Persistence has paid off for the Princeton City Council. For nearly 20 years, the city has been asking the West Virginia Division of Highways to install a traffic signal at the heavily congested intersection of Locust and Rogers Street.

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Yet another college in our region is offering a free tuition plan for students. The campaign announced by Southwest Virginia Community College…

More school children in the region are due back in the classroom today. School is in session this morning for youngsters in Tazewell, Buchanan…

There has been a lot of talk in recent weeks about the economic challenges facing McDowell County, but one long-awaited project now under cons…

This Week's Circulars


2 p.m., memorial service at the Christ United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, N.C.

7 p.m., at Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield. Burial will follow on Monday at 11 a.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Va.

2 p.m., from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Brown Cemetery near Princeton.

Jim Jenkins, 80 of Princeton died Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. View complete obituary at