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Area rakes in gas, oil severance tax

April 27, 2015 WHEELING — In 2014, West Virginia distributed more than $13 million to cities and counties as part of the state’s growing natural gas and oil severance tax. About 30 percent of that total — $3. more »»

Vet of Year: Honor should be shared with others

April 27, 2015 By WARREN SCOTT Staff writer WELLSBURG — This year’s recipient of the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Foundation’s Veteran of the Year award told the many attending the group’s annual dinner... more »»

State lacking pipeline oversight

April 27, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia regulators do not inspect the vast majority of pipelines transporting natural gas and oil throughout the state, such as the two Williams Energy conduits that ruptured in... more »»

Alarms donated

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Home rule remains work in progress

April 27, 2015 WHEELING — West Virginia lawmakers expanded the state’s Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program to include 10 additional cities during this year’s session, but the legislation also represented a victory... more »»

School effort raises $21,000

April 27, 2015 WEIRTON — The students and faculty of St. Joseph the Worker Grade School had a lot to celebrate Friday at the conclusion of their most recent fundraiser. more »»

Mountaineer Food Bank gets past money woe

April 27, 2015 CLARKSBURG — A food bank that supplies food to more than 600 programs across West Virginia has survived financial problems that threatened to shut it down. more »»

Steubenville revives What’s up Downtown events on Wednesday

April 27, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Revitalization Group will hold its second What’s Up Downtown Wednesday evening at Two Brothers Dry Cleaning on North Fourth Street. more »»

Structure fire in Weirton

April 26, 2015 Weirton and other area firefighters responded to a structure fire at 4129 Washington St. at about 6 a.m. Saturday. more »»

Ceremony set to remember steelworkers

April 26, 2015 WEIRTON — Mike Jacobs will stand at the podium Tuesday morning and talk about his friend and co-worker Clyde Hoffman, who died on May 5, 1988, in an accident at the Weirton Steel Corp. more »»

Weirton Chamber to host mayoral debate

April 26, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a 2015 Weirton Mayoral Debate, 5 p.m. May 20 in the Weirton Room of the Millsop Community Center. more »»

Glass industry’s history celebrated in Brooke

April 26, 2015 WELLSBURG — The three buildings that comprise the former Brooke Glass factory will one day be gone, but its owner, the Business Development Corp. more »»

Nightclub goes to court to regain all-nude status

April 26, 2015 CHESTER — A Chester nightclub is going to court to regain its status as the only all-nude bar in the county. more »»

Hancock magistrate appointed for Wheeling police officer's hearing

April 26, 2015 WHEELING — The case against a Wheeling police officer accused of pointing his service weapon at his girlfriend is set to proceed, with the appointment of a special magistrate and prosecutor. more »»

Street sweeper to be in use

April 26, 2015 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton will have its street sweeper operating along Pennsylvania Avenue Monday through Wednesday, from 11th Street to Colliers Way, according to Mayor George Kondik. more »»

Bethany faculty, staff members awarded

April 26, 2015 BETHANY — Bethany College President Scott D. more »»

Check presented

April 26, 2015 Cheri Bruno, left, owner of Mountain State Lending presented a check for $796 to Patti Barnabei, founder of Never Alone, WV. more »»

Rodriguez to serve as Bethany speaker

April 26, 2015 BETHANY — The Rev. Dr. more »»

Williams to speak at West Liberty commencement

April 26, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Pittsburgh banking leader and WLU alumna Kristina K. Williams will deliver the commencement address at West Liberty University’s spring 2015 commencement ceremon. more »»

CDBG budget includes $250K for arena ramp

April 26, 2015 WHEELING — Almost one-fourth of Wheeling’s Community Development Block Grant allocation for the coming fiscal year would go to build a new handicapped-accessible ramp outside WesBanco Arena under th... more »»

Sharpening her cutting skills

April 26, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — When all is said and done this Saturday at Mountain View, Ark., Wintersville resident Jessica Elias hopes to be a cut above the rest and make some bladesports history in the process. more »»


Never Alone WV meeting April 27, 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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The life of the average class ring

April 27, 2015 If I may offer a bit of advice to parents whose kids will be getting class rings next school year, from old guy parent to younger parents, it’s this: Keep it simple. more »

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