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Utility pole fire

November 18, 2014 A power line at the top of Avenue G in Weirton caught fire Monday afternoon. Several Weirton firefighters sprayed the top of the pole with hoses and watched as it burned around 4 p.m. more »»

15-credit hour policy explained

November 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — College students should be taking a minimum of 15 credit hours a semester to graduate on time, higher education officials in West Virginia said Monday. more »»

DEP: No radiation fear about drill cuttings

November 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — Representatives of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Monday downplayed concerns over drilling waste in county landfills, saying testing at numerous sites found... more »»

Chester officials get lesson in budgeting

November 18, 2014 CHESTER — Chester city officials got a lesson in good government Monday during a meeting in which city council grappled with the city’s hazy financial picture. more »»

Jesus prom

November 18, 2014 The ReFocus Church of Follansbee held a Jesus prom on Saturday at the St. Francis Center, giving persons with special needs a chance to attend a prom or special dance. more »»

Capitol tree stopping at Oglebay

November 18, 2014 WHEELING — For the past 50 years, a tree has appeared on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. during the holiday season. The U.S. more »»

Franciscan founders to honor staff, faculty, preservation

November 18, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — The Franciscan University of Steubenville will honor four faculty and staff members for their service to the university, along with four key members of the Historic Fort Steuben... more »»

Plate painter

November 18, 2014 Layla Kosinski, 3, paints a plate at the Homer Laughlin China Co. over the weekend as part of a Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser. more »»

Junior high memories

November 18, 2014 Don Roe sent in this picture of class 8-A at Smithfield Junior High School, housed in the high school building on Main Street through 1972. more »»

Thanksgiving special for woman recovering from automobile crash

November 18, 2014 RAYLAND — This Thanksgiving will be a special one for Carolyn Rea, her husband, Bob, and their four sons, Rob, John, Jeff and Troy. more »»

Energy jobs taking drivers off buses

November 17, 2014 WELLSBURG — Brooke County Commissioner Tim Ennis retired after 34 years as a school bus driver last year, but he has been working almost every day since then as a substitute. more »»

Gas royalties can be big, but amounts often vary

November 17, 2014 WHEELING — At a daily production clip of 46. more »»

Light-up night set for Dec. 2

November 17, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Light up night festivities will resume this year at the Veterans Memorial Fountain thanks to City Council’s beautification committee. more »»

Williams Lea continues growth

November 17, 2014 WHEELING — There’s a sense of optimism in Wheeling these days, one that hasn’t been noticeable in some time. more »»

Holtz Hall train giveaway planned

November 17, 2014 EAST LIVERPOOL — To celebrate the holiday season, the Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame, in conjunction with Crouse Mill True Value Hardware of North Lima, is holding its third annual train... more »»


November 17, 2014 Transit board to meet Wednesday WEIRTON — The Weirton Transit Corp. Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 201 of the Weirton Municipal Building. more »»

Legislators to meet in interims

November 16, 2014 CHARLESTON — State legislators will gather this week for three days of interim committee meetings, but a pending shift in leadership means some of those meetings may not accomplish muc. more »»

Bowl-a-thon set to help local youth bowler

November 16, 2014 WEIRTON — Each year, the youth bowling league at Holiday Lanes holds a bowl-a-thon to raise money for scholarships and awards in order to recognize local youth bowlers. more »»

Election results certified, no changes made

November 16, 2014 NEW CUMBERLAND — No Election Day results for Hancock County races were changed as a result of last week's canvass of voter totals, the Hancock County Clerk's Office said. more »»

Health fair for area vets draws hundreds

November 16, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Hundreds of veterans turned out for the 21st-annual Veterans Health Fair on Saturday at the Towers to get a flu shot, receive information about veterans services and, of course, to... more »»

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