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  1. PSC to hold multiple public hearings regarding power, water rate proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | West Virginia Metro

    The state Public Service Commission will hold public comment hearings in October and November regarding rate proposals from Appalachian Power Company and West Virginia American Water Company. Both companies have requested rate increases for customers; Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power requesting a $114.6 million increase in annual revenue, which is a 7.85 percent increase.

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  2. Turnpike collision claims life of second Parkways workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    According to state police, Richard Lambert, 21, of Kegley, died Friday in a Roanoke, Va., hospital. Fellow Parkways worker Nathan Thompson, 42, also of Kegley, died at the crash scene in Mercer County at around 3:40 p.m. Thursday.

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  3. Mercer County recovering from high water, preparing for more rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    While some Mercer County communities are still recovering from high water earlier in the week, residents and authorities are bracing for more rain in the forecast through the weekend. Several inches of rain fell across southern West Virginia at the beginning of the week.

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  4. $8,000 reward offered for tips in Princeton animal cruelty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Authorities continue to look for tips after one dog was killed and another was critically injured in an apparent abuse case from Memorial Day weekend. Animal rights organization PETA is offering an $8,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest. 11 comments

  5. First phase of Interstate 77 work to begin ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    While southbound traffic will not be impacted, truck traffic will be required to exit at Exit 1 onto U.S. Route 52, then circle around U.S. Route 460 in order to re-enter the interstate in Princeton. The project includes milling out the slow lane shoulder rumble strips and paving over the work.

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  6. Troopers investigate Mercer County shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    According to state troopers, Bailey Dickerson, 18, of Princeton, was pronounced dead after suffering a gunshot wound. After Dickerson was shot, the vehicle he was driving went down Toni Lane and crashed into a residential garage. 7 comments

  7. Man arrested for rolling meth labRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    According to authorities, Jonathon Buzzo, previously of Princeton, was taken into custody after police conducted a traffic stop Thursday. A nearby hotel was evacuated.

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  8. Parkways Authority may rethink operations of travel plazasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia Parkways Authority may decide in the not-too-distant future to get out of the travel plaza business on the West Virginia Turnpike. There are currently three travel plazas on the 88-mile toll road from Charleston to Princeton and not only does the Parkways Authority own the land at the Morton, Beckley and Bluestone plazas, but it takes care of nearly all of the maintenance operations on the properties.

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  9. Thorn among new class for Naismith Hall of Fame: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Rod Thorn, the schoolboy legend from Princeton who became an All-American guard at West Virginia and ultimately spent five decades in the NBA as a player, coach and league executive, has been elected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Rod Thorn was a two-time All-American at West Virginia before becoming the No.

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  10. Hundreds rally in Princeton Tuesday on fourth day of walkoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    Hundreds of teachers, school service personnel, parents and teachers rallied near the intersection of Courthouse Road, S. Walker Street and Stafford Drive Tuesday. Area businesses donated food, soft drinks and water.

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  11. Mercer County educators meet on potential strike voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    The home side of Princeton Senior High School's gymnasium was full Monday as concerned educators gathered ahead of a potential strike authorization vote. "There's so much misinformation about strikes on social media.

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  12. Former nursing home employee sentenced 13 months for embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    A U.S. district judge sentenced a former nursing home employee to 13 months in federal prison for embezzling thousands of dollars from a Princeton facility. Veneford Blankenship, 35, of Bluefield, previously pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

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  13. Suspect in California hostage, torture case has ties to West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | West Virginia Metro

    A man charged in a California hostage situation where 13 people were found dirty and emaciated grew up in West Virginia. David Turpin's parents, James and Betty Turpin, still live in the Princeton area.

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  14. Justice announces appointments to Board of MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The four - Timothy Donatelli, of Princeton; Rev. Janet Harman, of Charleston; Victoria Mullins, of South Charleston; and Russell Wooton, of Beckley - will each serve five-year terms that will expire in September 2022.

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  15. Mercer County Commission: Princeton hotel has not paid taxes since JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Mercer County Commission and Sheriff's Department are trying to get a hotel to pay overdue taxes that date back nearly six months. Mercer County Commission Administrator Vicky Reed tells MetroNews affiliate WJLS the Microtel Inn & Suites along Ambrose Lane in Princeton collects taxes from customers but has not submitted them since June. 1 comment

  16. Two injured in Mercer County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Princeton detachment of the West Virginia State Police confirmed Wednesday a domestic dispute led to a shooting and two people injured Tuesday night. Troopers received a call at around 9:30 for a domestic dispute at a Beeson Road residence.

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  17. State employees can call in to PEIA public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    For the first time, state employees are being given the option to call in to a state Public Employees Insurance Agency public hearing. Employees who wish to take part in the hearing are told to call -410-0513 and enter the code 987342.

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  18. W.Va. entrepreneurs gather to compete, share ideas for the state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Tamarack Conference Center was full of entrepreneurs from across the state Wednesday for the first West Virginia Good Jobs Conference. The two-day event was coordinated by Strong Mountain Communities, a non-profit based in Wayne.

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  19. Princeton appoints new mayor, says he is "set to roll"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The City of Princeton selected a familiar face as their new mayor following the sudden resignation of former Mayor Dewey Russell. The Princeton City Council voted to elect former Vice-Mayor David Graham.

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  20. Eastern Panhandle, southern counties still good for fall foliage viewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Monday night's hard rain and wind continue to remove the leaves from most of the trees in the eastern mountains, leaving most hillsides throughout this region bare. The oaks, which are just beginning to change, may offer some limited viewing throughout the area.

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