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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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    Deputies in McDowell County bust indoor marijuana grow

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    RAYSAL HOLLOW (WVVA) An anonymous tip leads deputies in McDowell County to an indoor marijuana grow...More >>
  • A vehicle goes off the road and into a creek early Wednesday morning

    A vehicle goes off the road and into a creek early Wednesday morning

    TAZEWELL (WVVA) – At least two people are injured when their vehicle goes off the road and into a creek early Wednesday morning.  More >>
    TAZEWELL (WVVA) – At least two people are injured when their vehicle goes off the road and into a creek early Wednesday morning.  More >>
  • Fayette County schools will participate in free meals program

    Fayette County schools will participate in free meals program

    Fayetteville, WV. - Students in Fayette County Schools will have the opportunity to eat breakfast and lunch at school at no cost. The county is participating in a program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), enacted as a result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, is an innovative universal free meal service option designed to make it easier for low-income children to receive meals in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Progr...More >>
    Fayetteville, WV. - Students in Fayette County Schools will have the opportunity to eat breakfast and lunch at school at no cost. The county is participating in a program called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), enacted as a result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, is an innovative universal free meal service option designed to make it easier for low-income children to receive meals in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Progr...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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    A coal miner has died in an accident in Buchanan County. It happened Wednesday afternoon at the CONSOL Buchanan Mine No.1. NBC affiliate WCYB reports that Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy spokesperson Tarah Kesterson confirmed that 41-year-old Michael Junior Justice was killed, possibly by electrocution. Justice was a maintenance supervisor and electrician. Justice was pronounced dead at Clinch Valley Medical Center at 12:30 p.m. The actual cause of death will be determi...More >>
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    Hearing held for man accused of sex crimes with adopted daughter

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  • Va. students improve, beat national average on ACT

    Va. students improve, beat national average on ACT

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam. The Virginia Department of Education reports that Virginia students scored an average of 22.6 on the test this year. That tops last year's score of 22.4 and is well above the national average of 21. Virginia students improved and beat the national average in math, reading and science. Virginia's English score remained at 22 but also was above the national average. A...More >>
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia students continue to improve and exceed the national average on the ACT college admissions exam. The Virginia Department of Education reports that Virginia students scored an average of 22.6 on the test this year. That tops last year's score of 22.4 and is well above the national average of 21. Virginia students improved and beat the national average in math, reading and science. Virginia's English score remained at 22 but also was above the national average. A...More >>
  • Capito, Tennant to compete in chamber Senate forum

    Capito, Tennant to compete in chamber Senate forum

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    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Democrat Natalie Tennant and Republican Shelley Moore Capito will attend a U.S. Senate candidate forum next week.State Chamber of Commerce President Steve Roberts says they'll participate in the Aug. 28 event as part of the chamber's annual meeting at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs.In the 2nd Congressional District, Democrat Nick Casey and Republican Alex Mooney will participate in a chamber forum Aug 29. The same day, Democrat Glen Gainer and Republican Con...More >>
  • New movie theater coming to Lewisburg

    New movie theater coming to Lewisburg

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    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 >>
  • Murder suspect captured in Wisconsin

    Murder suspect captured in Wisconsin

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    BECKLEY (WVVA) A man suspected of murder is captured in Wisconsin. Desean Farley, 23, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service...More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) A man suspected of murder is captured in Wisconsin. Desean Farley, 23, was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service...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 >>
    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 >>
  • Deputy needs help to buy a protective vest for his K-9

    Deputy needs help to buy a protective vest for his K-9

    PRINCETON (WVVA) Funding is needed to buy a special protective vest for a local K-9.Senior Deputy D.A. Furches tells WVVA...More >>
    PRINCETON (WVVA) Funding is needed to buy a special protective vest for a local K-9.Senior Deputy D.A. Furches tells WVVA...More >>
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