When I was a teenager, a phenomenon hit my school. No, not a cultural reference or a style. Knitting hit my school and hit it hard.

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BLUEFIELD — Leif Young is a 6th-grade student at Mercer Christian Academy. He plays basketball, baseball and his favorite subjects are math an…

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — For some people, shooting a gun is intimidating. But for sixteen-year-old Makayla Scott, shooting sports are the reaso…

It all started when I saw a friend post on social media, “The Circle is the worst show ever, so why can’t I stop watching it?”

A visit to the Division of Motor Vehicles has been a running joke for a long time now. Countless comedians have created bits about the DMV. In…

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield State College is making strides in mental health awareness in the community with the Big Blue Suicide Prevention and Awa…

It is a rainy day in Bluefield and this weather reminds me of a very interesting story from one of my drives across the country. When I moved …

BLUEFIELD — West Virginia native and actor, Kevin Sizemore recently starred in a new movie called Mine 9. It is inspired by true events of coa…

Today I want to thank you. I have never had a job where my readers were engaged and so kind. So kind, in fact, that I have a folder in my desk…

PULASKI — The New River Valley Sheep and Goat Club was founded in 2014 as a network of sheep and goat producers dedicated to promoting, advoca…

Have you ever been so sick that even watching television is exhausting? Well, my dear readers, that has been my situation this week.

I was sitting in biology class when the first pain hit. It was a weird, burning pain that shot from my lower back, all the way down the side o…

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Obituaries

11 a.m., at the Lindside United Methodist Church in Lindside. Burial will follow at Swope Cemetery, Lindside.

1 p.m., at the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton.

11 a.m., at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, Va. Burial will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Va.

Kenneth "Sam" Sterling Carter, 74, of North Tazewell, VA passed away Tuesday February 25, 2020 at his home. Born in Abbs Valley, VA he was the son of the late Tracy Walker and Loretta Kitts Carter. Sam was a veteran of the United States Air Force and later employed as a truck driver for Road…