Entrepreneurs, and home-grown businesses, have become increasingly important to our regional economy. In fact, one needs to look no further than to the growing number of ATV resorts and campgrounds that have opened across southern West Virginia and Southwest Virginia in recent years as an ex…

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Thanks to big wins in the technology and tourism fields, the year 2019 could be remembered as a turning point for our region in terms of econo…

Small business growth will be critical to the future of the deep south coalfield counties in the months and years ahead. That’s why we were pl…

The 2019 Prerogative-Daily Telegraph Shelter Drive, a yearly endeavor to collect dog and cat food, pet toys, bedding, cleaning supplies and ot…

Congratulations are in order to the Five Loaves and Two Fishes Food Bank in McDowell County, which is now running state-of-the-art technology …

We have noticed an increased number of pedestrians in recent months walking along area roadways during the early morning and evening hours. Yo…

The 2019 holiday shopping season is now well underway. That means area shopping centers will be packed with enthusiastic shoppers in search of…

The Hatfield-McCoy Trail is rolling toward a new milestone.

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, which is more commonly known as Black Friday. Thousands of bargain hunters will be out and about today in sea…

Our gracious Heavenly Father, We come before you on this Thanksgiving Day with grateful and humble hearts. Holy is your name. You reign over a…

In a little more than 24 hours, volunteers will be throwing the switch on the 2019 season of Bluefield’s popular Holiday of Lights. This year’…

A Mercer County lawmaker will soon be leading economic development efforts in the West Virginia Senate. Senator Chandler Swope, R-6th District…

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Obituaries

2 p.m., at the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at the Bowles Family Cemetery, Speedway.

2 p.m., at the Oakey's North Chapel in Roanoke, Va. Interment will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

87, of Bluefield, WV died Saturday, December 7, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.