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Manchin brings 'Hollow' documentary to Washington, D.C.7:51 pm | 0

Senator Joe Manchin hosted more than 250 guests in the United State Capitol Building for a special viewing of the award-winning "Hollow" documentary featuring McDowell County, W.Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Three-judge panel hears motion to dismiss Wade's suit against Cox

A three-judge panel that was appointed by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals heard arguments on Monday afternoon on a motion to dismiss the case of Kevin B. Wade against McDowell County Magistrate Steve L. Cox.

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Related Topix: Cabell County, WV, Fayette County, WV

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

One hospitalized after vehicle drives into creek

A woman was transported to Bluefield Regional Medical Center Monday after driving her vehicle into a creek in McDowell County.

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Related Topix: Welch, WV

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

'Terror of the Tug'

From the late 19th Century and continuing through today, McDowell County has exported some of its most precious resources.

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Related Topix: Keystone, WV, Theater, Arts, Iaeger, WV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Construction underway on multi-million dollar water project in McDowell County

Construction is now underway on a new multi-million water project that will replace antiquated water lines along the U.S. Route 52 corridor in McDowell County.

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Related Topix: Maybeury, WV, Switchback, WV

WOAY

Police search for missing McDowell County teen

Christina Leann Rose, 14, was reported missing at 1 p.m. Thursday, according to Trooper J.R. Coburn.

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Related Topix: Northfork, WV

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Another Tank Dismantled At Freedom Industries

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Crews knocked down another huge tank at Freedom Industries Thursday.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

McDowell County woman arrested on multiple charges after fleeing from police on foot

A local woman who was arrested after state troopers investigated a burglary in progress now faces charges including burglary and grand larceny.

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Related Topix: Skygusty, WV, Welch, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Settlement reached on back taxes owed to McDowell

A settlement has been reached with a Russian-owned coal company that owed McDowell County approximately $1.2 million in back taxes.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WOAY

Bark to the Park takes place in Welch

The welfare of animals in McDowell County is the goal of an inaugural event which took place Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Welch, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Deputies arrest McDowell man following pursuit

A McDowell County man, who smelled of alcohol when he was approached by McDowell County sheriff's deputies conducting a traffic stop Thursday night, attempted to flee from the stop, struck a fence and a deputy's cruiser during a pursuit before he was apprehended.

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Related Topix: Iaeger, WV, Welch, WV

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Former Marine saves area dog from attack

Although it's been more than a week since her dog was attacked, Denise Jordan-Williams still has difficulty describing the incident without tearing up.

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Related Topix: Charles Town, WV, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jefferson County, WV

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Intoxicated man facing multiple charges after police pursuit in McDowell County

A McDowell County man who smelled of alcohol when he was approached by McDowell County sheriff's deputies conducting a traffic stop Thursday night attempted to flee from the stop, struck a fence and a deputy's cruiser during a pursuit, but was apprehended and charged with DUI reckless driving, assault and battery of a police officer, no operators, ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield man arrested for sex offender compliance violations

A Bluefield man was arrested Thursday for a failure to register as a sex offender after he was found to be in violation during a routine compliance check.

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Related Topix: Bluefield, WV

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Plans Under Way For New Winfield Park

Winfield , Putnam County , West Virginia Plans are under way to build a city park by the river in Winfield.

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Related Topix: Winfield, WV, Putnam County, WV, Red House, WV

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Sparks Seeks To Avoid Prison Time

Williamson , Mingo County , West Virginia Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks is asking a federal judge for a sentence other than prison time.

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Related Topix: Mingo County, WV, Williamson, WV, Thomas, WV, Charleston, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Investigation Continues Into Fireworks Behind Fire That Killed Elderly Couple

Proctorville , Lawrence County , Ohio Investigators with Ohio's fire marshal's office are still searching for a suspect who set off an illegal firework that ended up catching a home on fire and killing an elderly couple.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Construction Of New McDowell School To Begin Soon

Iager, McDowell County , West Virginia Construction of a new $12 million elementary school in McDowell County is expected to begin after crews stabilize a riverbank that partially collapsed earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Iaeger, WV, Natural Disasters, Flood

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

McDowell officials anxious to move forward with construction of new school

With the demolition of the old Iaeger Elementary School now complete, officials in McDowell County are hoping to expedite construction on a long-planned $12 million elementary school.

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Related Topix: Iaeger, WV, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

King Coal Highway, Coalfields Expressway supporters hopeful for funds

With a reduction in federal aid for transportation projects looming for the states, area supporters of the King Coal Highway and the Coalfields Expressway say they are hopeful that Congress will now be compelled to act on a new long-term federal highway bill.

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Related Topix: Raleigh County, WV, Wyoming County, WV, Welch, WV, Mercer County, WV

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