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Gov. Justice gets personal on campaign road trip

Local News

BLUEFIELD — Gov. Jim Justice wrapped up two town hall meetings in southern West Virginia Thursday, taking questions from the public about education reform, economic development and the growing divide between he and Senate Republicans. The town halls were also notable for what people didn't ...

Altercare Adena earns recognition

Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Altercare Adena has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. There are more than 13,000 skilled nursing centers and assisted living communities ...

Local Business Quick Takes

Business

WELCOME: Cedar One Realty has welcomed several members into the business in various positions. Linda Duran has joined the Wintersville office. Duran specializes in tenant relations and social media platforms. As a member of the Wintersville area for more than 20 years, Duran raised her ...

Real estate transfers

Business

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Frederick and Shari Menzel to Frederick Menzel, 73.46 acres, Steubenville Township. Robert and Diana Durst to Ohio Valley Health Center, part lot 357, Wells Addition. Leroy Bee Sr. (deceased) to Bernardina Bee, lot 24, ...

Commission supports radio week

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County commissioners, Monday, passed a proclamation recognizing June 17 through June 23 as Amateur Radio Week. The proclamation was submitted by The Hancock AuxComm Team and is designed to bring attention to Amateur Radio Field Day. “We want to recognize those ...

Weirton Christian Center offers summer food program

Local News

WEIRTON — The Weirton Christian Center has announced its sponsorship of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. As part of the program, free Lunch and a snack will be available to all children, ages 18 years and under, who would like to participate. Lunch will be served at ...

Farming program offers fresh start to those in recovery

Local News

WEST LOGAN (AP) — On June 5, Brittany Burgess weaved her way through a garden, stopping between flatbeds of more than a dozen types of plants — strawberries, tomatoes, squash, potatoes and onions, to name a few. The 25-year-old Logan native became addicted to opioids three years ago, but ...

Pictures from Zalia, please

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WEIRTON — “I have a favor to ask,” begins the e-mail from Thomas W. Zielinsky of Weirton with “request for assistance” in the subject line. “George Hines and I are hoping to write another book and are researching for pictures of an old mining community just south of New ...

Trump looms large as West Virginia GOP leaders squabble

Local News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a state where President Donald Trump's name is still gold, Republican leaders are fighting in a public and caustic way over who's his best friend. On one side, Gov. Jim Justice says he and Trump are "bound at the hip." On the other, Senate Republican leaders argue ...

Volunteers help feed the hungry

Community

With the increased need experienced by the Community Bread Basket in Weirton, more food must be purchased and donated. “The number of people seeking help continues to increase each month,” noted Tara Sheperd, CBB program administrator. “We could not survive without the dedicated ...

Benzo earns lifetime achievement award, office named in her honor

Local News

WELLSBURG — Brooke County Clerk Sylvia Benzo was greeted with a number of surprises Friday after walking out of the County Clerk Offices and into a room full of friends, family and co-workers that she has gained throughout her 48 years of service. Representatives of Secretary of State Mac ...

Community news from around the area

Community

African Children’s Choir to perform June 30 “The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances,” notes a news release about the group, which will be performing at two local locations on June 30 ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville Arrested: Bobby Lancaster II, 51, 181 Shirley Circle, bench warrant out of municipal court, Thursday. Arrested: Bettie Turner, 57, 468 S. Fifth St., assault warrant, Thursday. Cited: Brittanie L. Spring, 37, 3409 township Road 242, Toronto, stop sign; and David Ruozi, 28, ...

Weirton election canvassing set for Monday

Local News

WEIRTON — The City of Weirton's Canvassing board, comprised of members of Weirton Council, is set to convene to review the votes for the recent municipal general election. The canvassing board will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the council chambers of the Weirton Municipal Building. It is open ...

Mingo Knights of Columbus have state winner

Community

The Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 has a state Blue Coat winner in Steubenville Police Officer Thomas Dorsey, left, shown with State Deputy Kevin Miller, center, and Mingo Knights of Columbus Council 4361 Grand Knight Shawn Zarych. The occasion was the Ohio Knights of Columbus State ...

Weirton police issue parade traffic notice

Local News

WEIRTON — The Independence Day holiday is approaching, which means celebrations and activities in many local communities. Among those planned is Weirton's annual parade, which will begin at 10 a.m., July 4. According to Police Chief Rob Alexander, parking will be restricted on Virginia ...

Vacation Bible Schools

Community

Colliers Way Church of Christ WEIRTON — “Creation Station” is the theme of Vacation Bible School at Colliers Way Church of Christ, located at 612 Colliers Way. There will be lessons, crafts and snacks for classes of participants ages 2-12. They will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ...

US says video shows Iran removing mine from stricken tanker

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military released a video Friday it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, suggesting Tehran wanted to hide evidence of its alleged ...