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FEMA announces federal funding for Buchanan and Tazewell Counties after July disasters

WASHINGTON, (WFXR) — FEMA has announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Virginia to help recovery efforts in Buchanan and Tazewell Counties after the devastating flooding and mudslides in July. FEMA said in a statement to WFXR “Public assistance federal funding is available to the commonwealth, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit […]
TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA
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Tazewell County DEM recommendations for Tropical Storm Ian

TAZEWELL, WV (WVNS) — As Tropical Storm Ian continues to move its way up the Atlantic coast, the most recent track of the storm shows that it made it’s way near Charleston, SC this morning. The storm is projected to continue moving in a northwesterly track over the following two days. This track will likely […]

Princeton Community Hospital opens new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS)– One hospital in Southern West Virginia now has a new laboratory to keep patients closer to home. Princeton Community Hospital unveiled its new Cardio Catheterization Laboratory on Friday, September 30, 2022, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. A crowd of hospital staff, board members, city members from both Bluefield and Princeton, and WVU Medicine […]
PRINCETON, WV
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Bluefield, September 30 High School 🏈 Game Notice

The George Wythe High School football team will have a game with Graham High School on September 30, 2022, 16:00:00. #sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 img{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 div{margin:0}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 p{margin:24px 0;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;font-size:16px;line-height:26px;letter-spacing:-.24px;color:#333}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .icon{background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item:last-child{border-bottom:none}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .item{padding-bottom:32px;border-bottom:1px solid #f9f9f9}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card{padding:24px;border:1px solid #f2f2f2;border-radius:8px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams{display:flex;margin-bottom:26px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team{display:flex;flex-direction:column;flex:1;justify-content:flex-start;align-items:center}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .vs{width:40px;height:97px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .logo{width:120px;height:120px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .teams .team .name{margin-top:11px;color:#333;font-weight:600;font-size:16px;line-height:19px;text-align:center;letter-spacing:-.31px}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item{margin-left:-8px;margin-top:8px;display:flex;align-items:center;font-weight:400;font-size:14px;line-height:20px;letter-spacing:-.15px;color:#888}#sports_nfhsnetwork_notice_v1 .contest-card .info-item .icon{margin-right:4px;width:12px;height:12px;background-repeat:no-repeat;background-position:center;background-size:100% 100%}
BLUEFIELD, VA

Burning Laws take effect October 1st

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS)–Before you decide to start that bonfire, listen up. This Saturday, October 1, 2022,  is when the burning law goes into effect. It means you can only start or burn a fire from five in the evening to seven in the morning. The Bluefield Fire Department in Mercer County wants citizens to know the […]
MERCER COUNTY, WV

Ready Set Demo: Gov. Justice, WVDEP announce 21 communities to receive over $9.2 million to remove abandoned and dilapidated structures

MATOAKA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Gov. Jim Justice and West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) held an event today in Matoaka to announce 21 West Virginia communities will receive over $9.2 million in grant funding to remove abandoned and dilapidated structures across West Virginia. During the event, Gov. Justice...
MATOAKA, WV
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New Agreement with The Bristol Ballet

Southwest Virginia Community College’s Department of Dance and The Bristol Ballet announce a new agreement to expand art in the community through collaboration and outreach. The Bristol Ballet will be the exclusive private dance company partner of the college. The first performances the Ballet will present under this agreement...
BRISTOL, VA
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Theatre renovations draw downtown visitors

Before her August performance at Marion’s historic Lincoln Theatre, country singer Lorrie Morgan took an afternoon stroll downtown, stopping at shops and the local farmers market, according to Tracy Thompson, the theater’s director. Drawing visitors — famous and otherwise — to downtown Marion was the goal back in...
MARION, VA

Local rotary club hosts annual golf tournament

BLUEFIELD, VA (WVNS)–One rotary club in Mercer County held its annual golf tournament. The Rotary Club of Princeton kicked off the tournament early morning on Friday, September 30, 2022, at Fincastle Country Club in Bluefield, Virginia. It is a fundraising effort to raise money for educational purposes and community development needs. Craig Stout, Chair of the […]
BLUEFIELD, VA

LATEST: VDOT prioritizing inspection of 10,000 guardrails after safety complaints in Bristol

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) now says it’s enhancing training for inspectors and prioritizing inspection of as many as 10,000 guardrails statewide after complaints from a safety advocate and questions from News Channel 11. On Thursday, VDOT confirmed it had replaced 18 guardrail end terminals on Interstate 81 between Bristol […]
BRISTOL, VA
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Price scores 5 TDs as Independence pulls away from Bluefield, 44-16

COAL CITY, W.Va. — Judah Price found the end zone five times as Independence collected their sixth dominating win of the season with a 44-16 triumph over Bluefield in a Class AA state semifinal rematch from last November. With the remnants of Hurricane Ian arriving just before kickoff, both...
BLUEFIELD, WV
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Charges pending in fatal Wythe County crash

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Virginia State Police say charges are pending after a man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Wythe County September 21. Police say they responded at 6:53 p.m. Ridge Ave, one mile south of Huckleberry Rd. 59-year-old Charles Cregger was driving a Ford farm trailer...
WYTHE COUNTY, VA
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Boil water advisory issued for Smyth County, Virginia

A boil water advisory was issued on Thursday, 9/29, morning for parts of Smyth County, Virginia. According to the county’s water department, effected areas include Midway, Pleasant Heights, Valley Road, Highway 107 and Paige Town Road. The advisory was issued following a water outage, and officials say residents in...
SMYTH COUNTY, VA
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