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  • Deputies search for suspect in Green Valley home invasion

    Deputies search for suspect in Green Valley home invasion

    Monday, June 19 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-06-19 18:44:33 GMT

    The search is on for the man who broke into a home in the Green Valley area on Sunday, June 18, 2017. 

    The search is on for the man who broke into a home in the Green Valley area on Sunday, June 18, 2017. 

  • Concord University Welcomes College Prep Academy to Campus

    Concord University Welcomes College Prep Academy to Campus

    Thursday, June 15 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-06-16 00:48:54 GMT

    On Wednesday, June 14, GEAR UP U kicked off its college prep academy at Concord University. 

    On Wednesday, June 14, GEAR UP U kicked off its college prep academy at Concord University. 

  • 59News Teams Up with United Way for Founder's Day

    59News Teams Up with United Way for Founder's Day

    Thursday, June 15 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-06-16 00:13:34 GMT

    59News is teaming up with first responders and the United Way to raise money for local charities.

    59News is teaming up with first responders and the United Way to raise money for local charities.

  • Russell County Crash Kills Bluefield Woman

    Russell County Crash Kills Bluefield Woman

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-06-13 20:33:31 GMT
    Virginia State Police report at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 11, Troopers were called to a fatal crash that occurred in Russell County. VSP said a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe traveling north on Route 19 near Green Hill Road swerved to avoid an animal in the road, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The SUV ran off the right side of the road, over-corrected then overturned, striking a parked tractor trailer. Cynthia R. Panashy, 26, of Bluefield, WV, who was a...
    Virginia State Police report at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 11, Troopers were called to a fatal crash that occurred in Russell County. VSP said a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe traveling north on Route 19 near Green Hill Road swerved to avoid an animal in the road, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The SUV ran off the right side of the road, over-corrected then overturned, striking a parked tractor trailer. Cynthia R. Panashy, 26, of Bluefield, WV, who was a...
  • Funding sought to establish needle exchange program

    Funding sought to establish needle exchange program

    A needle exchange program designed to curb the spread of disease and help addicts overcome their substance abuse is seeking funding.

    A needle exchange program designed to curb the spread of disease and help addicts overcome their substance abuse is seeking funding.

  • Polls open for municipal elections in West Virginia

    Polls open for municipal elections in West Virginia

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-06-13 12:58:40 GMT

    June is the time for municipal elections in West Virginia.  Many communities around the area are headed to the polls this week to elect their local leaders.

    June is the time for municipal elections in West Virginia.  Many communities around the area are headed to the polls this week to elect their local leaders.

  • Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraiser on June 30, 2016

    Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraiser on June 30, 2016

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 3:29 PM EDT2016-06-29 19:29:26 GMT

    WVNS-TV 59News is leading the way with coverage of the flooding which has devastated communities across southern West Virginia.  Those efforts continue with our Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraising drive on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

    WVNS-TV 59News is leading the way with coverage of the flooding which has devastated communities across southern West Virginia.  Those efforts continue with our Flood Relief: Helping Our Neighbors fundraising drive on Thursday, June 30, 2016. 

  • Founders Day of Caring: Fill the Boot for Food

    Founders Day of Caring: Fill the Boot for Food

    Friday, June 17 2016 12:30 PM EDT2016-06-17 16:30:43 GMT

    59News is hosting a "Fill the Boot for Food" drive to commemorate Founder's Day.  This is the 20th anniversary of the founding of our parent company, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.  

    59News is hosting a "Fill the Boot for Food" drive to commemorate Founder's Day.  This is the 20th anniversary of the founding of our parent company, Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.  

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