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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 >>
  • Middle schoolers aid Toys for Tots campaign

    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 >>
    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 >>
  • 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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  • Hundreds of mining citations issued by MSHA in June

    Hundreds of mining citations issued by MSHA in June

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Coal mines in Virginia and West Virginia are being used as examples after the Mine Safety and Health Administration finds dozens of violations.MSHA says inspectors issued 186 citations at 13 U.S. mining operations in June alone.According to a report from the Associated Press, eleven of those mines were coal operations, while the others were metal and nonmetal.Twenty-five citations were issued at the Dickenson-Russell Coal Company LLC's Cherokee Mine in Dickenson County, Virg...More >>
    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Coal mines in Virginia and West Virginia are being used as examples after the Mine Safety and Health Administration finds dozens of violations.MSHA says inspectors issued 186 citations at 13 U.S. mining operations in June alone.According to a report from the Associated Press, eleven of those mines were coal operations, while the others were metal and nonmetal.Twenty-five citations were issued at the Dickenson-Russell Coal Company LLC's Cherokee Mine in Dickenson County, Virg...More >>
  • Storm Causes Road Closures and Power Outages

    Storm Causes Road Closures and Power Outages

    RAINELLE (WVVA)- Crews worked all night Wednesday and all day Thursday to clean up debris on Route 60 and through the town of Rainelle.A heavy storm left fallen trees and broken power lines. Mayor Andrea Pendleton describes the storm, "It started thundering and lightening you could see it and feel it, and then all at once a big gust of wind with hail following it. It was black as the ace of spade out there except. With the lightening it was like a light show."Homes and businesses throughout t...More >>
    RAINELLE (WVVA)- Crews worked all night Wednesday and all day Thursday to clean up debris on Route 60 and through the town of Rainelle.A heavy storm left fallen trees and broken power lines. Mayor Andrea Pendleton describes the storm, "It started thundering and lightening you could see it and feel it, and then all at once a big gust of wind with hail following it. It was black as the ace of spade out there except. With the lightening it was like a light show."Homes and businesses throughout t...More >>

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: All lanes of I-77 reopened at tunnel, day after fire

    UPDATE: Both northbound lanes of I-77 at the East River Mountain Tunnel are now open to traffic, a little more than 24 hours after a truck fire shut the entire tunnel down.
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  • Two Arrested for Stealing an Emergency Vehicle

    Two Arrested for Stealing an Emergency Vehicle

    BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Virginia Price of Maine and Colin Dunn of Maryland are charged with hindering government process after they stole an emergency services vehicle on Friday.According to officials, the two were attempting to help officials fight the flames in the East River Mountain Tunnel, but firefighters said they didn't need any help. Price and Dunn then proceeded to steal an emergency vehicle and drive off. West Virginia State Police caught up with the two and immediately arrested them.More >>
    BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Virginia Price of Maine and Colin Dunn of Maryland are charged with hindering government process after they stole an emergency services vehicle on Friday.According to officials, the two were attempting to help officials fight the flames in the East River Mountain Tunnel, but firefighters said they didn't need any help. Price and Dunn then proceeded to steal an emergency vehicle and drive off. West Virginia State Police caught up with the two and immediately arrested them.More >>
  • Beckley's Ice Cream Man shut down

    Beckley's Ice Cream Man shut down

    BECKLEY (WVVA) - A popular ice cream man has been shut down due to unsanitary conditions.New River Park in Beckley is now going to be without Al Jessup, a.k.a. the Ice Cream Man.The West Virginia Department of Health has ordered him to close up shop until he cleans everything up.Part of the reason was for roaches, mold, and mildew.He was also recently evicted from his home due in part to the unsanitary conditions.Investigating Officer James Quesenberry says after Jessup's eviction, there were...More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) - A popular ice cream man has been shut down due to unsanitary conditions.New River Park in Beckley is now going to be without Al Jessup, a.k.a. the Ice Cream Man.The West Virginia Department of Health has ordered him to close up shop until he cleans everything up.Part of the reason was for roaches, mold, and mildew.He was also recently evicted from his home due in part to the unsanitary conditions.Investigating Officer James Quesenberry says after Jessup's eviction, there were...More >>
  • Severe Weather Threatens the Two Virginias

    Severe Weather Threatens the Two Virginias

    (WVVA)- A low pressure system will be passing us to our north on Sunday, bringing with it the potential for dangerous weather.This weather scenario is very complex, and it looks like we could be...More >>
    (WVVA)- A low pressure system will be passing us to our north on Sunday, bringing with it the potential for dangerous weather.This weather scenario is very complex, and it looks like we could be...More >>
  • Fans picnic with Saints

    Fans picnic with Saints

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - To kick off the saints coming to the Greenbrier Resort, the players held a picnic with some fans -- five-thousand of them.The spectators got to watch them practice, get a look at the training facility and even get some autographs.At the end of the day, the players came right out to hang out with the crowd.Fans and players alike seemed to really enjoy the day."It's one of the reasons I joined the Saints is because their fan base is second to none," said Saints li...More >>
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - To kick off the saints coming to the Greenbrier Resort, the players held a picnic with some fans -- five-thousand of them.The spectators got to watch them practice, get a look at the training facility and even get some autographs.At the end of the day, the players came right out to hang out with the crowd.Fans and players alike seemed to really enjoy the day."It's one of the reasons I joined the Saints is because their fan base is second to none," said Saints li...More >>
  • Fire destroys family's home and memory

    Fire destroys family's home and memory

    BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A fire early Saturday puts a family of six out of home and destroys precious memories of a lost loved one.More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A fire early Saturday puts a family of six out of home and destroys precious memories of a lost loved one.More >>
  • "Operation Back Pack" hits Bluefield, W. Va. K-Mart

    "Operation Back Pack" hits Bluefield, W. Va. K-Mart

    Bluefield W. Va. (WVVA) -- No donation is too small for volunteers collecting school supplies for children in need.Operation Back Pack was camped outside the Bluefield K-Mart Saturday.More >>
    Bluefield W. Va. (WVVA) -- No donation is too small for volunteers collecting school supplies for children in need.Operation Back Pack was camped outside the Bluefield K-Mart Saturday.
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  • Bluefield economy benefits from traffic congestion after tunnel fire

    Bluefield economy benefits from traffic congestion after tunnel fire

    Bluefield, W. Va. (WVVA) -- Friday night's I-77 tunnel fire in the East River Mountain proved to be a struggle for both emergency crews and travelers, but many businesses in both Bluefields benefited.More >>
    Bluefield, W. Va. (WVVA) -- Friday night's I-77 tunnel fire in the East River Mountain proved to be a struggle for both emergency crews and travelers, but many businesses in both Bluefields benefited.More >>
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