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  1. Vehicle strikes guardrail, then pedestrian on Route 123Read the original story

    Tuesday | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... veered off the right shoulder, hit a guardrail, spun out of control and struck Justin Belcher, 29, formerly of Athens, according to Lt. J.E. "Joe" Parks of the Mercer County Sheriff's Department. Belcher, Rochester, and her passenger, Joseph ...

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  2. 4 fire departments battle brush fireRead the original story

    Monday | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... page came into Mercer County 911 at about 3:30 p.m. The Oakvale Volunteer Fire Department along with East River, Athens and Green Valley volunteer fire departments responded to the fire that jumped Halls Ridge Road and moved quickly to the top of ...

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  3. Students compete in geography be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Herald Star Online

    ... and Nevaeh Colliers, a seventh-grader at Weir Middle School, competed in the state bee at Concord University in Athens, W.Va., on Friday. "Watching the students answer questions about national and world geography was amazing," said Melanie Donofe, ...

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  4. Div. II Series is Baker's goalRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... from one to nine. The speed of the game is a lot faster, by that I mean the tempo of the game." Concord is located in Athens, W.V., which is located in the southeast corner of West Virginia in the Allegheny Mountains.

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  5. Alex Lee selected for North-South fo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... in Charleston in June. Lee, who was a Class AA All-State selection, has signed to play football at Concord College in Athens, W.Va. "I'm very proud to represent the South. I've watched the game on the sidelines for years and now I actually get to ...

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  6. Local patients make use of mobile veteran clinicRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... "Depending on what I have to have done, it could save me several hours." Army veteran Hubert Pettrey, 61, of Athens said he was among the last veterans who joined the Army during the Vietnam War. The war was then in its closing days. "I missed it by ...

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  7. Snowfall creates hazardous driving conditionsRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... emergency dispatchers were alerted two three vehicles all stuck in a snow bank on Route 20 about a mile south of Athens. The vehicles were totally blocking the road until a snow plow driver and a wrecker could get to them. At 12:07 p.m., Mercer ...

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  8. Baseball players take college diamondRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... in 48.2 innings and gave up 54 hits, walked only nine and struck out 28. Last year Concord, which is located in Athens, W. Va., had a 36-20 record and won the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC). Concord opens the season on the ...

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  9. PHU's Tyler Kaminski signs with ConcordRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Harbor University quarterback Tyler Kaminski signed his letter of intent to play for Concord, a Div. II school in Athens, W.V. Before that, Kaminski only had lukewarm interest from colleges despite throwing for 1,430 yards, rushing for 895 and ...

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  10. Former CU police officer pleads guilty to sexual abuseRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... pleaded guilty Thursday in Mercer County Circuit Court to sexual abuse involving a minor. Randy Keith Cordle, 47, of Athens, appeared for a plea hearing before Circuit Court Judge Derek Swope. Cordle was arrested in June 2012 and later indicted on ...

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  11. PHU's Tyler Kaminski commits to ConcordRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... at the Florida Athletic Coaches Association all-star game. Last week, things changed. Concord, a Div. II school in Athens, W.V., came though with an offer. Kaminski visited the school this past weekend and committed on Monday. "I liked the coaches, ...

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  12. Man killed in Mercer County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Department identified the victim as Jonathan Tyler Blankenship, 24, of Pipestem who died in the wreck in the Athens area. The crash happened shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday. Investigators said Blankenship was not wearing a seat belt when his vehicle ...

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  13. Dr. Willis named primary care provider at VA clinicRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... who have sacrificed for our great country." Dr. Willis completed his undergraduate studies at Concord College in Athens, W.Va., and his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. He has been in private ...

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  14. The race is onRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... by the commission last year to fill the temporary vacancy following Coburn's death; Robert W. "Bob" Carter of Athens; Phillip B. Ball of Athens; Lyle Cottle of Spanishburg; and John Sommers of Rock. Greg Puckett, the current executive director of ...

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  15. Mercer County Commission seat generates interest in areaRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... by the commission last year to fill the temporary vacancy following Coburn's death; Democrat Robert Bob Carter of Athens; Democrat Phillip Ball of Athens; Democrat Lyle Cottle of Spanishburg; and Republican Greg Puckett, who serves as the current ...

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  16. Star of India offers indoor seatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2013 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... new cultural cuisine has been a driving passion for Singh and his family, who also run a Star of India restaurant in Athens and operated a restaurant in Parkersburg until 2011. The dining area adjacent to the truck opened on Dec. 9 and so far ...

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  17. Crews work to restore electricity to thousandsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2013 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... mostly in the southern end of Raleigh County and in the northern Mercer County. "It was more so in Princeton, Athens and Spanishburg," Moye said. "Places like that had the conditions that seemed to be needed for ice loading. We had up to an inch of ...

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  18. No injuries reported in Sunday wreckRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Southwest Times

    ... outside the Pulaski town limits. According to Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Capt. Jeff Saunders, Carrie Chapman of Athens, W.Va. was traveling on Veterans Hill Road when she ran through the intersection at Snider Lane. Chapman's 1997 Chevrolet ...

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  19. Police: Va. senator in hospital after assaultRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2013 | Charleston Daily Mail

    ... ran for governor four years ago, had suffered serious injuries. Deeds is a graduate of Concord University in Athens, W.Va., where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1980. Deeds was being treated at the University of Virginia Hospital in ...

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  20. Concord responds to the arrests of three football playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2013 | West Virginia Metro

    ... incident. All three men are charged with malicious wounding, petit larceny and conspiracy stemming the incident at an Athens apartment complex. Deputies said the three men went to the apartment for an apparent drug purchase when an altercation ...

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