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DEP: 80 flagged storage tanks are located in ‘critical concern’ areas

January 7, 2015 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection says of the 1,100 above-ground storage tanks failing inspection, 80 are located in “zones of critical concern” or contain... more »»

Judge rules for county in tax debate

January 6, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — A long-standing dispute between Hancock County officials and the county’s largest employer has come to an end, although the decision in 1st Judicial Circuit Court leaves some issues... more »»

Deputies injured during meth investigation

January 6, 2015 NEW MANCHESTER — Two Hancock County deputies received injuries Monday during an investigation into an alleged methamphetamine manufacturing lab. more »»

No one injured in school bus accident

January 6, 2015 NEW CUMBERLAND — Monday’s Hancock County school bus accident, the fourth since the school year started, brought a sigh of relief from parents and administrators that no students were injured. Bus No. more »»

Lower energy prices costing revenue

January 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — State officials say cheap energy prices are hurting West Virginia’s wallet, dropping December’s severance tax revenue millions of dollars below estimated collections. more »»

Serbian Orthodox Christmas to be celebrated on Wednesday

January 6, 2015 Serbian Orthodox Christians around the world will celebrate Serbian Christmas Wednesday. The day celebrates the birth of Jesus observing the Gregorian Calendar, according to the Rev. more »»

Public’s use of Chester’s municipal building stirs debate

January 6, 2015 CHESTER — Chester’s continuing struggle with leadership and authority played itself out at Monday’s city council meeting with a protracted discussion about the public’s use of the municipal building. more »»

Follansbee mulls department, pool cuts

January 6, 2015 FOLLANSBEE — Follansbee Council is considering cuts to all of its departments and the city’s park and swimming pool to establish funds for street paving and unexpected expenses. more »»

DEP: 1,100 storage tanks failed inspection

January 6, 2015 CHARLESTON — Officials with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection say 1,100 above-ground storage tanks registered with the state are “not fit for service. more »»

Eagle’s nest slated to be removed for road project

January 6, 2015 BRILLIANT, Ohio — A tree home to an active bald eagle’s nest is among those to be removed as part of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s hillside project overlooking Ohio Route 7 north of... more »»

Area man charged with murder in shooting death

January 6, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Jeffrey Michael Spring Sr., 53, of 3049 Knox Township Road 242 was charged on Monday with murder, with a firearm specification, in connection with the Dec. more »»

Area legislators talk priority issues

January 5, 2015 Tax policy, Common Core state education standards and controversial fracking practices are among the issues Hancock County legislators expect to address in the upcoming legislative session in... more »»

Parkersburg native expected to be named WVU athletic director

January 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG ­ — A Parkersburg native has accepted the job as athletic director at West Virginia University, sources have said today. more »»

Officials plan shale fact-finding trip to N. Dakota

January 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A dozen municipal officials are heading north this winter to learn how a North Dakota city at ground zero of the shale boom dealt with a rapidly growing population. more »»

First baby of new year at WMC

January 5, 2015 Stephanie and Hunter Long of Wellsburg welcomed daughter Azariah Lee Long at 8:11 p.m. Jan. 1, the first baby to be born at Weirton Medical Center for the new year. more »»

Ferns organizing town hall meetings

January 5, 2015 CHARLESTON — Senator-elect Ryan Ferns has organized a series of town hall meetings in Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, and Marshall counties to meet with Northern Panhandle residents and get their input on... more »»

Active murder cases up sharply in Brooke

January 5, 2015 By FRED CONNORS For The Weirton Daily Times WELLSBURG — Joseph Barki is carrying a full plate of murder cases into his third year as Brooke County prosecutor. more »»

Candle believed cause of Newell fire

January 5, 2015 NEWELL — A tipped candle was the likely cause of a fire that did heavy damage to a trailer in Newell early Sunday morning, officials said. more »»

Landowners seek ‘fair’ price for use of land for pipeline

January 5, 2015 WHEELING — From West Virginia’s Doddridge County to the Canadian border, landowners in the $4.4 billion Rover Pipeline’s path remain concerned about the project that would propel 3. more »»

United Way halfway to its goal of $789,000

January 5, 2015 WHEELING — Leaders of the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley have announced the 2014-15 campaign has surpassed the halfway point, with a total of $495,275, or 62. more »»

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