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  1. Volunteer firefighter faces arson chargesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WCYB

    The Virginia Department of Forestry charged 19-year-old Shane Rife with starting the 375-acre airport mountain fire and the 65-acre spruce pine fires last month in Buchanan County.


  2. Ex Southwest Virginia firefighter charged with arsonRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Rife, 19, of Grundy with four felony counts of woods arson for fires he allegedly started last month in Buchanan County, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry. Rife is a former member of the Grundy Fire Department. He was charged with ...


  3. Buchanan County man killed in wreck on Dismal River RoadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    VANSANT, Va. - A Buchanan County man was fatally injured in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday afternoon east of Vansant, according to a report filed by the Virginia State Police.


  4. Final group of Ky. elk to arrive in Va. this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | The Daily News Leader

    ... will join 25 to 30 elk brought earlier from Kentucky to live on a reclaimed strip in the War Fork area in Buchanan County. The last group includes 14 bulls and 31 cows, sixteen of which are pregnant. The elk have been under quarantine since early ...


  5. Final group of Ky. elk to arrive in Va. this weekRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The final group of about 45 elk from Kentucky is scheduled to arrive in Buchanan County this week.


  6. Buchanan Co. Water Project Gets Federal GrantRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | WCAV

    A public water project in Buchanan County has received a $4.7 million federal grant to extend service to another 267 homes.


  7. Buchanan Co. water project gets federal grantRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A public water project in Buchanan County has received a $4.7 million federal grant to extend service to another 267 homes.


  8. Activists elated by elk addition in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Daily News Leader

    ... said, totaling 40. Over the last two years, Virginia has seen the elk population rise with two releases in Buchanan County, located in the southwestern part of the Old Dominion. In 2012, the state stocked the region with 16 Rocky Mountain elk, the ...


  9. Meth arrests in southwest VirginiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | WCYB

    Three people are facing drug charges after two traffic stops in Grundy, Virginia. Buchanan County deputies tell us that on Sunday officers from the Virginia State Police and Grundy Police Department patrolled Route 460. During a traffic stop, ...


  10. Rock slide blocks road in Buchanan County, Va.Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | WCYB

    The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office tells News 5, a rock slide is blocking one lane of traffic on Route 460, near the Hardee's.


  11. Buchanan veteran to compete in Paralympics Games in Sochi, RussiaRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    GRUNDY, Va. - A Buchanan County man is once again headed to the Paralympics Games - this time in Sochi, Russia.


  12. Virginia coal miner pinned by machine, killedRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... injuries Friday afternoon at a mine in Buchanan (buhk-AN'-un) County. Tarah Kesterson says the death of the Buchanan County man occurred at Dominion Coal Corp. Mine No. 30 near the unincorporated town of Whitewood. She said the mine is owned by ...


  13. Southwest Virginia wrecks claim two livesRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | Southwest Times

    ... died when he was partially ejected from his tractor-trailer after it caught fire and wrecked on Route 680 in Buchanan County. Geller said a witness indicated the truck's brakes were smoking heavily as it traveled downhill and into a curve. At the ...


  14. GeoMet Announces Agreement to Sell Substantially All Remaining AssetsRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... Appalachian Basin in McDowell, Harrison, Wyoming, Raleigh, Barbour and Taylor Counties, West Virginia and Buchanan County, Virginia (the "Asset Sale") to ARP Mountaineer Productions, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and a wholly-owned ...


  15. APCo to upgrade infrastructure in western VirginiaRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The company says in a news release that the project includes a new substation in Buchanan County and improvements at three existing substations in Tazewell County.


  16. Emory & Henry College plans school of optometry school in GrundyRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Virginia Business

    ... of Pharmacy. So far, $11.6 million has been pledged for the school project, including $6 million from the Buchanan County Board of Supervisors to cover operating costs during the initial phases of development and $5.6 million from the Coalfield ...


  17. Man dies in wreck on Rt. 460Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    GRUNDY. Va. - A man died Tuesday after his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer on U.S. Route 460 in Buchanan County.


  18. GeoMet Announces Plan to Divest Appalachia Producing PropertiesRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | Market Wire

    ... in the Appalachia Basin in McDowell, Wyoming, Raleigh, Barbour and Taylor Counties of West Virginia and Buchanan County Virginia. The assets represent coal bed methane vertical wells and, to a lesser extent, horizontal wells. The operated and ...


  19. No CommentRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2013 | Southwest Times

    ... around 9 a.m. Saturday. He headed east on Route 615, less than two miles west of Route 460 Business, in Buchanan County. The 2002 Kenworth T800 dump truck ran off the road, striking a guardrail, after the bed of the truck struck utility wires. At ...


  20. Man killed in crashRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2013 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    A Buchanan County man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck Saturday morning on Route 615, Hoot Owl Road, near the U.S. Route 460 road construction project site near Grundy.