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Commissioners approve $1.75M transportation contract

November 27, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —Jefferson County Commissioners on Wednesday approved a $1.75 million contract between the county Job and Family Services Department and Checker Cab Co. more »»

Weirton fire union files against city

November 26, 2015 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton is facing a second lawsuit concerning the alleged non-payment of holiday pay to the city's emergency personnel. more »»

Wright looks at circuit court post

November 26, 2015 WEIRTON — Current Weirton Ward 2 Councilman Chuck Wright plans to seek a new post during the 2016 elections. more »»

Tax incentive for Steubenville project OK’d

November 26, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Council unanimously approved legislation Tuesday night for a tax increment financing plan to support the $10 million Franciscan Square project now under way on University... more »»

‘Invasion Day’ brings Wellsburg Middle School students to Bethany

November 26, 2015 BETHANY — More than 100 Wellsburg Middle School students received some hands-on experience in the science fields at Bethany College’s Invasion Day on Nov. 13. more »»

WCOB students hear from Ziegenfelders in entrepreneur class

November 26, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — The business cold call took on a new meaning for a class of business students as they heard from Lisa and Barry Allen of Wheeling. more »»

Approval of New LVL Parlor on Island supported

November 26, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling City Council’s Development Committee on Tuesday recommended allowing a new limited video lottery parlor to open inside the former Chucko’s Bar on Wheeling Island. more »»

Zatezalo talks top issues at town hall

November 25, 2015 WEIRTON — Del. Mark Zatezalo believes the issues surrounding right-to-work laws and West Virginia’s energy needs will be at the forefront when the state Legislature convenes for its 2016 session. more »»

TS&T site work may begin in February

November 25, 2015 CHESTER — Hancock County economic development officials hope to break ground on a new building at the former Taylor, Smith and Taylor site in Chester in mid-February, but only after doing a lot of... more »»

Lindsey played key role for Brooke schools

November 25, 2015 WELLSBURG — Brooke County has lost another long-time leader of its school system with the death on Nov. 17 of Robert G. Lindsey, who served as superintendent from 1961 to 198. more »»

Hancock schools OK series of policies

November 25, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County school board approved on Monday a series of policies governing hiring practices, harassment and grievance procedures. more »»

Museum demolition raises state concerns

November 25, 2015 WELLSBURG — Officials with the state Division of Culture and History have raised some concerns about tentative plans to demolish Millers’ Tavern, the former site of the Brooke County Museum. more »»

Wheeling Island casino donates turkeys to UW

November 25, 2015 WHEELING — Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is helping feed local families this holiday season with a charitable donation of 375 frozen turkeys to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and... more »»

Health insurance information available

November 25, 2015 West Virginians interested in information and free, in-person help in learning how they might obtain health insurance under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act will now have access to these... more »»

Still no verdict in trial of former coal CEO

November 25, 2015 CHARLESTON — Jurors are heading into a holiday break without a verdict in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. The jury deliberated for a fifth full day in U.S. more »»

Valley Hospice marks 30th year

November 25, 2015 Shelley Criss of Wintersville, left, and Pam Striffler of Weirton were on hand during Valley Hospice’s 30th anniversary 1980s-themed fundraiser/party held Saturday at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. more »»

Customers will see lower bills following Ormet ruling

November 25, 2015 WHEELING — Instead of seeing their American Electric Power bills increase to pay off $10.5 million worth of debt owed by bankrupt Ormet Corp., 1. more »»

Lending a hand

November 24, 2015 Efforts by the Wellsburg Police Department to secure another K-9 unit received a boost through a $5,000 donation from Sheehan Pipeline, a natural gasline builder that received help with traffic... more »»

Track may see even fewer race days

November 24, 2015 NEWELL — The days of running 210 live racing days at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort appear to be ove. more »»

Business owners seek change to smoke ban

November 24, 2015 WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Commission’s meeting room was filled Monday night with owners, employees and representatives of local businesses and private clubs who came to tell the county’s board o... more »»

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