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Wyoming County Toy Fund organizers and Wyoming County Firefighters Association members will again join forces to make Christmas brighter for the county’s disadvantaged children.

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Though Shirley Weaver retired from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Ga., and now splits her time between homes in Bluefield and The Villages, in Florida, her heart still belongs to her hometown of Mullens.

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Helping the Wyoming County Toy Fund reach its fundraising goal, the Brenda L. Bias Fund provided more than $1,100 for this year’s annual Christmas project.

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Pineville’s fifth annual Hometown Christmas is scheduled Monday, Dec. 6, and will include the parade, hayrides, carols, among other activities.

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Mullens Area Chamber of Commerce members filled approximately 550 Halloween treats bags for students at Mullens Elementary, Mullens Middle, and Herndon Consolidated schools along with Maben Head Start.

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Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that children ages 5 to 11 years get vaccinated against Covid-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.

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Joseph Lane, of Amherst, New York, is the son of a U.S. Army veteran who participated in an important battle, Dornot Bridgehead, to liberate Eastern France from the Germans during World War II.

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A Wyoming County Circuit Court jury recently awarded a surface coal miner $160,000 in damages after they determined he was wrongfully discharged from his job as a welder at a Coal Mountain mine.

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Wyoming County Schools conducted its annual Reading Fair Oct. 19 at Oceana Middle School with projects representing schools across the county.

On Wednesday, Gov. Jim Justice continued to plead for more young West Virginians to get vaccinated against Covid-19.

Little ghosts and goblins, witches, super heroes, and numerous other costumed-children will soon be at neighborhood doors.

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The 2022 West Virginia Wildlife Calendar is now available to purchase online at wvstateparks.com, at retail outlets, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources offices across the state, and by mail.

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Three Wyoming County students – Alexis Star Harley, Kailyn Spence, and Isaiah Clay – have art work displayed in the state Capitol, according to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

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Dollar Energy Fund’s West Virginia Utility Assistance Program opens for the 2021-2022 Program Year on October 1 and will begin accepting applications from limited-income customers who need assistance with their gas, water and electric utility bills. The program provides grants to households …

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Last week, Wyoming County remained in the red on the state’s color-coded alert map, indicating the highest transmission level of Covid-19 cases.

While dealing with the ongoing state of emergency resulting from COVID-19, the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department has also been faced with an unparalleled number of overdoses.

In an effort to keep voters safe and protect election workers from the ongoing threat created by COVID-19, every registered voter in West Virginia should receive an absentee ballot application this week for the primary election now scheduled June 9, according to Mac Warner, secretary of state.

As the health threat from COVID-19 continues and non-essential businesses and agencies are closed to the public, Stop Abusive Family Environments (SAFE) remains open for victims of domestic violence.

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County health and welfare professionals, law enforcement officers, fire departments, school officials, along with representatives of Wyoming County Emergency Services and Health Department met Monday afternoon to determine a path forward in the face of COVID-19.

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NEW RICHMOND – Despite the slippery mud left by the early morning rain, 15 James Madison University staff members were hard at work in the Guyandotte River Park, near Wyoming County East High School, Wednesday morning.

Internet services followed by cable television topped consumer complaints in 2019 for Wyoming, Boone, Lincoln, Logan, McDowell, Mercer, and Mingo counties, according to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

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A century ago — on March 10, 1920 — West Virginia became the 34th state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving all United States citizens the right to vote no matter their sex.

With the campaign season in full swing, candidates in the upcoming May 12 primary election are being reminded of the strict regulations regarding outdoor advertising.

Wyoming County Commission members discussed water extension projects and broadband improvements with representatives of Thompson and Litton Engineering of Princeton.

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Now passed the year’s half-way point, Wyoming County Schools continues to focus on three themes selected for the year – “Building Relationships,” “Teaching And Learning,” and “School Safety.”

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From anthropology to world history, Wyoming County students delved into a wide array of subject matter for the annual Social Studies Fair Feb. 18 at Pineville Elementary School.

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OCEANA – Construction on two new eight-foot panels in the Wyoming County Veterans Memorial commemorative wall is complete.

Ravencliff-McGraws-Saulsville Public Service District members decided Thursday to use as its new permanent water source a Sabine mine on property owned by the Upper Laurel Fire Department.

Virginia Ann “Jenny Ann” Martin is a whirlwind of activity. She is constantly busy with a work project, a community service project, or some other project close to her heart.

Wyoming County became the 13th county in West Virginia Wednesday to adopt a resolution protecting the right of citizens to bear arms.

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On the May 12 primary election ballot, voters will find familiar names for the offices of assessor, the District 1 commission seat, the three magistrate seats, sheriff, prosecuting attorney, and, in a separate non-partisan election held in conjunction with the primary, two board of education seats.

Ahead of the first game between Westside and Wyoming County East high schools since the board of education voted to allow the sporting events to continue, Schools Superintendent Deirdre Cline put spectators on notice Tuesday afternoon that a zero tolerance policy against aggressive behavior …

The mother of a biracial Wyoming County high school student who was the target of a “deplorable” racist incident before a high school basketball game last Friday is tired of waiting on school and county officials to take action – and she has hired a Charleston lawyer.

Helping people has been the foundation upon which Ronald Bowling has built his career as well as his life.

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