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News in Mercer County, West Virginia

Road conditions information in Virginia and West Virginia
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:30:00 -0800

(WVVA) Transportation officials urge drivers to use caution while traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday.Snow is already falling in Southwest Virginia and parts of West Virginia. The Virginia Department of Transportation reminds drivers...

Virginia's infant mortality rate improves
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:01:35 -0800

 Virginia officials are reporting a substantial decrease in the state's infant mortality rate...

UPDATE: No arrest in shooting death in Richlands
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:10:54 -0800

UPDATE: Police in Richlands have released additional information on a shooting death in Richlands, Virginia. It happened around 11 p.m. on Friday at a home on Rockbridge Avenue...

Keeping the roads clear
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:02:13 -0800

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) When the snow starts falling, plow truck operators start to prepare.

Results by county in Southern West Virginia races
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:55:32 -0800

The following are unofficial results from county-level races in Southern West Virginia: MADISON - Incumbent Democrat Eddie Hendricks defeated Republican challenger Aaron Boggs Tuesday in the race for a Boone County Commission seat. Hendricks received 57 percent of the vote, with 3,551 to Boggs' 2,721 with all 34 precincts reporting. County Clerk Gary Williams said the win will earn Hendricks his ...

2014 Cole Chevy Four Seasons Teacher of the Year gets his new car
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:50:29 -0800

You may remember that late last month, the 2014 Cole Chevy Four Seasons Teacher of the Year was announced. Tuesday, that winner - Howard Mitchell, Jr. from Southside K-8 School in War, West Virginia - took delivery on the first prize... a car of his choice - a 2014 Buick Encore - to use for an entire year.

Common confusion over Common Core Curriculum
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:30:37 -0800

Beckley (WVVA) In classrooms across West Virginia, there's a shift going on. The days of memorizing and WestTest Prep are making way for a new method of learning. It's called the Common Core Curriculum and it's causing a lot of confusion for parents. According to teacher Angela Hughes, the focus is on fewer subjects, but in greater depth, with an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving ...

U.Va. board to discuss sex assault allegations
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:00:12 -0800

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors is holding a special meeting to discuss recent allegations of sexual assault that have rocked the campus...

Puckett attends "boot camp" for new commissioners
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:25:14 -0800

Bridgeport, WV - Newly elected Mercer County Commissioner, Greg Puckett, recently completed a three day "basic training" course designed for newly elected and veteran county commissioners and staff in West Virginia. The intense training offered by the County Commissioner's Association of West Virginia (CCAWV), was held November 19-21, 2014, and was well attended by over 60 participants, newly ...

Regional Jail Authority found not liable for alleged rape of inmate
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 17:30:20 -0800

The West Virginia Regional Jail Authority is found not liable again in a lawsuit that claims a male correctional officer repeatedly raped a female inmate.The lawsuit alleges the officer raped the woman 17 times while she was an inmate at the Southern Regional Jail in 2009.The suit also claims the authority was negligent in training, supervision and retention of the officer.According to the ...