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  1. Two transported from Route 460 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Route 460, and turned into the crossover and into the path of a blue, 2003 Pontiac Grand Am driven by a 63-year-old Athens man, traveling east on U.S. Route 460. "The driver of the Nissan said he was going to visit his wife who is at a nursing ...

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  2. Search continues for suspect impersonating a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... pect she was going to call her husband at the rescue squad. With that, the suspect left and drove in the direction of Athens. Walters said the investigation is on-going.

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  3. Drug test delays sentencing for former football playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    The sentencing hearing for a former Concord University football player who pleaded guilty in May to a conspiracy charge stemming from an off-campus incident in Athens was continued Monday after the defendant tested positive for marijuana, according to the assistant prosecutor who is working the case.

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  4. Deputy provides description of police impostor, his vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    More details emerged Sunday from the Mercer County Sheriff Department's investigation into a male subject who used a blue, bubble-style dash light to initiate a traffic stop of a female driver Friday night on Route 20 near Athens.

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  5. Mercer Sheriff's department alerts public about male impersonating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... the female into the back of his unmarked vehicle. "It happened between 11:15 and 11:20 p.m. Friday on Route 20 toward Athens," Deputy H.L. Walters of the Mercer County Sheriff's Department said. "The impersonator's unmarked vehicle only had one ...

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  6. Local farm in the running for West Virginia conservation awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... in the district, and I won second place in the state in 2004," Caldwell said. His own farm is at Bent Mountain near Athens. Judges will be looking at factors such as erosion control, conservation practices with lakes, and use of grass and ...

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  7. Businesses eye MercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... we could find partner money." The multi-purpose equestrian center is still being considered for the Exit 14 area near Athens, although Exit 1 in Bluefield hasn't been ruled out. Bailey said the two projects wouldn't necessarily have to be located on ...

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  8. Dump truck overturns on Hinton RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... had to clean up spilled automotive fluids and gravel Wednesday after a dump truck overturned on Hinton Road. The Athens Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched 11:39 a.m., said Capt. Sean Wyatt of the Princeton Fire Department. The Athens ...

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  9. Trooper struck on I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Authority (Turnpike) parked his cruiser on the shoulder of the roadway on I- 77 north at the 15.5 mile marker near Athens to remove debris near the middle of the roadway, according to Lt. Michael Baylous, a public information officer for the West ...

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  10. W.Va. State Trooper struck by vehicle in hit and run accident on I-77 in Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... (Turnpike) parked his cruiser on the shoulder of the roadway on Interstate 77 north, at the 15.5 mile marker near Athens to remove debris near the middle of the roadway, according to Lt. Michael Baylous, a public information officer for the West ...

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  11. Former CU athlete pleads guilty to conspiracy chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Circuit Court Judge Derek Swope. He is the third former CU football player to plead guilty in connection with the Athens home invasion case. Two other former CU football players, Riyahd A. Richardson, 22, of Athens, and Russell Bailey, 22, of ...

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  12. Third former CU football player pleads guilty to conspiracyRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... with the state before Circuit Court Judge Derek Swope. The charge was in connection with a home invasion in the Athens area. Two other former CU football players, Riyahd A. Richardson, 22, of Athens, and Russell Bailey, 22, of Beckley, pleaded ...

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  13. Copper pipe stolen from Athens SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    Police say someone gained entry to Athens Elementary and stole more than 50 feet of copper pipe connected to the school's boiler system.

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  14. Maurice Ulmer Group performs at Pipestem Amphitheater June 14Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... to bring a friend, child or spouse for free. Pipestem Resort State Park ( www.pipestemresort.com ) is located between Athens and Hinton. Open year-round, the park features a lodge, cabins, campground, golf and a variety of outdoor recreation ...

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  15. Division II regional softball: Keystone struggles on tough day, falls to MaumeeRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... "We had a good season and we all had heart," said Neri, who will play softball next season at Concordia College in Athens, W.Va. "That took us far. I know (the underclassmen) are going to continue this tradition after we're gone." "I can't say ...

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  16. Centenary newsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | The Times

    ... Psychology Department as an assistant professor in the fall. Alexander comes to Centenary from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, where she has been an assistant professor of psychology since 2009. At Concord, she has taught introductory ...

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  17. 1 airlifted to Roanoke, Va., after wreckRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Sunday morning after he was injured in a head-on collision. The crash occurred at approximately 9:20 a.m., on Athens Road outside the town of Athens, according to the investigating officer Trooper B.R. Wood of the West Virginia State Police ...

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  18. One flown to Roanoke, Va., hospital after wreckRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Sunday morning after he was injured in a head-on collision. The crash occurred at approximately 9:20 a.m., on Athens Road outside the town of Athens, according to the investigating officer Trooper B.R. Wood of the West Virginia State Police ...

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  19. Former CU players enter pleaRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... 2013 and charged with robbery and other offenses pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy. Riyahd A. Richardson, 22, of Athens, and Russell Bailey, 22, of Beckley, appeared together for a plea hearing before Circuit Court Judge Derek Swope. Both men ...

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  20. Ex-Concord football players plead guilty to crimeRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    Two former Concord University football players are facing up to five years in prison in connection with a home invasion in the Athens area.

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