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News in Mercer County, West Virginia
Deputy arrests Va. man who drove into crash reconstruction
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 07:08:04 -0700
BRUSHFORK — A Tazewell County man was arrested on a charge of DUI-drugs Friday afternoon after he drove into the site where the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and a West Virginia State Police crash reconstruction crew was examining the scene of a crash that resulted in the deaths of two young girls.
UPDATE: Thousands affected by power outage
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:57:03 -0700
BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - According to Appalachian Power's online outage map, service has been fully restored to customers in McDowell, Mercer and Tazewell counties following a service disruption earlier Monday. ----- BLUEFIELD
State police arrest registered sex offender for indecent exposure
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 02:08:29 -0700
Lancaster Johnson Jr., 48, of North Tazewell, Va. Contributed photo PRINCETON — A Tazewell County, Va., man who is registered as a sexual predator was arrested in Mercer County this weekend on indecent exposure, assault and obstruction charges, according to state police.
State police arrest registered sex offender on indecent exposure charge
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:23:00 -0700
Lancaster Johnson Jr., 48, of North Tazewell, Va. Contributed photo PRINCETON — A Tazewell County, Va., man who is registered as a sexual predator, was arrested in Mercer County this weekend on indecent exposure, assault and obstruction charges, according to state police.
‘BIG’ map tracks W.Va. business development
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:08:40 -0800
PRINCETON — Information about West Virginia’s business openings and closings, possible business opportunities and more are now available on a BIG Map, also known as the Business Industry Growth Map.
UPDATE: New Information Released in Deadly Mercer County Accident
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:36:30 -0800
Two children are dead after a three car accident on Route 52 near Brushfork. Mercer County Deputies are investigating.
Former manager pleads guilty to embezzling from Mercer County DMV
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:43:51 -0800
PRINCETON (WVVA) - A Mercer County woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the county's Department of Motor Vehicles. Rhonda Thomas of Princeton pleaded guilty Thursday to embezzling $13,000
Lawmakers seek feasibility study for campground
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 07:08:00 -0800
CHARLESTON — Local lawmakers are hoping to find some funding this year for a feasibility study designed to determine whether a campground could be established at a Mercer County park.
W.Va. plans 'pothole blitz' to address road damage
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:12:00 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Crews in West Virginia are planning a multimillion-dollar effort to fix pothole damage across the state. Successive heavy winter storms this year have taken a harsh toll on roads.
W.Va. takes home Country Roads
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:21:22 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Singer/songwriter John Denver never called West Virginia home, but his 1970s hit, "Take Me Home, Country Roads," is now one of the states official songs. Forty-three years after it first hit the airwaves ...