PRINCETON — The City of Princeton will hold a public hearing tonight on the issuance of up to $6 million in bonds to finance a new recreation center and new headquarters for both the police and fire departments.

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NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Birds are common sight in  fields, but one person working at a local farm had a special visitor recently when a national…

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More than 200 gun rights activists wearing “Guns SAVE Lives” stickers rallied Monday in Virginia, vowing to fight any attempt by the new Democratic majority in the Virginia General Assembly to pass new restrictions on gun ownership.  The “God. Family. Guns” rally was held just a month before the General Assembly is set to begin a session that is almost certain to include a variety of gun control proposals, including requiring universal background checks for gun buyers, prohibiting the sale of assault weapons and a '"red flag" law allowing police or family members to petition a court to temporarily take away guns from people who may present a danger to themselves or others.

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More than 1,000 people were vaccinated in southwest Virginia on Thursday and Friday, the Bristol Herald Courier reported. The Virginia Department of Public Health announced last week that an employee at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen in Bristol had been diagnosed with the virus.

BLUEFIELD — A coordinated national effort is under way to try to save 42 Minor League baseball teams, including the Bluefield Blue Jays and Pr…

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2 p.m., at the Tazewell Presbyterian Church in Tazewell, Va. Entombment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Bluefield, Va.

2 p.m., at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluefield (Bluewell). Internment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Va.

11 a.m., at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will follow at Athens Cemetery, Athens.

PRINCETON - Bobby Howerton, 76 of Princeton died Sunday, December 8, 2019. Born May 4, 1943 at Lamar he was the son of the late William and Nellie Howerton. Bobby was a coal miner having retired from Eastern Associated Coal and was a member of UMWA. He kept his neighborhood clean by picking …