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  1. Superhero 5k to be heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Logan Banner

    ... to help student veterans at Concord University. The run will be held Saturday, Oct. 4 at Callaghan Stadium on the Athens campus. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m. The event will benefit the Veteran's Support Fund at ...

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  2. Mountain East Conference RoundupRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... led offensively by Ray Russ who threw for 240 yards on 23-of-44 attempts with two touchdowns and two interceptions. ATHENS, W.Va. -Concord rushed for more than 300 yards and scored a pair of special teams touchdowns on its way to a 61-24 victory ...

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  3. Obituaries, September 22, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | HeraldSun.com

    ... WV, graduating as salutatorian of her class from Princeton High School in 1941. She graduated from Concord College in Athens, WV, in 1944. Mrs. Hollandsworth started teaching high school at age 19, beginning a career in education with a focus mainly ...

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  4. Mike Gray Ministry to help raise funds for Pulaski Free ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Southwest Times

    ... Gray with Frontline Ministries of Crockett Va., the Rev. Wanda Howell of Montvale, Va. and the Rev. Alice Jones of Athens, W. Va. The doors for the fundraiser will open at 3:30 p.m. with the concert starting at 4 p.m. Sept. 13 at PMS with an evening ...

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  5. Enrollment for fall continues at ConcordRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Independent Herald

    Classes are available on the Athens campus and in Beckley at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center.

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  6. God's love leads to purposeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... is the executive director of Appalachian Teen Challenge in Princeton. Most people think the campus is located in Athens, and while it is near that town, it is actually in Princeton, he said. Nickels, now 62, sat in his office and described ... 1 comment

  7. One hospitalized following collision between motorcycle, pick-up truckRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    One motorcycle rider was transported to Princeton Community Hospital Monday after a collision between the cycle and a pick-up truck at the intersection of Route 20 and Vermillion Street in Athens. 1 comment

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

    Jul 26, 2014 | 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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  9. Search continues for suspect impersonating a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | 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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  10. Drug test delays sentencing for former football playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  11. Deputy provides description of police impostor, his vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | 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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  12. Mercer Sheriff's department alerts public about male impersonating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | 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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  13. Local farm in the running for West Virginia conservation awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | 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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  14. Businesses eye MercerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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