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  1. West Virginia leaders discuss making the region more enticingRead the original story

    Thursday | WOAY

    ... in Beckley. Two leaders from the blueprint community of Hinton spoke with Newswatch specifically about Summers County. They both want to focus on drug-free activities for youth, who they say suffer the most from the prescription pill epidemic. "I ...

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  2. West rolls in football all-star gameRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Independent Herald

    ... Brynden "Worm" Street scored on a 3-yard touchdown run . The Defensive MVP's were: the East's Erik Lindsey of Summers County; and the West's Walton, who is headed to play Division II college football at Shepherd University. Four scholarship awards ...

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  3. Jazz musician Bob Thompson marks 30 yearsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... for jazz and blues in the mountains. Thompson and his band also played at last year's inaugural festival in Summers County. He, along with organizers, is hoping for a better showing at the new location. "I thought (last year's) was a great effort. ...

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  4. 'Ghost murals' being restored across AppalachiaRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... says one of the largest restored ghost murals to date was unveiled recently in Hinton. The mural in the Summers County community is 17 feet tall, 60 feet wide. It dates back nearly a century. It's one of thousands of Coca-Cola ads painted at the ...

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  5. Eagles abound in southern West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    The Charleston Gazette reports that birders and naturalists have confirmed the presence of five new bald eagle nests in Summers and Greenbrier counties.

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  6. Eagle population growing in W.Va.Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | O-R Online

    The nests include three newly hatched eaglets. About 30 nesting pairs of bald eagles are known to exist throughout West Virginia.

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  7. 'Ghost murals' being restored across AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | News Observer

    ... says one of the largest restored ghost murals to date was unveiled recently in Hinton. The mural in the Summers County community is 17 feet tall, 60 feet wide. It dates back nearly a century. It's one of thousands of Coca-Cola ads painted at the ...

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  8. Five new bald eagles nests found in Summers and Greenbrier countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | WOAY

    Reports show that birders and naturalists have confirmed the presence of five new bald eagle nests in Summers and Greenbrier counties.

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  9. Meadows, Ralph R.Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Auburndale passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at his home due to cancer. Mr. Meadows was born August 3, 1940 in Summers County, West Virginia to Leonard & Georgia (Pitzer) Meadows. He's been an Auburndale resident since 1983 coming from Riverview, FL. ...

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  10. Pretrial hearing held for suspects in Mercer County murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Three separate court hearings were conducted Thursday for two men and a woman facing murder and other charges in the April 2011 slaying of a Summers County man.

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  11. East, WHS football to open Aug.29Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Independent Herald

    ... Sept. 12. Nicholas beat the Warriors, 35-14, in the opening round of the playoffs last season. WEHS will host Summers County, the only team to give them a regular season loss last year, on Sept. 19. They will then go on the road ot meet James Monroe ...

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  12. Trains, night golf, and bluegrass at West Virginia's state parks June 27-29, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... are great and a bad shot has a good excuse when it's dark," said Kim Hawkins, activities coordinator at this Summers county destination. State parks also are introducing many new games this summer. North Bend State Park debuts Box Hockey and ...

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  13. Couple builds unique home in Summers CountyRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Nick Olson had only known Lilah Horwitz for a few days before he bought her a plane ticket from New York to West Virginia to see his family's property in rural Summers County in the summer of 2011.

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  14. Place names in West Virginia: Odd and True and Hoohoo tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Economist

    ... border. Amble north-east from War and you'll hit Hoohoo, Odd and True. The latter got its name when an early Summers County settler wanted to establish a post office in his town, and presented a petition of facts ending with this statement: "Now ...

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  15. Pickin' and Story Tellin' at Pipestem State Park for West Virginia's Birthday June 19-21Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... with music and stories at Pipestem Resort State Park. In addition to hikes and nature center activities, this Summers County destination features three special events. Thursday evening features Daniel Lilly of the Lilly Mountaineers, carrying on the ...

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  16. Baby falcons nesting under New River Gorge BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... falcon is making a comeback. Wendy Perrone, executive director of the Three Rivers Avian Center in Brooks, Summers County, has served as project coordinator for the New River Gorge Peregrine Falcon Restoration Project. From 2006 to 2011, 120 ...

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  17. 3 charged in 2011 slaying of Summers County manRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    Mercer County prosecutor Scott Ash says the county grand jury charged 44-year-old Oscar Combs Sr., 21-year-old Oscar Combs Jr., and 38-year-old Linda Combs with first-degree murder.

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  18. Mercer County grand jury returns murder indictments in two casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Three people have been indicted by the Mercer County grand jury on charges of first-degree murder in connection with the execution-style shooting of a Summers County man.

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  19. Three indicted on first-degree murder charges in MercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Three people have been indicted by the Mercer County grand jury on charges of first-degree murder in connection with the execution-style shooting of a Summers County man.

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  20. Learning native ways: Wolf Creek Indian Village hosts fun, educational Family DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Several children were coaxed into the field and the adults soon joined the dance. Phobe Davidson, 10, of Summers County thought that living the way the Native Americans lived hundreds of years ago would be interesting. "Yea, it would be pretty ...

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