Yet another college in our region is offering a free tuition plan for students. The campaign announced by Southwest Virginia Community College will benefit students in Tazewell, Buchanan, Dickenson and Russell counties.

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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…

Summer may be slowly waning, but there is still plenty of time remaining for patching, paving and other general road repairs. In fact, hundred…

Now that Matoaka is no longer an incorporated town, a number of items associated with the former municipality are heading to the auction block…

Members of the McDowell County Commission hope that forthcoming property, real estate and coal severance tax revenue estimates will allow them…

Bluefield’s parking problem is one step closer toward being corrected. There are now 100 new parking spaces on Princeton Avenue. Paving on the…

This certainly seems a bit early. As parents of school-aged children already know, school is back in session today in Mercer County. Yes, it i…

Eight months after its formation, the Chamber of Commerce of the Two Virginias is once again looking for a new leader.

Another multi-million dollar road construction project will soon be getting underway in Mercer County. The $16.9 million contract announced la…

Rabies cases in the region have been on the decline in recent years, and that can be attributed to a number of factors, including ongoing prev…

Area residents, along with alumni and supporters of Bluefield State College, should mark the dates of Aug. 16, 17 and 18 on their calendars. I…

Today, millionaires can get food stamps, a safety-net welfare program intended to make sure lower-income people have the ability to access foo…

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Obituaries

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 www.bailey-kirk.com.