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Bluefield, West Virginia is located in Mercer County. Zip codes in Bluefield, WV include 24701. The median home price in Bluefield is $85,000. More Bluefield information.

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20 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

New historic fiction book released

A new historic fiction novel entitled "Fire in the Hole," was published in July and has a lot of regional interest due to the rich coal-mining history of the area, the writer of the book says.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Dispute Over Facebook Posting Leads To Shooting

Bluefield , West Virginia Bluefield police said a dispute over a social media message led to gunfire that nearly hit an infant.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Switched

Pets Are One Solution Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD, Readjust To Civilian Life

When Army veteran Stephen Simmons returned from his last tour in Iraq in 2008, post-traumatic stress disorder made it difficult for him to adapt to civilian life.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Teen accused of robbing West Virginia bank on bike

TV reports 19-year-old Nathaniel Showalter is charged with robbing a First Community Bank branch on June 23. Bluefield police detective K.L. Adams says Showalter allegedly showed a gun to a teller at the bank's drive-thru window, presented a letter demanding money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Building from the ashes

Todd Colonna, mayor of Matoaka, was in Florida repairing the brakes on his truck when his son called him to tell him that smoke was coming from the fourth floor of the old hotel building on Barger Street in downtown Matoaka.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Tractor trailer misses I-77 bridge near Bluefield, crashes onto road below

A tractor trailer has crashed off of a bridge on Interstate 77 in Mercer County.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two men plead guilty in holding cell beatings

Two men charged with battery after an assault on two Mercer County inmates in a holding cell entered guilty pleas Thursday in Mercer County Circuit Court.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two people injured following crash between motorcycle, pick-up truck

A rider and passenger on a westbound Honda Goldwing model motorcycle were struck by a Ram 1500 Pick-up truck as it attempted to enter U.S. Route 460 Thursday from Washington Avenue in Bluefield.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Independent Herald

Bank releases quarterly report

First Century Bankshares, Inc., Bluefield, West Virginia, , announced earnings of $819,000 for the three-month period ending June 30, 2014.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Bluefield chamber to host coal symposium

The Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce will host a panel of West Virginia lawmakers and coal industry representatives at the Bluefield Coal Symposium.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Police investigate counterfeit money in Bluefield

A counterfeit bill was confiscated Monday from the McDonald's restaurant on Bluefield Avenue, according to police.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Downtown Bluefield Street Fair provides variety of fun for everyone

Eleven-year-old Jake Mills watched carefully as several competitors ahead of him rode cars on the Raleigh Street Downhill Derby from Scott Street to level ground near Vito's Alley.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Ribbon cut on new Bluefield housing project

The ribbon was cut Friday on a new nearly $2 million housing project in Bluefield.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Tiny dancers please crowd at Bluefield Downtown Street Fair

The Bluefield Downtown Merchants Street Fair opened Friday to sizable crowds excited for the art, food and fun of the festival.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Sanitary dog waste stations installed across Bluefield

The Sanitary Board of Bluefield has placed five sanitary dog waste stations around the city of Bluefield.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Mercer Shooting Investigation under Way

Bluefield , West Virginia A shooting investigation is underway in Mercer County.

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Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield Pill Initiative leads to 7-count indictment

A federal grand jury meeting in Beckley has returned a 7-count indictment alleging that a Mercer County man "distributed a quantity of hydromorphone" in the Bluefield area.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Northbound Lanes Of East River Mountain Tunnel On I-77 To Close For Damage Repair

Bluefield , West Virginia The northbound lanes of the East River Mountain Tunnel on Interstate 77 will be closed on and off Tuesday evening through Thursday morning to repair damage caused by a tractor-trailer fire last Friday.

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West Virginia Metro

More information released on tunnel incident

State Police in Princeton have released more information on charges filed against two out-of-state firefighters in connection with the Friday fire inside the East River Mountain Tunnel near Bluefield.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Danville nips Bluefield in 12 innings

Sunday's Appalachian League baseball game at Bowen Field started late and ended later.

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