PRINCETON — — A heavy rain fall early Friday morning resulted in the temporary closure of Stafford Drive in Princeton until the water could drain back into Glady Fork of Brush Creek. Princeton firefighters reopened Stafford Drive at 8:40 a.m., Friday morning. The storm struck at about 1 a.m. The overnight rainfall total at the National Weather Service coop observer site in Bluefield registered a total rainfall of 1.65 inches at 6:45 a.m. For more details on regional flooding, see Saturday’s edition of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph
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The Bluefield Downtown Merchants Street Fair opened Friday to sizable crowds excited for the art, food and fun of the festival.
- Mercer County Fair has events Friday and Saturday
W.Va., 11 other states, ask Supreme Court to declare new EPA rules illegal
Attorney General seeks high court appeal of EPA rules.
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Suspect arrested, faces felony charges following shooting incident
A Mercer County man was arrested and arraigned on felony charges Thursday after a domestic altercation led to a shooting incident on Methodist Hill Road.
Mercer County 911 dispatched first responders to the scene approximately 9:50 a.m. Deputies with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department were the first to arrive.
Thousands rally for coal
The echo of people chanting, “Hey, hey, EPA, don’t take our jobs away” could be heard in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Thursday.
The voices came from about 5,000 United Mine Workers of America (UMW) members and their families along with other unions such as the Boilermakers Union and the Brotherhood of Electrical Workers International (IBEW) marching through the streets.
McDowell man in custody on sex crime charges
A McDowell County man is behind bars after allegedly exchanging pornographic images with teenage girls and attempting to set up encounters with them, authorities said Thursday.
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