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Mountain Lions back in win column with win over Senators ATHENS, W.Va Concord Men's Basketball team, looked to get back on the winning track, against Davis and Elkins Saturday afternoon. The Mountain Lions had a slow start, only knocking down four free throws in the first couple of minutes. After the first media time out, Concord got in their groove, going on to defeat.

Rams drop first match of 2020 season BLUEFIELD, VA The Bluefield College Rams hosted Erskine College for their first match of the 2020 Men's Volleyball season. The Flying Fleet get a 3-0 win, but not without ease. The Rams battled in each set, showing they weren't going down without a fight.

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets GAME THREAD! ETLocation: McCamish Pavilion - Atlanta, GATV and Online Streaming: ACC Network - WatchESPN.comLatest Sportsbook Odds: Virginia is favored by 1.5 points. This game started out as a pick'em but THE PEOPLE have spoken!

Bluefield College Men's Volleyball team looking forward to 2020 season BLUEFIELD, Va In preparation to their opening match against Erskine College, the Bluefield College Men's Volleyball team has new goals this season. Lead by first season head coach Alfonso Alvarez, the Rams are using the 2020 season as an 'evaluation' season.

Deputies in McDowell County searching for missing person Deputies in McDowell County are searching for a missing woman. Angela Dawn Cook, 38, was last seen in War, WV on January 13th. She is 5'6", 160 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on Cook's whereabouts is encouraged to call the McDowell County 911 center or the McDowell County Sheriff's Office.

Virginia House Republican leader to hate groups: 'You are not welcome here' The Virginia House Republican leader said anyone spreading "white supremacist garbage" is not welcome in Richmond after a state of emergency was declared because of threats surrounding a gun rights rally planned for Monday.

Gun-rights activists gear up for show of force in Virginia - Police are scouring the internet for clues about plans for mayhem, workers are putting up chain link holding pens around Virginia's picturesque Capitol Square, and one lawmaker even plans to hide in a safe house in advance of what's expected to be an unprecedented show of force by gun-rights activists.

Boil water advisories shouldn't be ignored There has been multiple boil water advisories issued throughout Southern West Virginia mainly in the Bluewell, and areas of Raleigh County. In case that your area is in a water boil advisory, WVVA has some tips.

Drying out overnight; very cold air pushes in for Sunday Temperatures will bottom out in the 20s overnight, with the blustery conditions making it feel like single digits and teens by Sunday morning. We could have a few slick spots in the morning. Wind gust will still push between 30-40 mph overnight, with some of the higher elevations pushing 50 mph.

Eastern Shore heritage center gets boost from federal grant - The effort to build a new library and heritage center on Virginia's Eastern Shore recently got a boost in the form of a federal grant. The project will receive a $500,000 grant from the National Endowment of Humanities.

From Princeton to Bluefield, The "Pay it Forward Movement" continues… - Over the past week, we've covered numerous stories that brought many of our viewers feelings of pain and frustration. But one story we're happy to report, kindness is not only winning, it's contagious.

Neighborhood Spotlight: What to do in Ballston, 2020 In this week's Neighborhood Spotlight, discover two favorite places the Keri Shull Team agents love to hang out at in Ballston.

Fairfax County is helping kids by helping dads with parenting skills In Virginia's Fairfax County, a program through the Department of Family Services that starts in February aims to get fathers more involved in their children's lives and help them with their parenting skills and confidence. According to statistics from the U.S.

DEVELOPING: Police Investigating 'Suspicious Death' in Ballston Apartment Building Arlington County Police are investigating what the department characterized as a suspicious death. Officers and medics were dispatched to an apartment at the AVA Ballston Square building around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Trump tweets support for pro-gun activists ahead of Virginia rally set to be attended by neo-Nazis Donald Trump has defended pro-gun activists and attacked Virginia Democrats over efforts to pass gun control laws ahead of a rally that is expected to be attended by neo-Nazis and white supremacist.

Dismal Swamp Canal to be closed to traffic for about 90 days - The Dismal Swamp Canal on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway between North Carolina and Virginia will be closed to traffic for about 90 days for maintenance. The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reports the locks at South Mills and at Deep Creek in Virginia have temporarily discontinued operations while the work is being completed.

ACC Betting Preview: January 18 Both these teams can score and the Tigers don't take care of the ball as well as some teams in the ACC, so the Wolfpack will get some extra points in transition. They scored 151 at Littlejohn, so 140 is doable. Pick: Over 139.5. Louisville Cardinals @ Duke Blue Devils: KP: Duke - 8, O/U 136: Vegas: Duke - 8, O/U 137.5.

Historic Jamestowne In Virginia Was Just Added To A US Travel Bucket List… And We Couldn't Agree More If you haven't made a trip to Historic Jamestowne, Virginia recently, you'll want to plan your visit soon. Here's more on this fascinating U.S. destination.

The Big Preview: Virginia looks to end skid at Georgia Tech Coming off three straight losses, it's been years since the Virginia Cavaliers found themselves in this position-anything other than near the top of the conference.

Fairfax County substitute teacher accused of inappropriate contact A substitute teacher in Fairfax County, Virginia, was arrested on two felony charges, including indecent liberties and misdemeanor. Police arrested Albert Keys, 60, of Lorton, on Friday, following an investigation of inappropriate contact with several students at Glasgow Middle School within the last two months.

Beckley, Wyoming East pick up Top-10 wins In a Friday night jam-packed with quality basketball, the Flying Eagles and Warriors picked up victories. Woodrow Wilson trailed George Washington by three points after the first quarter and at halftime. But, Ben Gilliam and Richard Law each scored 25 points on the evening to propel Beckley to an 84-80 victory.

Tigers stay perfect with close win over Bluefield SHADY SPRING, W.Va In a much anticipated Friday night matchup, the Bluefield Beavers traveled to Shady Spring in a top five contest. The Beavers got out held on to an eight point lead at the half, 36-28. Once the third quarter started, the Tiger's defense took over, allowing their offense more scoring opportunities.

New developments: woman could face additional charges in animal abuse case There are new developments on an animal abuse case in McDowell County. WVVA has now learned that the accused, Crystal Copley, 32, could be charged with more felonies in addition to those in connection with puppies thrown in a creek in Anawalt. A rescue of two dogs found chained, muddy and hungry took an unexpected turn Friday.

3 more linked to neo-Nazi group arrested in Georgia WASHINGTON - Three men linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill members of a militant anti-fascist group, police in Georgia announced Friday, a day after three other members were arrested on federal charges in Maryland and Delaware.

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