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Pair of auto dealerships sold in liquidation move

LMP Automotive Holdings, a Fort Lauderdale-based auto dealer, has sold two of its dealerships in Southwest Florida. LMP announced it has entered into agreements to sell its Kia dealerships in Port Charlotte and Cape Coral, in addition to Kia and Subaru dealerships in Beckley, West Virginia. The sales include the dealership and real estate assets, according to a statement. Financial terms of the deal — in addition to the name of the buyer — weren’t disclosed.
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One dead following collision on Bolt Road

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - One is dead after collision on Bolt Road in Fairdale, West Virginia. A car collided with semi-truck near Maple Meadow Mining Road at 2:30 on Tuesday morning. Jan Care Ambulance, Trap Hill volunteer Fire Department and Lester Volunteer Fire Department and Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
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LMP Automotive sells more assets, seeks approval for plan of liquidation

LMP Automotive Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates announced on Monday that it has entered into an all-cash asset sales agreement to sell several automotive dealerships in Florida and West Virginia and its real-estate assets. The Board of Directors unanimously recommended that stockholders vote to approve a proposed Plan of Liquidation of assets and dissolution of the company at the next Special Meeting of Stockholders.

Dublin residents see major spikes in utility bill rates

DUBLIN, Va. (WFXR) — Residents in a Pulaski County town — including one over the age of 80 — are expressing concerns about their increased utility bill rates. WFXR News’ Kelsey Jean-Baptiste went to Oak Grove Apartments in Dublin and sat down with Ms. Whitaker, an 81-year-old whose bill went up nearly $25 in just one month.

Summers County Courthouse News Aug. 3 – 9

Marriages None. Fiduciaries David Pettry, Administrator of the Virginia Dare Pettry estate; Stephanie Michelle Dressler, Administrator of the Lois C Ward estate; Ronielle R Cole, Administrator of the Bonnie Ruth Bennett estate; Wendy Leigh Ward, Administrator of the Brenda Joyce Ellison estate; Mary Lynn Plumley, Administrator of the Tommy Regan Plumley estate; Teresa King, Administrator of the Mattie Dean Dick estate; Sandra Humphries, Administrator of the Janet Lee Richmond estate; Linda J Huffman, Administrator of the David L Huffman estate; Anna R Ziegler, Administrator of the Daniel Harmon estate; Linda M Rodes, Administrator of the Charles Richard Rodes estate; Vincent H Adkins and Wilfred E Adkins, Co-Administrators of the Erie W Adkins estate. RELATED:...

Friday Night Blitz Previews : Pulaski County Cougars

DUBLIN, Va. (WFXR) — Our latest Friday Night Blitz preview is on deck. We take a trip down I-81 to Dublin for a preview of the Pulaski County Cougars. The 2022 season for the Cougars featuring some changes in the program. After two seasons, Mark Dixon resigned as head...

Shady Spring man facing prison sentence for burglary

LOCHGELLY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Shady Spring man was sentenced on Monday for felony burglary in Fayette County. Reports from Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Anthony Ciliberti Jr. indicate that Anthony Baisden of Shady Spring was sentenced to 1 to 15 years in prison for felony burglary charges by Circuit Judge Paul M. Blake Jr.

Changes at Jackson Park Inn are announced

The Jackson Park Inn (JPI) in Pulaski today announced plans to renovate and upgrade its hotel facilities. JPI opened in 2015 as an independent boutique hotel, an artful renovation of an historic building located at 68 First Street NW in downtown Pulaski. Locally known as the Dunnivant Building and originally constructed in the 1920’s, the building was originally a cannery and grocery warehouse.

Beavers looking to bounce back for 2022

BLUEFIELD, VA (WVNS)– The Covid-19 pandemic produced a chaotic time period for high school sports, quarantines, contact tracing and cancellations became as common as penalties. The Bluefield Beavers hope the worst is in the past, as they lost more than a quarter of their season in 2021. “But that messed with us a lot during […]
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John Mustain hopes for sustained success in second stint at James Monroe

LINDSIDE, W.Va. — From 2013-2017, John Mustain led James Monroe High School to three playoff appearances and a record of 27-8 in his last three seasons. After three years away from the program, Mustain returned to Lindside in 2021. He guided the Mavericks to an 8-4 record and a spot in the Class A quarterfinals.

WWII veteran turns 102

COAL CITY, WV(WVNS)– It could be called “the party of the century,” which is fitting for a man who served his country and who turns 102 years old this month. At a party in Coal City, guests celebrated Cecil Ward. “He’s a patriotic American,” said John Canterbury, who visits the Raleigh Commission on Aging meetings […]

Senator Shelley Moore Capito announces funding for Bluefield State University

Charleston, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced today that Bluefield State University will receive $300,000 made available through congressionally directed spending requests from Capito. Bluefield State’s Medical Arts Education Center will use the funds to increase healthcare workforce training capacity at their facility in the Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Gallery: Coalfield Conference hosts inaugural Media Day

Beckley – The newly revamped Coalfield Conference held its inaugural media day Tuesday at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. The event allowed the once nearly defunct conference an opportunity to introduce new members – many from its new Class AAA division – while also allowing coaches and athletes from all fall sports an opportunity to meet with the media in one place ahead of the season.

REACHH After School Returns to Talcott Elementary

With the start of the new school year approaching, REACHH-Family Resource Center is pleased to announce the return of their After School Program to Talcott Elementary School. After a long hiatus, they are excited to be back at the home of the Pirates. Beginning on September 6th, students will be provided a full meal, assistance with their homework, and have an opportunity to participate in many crafts and activities throughout the 2022-23 school year. The program will also be making its return to Hinton Area Elementary School, continuing its strong tradition of service to students in our area. After School at both schools begin at 3:00 and concludes at 5:30. Applications for the REACHH After School program will be available at each school's open house event. There will be additional applications in the front office of both schools for parents who are unable to attend. Parents can also pick up applications at REACHH's main office, 411 Temple Street in Hinton. Spots for the After School Program are limited and awarded on a first come first serve basis. The post REACHH After School Returns to Talcott Elementary appeared first on The Hinton News.

New River to offer online sign language course

BEAVER, WV (LOOTPRESS) – New River Community and Technical College announced Tuesday that it will be offering a basic sign language course beginning in September. The six-week course, set to begin September 1st, will feature sign language vocabulary, phrases and sentences, including grammatical features. Students in the class will...

Obituary: Dana L. Stalnaker, 91

STALNAKER Dana L. Stalnaker, 91, of Talcott, gained his heavenly reward; his faith is now sight; on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at CAMC General Hospital, following a short illness. Born August 1, 1931, at Braxton County, WV, he was the son of the late Samuel and Lula Underwood Stalnaker. He served his country during the Korean War as a Corporal with the First and Third Armored Divisions. He worked as an orderly for the Weston and Hinton Hospitals, as a former insurance salesman, and as a factory worker. He was a former charter member of the Greenbrier Valley Rural Fire Dept. After his...

Madams Creek Road to Close Monday, August 15, 2022

Summers Co., WV (Hinton News) - County Route 12/2, Madams Creek Road, will be closed at milepost 0.39 beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, through Friday, Aug. 19, 2022, for a drainage structure repair. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances may affect the project schedule. Traffic will be detoured along County Route 3/1 (Will Dodd Road) for 1.49 miles to County Route 12/1 (Broomstraw Ridge Road) for 1.62 miles to County Route 3/21 (Madams Creek Road) for 1.73 miles to WV 3. WVDOH expresses its apologies for the inconvenience this closure may cause citizens and guests to the area. Motorists are asked to obey all traffic control signs and devices and use caution while traveling around the work zone. The post Madams Creek Road to Close Monday, August 15, 2022 appeared first on The Hinton News.