruction from a certified West Virginia teacher. Instead of the state virtual program used in the 2020-21 school year, online students will have access to assignments and a daily class schedule through Proximity Learning.
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Daily Weather Forecast For Richlands

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Richlands: Friday, July 30: Partly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Saturday, July 31: Sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while chance of rain showers overnight; Sunday, August 1: Chance of rain showers during
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City Council takes variety of actions for Princeton development

PRINCETON — A heavy agenda at last week’s Princeton City Council meeting saw Council, among other actions, approve a couple of actions related to the new Economic Development Authority. The first action related to the EDA was the transfer of a .9 acre plot of land belonging to the city...
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Man wanted out of Tazewell County

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) – A man is wanted out of Tazewell County. 35-year-old James Robert Daniel Lee Hamm is wanted for failure to appear for possession of narcotics with intent to distribute, as well as unauthorized use of vehicle. His last known location was in Boissevain, VA. If you...
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"Princetonopoly" puts local streets, landmarks in classic game

PRINCETON — A version of Monopoly featuring the City of Princeton’s streets and landmarks is now available as a fundraiser for the Princeton Railroad Museum. The game, named Princetonopoly, is based on cruising, said Patricia Smith, director of the Princeton Railroad Museum. Proceeds from the game go to the museum.
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Inmate Sentenced for Possessing Weapon at FCI Beckley

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) at Beckley was sentenced today for possessing a weapon at the correctional facility. Elijio Perez, 30, of Texas, was sentenced to 12 months in prison to run consecutively to the sentence he currently is serving. According to court documents,...
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McDowell County PSD to begin work on new sewer project

COALWOOD, WV (WOAY) – The McDowell County PSD is working on the area’s first sewer project. The $3.8 million project began this past week in the town of Coalwood. It’s first phase is expected to be completed by early 2022. It will include the installation of 4,700 feet of sewer...
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Music In The Mountains Festival celebrates hope with new theme

PRINCETON, WV (LOOTPRESS)– The Music In The Mountains Festival sets a new theme for the festival held at Glenwood Park in August. On Saturday, August 28, the music festival takes place from 2:00 pm until 10:00 pm at Glenwood Park, located in Princeton, WV. Their theme is A Celebration of Hope that features two musicals guests. The Malpass Brothers and T. Graham Brown, and others are performing all afternoon and evening.
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Bluefield student helps save child's life with blood stem cells

BLUEFIELD — Cody Fuller is currently studying medicine, but a chance encounter at Marshall University let him play an important role in helping a little girl facing a life-threatening ailment called leukemia. In 2019, Cody Fuller of Bluefield registered as a potential blood stem cell donor with DKMS, the world’s...