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BLUEFIELD, VA – Each spring, Bluefield College invites alumni and friends to show their support and love on BC Giving Day. This year, in light of the circumstances many businesses are facing due to COVID-19, the college has partnered with a local alum to offer an incentive that will help loc…

Nestled in the mountains of Tazewell County Virginia, about halfway between Pocahontas and Abbs Valley, there is a small elementary school that is doing some big things. Abbs Valley-Boissevain Elementary School was closed like others across the state and across the nation due to the COVID 19…

I have been watching the numbers that the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources are reporting and comparing them to the Governor Jim Justice’s actions to help slow the spread of the virus. What I have found is eye-opening, to say the least.

It is interesting to look back at history and see how things have changed and how they stay the same.  An old newspaper, The Princeton Observer of Princeton, WV dated August 5, 1937 printed an article about the smallpox epidemic that struck Mercer County (West Virginia) in 1883.  The article…

Southern West Virginia has faced many financial obstacles over the years with lack of industries and reliance upon coal production and cottage industries associated with coal. The railroad has reduced workers due to reduction in steam coal demand and population shifts have resulted as far as…

The Bronze Look, LLC has paused services at two of its locations. Diamonds N Gold Look in Princeton and Only One Look in Bluefield have suspended services due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The corporate office, The Bronze Look located at 311 Mercer St, will remain open. The store is still buy…

The Bronze Element, a technology company located in Southern WV, is working hard with a limited staff to keep its online presence up to date during this pandemic. WVTNews.com, a family owned online newspaper published by The Bronze Element, has just joined the WV Press Association as an asso…

In West Virginia, we are far from immune to natural disasters. While our mountains offer us protection, beauty, and natural diversity, we often find ourselves in times of trials when it comes to issues such as flooding. In 2016, West Virginia experienced what was called: "The Thousand Year F…

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PRINCETON--With the temperature dropping and leaves falling, store staff at Diamonds ‘N Gold Look are busily getting ready for the holiday shopping season. Diamonds N’ Gold Look is happy to celebrate Princeton, the Autumn season and the beginning of the holidays with friends and neighbors.

Princeton— From bills printed to represent amounts of coinage to special “Hawaii” notes used in World War II, the face of American notes has changed throughout the years in size, shape, design and designation.  Several iterations of U.S. currency were produced and have a value far beyond fac…

“Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” according to Ethel Merman and her original recording in 1950, and the demand for diamond jewelry has never been stronger for ‘girls or boys’. Formed under intense pressure under the crust of the Earth, diamonds are the most sought-after gemstones on the s…

PRINCETON--  Associated Photography and Framing located at 813 Mercer Street is a mainstay in Princeton’s downtown business district for over 35 years. The large display of photographs has long been a highlight to Saturday night cruisers, classmates, friends and family. “There have been a co…

Princeton, W.Va.--  William Jenkins is a familiar face around Mercer County Living in the small town of Matoaka for 46 years Jenkins says, “I love living there, there’s no place like it on the Earth.” At 92 years young, Jenkins has not let the years slow him down at any level. Jenkins is an …