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Hometown Hero: Claude Adams

Fire Chief Claude Adams was a man of faith, service and community. The head of the Berwind Fire Department for 33 years passed on in April. However…

Hometown Hero: Chief Nathan Allen

Chief Nathan Allen  is a man who covers all bases of service from patrolling our streets to teaching the next generation how to hit a home run.…

Hometown Hero: Paul McFarlane

Sometimes our Hometown Heroes stories are best told in their own words. Our Joshua Bolden met up with Paul McFarlane who at almost 70 shows no signs…

Hometown Hero: Santerra Blevins

Santerra Blevins is an entrepreneur who at 17 started her own business Country Girl’s Pretty Pearls. The business started with combining…

Hometown Hero: Clayton Wagner

Clayton Wagner is a man of action serving in the U.S. Air Force, returning home to Bluefield in 1980. He came to Bluefield College in the maintenance…

Hometown Hero: Laura Lilly

The co-founder of the Hinton Hope Foundation, Laura Lilly, continues to give back to Summers County and our region. The foundation does this through…

Hometown Hero: Craig Hammond

When he’s not on the airwaves as a ‘radioactive’ voice he’s serving our community as director of the Bluefield Union…

Hometown Hero: Jimmy Kulchar

James ‘Jimmy’ Kulchar is a World War II veteran and native of McDowell County. Retired from active duty and the mines, he’s proving…

Hometown Hero: Donna Ball

Athens Elementary School teacher, Donna Ball is making sure all kids are not only on track for success in the classroom but a step ahead–and…

Hometown Hero: Rick Caruso

‘Slick Rick’ he’s a champion in the ring but when he’s on the training mat it is Coach Rick who makes everyone see the…

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