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Jefferson County airport grant may prove unnecessary

November 11, 2015 WINTERSVILLE —The Jefferson County Regional Airport Authority may not have to use a $57,000 state grant for relocating the end of the runway because a Federal Aviation Administration required study... more »»

Marshals, W.Va. troopers fired on by fugitives

November 11, 2015 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two Kentucky fugitives were lying in wait behind a fallen tree at a campsite and opened fire when U.S. marshals and West Virginia troopers tried to arrest them, a U.S. more »»

Wellsburg native buried at Arlington

November 11, 2015 WELLSBURG — In recognition of his brave service in the Vietnam War, Wellsburg native George Franklin Richards was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in March, and for his sister, Rose Marie, it... more »»

60 years in the American Legion

November 11, 2015 RICHMOND — When Tom Grimm was growing up, he marched in Richmond’s Memorial Day parade with his grandmother, Lota Call, together carrying flowers to be placed on veterans’ graves at Richmond Union... more »»

Fountains dedicated to World War II veteran, public servant

November 11, 2015 WELLSBURG — Both the lighted fountain in the paddle boat pond at Brooke Hills Park and a drinking fountain at the Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park nearby recently were dedicated in honor of a... more »»

Council moves ahead on possible sales tax

November 10, 2015 WEIRTON — Weirton Council, on Monday, officially began the process of enacting a new 1 percent sales tax for the city, also voting to reduce a portion of the city’s Business and Occupation Tax. more »»

Park board’s demise tabled

November 10, 2015 WEIRTON — The battle over the future of Weirton’s Board of Parks and Recreation appears to have come to an end. more »»

Follansbee council continues working toward fire station

November 10, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — A proposal for a new fire station and participation in the state’s Home Rule program were among matters discussed by Follansbee Council on Monday. more »»

Veterans discuss day’s meaning with Weir High students

November 10, 2015 WEIRTON — Three veterans visited Weir High School Monday to speak to students about the meaning of Veterans Da. more »»

Checking for belts

November 10, 2015 Hancock County sheriff’s Deputy Hugh Tate, second from left, gestures to a motorist to keep moving during Monday’s seat belt checkpoint on state Route 2 in Newell. more »»

Insurance costs anger state workers

November 10, 2015 WHEELING — A West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board public hearing Monday night drew a large crowd opposed to higher insurance costs for active and retired state workers. more »»

Invoice wraps up school project

November 10, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County Schools closed a chapter Monday on a capital improvement project that began five years ago. more »»

Active semester reported to Brooke board

November 10, 2015 FOLLANSBEE —The Brooke County Board of Education learned of efforts at Jefferson and Beech Bottom primary schools at Monday’s regular meetin. more »»

Charges logged in I-70 wreck

November 10, 2015 WHEELING — A Wellsburg man is facing multiple charges after an accident with injuries Saturday on Interstate 70 near the West Virginia Welcome Center. more »»

2014 video shows Justice call cop ‘total lunatic’

November 10, 2015 CHARLESTON — Political opponents are pouncing on billionaire Jim Justice, a Democrat running for governor in West Virginia, for calling a police officer a “total lunatic” during a December 2014... more »»

Veterans Day Ceremonies

November 10, 2015 A list of area Veterans Day services follows: • Adena: American Legion Post 525 will have a Veterans Day program Wednesday at the post home lawn at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Children display artistic talents on plates

November 9, 2015 NEWELL — Whether it was in the design of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, hearts, or other drawings, some plain white plates received some color for children and parents to cherish. more »»

Senators: Charge coal for pollution

November 9, 2015 WHEELING — A group of Senate Democrats are pushing to charge companies for potential carbon dioxide pollution they cause while working on federal lands. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. more »»

Hicks to seek another term as magistrate

November 9, 2015 WEIRTON — Hancock County Magistrate Scott Hicks has filed his precandidacy registration and will be seeking re-election in 201. more »»

Hearing on PEIA benefit cuts today

November 9, 2015 WHEELING — After receiving an earful from teachers and other state employees in Morgantown and Martinsburg last week, the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency will hold another public... more »»

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