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  • Man arrested in ax attack

    Man arrested in ax attack

    Gary, WV (WVVA)-A man is arrested for attacking a car with and ax-hitting a teenager in the head. It happened Saturday night in Gary, McDowell County.More >>
    Gary, WV (WVVA)-A man is arrested for attacking a car with and ax-hitting a teenager in the head. It happened Saturday night in Gary, McDowell County.More >>
  • UPDATE: Suspect caught in early morning robbery

    UPDATE: Suspect caught in early morning robbery

    BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A man caused a ruckus robbing a convenience store Sunday morning. Darnell Jackson, 33, of Beckley is accused of second degree robbery. More >>
    BECKLEY (WVVA) -- A man caused a ruckus robbing a convenience store Sunday morning. Darnell Jackson, 33, of Beckley is accused of second degree robbery. More >>
  • W. Va barn demolition reveals 19th century school

    W. Va barn demolition reveals 19th century school

    MONTCALM, W.Va. (AP) -- A barn demolition project in Mercer County has uncovered a 19th century log school. Brian Pigg discovered the hand-hewn logs at his barn's core while removing siding. The barn is located on Browning Lambert Mountain in the Montcalm area. Retired Montcalm High School history teacher Jack Johnson tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraphthat the log structure was once known as the Mullins School. Pigg says the demolition project is on hold while he determines his next step. H...More >>
    MONTCALM, W.Va. (AP) -- A barn demolition project in Mercer County has uncovered a 19th century log school. Brian Pigg discovered the hand-hewn logs at his barn's core while removing siding. The barn is located on Browning Lambert Mountain in the Montcalm area. Retired Montcalm High School history teacher Jack Johnson tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraphthat the log structure was once known as the Mullins School. Pigg says the demolition project is on hold while he determines his next step. H...More >>

Kristen Conner joined the WVVA News Team in July 2012 as the Greenbrier Valley Bureau Reporter. She is now an award-winning reporter, working out of the Bluefield office.

Kristen is a Delaware native, but she graduated from Rowan University in South Jersey with a Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism, a minor in Political Science, and concentrations in Honors Studies, New Media Studies, and International Studies.  While at Rowan, she worked at NBC Philadelphia as an Investigative intern and at WBOC-TV in Salisbury, MD as a news intern.  She was also the Vice President/Assistant Station Manager of the Rowan Television Network where she worked as a lead anchor on "RTN News," a producer and host of the talk show "On the Couch," and she produced and hosted four 5-hour live telethons earning a cumulative of over $10,000 for various charities.  She graduated as the Valedictorian at Sussex Technical High School in 2008.

Kristen loves to meet people, go to concerts and try new things, and she is obsessed with buying shoes!  Although she can't cook very well she still considers herself a "foodie."  She will miss Sussex County, Delaware, but she looks forward to serving you.

In 2014 Kristen was recognized by the Associated Press of The Virginias for 'Outstanding Effort by an Individual Reporter.'

Kristen is always looking for a good story. Email her at kconner@wvva.com if you have something to share.

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