Health officials are attributing another 10 deaths in the region to COVID-19.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam blamed the unvaccinated Monday for the state’s ongoing surge in new COVID-19 cases, arguing that the unvaccinated are filling up state hospitals and keeping others who are vaccinated from receiving the medical care they may need.
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The challenge came from individuals, including Re;ublican Sen. Travis Hackworth of Tazewell County, who argued that inmates should be counted as residents of the prisons where they are housed.
The latest virus deaths from Mercer County are a 78-year-old male, a 59-year-old male, a 67-year-old female a 55-year-old male and an 83-year-old female. This brings Mercer County’s COVID-19 death toll to date to 151.
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After a four-day manhunt, a second suspect wanted in connection with a McDowell County murder has turned himself in to authorities.
Three Democrats representing the region in Washington have reintroduced a federal measure that seeks to protect the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund from insolvency.
After several days of decline, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Mercer County increased again on Thursday. That means Mercer County is moving in the wrong direction when compared to statewide virus statistics, which are still declining.
The Mercer County Board of Health has approved a mask mandate for all indoor public buildings in the county, effective immediately. The motion require masks be worn inside public buildings, including restaurants, schools and businesses, as well as outdoors where social distancing is not possible.
Police have confirmed the identity of a murder victim in McDowell County, but are still searching for two armed-and-dangerous suspects wanted in connection with the case.
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11 a.m., at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
1 p.m., from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park Cemetery in Princeton.
- Pursuit leads to drug bust in Princeton
- Board of Health issues mask mandate for Mercer County
- Mercer County man found after extensive search
- Site being prepared in Southwest Va. for ‘world’s largest vertically integrated aquaculture facility’
- Second McDowell murder suspect surrenders
- 17-year-old girl sentenced for helping 16-year-old boy accused of killing 4
- New Sheriff’s Department member to help families connect with services
- Masks mandatory
- Woman arraigned on murder charges, second suspect still at large
- Plane crashes in in Fayette County, three fatalities confirmed
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