Facebook threats cause arrest in Brooke County

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WELLSBURG — A Brooke County juvenile faces criminal charges after allegedly threatening on Facebook to shoot students at Brooke High School. Brooke County Sheriff Larry Palmer said the teen has been charged with making terroristic threats and making threats on an electronic device. Palmer ...


DKG Society donates winterwear


Members of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their annual Christmas meeting and luncheon Nov. 18 at the First Christian Church in Weirton. The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Members ...

Police reports

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Steubenville Arrested: Michael Maxon, 39, 1417 West Adams St., domestic violence, Sunday. Wintersville Arrested: Phillip McAllister, 57, 400 Cadiz Road, Wintersville, failure to appear, Sunday.

Property maintenance fine changes pass City Council

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WEIRTON — Changes are being made to the fines concerning property maintenance issues in the city, following Monday’s meeting of Weirton Council. By a 7-0 vote, council approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the fines and procedures pertaining to Articles 101, 557 and 560 in ...

Weir Avenue to close for water work

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WEIRTON — A section of Weir Avenue, between South 11th Street and Cove Road, will be closed intermittently today through Monday as part of a continuing water line improvement project. The area will be closed to traffic each day from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be opened Saturday and Sunday.

GOP in tax, budget crunch with Trump

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WASHINGTON — Start the countdown clock on the next two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp of the nation’s tax code in three decades and prove they can govern after their failure to dismantle Barack Obama’s ...

Federal Reserve ready to raise rates as Yellen set to depart

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WASHINGTON — Investors seem certain about this: The Federal Reserve is going to raise interest rates this week for the third time this year. They’re less sure about what the central bank might have in store for 2018, and they will look to Janet Yellen’s final news conference as Fed ...

Sanitary Board to meet Thursday

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WEIRTON — The Weirton Sanitary Board will meet in regular session at 10 a.m. Thursday. The meeting will take place in the board conference room, located at 5000 Freedom Way.

GRADUATION SPEAKERES — Among those addressing graduates during Saturday’s fall commencement at West Liberty University were, from left, Patrick Ford, executive director of the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle; Maria Ganoe, the graduating student speaker; and WLU President Stephen Greiner. -- Contributed

WLU’s December grads hear talk from BDC director Patrick Ford

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WEST LIBERTY — Two-hundred and eight new graduates of West Liberty University heard calls Saturday to believe in themselves, the Ohio Valley and whatever it is they hold dear at the school’s fall commencement ceremony. Patrick Ford, executive director of the Business Development Corp. of ...