Basketball tournament brings business to Beckley - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

Basketball tournament brings business to Beckley

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Arrests made in home break-in investigation out of Bud, WV

    Arrests made in home break-in investigation out of Bud, WV

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:38:10 GMT
    Left to Right: Cody Mills, Jeremy CableLeft to Right: Cody Mills, Jeremy Cable
    Deputies with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department captured a pair of men accused of breaking into a home. Cody Mills and Jeremy Cable, both 31-years-old, were arrested on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The men are accused of Daytime Burglary.
    Deputies with the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department captured a pair of men accused of breaking into a home. Cody Mills and Jeremy Cable, both 31-years-old, were arrested on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The men are accused of Daytime Burglary.
  • Residents Without A Home Following Fire

    Residents Without A Home Following Fire

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:28:29 GMT
    Residents in a Shady Spring home are displaced after a fire burnt down their home on Tuesday evening.
    Residents in a Shady Spring home are displaced after a fire burnt down their home on Tuesday evening.
  • Several people hit by car in Oceana

    Several people hit by car in Oceana

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:23:33 GMT
    Dispatchers say three or four people were hit by a car driving on Route 10 near the McDonald's in Oceana. 
    Dispatchers say three or four people were hit by a car driving on Route 10 near the McDonald's in Oceana. 
Raleigh County WV -

The 42nd annual Biddy Buddy basketball tournament has brought hundreds of people to Raleigh  County.

Managers from over 7 Beckley restaurants told us that because of this tournament, business is booming. The manager on duty at 5 Guys said Saturday was the busiest day they've had all year.

Dickies BBQ Pit is one of many restaurants that have profited from all the visitors this weekend as well. The assistant manager was happy to see his business do so well.

"Since the tournaments came into town, we've actually been very busy this weekend and it's been a plus," Straw said.

Over 50 teams competed for in the Biddy Buddy Tournament.