850 Mercer County school children step back in time for a living history lesson during the 6th annual Mercer County Heritage Festival Friday. Read more
Mercer County Sheriff Tommy Bailey and Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney George Sittler speaks about the traffic stop on Mercer Street that led to a police chase down Route 19 Monday. Read more
On Wednesday at the Bluefield Police Station, Chief D.M. Dillow announces that Lt. Aaron L. Crook was the Bluefield city police officer that was killed in the line of duty during a high speed pursuit on Princeton Avenue in Bluefield early Tuesday morning. Read more
A press conference was held Tuesday morning at Bluefield City Hall to discuss an accident involving the death of a Bluefield City police officer. Read more
As the weekend deadline looms, debate continues over how to fund pension and health care benefits for 22,000 retired miners and their families. Read more
Tazewell County Sheriff Brian Hieatt announces during a press conference that the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office had recieved a new weapon in the fight against Opioid overdose deaths. Read more
Approximately 400 students learn about life during Civil War during the annual Education Day at the Historic Crab Orchard Museum in Tazewell. Read more
West Virginia Secretary of State, Mac Warner speaks at 4th annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Event at the Memorial Building in Princeton on March 26, 2017. Read more
Citizens express concerns about McDowell County while they await the doors to open at Mount View High School for the MSNBC town Hall Meeting Sunday. Chris Hayes, host of All in With Chris Hayes interviewed Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders during the event. Read more
Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney George Sitler holds a press conference about a drug round up held by the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force Thursday March 2, 2017. Read more
Video: Cabinet Secretary of the WV Department of Veterans Assistance holds a press conference in Princeton Read more
Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney George Sitler holds a press conference about the Vance/Hazelwood murder investigation at the Mercer County Court House Annex Thursday Feb. 23, 2017. Read more
This Week's Circulars
2 p.m., memorial service at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, Va.
50, of Bluefield, WV, died Monday, June 17, 2019 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.
Edith Mae Altizer Robinson, age 89, of Tazewell, Virginia passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her home. Edith was born on April 9, 1930 in War, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late Leslie "Joe" Altizer and Catherine Harrison Baldwin. She was a 1954 graduate of Whitewood High Sc…
6 p.m., at Roselawn Funeral Home in Princeton.
1:30 p.m., at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Richlands,Va. Burial will follow at the Horn-Cantrell Cemetery on Horn Mountain.
- Mercer County Grand Jury indictment list released
- Pedestrian killed on I-77 identified
- Troopers looking for missing woman in Princeton
- ‘Provide a better quality of life’: Tazewell Town Council approves feasibility study for indoor sports complex
- Back of the Dragon headquarters in final construction phase
- Grand Jury hands down multiple indictments
- Bluefield native named head of American Medical Association
- Time for a change: Local officials attempt to bring state football championship games to Bluefield
- Bluefield pastor charged with sex crimes
- Pedestrian killed on I-77 at Exit 9