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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County Sheriff's Office searching for a man in the Raven area Officers with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 28 minutes ago
Officers with the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in the search for a male... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New signs highlight downtown attractions in Pekinweek, Shackelford said. They direct downtown visitors seeking locations for “di
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
week, Shackelford said. They direct downtown visitors seeking locations for “dining” and outlets for “art,” as well as the Tazewell County Courthouse, City Hall and U.S. Post Office. Shackelford sounded most enthusiastic about the 200 block’s... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
New signs highlight Court Street attractionsweek, Shackelford said. They direct downtown visitors seeking locations for “di
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
week, Shackelford said. They direct downtown visitors seeking locations for “dining” and outlets for “art,” as well as the Tazewell County Courthouse, City Hall and U.S. Post Office. Shackelford sounded most enthusiastic about the 200 block’s... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Oct. 20, 2017and Dawn Meyer to Sultan Noorullah, $862,500. 9327 N. Galena Road, Peoria, Sul
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
and Dawn Meyer to Sultan Noorullah, $862,500. 9327 N. Galena Road, Peoria, Sultan Noorullah to Santok 21 Inc., $900,000. TAZEWELL COUNTY 112 S. Rustic Road, East Peoria, Curtiss W. Winkler to Andrew K. and Elizabeth M. Lusk, $79,000. 1914... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Inside Illinois' $16 billion backlog: What does the state owe your town?County Of Tazewell Pekin $132,158.00 Pekin City Treasurer Pekin $378,701.5
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
County Of Tazewell Pekin $132,158.00 Pekin City Treasurer Pekin $378,701.57 Pekin City Treasurer Pekin $312,628.80 Tazewell County Treasurer Pekin $284,187.28 City Of Peoria Peoria $89,296.04 County Of Peoria Peoria $56,000.00... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin group wins state awardto tell a story through the photographs. Soupos dived into the story and won ri
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
to tell a story through the photographs. Soupos dived into the story and won ribbons when she showed her project at the Tazewell County 4-H Show and Junior Fair. “I thought the coolest thing to come of this was the 4-H project,” McCabe... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell veterans seek help with VA from Cheri BustosMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Tazewell County military vet
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Tazewell County military veterans, many of whom served in Vietnam, told U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos Wednesday of problems they’ve dealt with for decades when they’ve sought medical care through the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Eligible women may receive mammogram on 16th Annual National Mammography Dayany changes and scheduling regular visits and annual mammograms with their heal
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
any changes and scheduling regular visits and annual mammograms with their healthcare providers. In 2015 at this event in Tazewell County, the first case of cancer was diagnosed from a mammogram performed on National Mammography Day. “I was... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tazewell vets seek better VA care through BustosBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Tazewell County military veterans, many
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Tazewell County military veterans, many of whom served in Vietnam, told one of the county’s U.S. Congress members Wednesday of problems they’ve dealt with for decades when they’ve sought medical care through... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Princeton mayor resigns following DUI arrestcrash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic f
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
crash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic for miles in the southbound lanes. Tazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric storage plantTazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
5 West Virginia inmates admit to possessing homemade weaponscrash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic f
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
crash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic for miles in the southbound lanes. Tazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric storage plantTazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Final public hearing held concerning Raleigh Co. school consolidation plancrash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic f
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
crash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic for miles in the southbound lanes. Tazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric storage plantTazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Bluefield City Hosts Dinner for Huntington Mayorcrash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic f
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
crash on I-77 in Mercer County. The wreck Tuesday afternoon backed-up traffic for miles in the southbound lanes. Tazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric storage plantTazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton School District tax rate may dipyear. The school district expects its tax levy for 2017 to be $29.6 million, a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
year. The school district expects its tax levy for 2017 to be $29.6 million, a 2.69 percent increase from 2016. Because Tazewell County is a tax-capped county, public bodies are limited to increasing the tax levy from existing property no more... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois teen driving deaths drop by halfdecline, which reflects a nationwide trend among drivers under age 20. That tr
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
decline, which reflects a nationwide trend among drivers under age 20. That trend, however, has been notably strong in Tazewell County, where the Tazewell Teen Initiative has educated students on the dangers of alcohol, drugs and distracted... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County in the running for new Hydroelectric storage plantStorage Facility like the one in Bath County, Virginia. Right now the favored s
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
Storage Facility like the one in Bath County, Virginia. Right now the favored site for a similar operation happens to be in Tazewell County. "We ended up picking the Tazewell site. Dominion owns a lot of property there in Tazewell and it met most... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
State teen driving deaths drop by halfdecline, which reflects a nationwide trend among drivers under age 20. That tr
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
decline, which reflects a nationwide trend among drivers under age 20. That trend, however, has been notably strong in Tazewell County, where the Tazewell Teen Initiative has educated students on the dangers of alcohol, drugs and distracted... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin reaps benefits of amended enterprise zonestate of Illinois has granted a request by the city of Pekin to add an addition
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
state of Illinois has granted a request by the city of Pekin to add an additional 115 acres of land into the Southern Tazewell County Enterprise Zone, which paves the way for a new hotel to be announced at a later date. “There are projects... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Nick in the AM: Minier's Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coronerNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Brian Foley is in line to become
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Brian Foley is in line to become the next Tazewell County coroner, but it's a temporary assignment — only eight months in 2018. That's fine with him. "I think an interim position is where I need to be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Minier's Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coronerNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Brian Foley is in line to become
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Brian Foley is in line to become the next Tazewell County coroner, but it's a temporary assignment — only eight months in 2018. That's fine with him. "I think an interim position is where I need to be... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Luciano: Amid a hurricane and horror, hope collides two Tazewell natives in FloridaPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Kynse Agles and NicQue Mayhew
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Kynse Agles and NicQue Mayhew spent their earliest years in Tazewell County, just 10 miles apart but to the best of their knowledge never crossing paths. But that has forever changed in Florida for... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Nick in the AM: Website ranks Morton among 50 safest places in Illinoisas being a hotbed of crime. A recent ranking from a safety and home-security we
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
as being a hotbed of crime. A recent ranking from a safety and home-security website appears to confirm that. The Tazewell County village ranks 41st among the 50 safest municipalities in Illinois, according to SafeWise. The rankings are... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Website ranks Morton among 50 safest places in Illinoisas being a hotbed of crime. A recent ranking from a safety and home-security we
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
as being a hotbed of crime. A recent ranking from a safety and home-security website appears to confirm that. The Tazewell County village ranks 41st among the 50 safest municipalities in Illinois, according to SafeWise. The rankings are... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A listing of fundraising events, Oct. 15, 2017and more information, visit www.totesforta-tas.com or email totesfortatasmorton
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
and more information, visit www.totesforta-tas.com or email totesfortatasmorton@gmail.com. Zombie challenge MACKINAW — Tazewell County Resource Centers Inc. is hosting its second annual Zombie Challenge fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday at Mackinaw... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Amid a hurricane and horror, hope collides two Tazewell natives in FloridaPhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Kynse Agles and NicQue Mayhew
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil Kynse Agles and NicQue Mayhew spent their earliest years in Tazewell County, just 10 miles apart but to the best of their knowledge never crossing paths. But that has forever changed in Florida for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Missouri teen charged in double-fatal wreck in Tazewell Countyof Missouri on Sept. 1. He was also cited for failure to reduce speed, court re
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
of Missouri on Sept. 1. He was also cited for failure to reduce speed, court records said. According to court documents, Tazewell County Sheriff’s deputies were called at 5:35 p.m. to the area of Townline Road and Tazewell Road in rural Tazewell... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Oct. 13, 2017Cunningham, $400,000. 6126 N. Chippewa Ridge Lane, Peoria, Roger R. and Dana L
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
Cunningham, $400,000. 6126 N. Chippewa Ridge Lane, Peoria, Roger R. and Dana L. Clayton to Katherine Zuccarini, $600,000. TAZEWELL COUNTY 105 Barrington Lane, East Peoria, Ruth Underhill to Michael C. and Amie L. Tysinger, $82,000. 104 S.... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
2 accused of arson in Kanawha County firesession, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military r
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
session, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military retirees from paying personal income tax. Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets 4 new bikes from Cole Harley-DavidsonTazewell County Career and Tech Center gets... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
2 arrested on meth charges in Greenbrier Countysession, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military r
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
session, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military retirees from paying personal income tax. Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets 4 new bikes from Cole Harley-DavidsonTazewell County Career and Tech Center gets... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
EPA says more testing needed at West Virginia sitesession, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military r
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
session, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military retirees from paying personal income tax. Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets 4 new bikes from Cole Harley-DavidsonTazewell County Career and Tech Center gets... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia legislators to consider 2 tax billssession, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military r
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
session, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military retirees from paying personal income tax. Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets 4 new bikes from Cole Harley-DavidsonTazewell County Career and Tech Center gets... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
14-old charged in slaying of Maryland woman in Virginiasession, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military r
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
session, and pushing them to re-write the state's tax code to exempt military retirees from paying personal income tax. Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets 4 new bikes from Cole Harley-DavidsonTazewell County Career and Tech Center gets... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets 4 new bikes from Cole Harley-Davidsonto put his own stamp on health care with an executive order that aims to make l
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
to put his own stamp on health care with an executive order that aims to make lower-premium plans more available.More >> Tazewell County Career and Tech Center gets... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Police in Tazewell County train to save livesMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Lives likely will be saved b
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Lives likely will be saved by the tools and training Tazewell County sheriff’s deputies received Thursday. That is the standard goal of training sessions that police officers must regularly take on... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Bustos to speak with Tazewell County veteransDaily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is coming to Peki
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Congresswoman Cheri Bustos is coming to Pekin to answer questions from a panel of Tazewell County veterans who want to know what she can do to improve their health care, among other things. Bustos will... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Area police train to save livesBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Lives likely will be saved by the tools
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Lives likely will be saved by the tools and training that Tazewell County Sheriff’s Department officers received Thursday. That is the standard goal of training sessions that police officers must regularly... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Morton man faces child sex chargesalleged actions. A second girl also told police that Albee sexually touched her
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
alleged actions. A second girl also told police that Albee sexually touched her in that time span, the affidavit stated. A Tazewell County prosecutor revealed in court Wednesday that Albee faces “mandatory life” in prison if convicted of the case’s... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton man faces 'mandatory life' sentence on child sex chargesat least two pre-teen girls, including a 6-year-old. Andrew Albee, 35, was tol
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
at least two pre-teen girls, including a 6-year-old. Andrew Albee, 35, was told that when he was charged Wednesday in Tazewell County court with seven counts of predatory criminal sexual assault and one of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Creve Coeur man who injured jailers gets 7-year sentenceIllinois PEKIN — A Creve Coeur man will serve the maximum seven-year prison te
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Illinois PEKIN — A Creve Coeur man will serve the maximum seven-year prison term available for punching and injuring two Tazewell County jail officers in August. Garrett Spencer, 25, accepted that sentence when he pleaded guilty Tuesday to two... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tazewell jail guard fighter imprisonedPekin Daily Times A Creve Coeur man will serve the maximum seven-year prison t
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Pekin Daily Times A Creve Coeur man will serve the maximum seven-year prison term available for punching and injuring two Tazewell County jail officers in August. Garrett Spencer, 25, accepted that sentence when he pleaded guilty Tuesday to two... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Child-sex defendant gets prison in Tazewell caseswept through a court hearing Friday in which he pleaded guilty in the separate
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
wept through a court hearing Friday in which he pleaded guilty in the separate cases, both filed earlier this year in Tazewell County Circuit Court. He must serve at least 85 percent of his combined 43-year term. Lucht, a former Pekin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell man gets 43 years for sex assault of two girlswept through a court hearing Friday in which he pleaded guilty in the separate
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
wept through a court hearing Friday in which he pleaded guilty in the separate cases, both filed earlier this year in Tazewell County Circuit Court. He must serve at least 85 percent of his combined 43-year term. Lucht, a former Pekin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Car allegedly hijacked in broken East Peoria drug dealof a third and demanded $65 for the marijuana or the car’s keys, the victims to
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
of a third and demanded $65 for the marijuana or the car’s keys, the victims told police. That led to a charge Friday in Tazewell County court of aggravated vehicle hijacking with a firearm against Brown, who allegedly got the keys but apparently... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Koehler, Area Recycling electronics event a big hitPekin a few years ago. Koehler was eager to start a program for his constituent
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Pekin a few years ago. Koehler was eager to start a program for his constituents. “We hear this over and over again with Tazewell County and some of the township offices,” said Koehler. “If people don’t have a cheap and easy place to dump their... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Child sex offender imprisonedwept through a court hearing Friday in which he pleaded guilty in the separate
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
wept through a court hearing Friday in which he pleaded guilty in the separate cases, both filed earlier this year in Tazewell County Circuit Court. He must serve at least 85 percent of his combined 43-year term. Lucht, whose last listed... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
TCHD: Influenza season opens — immunization key to wellnessBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com AT ISSUE: Tazewe
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com AT ISSUE: Tazewell County Health Department officials say influenza is deadly and people need to be vaccinated, but many are confused about the vaccines and what influenza actually... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell, Woodford marriages, divorces: Oct. 8, 2017Steve Stein of the Journal Star @SpartanSteve MARRIAGE LICENSES Tazewell Coun
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
Steve Stein of the Journal Star @SpartanSteve MARRIAGE LICENSES Tazewell County Rodney Alston, 51; Erica Wilson, 39; both Peoria. Wade Blumenshine, 28; Jennifer Knox, 27; both Washington. John Cealey, 29; Kristin Locke, 28; both Chicago. Scott... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
WVVA's LIVE Football Friday Scoreboardplace tomorrow night Richlands-Tazewell ready for the Backyard BrawlRichlands-
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
place tomorrow night Richlands-Tazewell ready for the Backyard BrawlRichlands-Tazewell ready for the Backyard Brawl A Tazewell County rivalry will be renewed Friday night A Tazewell County rivalry will be renewed Friday night James... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Gov. Justice meets local opposition to road bond in Bluefieldraise funds for breast cancer awareness"Tata Trot" 5k color run set to raise fu
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
raise funds for breast cancer awareness"Tata Trot" 5k color run set to raise funds for breast cancer awareness The Mercer-Tazewell County Board of Realtors will be hosting a 5k color run in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first ever... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Potential power station could bring jobs to Tazewellraise funds for breast cancer awareness"Tata Trot" 5k color run set to raise fu
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
raise funds for breast cancer awareness"Tata Trot" 5k color run set to raise funds for breast cancer awareness The Mercer-Tazewell County Board of Realtors will be hosting a 5k color run in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first ever... Read more
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