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Toys For Tots 2012

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  • Grants makes generous donation to Toys for Tots

    Grants makes generous donation to Toys for Tots

    PRINCETON (WVVA) - The Toys for Tots campaign received a $3,000 donation to help provide a brighter Christmas for area children. Grants Supermarkets presented the check this morning at the store at AthensMore >>
    PRINCETON (WVVA) - The Toys for Tots campaign received a $3,000 donation to help provide a brighter Christmas for area children. Grants Supermarkets presented the check this morning at the store at AthensMore >>
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    Middle schoolers aid Toys for Tots campaign

    PRINCETON (WVVA) - A group of local middle school students have donated their time to this year's Toys for Tots campaign. Several students from Princeton Middle School helped with sorting and packagingMore >>
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  • Toys for Tots receives big donation

    Toys for Tots receives big donation

    BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - The 2012 Toys for Tots campaign received a huge boost Monday. Mountain Star Inc., the Owners of several local Hardee's restaurants in the region, donated $2,500 to the campaign. GeneralMore >>
    BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - The 2012 Toys for Tots campaign received a huge boost Monday. Mountain Star Inc., the Owners of several local Hardee's restaurants in the region, donated $2,500 to the campaign. GeneralMore >>
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    Capito, Tennant to compete in chamber Senate forum

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  • New movie theater coming to Lewisburg

    New movie theater coming to Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG (WVVA) - Many people in the Greenbrier County area will have to travel to Beckley and beyond if they want to see the latest and biggest movies. But that's not for long.Construction has begun on the highly anticipated Cinema 8 Lewisburg."It will be 8 modern digital screens, digital surround, stadium seating and total capacity will be 1,000," said Wes Sheridan, one of the partners in the cinema.Mayor John Manchester says he hopes this proves to be a real asset to all the other wonderf...More >>
    LEWISBURG (WVVA) - Many people in the Greenbrier County area will have to travel to Beckley and beyond if they want to see the latest and biggest movies. But that's not for long.Construction has begun on the highly anticipated Cinema 8 Lewisburg."It will be 8 modern digital screens, digital surround, stadium seating and total capacity will be 1,000," said Wes Sheridan, one of the partners in the cinema.Mayor John Manchester says he hopes this proves to be a real asset to all the other wonderf...More >>
  • Ex-Virginia gov. testifies in his corruption trial

    Ex-Virginia gov. testifies in his corruption trial

    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Former Virginia Gov.Bob McDonnell(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Former Virginia Gov.Bob McDonnell
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has taken the stand in his public corruption trial.McDonnell began his much-anticipated testimony in his own defense Wednesday. The onetime rising national Republican star and his wife, Maureen, are charged in a 14-count indictment.More >>
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BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - If you know of a struggling family that needs help getting their children Christmas presents this year, Toys for Tots may be the answer.

Once again, local Marines and WVVA have teamed up to give area children in need a better holiday season.

To qualify for help, families must first sign up by calling 304-425-5551. The last day for applications is Dec. 10.

If your call is not immediately answered, be sure to follow the directions and leave a detailed message. A Marine volunteer will get back to you as quickly as they can.

Following is the list of donation locations, and the dates and times WVVA crews will be there, broadcasting live.

MONDAY NOV. 26  
5pm Princeton Christmas Parade
TUESDAY NOV. 27  
11:30am-1pm Grants at Crossroads in Princeton
5-6:30pm Hardees near Exit 9 in Princeton
WEDNESDAY NOV. 28  
11:30am-1pm Grants on Mercer St. in Princeton
4-6:30pm Southern Homes of Pineville
THURSDAY NOV. 29  
6-7:30am Hardees on Bluefield Ave. in Bluefield WV
5-6:30pm Ramey Row in Princeton
FRIDAY NOV. 30  
5:30am-11:30pm Walmart in Princeton
SATURDAY DEC. 1  
  Bluefield VA Christmas Parade
MONDAY DEC. 3  
6-7:30am  Hardees in Sophia
11:30am-1pm  Ramey in Beckley
5-6:30pm  Hardees on Stafford Dr. in Princeton
TUESDAY DEC. 4  
11:30am-1pm Grants in Richlands 
5-6:30pm Ramey in Richlands 
WEDNESDAY DEC. 5  
12-1pm  Ramey Ford in Princeton 
4-6:30pm  Southern Homes of Pineville 
THURSDAY DEC. 6   
11:30am-1pm Ramey in Tazewell 
5-6:30pm Grants in Tazewell
FRIDAY DEC. 7  
5:30am-11:30pm Walmart in Bluefield VA 
SATURDAY DEC. 8  
  Bluefield WV Christmas Parade 
   
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  • UPDATE: Dozens of scam victims come forward

    UPDATE: Dozens of scam victims come forward

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  • Security scam spreads into four counties

    Security scam spreads into four counties

    Jerry LewallenJerry Lewallen
    RAINELLE, WV (WVVA) - West Virginia State Police say Jerry Lewallen gets people to pay him hundreds of dollars for a security system that he never comes back to install. They believe there are more victims out there, but they have yet to come forward."We don't know who they are, we just know that based on the investigation, on evidence obtained, that there are other victims that haven't come forward yet," said Sgt. D.A. Evans.After we originally aired the story, victims from four counties hav...More >>
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  • W.Va. agency gets $560K in mine safety funding

    W.Va. agency gets $560K in mine safety funding

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia is receiving more than $560,000 in health and safety training grants from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration. The funding is part of $8.3 million in grants for 47 states and the Navajo Nation in fiscal year 2014.More >>
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia is receiving more than $560,000 in health and safety training grants from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration. The funding is part of $8.3 million in grants for 47 states and the Navajo Nation in fiscal year 2014. More >>
  • WV Education Service Personnel Employee of the Year

    WV Education Service Personnel Employee of the Year

    A. Gail ShewsburyA. Gail Shewsbury
    NEWS RELEASE (MERCER COUNTY) Mercer County Schools' is elated to announce that Ms. A. Gail Shrewsbury, Instructional Aide at Spanishburg Elementary School...More >>
    NEWS RELEASE (MERCER COUNTY) Mercer County Schools' is elated to announce that Ms. A. Gail Shrewsbury, Instructional Aide at Spanishburg Elementary School...More >>
  • Beckley man admits to getting girlfriend to steal pain pills

    Beckley man admits to getting girlfriend to steal pain pills

    Daniel KoehlerDaniel Koehler
    BECKLEY (WVVA) A Beckley man pleads guilty in federal court to obtaining oxycodone by fraud. Prosecutors say Daniel Koehler, 30...More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) A Beckley man pleads guilty in federal court to obtaining oxycodone by fraud. Prosecutors say Daniel Koehler, 30...More >>
  • More than $12 million awarded to WV justice and community service programs

    More than $12 million awarded to WV justice and community service programs

    CHARLESTON (WVVA) Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announces a total of $12,769,410 in grant funding to go towards 157 justice and community service programs in West Virginia. View list of organizations awarded funding in our area.More >>
    CHARLESTON (WVVA) Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announces a total of $12,769,410 in grant funding to go towards 157 justice and community service programs in West Virginia. View list of organizations awarded funding in our area.More >>
  • Rahall takes tour of Brush Creek Watershed

    Rahall takes tour of Brush Creek Watershed

    MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Rep. Nick Rahall takes a tour of the Brush Creek Watershed in the Glenwood area of Mercer County...More >>
    MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) Rep. Nick Rahall takes a tour of the Brush Creek Watershed in the Glenwood area of Mercer County...More >>
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