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Locals show off hot rods at Friends of Coal Auto Show. Locals show off hot rods at Friends of Coal Auto Show.

Hot rods decorate Raleigh County Memorial Airport at Friends of Coal Auto Fair Video included

Locals show off their stylish automobiles to raise money for Hospice of Southern West Virginia and the Raleigh County Humane Society at the 14th annual Friends of Coal Auto Fair.  

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UPDATE: Second suspect in home invasion robberies captured in Mercer County Video included

The second suspect wanted in a string of home invasion robberies targeting elderly people in at least three states has been captured.

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Rocket Boys: The Musical cast chats with WVVA

Joshua Bolden sits down with one of the stars of Rocket Boys: The Musical--Rhayne Thomas. 

The final performance is Sunday. Watch to learn more.

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One injured in Raleigh County car accident

One person transported to hospital for injuries obtained in a wreck. 

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Raleigh County pedestrian struck by vehicle, taken to hospital

One person was injured in Raleigh County after being struck by a vehicle. One person was injured in Raleigh County after being struck by a vehicle.

According to dispatchers, a call came in at 10 p.m. Saturday, July 21, after a pedestrian was hit on Robert C Byrd Drive in front of Crossroads Mall. 

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Mayor removed from office for use of city funds

Mayor removed from office for using city funds. 

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Roadwork to continue in Beckley Video included

Road work in Beckley to start on Monday. 

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Virginia Senator talks about armed teachers, President Trump and escaping to Appalachia for the weekend Video included

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner made several stops in Southwest Virginia. WVVA was able to catch up with him at the Tazewell County Fair to ask about his stance on Trump's invitation to Putin, and a Virginia county school board voting to arm teachers this fall. On Trump's meeting with Russian president, Vladimir Putin, Sen. Warner said, "For the last year and a half, my committee, the intelligence committee, has worked in a bi-partisan way to point out that the Russians... More>>

Hundreds at vigils mourn victims of Branson boat accident

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Dive teams will resume searching for five people still missing after a tourist boat capsized and sank in a southwestern Missouri lake. More>>

UPDATE: Names of victims released in Raleigh County stabbing

One person has been confirmed dead and another is in critical condition following a stabbing in Raleigh County, according to West Virginia State Police.

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Help name the newly merged Princeton-Bluefield Chamber of Commerce! Video included

The Bluefield and Princeton Chambers of Commerce voted to merge back in February. Today, for the first time, the board of directors and their families came together for a meet and greet.  What better way to bond than over BBQ? The food was provided by the Bluefield Regional Hospital and the Princeton Community Hospital. The only thing missing from the gathering was a new name for the merged chamber. Here's how you can get involved: Rebekah Ritter, Chairman ... More>>

Free program boosts kids reading levels during summer Video included

A program called Energy Express in Greenbrier County says students can fall behind in academics and risk nutritional deficiencies. To combat the issue Energy Express aims to give kids two meals per day and plenty of reading practice. 

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Rescue group works to change the pit bull stigma Video included

Pit Bull Second Chance Rescue is working to change people's opinions about pit bulls.

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Bluefield Yarn Company holding Christmas in July ornament knitting class

The Bluefield Yarn Company is getting in the Christmas spirit this Saturday. Owner Karen Rideout is holding a Christmas ornament knitting class from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Company store on Federal Street in Bluefield, West Virginia. The class is geared toward intermediate knitters, who will be creating round ornaments by knitting around styrofoam balls. Rideout says that knitting is a great stress-relieving social activity, and if you're interested in making your own Christmas ornament...

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Raleigh County: 3 charged with trafficking heroin, fentanyl

Law enforcement in Raleigh County arrested three people on drug charges after searching a home in Stanaford.

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A new chapter begins in Beckley Video included

In 1929 Ernest Chilson opened the exclusive Black Knight country club. Leslie Baker, Director of Parks and Rec said, "Colonel Ernest Chilson was the brainchild behind the club. He was the general manager of Raleigh Coal and Coke, and he was very progressive and he really fought, and he was unusual for his time. He was kind of anti-union. He wanted to make sure everything was really good for the coal company and the people that work there... He built it as a place for a... More>>

Life after a heart attack, the Davis family Video included

Nearly half of the folks who die from cardiac arrest ignored the signs. Teddy Davis and Jane Davis 

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Singer-songwriter Nikki Talley to perform at Lee Street Studios on Friday

Singer-songwriter Nikki Talley is performing this Friday at 7 PM in the Listening Room at Lee Street Studios in Lewisburg. 

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Suspect in Tazewell shooting makes court appearance, fighting extradition Video included

A suspect in connection with a shooting in Tazewell County is still not back in Virginia.

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Bluefield State College welcomes fast approaching new school year

Classes at Bluefield State College begin on August 13th. BSC is ready this year to build upon successful programs that sent many students to full time jobs.

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Med student economic footprint felt locally Video included

A new group of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine students will become members of the Lewisburg community when they start school next week.  The new class brings 216 new student along with their spouses and families into the community.

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Man in jail after stealing ATV

A Fayette County man is in jail for allegedly stealing an ATV. Sheriff Mike Fridley says deputies recently investigated a stolen ATV compliant in the Edmond area.

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Alderson Mayor indicted in connection with shooting last fall

The Summers County Grand Jury returned a three-count indictment against Alderson Mayor Travis Copenhaver and three others in the shooting investigation of an off-duty police officer.

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Construction crews work to open Raleigh County School on time

Construction crews are working around the clock to get a new Raleigh County school ready for the start of classes.  

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Grand Home Furnishings hosts 'School Supply Spectacular'

Grand Home Furnishings is hosting a 'School Supply Spectacular.'  

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New section of Beckley Z-way open for business

A new section of the Beckley Z-Way is open for business. 

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West Virginia hearings resuming on Supreme Court impeachment

West Virginia lawmakers are set to resume hearings to consider whether to recommend impeachment proceedings for indicted state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry.

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