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HAMLIN — The spread of coronavirus remains steady in Lincoln, with the county being red on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources county alert map Friday.

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HAMLIN — Lincoln County Schools is in the process of buying equipment to begin live streaming Board of Education meetings.

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CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice, who campaigned for governor promising to move West Virginia from 50th to first, conceded Wednesday that the state is leading the nation in an unwanted category: highest rate of COVID-19 case acceleration in the nation.

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HAMLIN — The annual Hamlin Arts and Crafts Street Fair, originally scheduled for Sept. 25, has been postponed due to an increase in COVID-19 infections across Lincoln County.

HAMLIN — The spread of coronavirus remains steady in Lincoln, with the county remaining orange on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources county alert map Friday.

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HAMLIN — The Lincoln County Board of Education honored former member Larry Wilkerson’s family with a plaque commemorating his years of service to the county’s schools.

On Sept. 3, a retracing of the miners’ march to Blair Mountain kicked off in Marmet at 8 a.m. and traveled through Boone County. The event was organized by the United Mine Workers of America as part of the Battle of Blair Mountain Centennial 1921-2021 celebration.

HUNTINGTON — A Lincoln County woman was presented with a prize in the second round of the “Do it for Babydog” vaccination sweepstakes Sept. 2 in Huntington, according to a news release from Gov. Jim Justice’s office.

Belinda Chapman with West Virginia Children’s Home Society delivered Speedway gas cards and Dollar General cards to help grandfamilies in Lincoln County. The Grandfamilies Program is collaborating with Children’s Home Society to provide counseling, mental health services and other services t…

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HAMLIN — Lincoln County Community Outreach Program is set to host its Reaching for Recovery event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 11 at Lincoln Primary Care Center in Hamlin.

Collaborating with Union Mission, Spring Hill Baptist Church’s kids at Vacation Bible School gathered school supplies and backpacks to distribute to various schools. Lincoln County was one of the recipients of those backpacks. The kids raised $1,000 and gathered 50 backpacks. The backpacks a…

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HAMLIN — The spread of coronavirus remains steady in Lincoln, with the county remaining orange on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources county alert map Friday.

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ALUM CREEK — The Lincoln Public Service District has submitted a corrective action plan as part of the continuing investigation by the West Virginia Public Service Commission to determine whether the district is a distressed utility.

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HAMLIN — The Lincoln County Board of Education met in a special session August 24, where they unanimously voted to continue following the previously issued COVID-19 mitigation protocols suggested to them by the Lincoln County Health Department.

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MATEWAN - Southern West Virginia’s history is ingrained with labor movements and class struggles, especially in relation to the coal industry. The West Virginia Mine Wars Museum is working to reclaim the narratives of that history and preserve them for future generations.

The first Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921 was a bloody chapter in Appalachian history. The armed uprising of miners against coal barons and anti-union lawmen lasted five days, beginning with scattered skirmishes and ending with three days of heavy fighting.

HUNTINGTON — Members of the Small Communities, BIG Solutions conference awards selection committee are now accepting nominations for southern West Virginia success stories for the Power of Performance awards, according to a news release.

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CHARLESTON — A Lincoln County magistrate has been accused of forcing a former office assistant to work on her re-election campaign during work hours, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha County Circuit Court.

HAMLIN — Cases of coronavirus continue to rise in Lincoln, with the county reaching red on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources county alert map Friday.

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HAMLIN — Mere hours before the intended start of the 2021 school year August 18, the Lincoln County Board of Education voted to adopt a mask policy recommended to them by the Lincoln County Health Department.

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HAMLIN — Lincoln, like most other counties in West Virginia, has continued to face a drop in population according to recently released census data.