Buchanan County Newswire

Buchanan County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Buchanan County, VA.

Results 1 - 19 of 19 in Buchanan County, VA

  1. Jobless rates fall in Virginia metro areasRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Virginia Business

    ... ercent. Among localities in the commonwealth, Arlington had the lowest unemployment rate, 2.5 percent, while Buchanan County had the highest, 8.9 percent.

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  2. Virginia hits highest employment level in history, governor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | WTVR Richmond

    After giving a report at a meeting of the National Governors Association this week, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he is proud of how well Virginia is doing economically. "I just gave the State of the State, and I almost feel bad for those other 49 governors.

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    Oct 27, 2016 | Effingham Herald

    ... to over 30 percent statewide. Coal, the only viable industry, is in free fall. Grundy is the county seat of Buchanan County, the sharp horn of Virginia's western edge, the very heart of Appalachia, jutting upward to form Virginia's mountainous ...

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    Oct 27, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    ... to over 30 percent statewide. Coal, the only viable industry, is in free fall. Grundy is the county seat of Buchanan County, the sharp horn of Virginia's western edge, the very heart of Appalachia, jutting upward to form Virginia's mountainous ...

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  5. Understanding Trump voters may be key to rebuilding GOP after divisive electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... to over 30 percent statewide. Coal, the only viable industry, is in free fall. Grundy is the county seat of Buchanan County, the sharp horn of Virginia's western edge, the very heart of Appalachia, jutting upward to form Virginia's mountainous ...

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  6. Mine sets safety recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Coalfield.com

    ... in 2015, the state Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy reported Monday. The Buchanan #1 Mine, in Buchanan County, is owned by Coronado Coal LLC and employs 457 people. It is the largest underground mine in Virginia, DMME said, and is a major ...

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  7. Regional jobless rates rise across VirginiaRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Virginia Business

    ... under 4 percent. Arlington had the lowest jobless rate of Virginia cities and counties in June, 2.4 percent. Buchanan County had the highest rate, 10.3 percent. The seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate for Virginia in June was 4 percent. The U.S. ...

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  8. Divided America: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... But an analysis shows that Trump's strongest support increased along with the level of economic hardship. In Buchanan County, Virginia, a quarter of people live in poverty and one in five live on disability. In March, 70 percent of primary voters ...

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  9. Divided America: To some, Trump is a desperate survival bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... But an analysis shows that Trump's strongest support increased along with the level of economic hardship. In Buchanan County, Virginia, a quarter of people live in poverty and one in five live on disability. In March, 70 percent of primary voters ...

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  10. To some, Trump is a desperate survival bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... But an analysis shows that Trump's strongest support increased along with the level of economic hardship. In Buchanan County, Virginia, a quarter of people live in poverty and one in five live on disability. In March, 70 percent of primary voters ...

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  11. Buchanan County man arraigned in connection to murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WCYB

    Steven Ray Matney was appointed an attorney during an arraignment Wednesday in Buchanan County. He is facing a list of charges including first-degree murder.

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  12. Buchanan County, Va. man charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WCYB

    A Buchanan County grand jury has indicted a man in connection with the death of Ruby Gay Hurley. Steven Ray Matney, 31, of Vansant, Va.

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  13. Street: Clean power plan hurts VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Street, born and raised in Buchanan County, Virginia, is the son of a coal miner.

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  14. Man escapes from Haysi Regional Jail officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | WCYB

    According to Buchanan County Sheriff Ray Foster, Timothy Lowe was being transported to the doctor by the Haysi Regional Jail officers when he got loose in the Vansant community around 9 a.m. Thursday. A police search dog was brought in to help with the search.

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  15. 1,600 More Coal Miners Lost Their Jobs In May - Now They're Fleeing The Dem PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... work again. Believe me. You're going to be proud again to be miners." Trump had one of his biggest leads in Buchanan County, Virginia - a place where coal runs deep. Trump got 70 percent of the vote there in Virginia's Republican Primary election. ...

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  16. Tight race for Grundy MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WCYB

    ... it can't be!" The probability of it happening is pretty slim. In fact, Tom Holland has been working in the Buchanan County Voter Registration Office for 12 years and he says in that time it's never happened. "We were shocked to see it," Holland ...

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  17. Police identify woman who died in Buchanan County house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    Troopers said in a news release Tuesday that the medical examiner has identified the woman as 67-year-old Connie Sanders. Click here to create a free user account to enter a calendar events, update your business directory listing or comment on an obituary.

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  18. Coal country Is desperate for Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Grundy, Virginia, looks as if it fell into a crevice and got stuck. The seat of Buchanan County, Grundy snakes for miles between high Appalachian mountain walls that restrict its width in places to little more than a stone's throw.

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  19. Reclaimed mine land promising growth for Buchanan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | WCYB

    ... the flat, level land that you see here today," Jones said. Years were spent rebuilding the land to match Buchanan County's needs. Acres of flat, park-like property is exactly what designers envisioned. The reclamation projects have even won the ...

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