Beckley (United States)

Type: City
Name: Beckley (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.790001
Longitude: -81.190002
population: 16,880
First reported 59 mins ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 1 reports

Bluefield Pill Initiative leads to 7-count indictment

BLUEFIELD — A federal grand jury meeting in Beckley has returned a 7-count indictment alleging that a Mercer County man “distributed a quantity of hydromorphone” in the Bluefield area.Marvin Gillespie, 62, of Bluefield is the lone individual named in ... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - 59 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Doughnut holes

By The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesJuly 29 --The subject of annexation has long frustrated property owners and municipal officials alike.Is it a land grab by cities hungry for more revenue from property taxes ... [Published Insurance News Net - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mercer County Fair bringing best of region to PikeView campus

PRINCETON — The Mercer County Fair is gearing up for its annual appearance at PikeView High School on Aug. 1 and 2 beginning at 8 a.m. both days.“The Mercer County Fair is all about what Mercer Countians produce,” said Princeton-Mercer County Chamber ... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Family feud returns

Family feud returnsUpdated: Saturday, July 26 2014 11:00 AM EDT 2014-07-26 15:00:14 GMTPhoto courtesy of Brightwell PhotographyIt took a family feud to save Theatre West Virginia.“Hatfields and McCoys” has been an annual Theatre West Virginia production ... [Published State Journal - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Reactions vary on Knievel’s Snake River Canyon jump reenactment

A plan to jump the Snake River Canyon — like Evel Knievel attempted in 1974 — has people talking.Motorcycle daredevil “Big Ed” Beckley of Texas and professional Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun are working to attempt the jump on Sept. 7 over the canyon ... [Published Montana Standard - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Day care worker facing federal porn charges

BLUEFIELD — A Mercer County man who was arrested in November 2013, on state charges of possessing pornographic images of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct now faces federal charges related to the same investigation.Lindsey Dale Bowling, of Princeton, ... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Beckley man faces up to 20 years in federal prison for dealing heroin in Stanaford, WV

A Beckley man is facing up to 20 years in prison after admitting in federal court to dealing heroin in the Stanaford, WV community, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin reports.Jason Kaylor, 31, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Beckley to selling heroin ... [Published State Journal - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Beckley physician chosen as BOM chief [The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va. :: ]

July 20--A Beckley psychiatrist has been elected president of the West Virginia Board of Medicine.Dr. Ahmed Faheem, M.D., who has practiced in Beckley since 1982, was unanimously elected as president for the next two years."I feel honored to be trusted ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Beckley Pill Initiative helps to send three drug dealers to jail

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced on Thursday, July 17 that three men who were involved in dealing drugs around the Beckley area will be headed to prison. The cases were heard by U.S. District Court Judge Irene Berger.Melvin Brooks, 42, of Beaver ... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Two defendants appear in federal court in Beckley on drug charges

TWO DEFENDANTS APPEAR IN FEDERAL COURT IN BECKLEY ON DRUG CHARGESPill Dealer Gets 12 Years in Federal PrisonBeckley, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that two defendants appeared before United States District Judge Irene ... [Published United States Department of Justice - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Legal marijuana now on sale in Washington state

Marijuana shops in Washington state opened their doors to the public Tuesday, leaving some Canadian pot tourists hopeful that the changes will create similar momentum north of the border.“All in good time,” said Greg from Victoria, B.C., who didn’t want ... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

One arrested in Wal-mart robbery, search for second suspect underway

Perish GambillTrack Arthur on Interactive Radar Track Arthur on Interactive Radar Alderson week of 4th of July events Alderson week of 4th of July events Upcoming events Wednesday, July 2 1pm - Judging Home and Business Decorating Contest 9am - 5pm - ... [Published WVVA - Jul 04 2014]

Quotes

"I think we just need to let them know, keep their hands off our jobs" said Dennis Adkins
...Created for the Kaufmann family who shared Wright's love of nature, the landmark structure "is the only major Wright-designed house open to the public with its furnishings, artwork and setting intact." Tours are available by contacting visitor services. ( www.fallingwater.org )
" effective immediately this unit is closed permanently. More >> Bluefield,W. Va. (WVVA)-Another blow for the CityCity of Bluefield. On Friday afternoon, Arby's restaurant on Cumberland Road posted three of these signs that read "
"The future of our state is about educating our people and attracting people here who come with a good education," he said. "If we have a great education system, the future of our state, the future of Raleigh County , is great."

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Bluefield Pill Initiative leads to 7-count indi... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - 59 mins ago]
UPDATE: Thousands Attend Coal Rally in Pa. [Published WSAZ - 12 hours ago]
Seeing the USA? Summer travel that includes uni... [Published LocalSRY.com - 17 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Doughnut holes [Published Insurance News Net - 18 hours ago]
Mercer County Fair bringing best of region to P... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 29 2014]
Celebrating 50 Years of SkillsUSA [Published Masonry Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Tennant turns out lights to White House in new ... [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 28 2014]
Family feud returns [Published State Journal - Jul 27 2014]
Reactions vary on Knievel’s Snake River Canyon ... [Published Montana Standard - Jul 26 2014]
Church activities: July 26, 2014 [Published Charleston Gazette - Jul 26 2014]
U.S. Senate race called ‘Likely Republican;’ De... [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 24 2014]
Man crushed to death in accident [Published WVVA - Jul 22 2014]
Three-judge panel denies request to remove magi... [Published WVVA - Jul 22 2014]
Day care worker facing federal porn charges [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
Federal porn charges brought against former Mer... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
Charity event to feature Caperton [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 21 2014]
Beckley man faces up to 20 years in federal pri... [Published State Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Remembering West Virginia’s fallen [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Jul 21 2014]
Readers' voice: July 21, 2014 [Published Charleston Gazette - Jul 21 2014]
Beckley physician chosen as BOM chief [The Regi... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 20 2014]
Church activities: July 19, 2014 [Published Charleston Gazette - Jul 19 2014]
Beckley Pill Initiative helps to send three dru... [Published WVNS - Jul 17 2014]
Three sentenced in Beckley to federal drug law ... [Published State Journal - Jul 17 2014]
Manchin releases statement on new Hobby Lobby vote [Published WVVA - Jul 16 2014]
Seeing the USA? Summer travel that includes uni... [Published Atascadero News - Jul 16 2014]
W.Va Ag Hall of Fame Inductees Announced [Published Lancaster Farming - Jul 15 2014]
Retail Chains Target New Markets in W. Va. [Published CSnews.com - Jul 15 2014]
Hinton, West Virginia man sentenced to 10 years... [Published State Journal - Jul 14 2014]
Aracoma widows glad it’s almost over [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 14 2014]
Entrepreneurs abuzz over Washington’s legalized... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 14 2014]
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The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #211 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 01 2014]
A reader thinks it’s San Francisco: The new strip mall on the other, never-photographed side of Alamo Square? Another picks the “Smokeless Coal Capital” of America: Looks like the roof of Tamarack arts center near Beckley, West Virginia. I just ...
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