• September 23, 2020

    Explore Mercer County's hidden waterfall

    There is a reason why West Virginia is so mysterious. A hike or road trip could reveal a hidden gem - a unique rock formation, blooming colors or in

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  • September 15, 2020

    Local Business Spotlight: Blue Ridge Bee Company creates a buzz in downtown

    When Mercer County natives William and Emily Lambert heard about the mass decline in honeybee populations several years ago, it sparked an interest i

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  • August 18, 2020

    Local Business Spotlight: Totally Glazed

    From classic glazed flavors to cream-filled creations, there are few tasty treats better than a fresh, hot donut in the morning. And if you happen to

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  • August 12, 2020

    Sunflower take the spotlight at Camp Creek State Park

    As summer winds down into slow warm evenings, the sunflowers in southern West Virginia begin to raise their majestic faces to the sun. At Camp Creek

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  • August 3, 2020

    Summer magic of family time and nostalgia can be found under the stars

    In Athens, a small community located in Mercer County, West Virginia, the stars align every weekend at the Pipestem Drive-In Theater. Cars line the

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  • July 14, 2020

    Six places to scoop up summertime treats

    We got the summertime scoop when it comes to ice cream and frozen yogurt in Mercer County.  Our favorite creamy treats are the perfect way to en

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  • July 9, 2020

    Seven places in Bluefield to support in July

    This summer, take time to visit a few local shops, and support the community. When we shop local, we help support our friends and family in Mercer Co

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  • June 29, 2020

    Spend the summer casting a line at Dan Hale Reservoir

    Conveniently located on Route 20 between Bluewell and Glenwood, the Dan Hale Reservoir offers a great outdoor experience for the entire family. The 7

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  • June 16, 2020

    Brushcreek Falls RV Resort: Becoming the “destination” for vacations and staycations alike

    Few area tourist attractions can compete with the amenities offered by Brushcreek Falls RV Resort in Princeton, West Virginia. Founded in 2016, the r

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  • June 8, 2020

    Cicade phenomenon returns to Southern West Virginia

    Every 17 years, a humming phenomenon returns to the mountains of southern West Virginia. The noise, a constant humming sound, echoes through the hill

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  • June 4, 2020

    Five places in Princeton to support in June

    When we shop local, we help support our friends and family in Mercer County. Look at our roundup of stores and restaurants to support in Princeton.

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  • May 21, 2020

    Five things to do this Memorial Day Weekend

    Looking for ways to kick-off the unofficial start of summer in Southern West Virginia? We've put together five different ways to celebrate the warm d

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  • May 20, 2020

    Explore Pinnacle Rock State Park like never before!

    For many residents and visitors, Pinnacle Rock State Park's iconic sandstone formation is known for scenic wonders and awe-inspiring views. The day

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  • May 15, 2020

    Visit Mercer County's virtual art show takes center stage

    In times of quiet, the stroke of the paintbrush or a quick flick of pencil on paper begins more than just a work of art. Aritistic endevours, no mat

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  • April 30, 2020

    Need a new podcast? Give our favorites a try!

    From West Virginia stories to crime junkie favorites, podcasts are a great way to kick back and relax, learn about a favorite place or get wrapped u

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  • April 21, 2020

    Touring Mercer County with Native Trailblazer Joshua Parks

    Known for its chiseled trails, vivid landscapes and rich assortment of flora and fauna, Mercer County is a haven for outdoor and off-road enthusiasts

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  • April 16, 2020

    Get creative at home with our custom coloring pages

    Grab your crayons, colored pencils and markers! Princeton resident and artist Amy Williams has created custom-themed coloring pages, for both childre

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  • April 8, 2020

    Discover the vast trail network at Camp Creek State Park

    It is no secret that Camp Creek State Park is a Mercer County Gem. With two waterfalls and a central campground, it is a favorite among residents, l

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  • April 5, 2020

    Ramps season still growing strong in the mountains

    While many annual ramp dinners are canceled across the Mountain State, ramp season is still growing strong in the hillsides of West Virginia. Known

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  • April 3, 2020

    From our kitchen to yours: local restaurant favorites

    Whether you have a sweet tooth or like a savory comfort dish, our local restaurants have teamed up to bring their kitchen to yours! The Corner

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