Tazewell County, VAwoay.com

Tazewell County Man in Custody Accused of Killing Wife

RAVEN, VA (WOAY) 36-year old David Whitt of Tazewell County was arrested this morning for the shooting death of his wife, Ashley. Whitt is also accused of also shooting 33-year old Chris Shelton in the early morning hours, Friday. He’s currently being treated at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands.
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Raven, VAcbs19news

Man accused of killing wife taken into custody

TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The search for a man accused of killing his wife in Raven, Virginia, is over after he was taken into custody Friday morning. The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office and Richlands Police Department responded to to a shots fired on Lot 6 Ball Road in Raven early Friday morning.
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UPDATE: Man wanted in deadly shooting arrested

RAVEN, VA (WVNS) — 7/23/2021 10:15 a.m. UPDATE: Tazewell County deputies confirmed David Whitt was found and arrested. RAVEN, VA (WVNS) — 7/23/2021 6:41 a.m. ORIGINAL STORY: A man considered armed and dangerous by deputies is wanted for allegedly shooting two people, including his wife, in Tazewell County. Deputies said...
Mcdowell County, WVwoay.com

New details released about fatal fire in McDowell County

HAVACO, WV (WOAY) – A fire turns deadly in the Havaco area of McDowell County. The West Virginia State Fire Marshall’s Office responded to the scene yesterday afternoon. The fire claimed the life of a 50-year-old man. A cause of the fire could not be determined by investigators due to...
Tazewell County, VAWSLS

Tazewell County authorities searching for man they say shot, killed wife

TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. – Authorities are searching for a man who shot and killed his wife early Friday morning, according to the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said they responded to a parking lot on Ball Road in Raven in response to a shooting where David Whitt, 36, shot and killed his estranged wife. Authorities also said he shot another person, 33-year-old Chris Shelton, who is listed as stable at a local hospital.
Princeton, WVptonline.net

Vandals break tables at Glenwood Park, one comes forward

PRINCETON — Overturned and broken tables at three of a local park’s picnic shelters were discovered Wednesday morning, but the family of one perpetrator later came forward, the park’s superintendent said. Vandals at the park Tuesday evening left damage at three picnic shelters, said Superintendent Kevin Dials. They are the...
Tazewell, VAsupertalk929.com

Projects in St. Paul, Tazewell receiving Virginia Main Street grants

Three southwest Virginia communities will share a portion of 200 thousand dollars in Virginia Main Street grants to support projects aimed at revitalizing historic commercial districts, expanding small businesses, and growing local economies. The Town of Abingdon is receiving funds to install benches, bike racks, and wayfinding signage to connect...
Mercer County, WVptonline.net

Mercer County Fair cancelled again

GARDNER — Due to a scheduling conflict with PikeView High School, the 2021 Mercer County Fair will not be held. Steve Johnston, a board member for the fair, said Monday, “ We’re not having it this year because it would conflict with summer classes at PikeView High School. We couldn’t make alternative plans in the time that we had so we decided to wait until next year.”
Tazewell, VAWVNT-TV

Main Street Memories Fest back and better than ever

TAZEWELL, VA (WVNS) — Beginning Friday, July 23, 2021, Main Street in Tazewell, Virginia will be filled with people, vendors, fun, and games. The Main Street Moments Fest is a favorite in the area for more than three decades. The fest runs July 23-24. Amanda Hoops, the Executive Director of Tazewell Today, said this year the fest is bigger and better than ever.
Princeton, WVWVNT-TV

Bringing the bayou to Princeton: Crawfish Crawl kicks off

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — Mercer County is getting a little spicy Friday night with the Third Annual Crawfish Crawl. Snuggled next to Sophisticated Hound in Princeton, authentic Louisiana-made crawfish and gumbo is being served with a big side of party. Chamber of Commerce of the Two Virginia’s President, Jeff Disibbio, said the area needed something new to bring back fun and even different cultures.
Bluefield, WVBluefield Daily Telegraph

Justice concerned about COVID impact as schools prepare to reopen

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice said Thursday he is looking forward to attending Bluefield State College’s first football game ‘in forever,” but attendance at athletic events could be jeopardized if a lack of vaccinations lead to another surge in COVID cases. “They are going to have football back to that...