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  • Mercer County Schools hold a meeting regarding this coming years levy rate

    Mercer County Schools hold a meeting regarding this coming years levy rate

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:41:37 GMT
    The Mercer County Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday regarding the 2014 and 15 school year levy rate. The levy is the funding system for all schools in West Virginia. The rates proposed are
     
    The Mercer County Board of Education held a meeting on Tuesday regarding the 2014 and 15 school year levy rate.



     
  • Would stiffer penalties for DUI's save more lives?

    Would stiffer penalties for DUI's save more lives?

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:04:54 GMT
    Driving under the influence in Mercer County. Authorities told us they're seeing it far too often lately. People we've been talking to say they believe stiffer penalties for DUI's could save lives. On
    Driving under the influence in Mercer County. Authorities told us they're seeing it far too often lately.
  • Skeletal remains found Wyoming County

    Skeletal remains found Wyoming County

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:04:35 GMT
    On April 10th a search warrant was executed on the property of Oscar Combs Senior on the Bud Mountain area of Wyoming County. State police found skeletal remains of an unidentified human on the backside
    State Police found skeletal remains on a man's property in Wyoming County.

As part of huge community service project, hundreds of boy scouts will be in our area doing projects to improve the region through The Reaching the Summit Community Service Initiative.

Monday, September 17th crews will be in Mercer, Fayette, and Greenbrier counties to lend a helping hand.

All week long crews will be holding a dress rehearsal through the counties for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree Days of Service.

Those helping in Mercer County will work to enhance the Bluefield City Park. The project includes repainting basketball courts, maintenance volleyball courts, and beautification throughout the park area.

The Fayette County Project will support Wetlands Restoration of the Wolf Creek Industrial Park in Fayetteville. Volunteers will be meeting at 8 a.m. to being gravel work. In addition volunteers will also be establishing an aviary sanctuary.

In Greenbrier County volunteers will be developing the Lewisburg Green Park in downtown to landscape and beautify the surrounding areas.

Crews were in Monroe County helping to volunteer on clean up efforts.