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Steubenville rec department plans active winter months

August 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville’s parks and recreation department has announced winter hours and a series of programs, including a Home School Wednesdays event that will start this week. more »»

Executive committee to meet Sept. 10

August 26, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Democractic Executive Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Brooke County Library in Wellsburg. more »»

City closer to enacting sales tax

August 25, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton City Council is one step closer to enacting a 1 percent sales tax in the city, but will have to wait to appoint a new city manager following a special meeting held Monday afternoo. more »»

Couple to fight school transfer of children

August 25, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A Weirton couple say they plan to challenge the transfer of their three children from Hancock County Schools to Brooke County Schools. more »»

Middle school project advancing

August 25, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Board of Education is slated to open bids next week for the first phase of the new middle school projec. more »»

Brooke board discusses drug testing

August 25, 2015 WELLSBURG — As staff and students in the Brooke High School career technical program prepare to participate in a simulated workplace, Brooke County school board members discussed the random drug... more »»

Bodybuilder gains honor

August 25, 2015 Weirton City Council and Mayor Harold “Bubba” Miller, right, recognized professional bodybuilder Zachary Starr, of Weirton, with a certificate of achievement during a special meeting held Monday. more »»

Deputies switching to shifts of 12 hours

August 25, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A switch to a 12-hour shift at the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department may help with issues of officer fatigue, Sheriff Ralph Fletcher said. more »»

The storm following the storm

August 24, 2015 CHESTER — Joy Sekora says it was like a swarm. The swarm after the storm. more »»

Event mixes fun, games with a serious theme

August 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — A local group is inviting the community to enjoy food, games and music while learning what they can do about the area’s drug problem. more »»

Local group to hold drug rally Aug. 31

August 24, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — A local group will be among many to hold a rally Aug. 31 to promote awareness of deaths due to drug overdoses and appeal to federal officials to take action. more »»

All fossil fuels under attack on emissions

August 24, 2015 WHEELING — While coal industry officials ponder how to cope with the Clean Power Plan’s mandatory 32 percent reductions by the year 2030 for CO2 pollution, oil and natural gas companies must now fin... more »»

Slippery good time

August 24, 2015 Zachary Beaver, 5, of New Manchester, slides down an inflatable slide at Tomlinson Run State Park on Sunday. The ride was part of an all-day event sponsored by Everyday Church, of New Mancheste. more »»

Chester hopes tower lease will aid utilities

August 24, 2015 CHESTER — The City of Chester hopes that a renegotiated cellphone tower lease will improve the financial outlook for the Water and Sewer Department. more »»

Bethany welcomes students for new school year

August 24, 2015 BETHANY — Bethany College marked the start of the 2015-16 academic year on Friday with a formal matriculation convocation held at its Dr. Fred H. Tilock Amphitheatre at the Pennington Quadrangle. more »»

Algae warnings continue but water deemed safe

August 24, 2015 WHEELING — A water conservation order issued for Wheeling and Ohio County was lifted Sunday afternoon, but people still should exercise caution when boating or swimming on the Ohio River as local... more »»

Plans for Wine and Dine under way

August 23, 2015 WEIRTON — One of Weirton's biggest social events of the year is making its return. more »»

WMC helps to kick off football season

August 23, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Ohio Valley is gearing up for football season, and fans are anticipating Weirton Medical Center's All About Women Kickoff Night at Harding Stadium. more »»

Program lets non-violent pregnant inmates remain with babies

August 23, 2015 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — When Craig Roberts first heard about starting a program designed to keep non-violent pregnant female inmates with their babies, he admits he was skeptica. more »»

Woman assaulted in purse theft

August 23, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a Steubenville man who allegedly assaulted a local woman who resisted his effort to steal her purse. more »»

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