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Firefighters battle brush fire in Bland County Video included

A brush fire in Bland County has firefighters busy as the flames spread to a hay barn. The fire was near mile marker 60 near Bastian on Interstate 77. More>>

Fayette County Sheriff's Office loses third K-9 in this year

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The Fayette County Sheriff's Office has had a rough year. Monday, it lost yet another member of its K-9 unit. Herk, a 10 1/2 year old Belgian Malinois cross trained in narcotics detection, tracking and suspect apprehension. The department was forced to euthanize Herk after he was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. Herk had been with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office since 2007. He was assigned to Cpl. Shannon Morris. Herk's death follows the death of their beloved bloodhound Wilbur just las... More>>

Mercer Co. Deputies warn residents about a scam

MERCER COUNTY (WVVA)-Residents of Mercer County are being warned about a scam.According to Det. Sgt. L.B. Murphy, a man is calling people saying he is a deputy with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and the resident has pending charges against him/her or a warrant for their arrest.The scammer then tells the person they must wire money to a particular address or be arrested. Det. Sgt. Murphy saysThe Mercer County Sheriff's Office will not call a person and ask them to pay a fine.If you or som... More>>

Beckley nearly out of debt Video included

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Beckley Mayor Bill O'Brien says when he took office 15 months ago, the budget was in shambles.  But now a huge amount of progress has been made. More>>

Disaster declaration granted in WV for winter storm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced his March 24 request for a federal disaster declaration following Winter Storm Thor has been granted... More>>

President Obama signs West Virginia disaster declaration

Washington -- The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of West Virginia and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of March 3-6, 2015... More>>

UPDATE: Princeton store owner says his Mercer Street business was "swatted"

In a news release by Kevin Morris of Pixelnation Retro Game Store, Morris says he believes his business was the target of "swatting," where someone called in a hoax hostage situation at the store. More>>

Police search for armed prisoner after hospital escape

Police in northern Virginia have locked down a hospital and closed area roads while they search for a prisoner they say is armed and dangerous after he escaped custody. More>>

Group blasts governor over proposed privacy amendments

A civil liberties group is blasting Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for trying to amend legislation aimed at protecting personal privacy... More>>

West Virginia State to co-host human rights conference

Human rights is the focus of a conference this week at West Virginia State University... More>>

Kimball historic building begins restoration Video included

KIMBALL, WV (WVVA) The Houston Company Store in Kimball, West Virginia has served as a focal point of town. For Kimball resident and historian Jean Battlo, restoring this old building has become her personal mission."A museum seems obvious,” says Battlo. “It looks like it was made to be a museum when you see it."Being the artistic director of McArts, Battlo originally wanted the museum to showcase local artists, until community members came up with another idea, a company shop museum to showc... More>>

Bluefield College Appalachian Festival to Feature Bluegrass, Artisans, Exhibitors

Bluefield, Va. (WVVA) Open to the community at-large and featuring local musicians, artists, crafters, cooks, authors, storytellers, outdoorsmen and other vendors and talents, the Appalachian Festival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 11 in BC's campus quad. More than 50 vendors are expected to join a variety of musicians as the featured attractions for this year's family day of fun.The musical entertainment will begin at 10:15 a.m. with Appalachian Festival veteran Clinton Collins. Wi... More>>

Bluefield police open parking lot for online transactions Video included

(WVVA) The City of Bluefield, WV is making online transactions safer by offering buyers and sellers a place to meet and trade.Late last week the city announced it has opened up the Police Department...
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UPDATE: Fayette County business catches fire overnight Video included

PAX, WV (WVVA) A fire in Fayette County started just after midnight at the B and G Construction warehouse on Paint Creek Road in Pax. More>>

Woman charged in death of Raleigh County pastor waives hearing

Beckley (WVVA) - A woman charged in the death of a Raleigh County pastor waives her preliminary hearing in Beckley on Monday.Camille Brown is charged in the death of Ron Browning, whose body was discovered by his wife outside his home on Odessa Avenue on February 7, 2015.On the same day, just half a mile away, Mabscott Police arrested Camille Brown on separate Breaking and Entering charges. According to court documents, Brown confessed to officers that she killed a man with gray hair earlier ... More>>

Paul Torgersen, former Va. Tech president, dies at 83

Former Virginia Tech President Paul Torgersen has died. He was 83. More>>

Beckley sex offender is busted for failure to register

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BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) A Beckley man is arrested on two counts of failure to register as a sex offender, both second offenses. According to Cpl. R.A. Daniel with... More>>

Mercer County man is charged with production of child porn

MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) A man in Mercer County is arrested on Sunday on child porn charges. Darryl Gibson, 19, was arrested at his home on Mapleview Road in Bluefield, WV More>>

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    WVVA has teamed up with local businesses to recognize law enforcement for all the hard work and sacrifices they make to keep us safe. More >>
    WVVA has teamed up with local businesses to recognize law enforcement for all the hard work and sacrifices they make to keep us safe. More >>
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    Celebrate 60 years with WVVA

    (WVVA) It may be hard to believe for some of us, but our station will soon be celebrating 60 years of service in the Two Virginias. It has been a long journey together and we want to celebrate the special moment with you. More >>
    (WVVA) It may be hard to believe for some of us, but our station will soon be celebrating 60 years of service in the Two Virginias. It has been a long journey together and we want to celebrate the special moment with you. More >>
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    Blue Mountain Performing Arts Concert Series

    The Blue Mountain Performing Arts is a civic non-profit organization with a goal to foster and encourage public appreciation of music, the teaching of music, the history of music and music appreciation, and to make music accessible to out community at affordable prices...More >>
    The Blue Mountain Performing Arts is a civic non-profit organization with a goal to foster and encourage public appreciation of music, the teaching of music, the history of music and music appreciation, and to make music accessible to out community at affordable prices...More >>
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