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Brooke County Fair to be a great weekend

September 4, 2014 From carnival rides to food contests to mud bogs and professional wrestling, the Brooke County Fair promises a weekend full of activities to meet everyone's interests. more »»

Be aware of signs of prostate cancer

September 3, 2014 The most common cancer in American men can and does develop without any obvious symptoms. Prostate cancer, the "silent killer," also is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in males. more »»

Keep McKinley in the House

September 2, 2014 To many West Virginia voters, it already is clear electing Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Remember the value of hard work this Labor Day

September 1, 2014 The Labor Day holiday is upon us and remains worthy of celebrating, especially as the labor market in the area makes a shift from the steel and coal jobs of the past to the oilfield and energy... more »»

Create a pro-W.Va. team in Senate

August 31, 2014 Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's visit to Wheeling on Monday was one more reminder of the importance of electing Rep. Shelley Capito to the Senate. McConnell, R-Ky., and Capito, R-W.Va. more »»

Being prepared in West Virginia

August 30, 2014 West Virginia's Bureau of Public Health had no epidemiologists on staff specifically trained to deal with chemical and natural disasters, when a leaky tank sent crude 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol int... more »»

A different approach will be needed

August 29, 2014 The state of West Virginia has done a decent job in recent years of keeping tax and fee increases to a minimum, even reducing and eliminating some of those taxes thought to be outdated and... more »»

Sign will be a lasting tribute

August 28, 2014 A community should always take pride when its citizens are able to reach the highest peak of their career fields, especially when it takes them to national prominence. more »»

Football is back

August 27, 2014 If you're a fan of high school football in the Tri-State Area, Thursday is the day you have been waiting for since December. more »»

Another step taken toward our future

August 26, 2014 Economic development projects can take years to reach fruition. more »»

High school football is back in the valley

August 25, 2014 This is a special week for many residents from around the Tri-State Area. more »»

Don’t stop with craft breweries

August 24, 2014 Technology has revolutionized the way companies — including very small ones — do business. more »»

Concert season a success

August 23, 2014 The Weirton Summer Concert Series continues to grow, bringing in more musical acts and drawing bigger crowds than in previous years. more »»

Looking for some shining stars

August 22, 2014 Once again, we are making our plea. We need your nominations very soon for the Herald-Star, Weirton Daily Times Community Stars, Presented by Weirton Medical Center. more »»

Chester mayor, council must work together

August 21, 2014 Chester city officials seem to have been at loggerheads in recent months when it comes to some of the city’s most basic decision. more »»

Giving some flexibility

August 20, 2014 Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester remains a profitable business, but a substantial dropoff in revenue has prompted company officials to look for ways to cut costs. more »»

Think about safety as the school year starts

August 19, 2014 The sounds of school bells ringing and children yelling will be heard around the area during the next few weeks. It is a good time to remind everyone to be safe as the new school year opens. more »»

Saving money for education

August 18, 2014 County school districts in West Virginia already share the costs of many services and products, through both state and regional programs. more »»

Anyone can be affected

August 17, 2014 Why do we feel so lost when the man who made us laugh so hard — Robin Williams — is dead at his own hand? How can a man who loved to make so many laugh to the point of tears be so depressed? We all... more »»

Exhibit shows off local sports

August 16, 2014 When the ribbon is cut at the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center Sunday, area residents will have the opportunity to learn more about how a community can be influenced by their athletic... more »»

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