Home - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Right Now

WVU President addresses students at WVU Tech's Fayette County campus about possible move to Beckley Video included

WVVA News has learned that Campus President Carolyn Long sent out an email to students at WVU Institute of Technology in Montgomery canceling all morning classes Monday. More>>

Several ride in Richlands to raise awareness for colon cancer Video included

RICHLANDS, VA (WVVA) Several gathered in Cedar Bluff to raise awareness for colon cancer victims.
 
More>>

American National University’s Princeton campus to hold career fair

PRINCETON, W. Va. – Community members thinking about a career change or in search of employment will want to attend the career fair at American National University’s Princeton Campus, located at 421 Hilltop Drive, on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend this free event.Local employers from a variety of industries will be on hand to speak with job-seekers, including Princeton Community Hospital; First Community Bank; Advanced Patient Advocacy; ... More>>

Local bull rider rises in the ranks; hungry for more Video included

TAZEWELL, VA (WVVA) The current number 30 bull rider in the world, is a small town guy. More>>

Conference focuses on planning for 2016 elections in W.Va.

Local elections officials across West Virginia will discuss planning for the 2016 elections at a conference in Charleston... More>>

Voice of Praise Worship Center hosts fun day at the park Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) Dozens gathered for a little fun under the sun at the Bluefield City Park. More>>

As settlement payouts begin, former MSU student struggles with difficult financial reality Video included

 Earlier this year, a panel approved an $11.3 million-dollar class action settlement in the lawsuit accusing Mountain State University of concealing problems with their accreditation.And now as those payouts begin, a former MSU student is having a hard time accepting the situation. More>>

Armed robbery at Taco Bell in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WVVVA) According to the Raleigh County 911 center, around 1:30 a.m. a black male, with a black mask and gun robbed the Taco Bell.The Beckley Police Department is investigating the robbery.No arrests have been made. More>>

Dollar General robbed in Daniels

Armed robbery in Daniels Armed robbery in Daniels

A Dollar General is robbed Saturday evening and the suspect is believed to have had a knife. More>>

Bluefield WV hosts Lemonade Festival Criterium bike race Video included

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) The Lemonade Festival Criterium Bike Race took place Saturday evening in Bluefield, WV.The city closed several streets in the downtown area as amateur and professional riders competed for a variety of prizes.The course was .52 mile in length and featured a hill and four turns, with the start/finish line placed on Raleigh Street. The race was sponsored by the City of Bluefield. More>>

Children shoot to learn safety in Bluefield, Virginia Video included

BLUEFIELD, VA (WVVA) Dozens of kids are getting the chance to go to a shooting range today, unload some shells,and load up on knowledge all for free! More>>

Mercer County Deputy teaches women self-defense Video included

PRINCETON, WV (WVVA) More than a dozen women were learning self defense at the Princeton Public Library early this afternoon.
 
More>>

Hundreds gather in Bluefield for Lemonade Festival Video included

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) Hundreds gathered today in downtown Bluefield for the annual Lemonade Festival. More>>

From ordinary quilts to extraordinary community donations Video included

Quilts were not in short supply at the Appalachian Festival's Arts and Crafts fair Saturday. But not all the quilts were just there for the competition. Some were there to give back to the community in a creative way.It may have just seemed like an ordinary arts and crafts fair, but sometimes in the most ordinary places, extraordinary things happen...like quilts that are going to help babies in need."Quilts are comforting, that's why we call them comfort quilts, bec... More>>

WVU to discuss future of 2 southern W.Va. campuses

A meeting has been scheduled to discuss the future of West Virginia University Institute of Technology in Montgomery and WVU's new satellite campus in Beckley. More>>

TV shooting survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire Video included

The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her. More>>

City of Bluefield says rental checks are successful so far Video included

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) With around 1,100 rental properties in the City of Bluefield, West Virginia, making sure people are keeping those properties up to code has become an important task... More>>

Harmony's Breath helps families cope with loss of an infant

BECKLEY (WVVA) The pain of losing a child is something felt by millions of families each year. For all the life changing experiences new parents face, some are never afforded the opportunity to bring their child home from the hospital. Over the years, Erica Stock has helped to find hundreds of homes for pets in our area. But now, she has a new cause. After losing her daughter last month, she wants to turn her tragedy into a triumph for other struggling moms. "I had a ver... More>>

UPDATE: Rescues found for 43 dogs rescued from Mercer County home Video included

MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Receiving a call of many animals living at one location is nothing new for Mercer County Animal Control officer Elizabeth Morehead, but she says yesterday's call was unusual... More>>

What you need to know before adopting a pet

Shelters battle overcrowding Shelters battle overcrowding

(WVVA) - With local shelters often times battling overcrowding, we decided to look deeper into the problem.  WVVA spoke with a rescue and shelter as to why animals come to them and what people need to consider when taking them in. More>>

2 arrested, 1 wanted in beating and robbery of elderly Fayette Co. man

Kristine Lambert is wanted for the beating and robbery of an elderly man in Mount Hope. Kristine Lambert is wanted for the beating and robbery of an elderly man in Mount Hope.

FAYETTE COUNTY (WVVA) Police are looking for a third suspect in the beating and robbery of an elderly man near Mount Hope. More>>

Residents from Monroe and Giles counties oppose Mountain Valley Pipeline Video included

(WVVA) Giles County, Virginia and Monroe County, West Virginia are only separated by the state line.  More>>

Report: W.Va. high school grads ill-prepared for college

Mercer County participates in teacher development Mercer County participates in teacher development

A new report says many West Virginia high school graduates are ill-prepared for college... More>>

The Greenbrier announces New Orleans Pelicans 2015 training camp schedule

The Greenbrier is proud to announce the New Orleans Pelicans will hold their 2015 Training Camp at America's Resort. The 2015 NBA Playoff team led by energetic head coach Alvin Gentry, coupled with superstar talents including Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans, will train from September 29-October 2, 2015 at The Greenbrier's Indoor Tennis and Recreation Center. More>>

Vandalism before the "Battle of the Bluefields" Video included

(WVVA) Two local schools are vandalized before one of the biggest games of the high school football season. More>>

Conserving water and saving money with rain barrels Video included

(WVVA) Richard Hudson is a Tazewell County resident and utilizes rain water collection at his home and farm."We flush our commodes, wash all of our clothes with rainwater everyday," said Hudson.The Upper Tennessee Roundtable hosted a free workshop on Thursday in Tazewell, VA. Through a government grant, they provided free supplies to build the rain barrels to more than 50 individuals who signed up."This is a great thing to do because you are saving water, if you have a g... More>>

Operation "Mountain Justice" net 90 drug arrests in Fayette, Nicholas counties Video included

 More than 90 people are arrested on drug charges in Fayette and Nicholas counties during a sweep on Thursday. More>>

  • Featured ReportsFeatured ReportsMore>>

  • Celebrate 60 with WVVA

    Celebrate 60 with WVVA

    Celebrate 60 with WVVA

    WVVA is celebrating is 60th anniversary in July 2015. Click here to view photos and videos from the old days of WHIS through our new HD set in the digital world.More >>

    WVVA is celebrating is 60th anniversary in July 2015. Click here to view photos and videos from the old days of WHIS through our new HD set in the digital world.

    More >>
  • 2015 Drives of the Week

    2015 Drives of the Week

    WVVA and Ramey Auto Group are once again teaming up with the American Red Cross to promote the need for blood donations in our region with the 'Drive of the Week.'More >>
    WVVA and Ramey Auto Group are once again teaming up with the American Red Cross to promote the need for blood donations in our region with the 'Drive of the Week.'More >>
  • Player of the Week Nomination

    Player of the Week Nomination

    (WVVA) Do you know an outstanding student athlete deserving of some recognition? Fill out the form attached to this story or send an email to playeroftheweek@wvva.com.More >>
    (WVVA) Do you know an outstanding student athlete deserving of some recognition? Fill out the form attached to this story or send an email to playeroftheweek@wvva.com.More >>
  • Sign up to receive news updates from WVVA

    Be the first to receive updated news headlines through emails from WVVA.

    * denotes required fields



    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.

Most Viewed Content

Stories
Videos
WHAT'S ON WVVA TONIGHT
WVVA.com's VIP section
VIP
The Two Virginias’ first stop to find the best products and services.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2015 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.