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Relay for Life runs from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday

June 16, 2016 WINTERSVILLE — Two pupils from Hills Elementary School in the Indian Creek School District will carry the torch in the survivors’ lap when the 21st-annual Steubenville Area Relay for Life to benefit... more »»

Leadership Weirton 2016 class graduates

June 15, 2016 WEIRTON — A new group of community leaders have completed their journey and are ready to show what they can do. more »»

Firm seeking police K9 suit dismissal

June 15, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — An Ohio-based police dog trainer is asking for a lawsuit by a Hancock County sheriff’s deputy to be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction and improper venue. more »»

Tomblin expected to sign budget

June 15, 2016 CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s Republican-led Legislature passed a tax hike-dependent budget Tuesday that should receive the Democratic governor’s blessing, ending a 17-day special session and quellin... more »»

Weirton hires new planning director

June 15, 2016 WEIRTON — The City of Weirton has hired a new planning and development director. On Monday, city officials announced the hiring of Mark A. Miller to the position, which had been created last fall. more »»

Lend-A-Hand volunteers return to Weirton

June 15, 2016 WEIRTON — A group of eight area residents returned to Weirton Tuesday after spending the last several days in southern West Virginia assisting those in need. more »»

Wellsburg streetscape project may not be dead

June 15, 2016 WELLSBURG — It appears the Wellsburg streetscape project may not be dead, though city officials have agreed to put it on hold and may reduce its scop. more »»

Religious leaders advocate drug treatment

June 15, 2016 WASHINGTON — One hundred local ministers and congregational leaders met June 8 at the Washington Elks Club to start Project Refuge in Washington County. more »»

Bike run set to help child

June 15, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — Four-year-old Silas Stokes of Avella was born with 23 fractured bones, and, by the time he was 12 days old, he was diagnosis with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type VIII — one of the rarest... more »»

Festival set for July 2-9

June 15, 2016 MCDONALD — The 24th-annual McSummerfest will be held July 2-9 at Heritage Park. The event will kick off with a parade at 5 p.m. July 2, followed by No Bad Juju performing at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Atlatl competition Saturday

June 15, 2016 AVELLA — Visitors of all ages and skill levels are invited to try their hand at using the atlatl, a spear-thrower used by prehistoric hunters, at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village’s... more »»


June 15, 2016 BURGETTSTOWN — The Burgettstown Area Senior Center, located at 200 Senior Way, has announced upcoming activities. They include: • noon, 500 bid cards; 2:30 p.. more »»

‘Purse and More’ bash ticket are now on sale

June 15, 2016 SLOVAN — Tickets for the Burgettstown Volunteer Fire Co. and Slovan Veterans of Foreign Wars’ “Purse and More” bash are on sale. The event will be held Sept. 10 at the Slovan social hall. more »»


June 15, 2016 Community yard sale this weekend West Middletown, Cross Creek Township and Independence Township will hold a community yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday throughout those communities. more »»

24 teams take part in Weirton United Way Golf Classic

June 14, 2016 WEIRTON — Golfers from throughout the region teed off Monday morning in an attempt to assist the Weirton United Way. more »»

Government shutdown likely avoided

June 14, 2016 CHARLESTON — Likely averting a July 1 state government shutdown, the West Virginia House of Delegates on Monday signed off on higher taxes on cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, jus... more »»

Bids for school sites rejected

June 14, 2016 NEW CUMBERLAND — A public auction for the three former elementary school properties in Weirton generated only slightly more interest on Monday than in 2015. more »»

Weirton fire station repairs moving forward

June 14, 2016 WEIRTON — Long-awaited repairs to a Weirton fire station are moving forward following Monday’s meeting of Weirton City Counci. more »»

Salvation Army leaders bid farewell to the area

June 14, 2016 The next assignment for the leaders of the Salvation Army in Brooke and Hancock counties will bring them closer to family, but they said they will be taking with them good memories of the Ohio Valley. more »»

Follansbee discusses Home Rule application

June 14, 2016 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee city officials recruited Andy McKenzie, mayor of Wheeling — one of the first cities approved for West Virginia’s Home Rule program — to help them make a case for the city’s... more »»

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