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Story books characters come to life

February 28, 2015 CHESTER — Loose in the halls of Allison Elementary School on Thursday was a little bull who wouldn't fight, a strange man who ate green eggs and ham, and a police dog who was an expert on safety tips. more »»

Senate passes concealed carry bill

February 28, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill eliminating the need for a permit to carry a concealed weapon in West Virginia passed the Senate Friday and will move to the House for consideratio. more »»

House Bill raises ire of speakers

February 28, 2015 CHARLESTON — Speakers voiced passionate, sometimes angry, opposition Friday to a House bill which would do away with local non-discrimination protections for gays and lesbian. more »»

Book chronicles school segregation

February 28, 2015 WEIRTON — A new book helps to chronicle the history of the segregated schools in the area, with copies provided to several local schools to assist in their studies of local black history. more »»

Bethany planning Women and Leadership weekend

February 28, 2015 BETHANY — Bethany College will hold multiple events March 21 and 22 for its inaugural Women and Leadership weekend. more »»

Former area school employee pleads guilty to misdemeanor

February 28, 2015 STEUBENVILLE —William Rhinaman, 54, of Wintersville, the former director of technology for the Steubenville City School District, pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor charge and was sentenced to 1... more »»

Toronto Coalition readies for annual run/walk

February 28, 2015 TORONTO — The Toronto Coalition for Revitalization is making final plans for the fifth-annual Campbell-Dickinson Bike, Walk and Run, set for March 14. The event is associated with S. more »»

Freeze shelter helping homeless

February 28, 2015 WHEELING — Since the Winter Freeze Shelter in Wheeling opened its doors to the homeless in 2009, hundreds of people, businesses and churches have stepped up to the plate to make it a welcoming plac. more »»

2013 house explosion lawsuit filed

February 27, 2015 WELLSBURG — The family who lost a daughter and their home to a natural gas explosion in 2013 has filed suit against Mountaineer Gas C. more »»

B&O tax lifts budget projections

February 27, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton City Council discussed the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget during the year’s first budget workshop held Thursday at the Municipal Building. more »»

Man accused of BB gun discipline

February 27, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton police announced Thursday the arrest of a man for allegedly disciplining his three children by shooting them with a BB gun. more »»

Phillies robbery nets 10 years in prison

February 27, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A Hancock County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for robbing Phillies Quick Stop in Newell at gunpoint last year. more »»

K-9 donors

February 27, 2015 The Ball Corp. and United Steelworkers Union Local 995 joined forces to donate a total of $2,000 to the K-9 Division of the Weirton Police Department Thursday. more »»

Proposal would reduce magistrates

February 27, 2015 WHEELING — The Northern Panhandle could lose three magistrates and as many magistrate assistants if a proposed bill becomes la. more »»

C.H.A.N.G.E. prepares to host annual St. Paddy’s fundraiser

February 27, 2015 WEIRTON — It’s almost March, and C.H.A.N.G.E. Inc. is gearing up for its annual agency fundraiser. The 11th-annual St. Paddy’s Fest will take place at 5:30 p.m. more »»

ACLU seeks truancy law adjustment

February 27, 2015 CHARLESTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia is encouraging state legislators to change the law concerning student truanc. more »»

Charter school bill approval expected today

February 27, 2015 CHARLESTON — Approval of a bill creating charter schools in West Virginia has been delayed by a day in the Senate. Sen. more »»

Prevailing wage, Common Core on floor

February 26, 2015 CHARLESTON — Two highly-anticipated and controversial bills passed out of committees Wednesday and will be taken up by the House today. more »»

New BHJ director says bids a year away for new bridge

February 26, 2015 WELLSBURG — Mike Paprocki, the new executive director of the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission, discussed plans to build a new Ohio River bridge south of Wellsburg and share... more »»

Miller leaving Bethany for Virginia Wesleyan

February 26, 2015 BETHANY — The president of Bethany College has resigned to head Virginia Wesleyan College, a school with ties to his own educational background and closer to his family. Scott D. more »»

Senate exempts veterans organizations from smoke ban

February 26, 2015 CHARLESTON — A bill exempting veterans organizations from indoor smoking regulations was approved Wednesday by the Senate. more »»


Never Alone WV meeting March 2, 2015

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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