COVID-19 cases going back up in West Virginia

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CHARLESTON — West Virginia is seeing an increase in COVID-19 total and active cases as the state marks the grim milestone of the first coronavirus death in the state one year ago. According to data from the Department of Health and Human Resources, the number of positive cases between ...

Follansbee City Council passes budget, selection committee formed

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FOLLANSBEE — City Council went over a few changes in a revised 2021 budget and approved the measure Monday inside the Follansbee Community House. The total general account budget for the year approved by council was $4,076,100. Mayor David Velegol Jr. noted to council in the discussion ...

Police reports

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Jefferson County sheriff Brawl: A bar fight involving a patron with a knife was reported in Island Creek township, Sunday. When they arrived on scene deputies said two patrons stepped in front of a cruiser to prevent the officer from pursuing suspects leaving the scene on ATVs. Witnesses said ...

WLU to mark Founders Day Tuesday

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WEST LIBERTY — West Liberty University will celebrate its Founders Day today, honoring the institution that has stood since before the state of West Virginia was born. This year’s celebration will be virtual, streamed on Topper Station (topperstation.com). All students, faculty and staff ...