McDowell County Newswire

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  1. McDowell County demolishing abandoned buildingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    TV reports the Solid Waste Authority has partnered with the McDowell County Commission to work on the demolition projects.

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  2. Participants in Reconnecting McDowell mentoring programRead the original story

    Saturday | The Inter-Mountain

    She wants to remain in McDowell County after college. "There are kids here that have parents that have drug habits and they don't have anybody to really look up to," Bailey said.

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  3. Mentoring program helps W.Va. students prepare for collegeRead the original story

    Saturday | The Inter-Mountain

    Rayven Bailey and Emmilea Hatfield have their futures all mapped out after high school: get a college degree and come home to struggling McDowell County to try to make life a little less rough for the next generation.

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  4. Officials and coal operators work to remove blighted structuresRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | Big News Network.com

    ... behalf of Big News Network. Razing a blighted structure...During a meeting at the Welch Library Friday, the McDowell County Solid Waste Authority announced a partnership with the McDowell County Commission to tear down several dilapidated structures ...

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  5. Roof falls at McDowell County mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | West Virginia Metro

    No one was injured in the fall and the Office of Miners, Health Safety and Training is investigating the circumstances. Matt Maccaro is a Sparta, N.J., native who joined the MetroNews staff as an anchor/reporter in March 2015.

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  6. John Ellison recounts 'Some Kind of Wonderful' lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | West Virginia Metro

    ... "Yep, I'm West Virginian man, all the way." Ellison was born in Montgomery but grew up near Landgraff in McDowell County. He left home in the early 1960s to pursue dreams of performing. He took a bus to Rochester, NY. "I had $3.25 in my pocket and ...

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  7. Board concludes interviews; decision imminentRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Lincoln Journal

    ... board ended up taking two votes. Board member Dr. Donna Martin offered a motion in support of hiring then-McDowell County Superintendent James Brown. This was seconded by board member Steve Priestley. The vote was, however, 3-2 against Brown, with ...

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  8. Lawmaker pleads no contest to DUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | West Virginia Metro

    Del. Clif Moore entered his plea before a McDowell County magistrate in Welch. He was arrested last May after a state trooper observed him swerving as he drove on U.S. Route 52. The six-term delegate was arrested for DUI in Columbus, Ohio while visiting family in 2011.

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  9. Man turns himself in a week after alleged robberyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Big News Network.com

    ... W.Va., confessed to stealing $450 as well as other unidentified items from a residence in the Iaeger area of McDowell County.? According to Gille-spie, Powell was processed at the West Virginia State Police Welch Detachment. Powell was later ...

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  10. Randi Weingarten: Sleight of Hand Artist - Part 2Read the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Schools Matter

    ... rm. The first program (6:58) Weingarten described was the public-private partnerships the AFT is creating in McDowell County, West Virginia, one of West

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  11. Tomblin to receive honor from Harless CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Logan Banner

    ... this year, goes to Amanda Lester. Lester teaches middle school science at Sandy River Middle School in McDowell County, West Virginia. She has been named teacher of the year at both Iaeger High School and Sandy River Middle School. The Harless ...

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  12. Harless Hall of Fame to welcome three new members in ceremony May 7Read the original story

    Monday May 4 | Huntington News

    ... this year, goes to Amanda Lester. Lester teaches middle school science at Sandy River Middle School in McDowell County, West Virginia. She has been named teacher of the year at both Iaeger High School and Sandy River Middle School. The Harless ...

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  13. Bluefield Daily Telegraph senior editor honoredRead the original story

    Sunday May 3 | Big News Network.com

    ... media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. For service to McDowell County...Bill Archer of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph is shown here with the Honorable Rudolph J. 'Rick' Murensky, left, and the ...

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  14. McDowell County Law Day deemed - best in the state' by Justice BenjaminRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  15. Demolition of McDowell County high school to start soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Demolition for the historic War site is slated for this summer, according to McDowell County officials, making way for a new playground to serve Southside K-8 School. "Everybody who went to Big Creek High School is very sad today to hear that it's finally going to be demolished," said Homer Hickam, one of the school's most famous graduates.

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  16. Randi Weingarten: : Sleight of Hand Artist - Part 2Read the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Schools Matter

    ... The first program (6:58) Weingarten described was the public-private partnerships the AFT is creating in McDowell County, West Virginia, one of West Virginia's poorest counties. Weingarten said this is to be expanded to all counties in West Virginia ...

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  17. Battling What Causes TruancyRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Intelligencer

    ... on a universal scale," she called it. "That's a huge barrier right there," White said. "Getting people into McDowell County to offer these services, getting people into Roane County, or Mingo County." Parents should be the first line in the attempt ...

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  18. Why a Confrontation Between Photographers and Locals Turned Ugly in AppalachiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Photo District News

    A photograph of a road sign in McDowell County, West Virginia, by local photographer Alan Johnston. Johnston says he was once confronted by local resident while making landscape pictures, and that a lot of people in McDowell County are "skeptical of anyone doing anything around here."

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  19. Welch Pot ArrestRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | WOAY

    ... city police arrested Clendenin. Officer Harman confirmed to Newswatch that she was arraigned in front of the McDowell county Magistrate Richard Vandyke and her bond was set at $10,000. Welch police say there are more charges coming connected to this ...

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  20. JuvenilesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... on a universal scale," she called it. "That's a huge barrier right there," White said. "Getting people into McDowell County to offer these services, getting people into Roane County, or Mingo County." Parents should be the first line in the attempt ...

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