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Salt Water Underground

Looking for that special place to purchase custom build aquariums, coral, sumps, saltwater fish, macro algae or saltwater tank supplies?  Be sure to check out Saltwater Underground, located at 320 Federal Street below the Blue Mountain Mercantile, Bluefield, WV.  Hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  [...]

August Events

The community is invited to come out and enjoy Downtown Bluefield, WV's Lemonade Festival August 26 complete with Bounce Houses, Touch-A-Truck, Music, a Lemon Parade, Vendors, and much more; a great day of food, fun, and enjoyment for the entire family.  The Lemon Parade begins at 10:00 and the festival is located along Raleigh [...]

Marketing & Social Media

As part of the City’s CREATE Opportunity Initiative, the Community & Economic Development Department has partnered with the Robert C. Byrd Institute to host a Marketing & Social Media class on May 16.  Please see below for more details and for registration.  This is a free event to help our existing businesses to grow. [...]

Business Fundamentals Workshop

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 2, Mercer County. The workshop will be held at the Training Center of Bluefield Area Transit located at 3208 John Nash Blvd, Bluefield, WV 24701 (Exit 1 off I-77). Business Coach Harold Patterson [...]

Help Bluefield City Park Win National Competition!

NRPA (National Recreation and Park Service) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney/ABC Television Group, and ESPN, to revitalize parks across the U.S. for a third year. The city that receives the most nominations will receive a $20,000 grant to improve a local park. Local parks make our community a [...]

Bluefield Ranked Among Most Affordable Places to Live

A new study from financial technology company SmartAsset ranks the most affordable places to live in West Virginia. This is SmartAsset’s third annual study on the Most Affordable Places in America. These cities are ranked on an Affordability Index weighing property taxes, homeowners’ insurance fees, and mortgage payments relative to income. Check out the table [...]

City of Bluefield, WV Supports Entrepreneurs and Small-To-Midsized Businesses During National Entrepreneurship Week The City of Bluefield’s Community & Economic Development Department (CED) today announced its participation in National Entrepreneurship Week, a weeklong series of activities that celebrates the efforts and impact of entrepreneurs and small-to-midsized [...]