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Ground broken at old TS&T site

June 24, 2016 CHESTER — The next chapter in the reclamation of the old Taylor, Smith & Taylor pottery site began Thursday morning with the shoveling of dirt under a cloudy sky. more »»

County defends support of shelter

June 24, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — Stung by criticism over a proposed contract for the Hancock County Animal Shelter, county commissioners on Thursday defended their support of the shelter and their advocacy for... more »»

USW ratifies labor contract

June 24, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The United Steelworkers announced Thursday afternoon that its members have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with ArcelorMittal USA, setting the terms and conditions of employment... more »»

Boy, 8, dies after being swept away by waters

June 24, 2016 CHARLESTON — An 8-year-old boy died after being swept away in swift water and another boy was missing as bands of strong thunderstorms pounded West Virginia with heavy rains and whipping winds... more »»

Senate president makes stop at WMC

June 24, 2016 WEIRTON — While in the Ohio Valley Thursday, Senate President Bill Cole stopped at Weirton Medical Center to see first-hand the improvements made at the local hospital and, he hoped, to learn how... more »»

Cole: $300M deficit awaits next governor

June 24, 2016 WHEELING — Republican Bill Cole wants to be West Virginia’s next governor, even though he expects a $300 million state budget deficit would be waiting for him if he takes office in January. more »»

Weirton Water Board OKs budget

June 24, 2016 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Water Board on Thursday accepted its budget for the upcoming fiscal year, meeting in a work session and special meeting at the Weirton Municipal Building. more »»

Prospective business owners pitch ideas

June 24, 2016 WELLSBURG — From a combination bookstore and sandwich and pastry shop to a business that would cater to both bicyclists on the Brooke County Pioneer Trail and boaters on the Ohio River, concepts for... more »»

New bids sought for Mingo water project

June 24, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — Jefferson County commissioners on Thursday agreed to readvertise for bids for the Mingo Junction water booster station project after bids earlier this month came in well above the... more »»

Bluegrass featured

June 24, 2016 Big Bill Dupree and the Musical Mercenaries, along with the Joe Zelek Band, performed Thursday at the Louis and Sandra Berkman Amphitheater at Historic Fort Steuben during Bluegrass Night as part of... more »»

Property ordered demolished given second chance

June 24, 2016 WEIRTON — A property which had been ordered into the demolition process in May has been given a second chanc. more »»

Body found under bridge was missing teen

June 24, 2016 WHEELING — Two cases in two separate counties became one Thursday as police identified a body found in Wheeling last week as that of missing Moundsville teen Kyle Jerry Dale Morgan. more »»

Hancock sheriff candidate faces indictment

June 23, 2016 WHEELING — A former Hancock County sheriff’s lieutenant who is running for the office of sheriff has been indicted for allegedly roughing up a suspect while making an arrest in January 2015. more »»

Wellsburg street paving project rolling along

June 23, 2016 WELLSBURG — Visitors to the Brooke County Courthouse and other areas of the downtown business district have experienced a bumpy ride in recent months while a handful of streets were torn up for a $1. more »»

Teen court teaches lessons

June 23, 2016 WELLSBURG — Brooke County’s new teen court can educate its participants in two ways, according to organizers. more »»

EGCC joins sponsors of Community Night

June 23, 2016 STEUBENVILLE —Eastern Gateway Community College has joined the list of sponsors of the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times Pirates Community Night scheduled for July 8. more »»

Cool kids among cool kids

June 23, 2016 Gianna Boley of Steubenville tried her hand at the ring the bell game during the First Choice America Credit Union’s Cool Kids activities held Wednesday at Jim Wood Park in Steubenville. more »»

Trinity program handles neo-natal issues from opiate addicted mothers

June 23, 2016 STEUBENVILLE — A new program at the Birth Center at Trinity Medical Center West will allow babies born to drug-addicted mothers to obtain proper treatment instead of having to be treated in a... more »»

Jefferson County Airport paving bid alteration sought

June 23, 2016 WINTERSVILLE —The Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority will ask the county commissioners today to approve a change in the bid package for the paving of the county airport terminal apron and... more »»

Hancock County sheriff candidate indicted

June 22, 2016 WHEELING – ­ A federal grand jury today indicted the Republican candidate for Hancock County sheriff in an excessive force case. more »»

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