BLUEFIELD — The 2020 Mountain Festival has been canceled for this year.
Two more new COVID-19 infections were reported Thursday morning, pushing the county’s cumulative total of virus cases to date to 61. The number of active virus cases in the county has now climbed to 38. The cumulative tally include 23 people who have already recovered from the virus and are no longer in quarantine. The majority of the new cases have occurred over the past three weeks.
Bridge Day is West Virginia’s largest single-day festival and one of the largest extreme sports events in the world, a press release announcing the cancellation said.
The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating two fires at a Princeton church and a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arson arrest and conviction.
PEARISBURG, Va. – Troopers with the Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash in Giles County which occurred on Route …
In neighboring West Virginia, Mercer County was still holding at 57 virus cases Tuesday morning with three hospitalizations and one virus-related death. But those numbers could change later today when new data is reported to the Daily Telegraph.
Bragg said six of the seven new cases are a result of community transmission of the virus. Another was attributed to travel to Myrtle Beach. Bragg said contact tracing has been completed in each case.
Three people in Mercer County have been hospitalized by COVID-19 in the past two weeks, the county's health officer said Monday.
This Week's Circulars
10 a.m., graveside service at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.
2 p.m., at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.
2 p.m., at the Liberty Church of Christ in Vansant, Va. Burial will follow at Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va.
11 a.m., at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
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- Mercer virus cases soaring — Officials: 5 hospitalizations,1 ‘transient’ death during pandemic
- Father charged with shooting son in Tazewell
- Another pleads guilty in Larry Price Jr. laundering scheme
- Gov. Justice considering penalties for non-compliance of mask order
- Mercer County reports three new coronavirus cases
- Mercer County COVID-19 cases rise to 50, more cases found in Virginia
- Three people hospitalized in Mercer County due to COVID-19
- Masks are now required in West Virginia, Justice announces
- Tazewell County supervisor tests positive for COVID-19, new virus cases also reported in Mercer and Buchanan counties