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Weirton Council to hold workshop WEIRTON — Weirton Council will meet in a workshop session at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday in Room 201 of the Weirton Municipal Building. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting’s agenda includes discussion of funding issues at the Weirton Senior Center; a ...

Members of Weirton Chamber of Commerce hold annual meeting

WEIRTON — Representatives of the local business community gathered for a more casual affair, Tuesday, as the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership meeting. Chamber members got together for a picnic-style meal, with live entertainment and networking opportunities at the ...

Jail fee increase concerns Brooke Commission

WELLSBURG — An increase in regional jail fees, the layoff of several guards at the county courthouse and the reopening of the county museum were all before the Brooke County Commission on Tuesday. County Commissioner Tim Ennis said the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority is expected to ...

Registration for first drawing of vaccine incentive lottery ends tonight

CHARLESTON — While COVID-19 remains a concern, West Virginia is planning a celebration Sunday on the state’s 158th birthday for those who have been vaccinated. Sunday marks both West Virginia Day and Father’s Day, with Gov. Jim Justice announcing a celebration on the front steps of the ...

W.Va. Dem Party chairwoman survives removal attempt

CHARLESTON — Members of a panel put together by the Democratic National Committee unanimously rejected an effort Tuesday by some West Virginia Democratic activists to remove West Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Belinda Biafore and other top state leaders from office. The DNC’s ...

Governor questioned regarding companies

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice didn’t have answers Tuesday as to why only seven of his 112 companies were in blind trusts, or about the multi-million-dollar loans he personally guaranteed to at least two financial institutions. Justice was asked during his Tuesday COVID-19 briefing about ...