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Princeton, West Virginia is located in Mercer County. Zip codes in Princeton, WV include 24739, and 24740. The median home price in Princeton is $129,000. More Princeton information.

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15 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

More information released on tunnel incident

State Police in Princeton have released more information on charges filed against two out-of-state firefighters in connection with the Friday fire inside the East River Mountain Tunnel near Bluefield.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Raleigh residents arrested for shake-and-bake meth lab on Low Gap Road

An anonymous call from a person concerned about two children led Monday to the discovery of a meth lab and the arrest of two Raleigh County residents.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Community college begins moving to Mercer Street this Thursday

New River Community and Technical College's Mercer County campus will begin its move this Thursday to its new quarters on Mercer Street in downtown Princeton.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

West Virginia Metro

One northbound lane of East River Mountain Tunnel reopened

UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. Saturday The Virginia Department of Transportation reopened the right hand lane of the northbound tunnel.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Moving day celebration announced for New River Community and Technical College

The day of Thursday, July 31, is moving day for the faculty and staff of New River Community and Technical College, college officials announced Friday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

W.Va. man sues GM over wife's crash death

A West Virginia man has filed a lawsuit against General Motors Corp., claiming a defective ignition switch in a Chevrolet Cobalt caused a 2006 accident that killed his pregnant wife.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Intelligencer

Black Lung Help Is Sought

A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease urged Congress on Tuesday to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Vandals hit swimming pool at the Princeton City Park

Princeton police officers are currently investigating a report of vandalism at the public swimming pool in Princeton City Park.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

Robert Bailey of Princeton, West Virginia, addressed a Senate panel Tuesday. The panel was holding the hearing in response to a series by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News on black lung benefits claims for miners.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Former Mercer County Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

Princeton , West Virginia A former Mercer County teacher has pleaded guilty to sex charges involving students.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Federal porn charges brought against former Mercer child care worker

A Mercer County man who was arrested in November 2013, on state charges of possessing pornographic images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct now faces federal charges related to the same investigation.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Arby's restaurants now closed in both Bluefield and Princeton

A popular fast-food restaurant chain has closed its doors in both Bluefield and Princeton.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Deputy provides description of police impostor, his vehicle

More details emerged Sunday from the Mercer County Sheriff Department's investigation into a male subject who used a blue, bubble-style dash light to initiate a traffic stop of a female driver Friday night on Route 20 near Athens.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A trip down memory lane: Cruisers get nostalgic on Mercer Street

Cars of multiple models and vintages started arriving on Mercer Street early Saturday evening to participate in a ritual that brings back fond memories for some people and happy new experiences for newcomers - the cruise night.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Paving project set for heavily traveled section of U.S. Route 460 in Princeton

A paving and milling project is expected to begin Monday along a heavily traveled section of U.S. Route 460 in Mercer County.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Awards Grants For Repairs At Historic Sites

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Nineteen repair and restoration projects at historic sites in West Virginia will receive $469,000 in state development grants.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Trial date set in Princeton nightclub slaying

A trial date was set Thursday for a Mercer County man who was charged with first-degree murder after the December 2013 shooting death of a man outside a local nightclub.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Solicitation of a minor: Case heading to grand jury

Probable cause was found Wednesday against 44-year-old Johnnie Ray Champ, a Princeton man accused of offering a Beckley mom $104 to have sex with her 5-year-old daughter.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Region 1 Planning Council in Princeton awarded $70,000 for economic development strategies

The Region 1 Planning and Development Council in Princeton has been awarded a $70,000 federal grant to assist in preparing economic development strategies for Mercer, McDowell, Monroe, Summers and Wyoming counties.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Veteran recalls capturing bank robber

Ralph Cumber lives quietly now after a long life that included South Korea's brutal winters to a chance encounter that led to a bank robber's arrest.

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