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Wheeling Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday, officers handled 15 traffic stops, three vehicle accidents and four miscellaneous calls. THURSDAY At 8:04 a.m., Center Wheeling, sweep. At 8:25 a.m., National Road, disorderly adult. At 8:48 a.m., 18th Street, hit and ...

Woodsdale Students Donate Tents to Winter Freeze Shelter

Fifth-graders at Woodsdale Elementary School recently raised enough money to buy 15 tents for people who use the Youth Services System Inc. Winter Freeze Shelter, which will be closing for the season Saturday morning. The students’ goal was to purchase eight tents, which they nearly doubled. ...

Morrisey Investigating Civil Rights Violations

WHEELING — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey suspects special needs students across the state could be victims of civil rights violations, and he wants the public to speak out where there are such happenings. Morrisey is investigating the case of a special needs student in ...

Bellaire Police Make Second Drug Trafficking Arrest in One Week

A complaint of drug activity at an apartment resulted in the arrest of a Bellaire man late Tuesday. After receiving a complaint of possible drug activity at 433 32nd St., Shepherd Apartments, Bellaire, officers arrested Troy D. Jeffers Jr., 40, of Bellaire around 9:55 p.m. Monday. Bellaire ...

Theresa’s Fabrics Reopens in Moundsville

A mainstay of Moundsville’s downtown known as a quilting hub in West Virginia is back in business after it closed for two months this winter. Theresa’s Fabrics, 264 Jefferson Ave., reopened last week after it shut down to remodel part of its building. “It’s amazing to be reopened,” ...

Brooke County Schools Placed on West Virginia’s Financial Watch List

The Brooke County Board of Education announced at Monday’s meeting that the county’s schools have been placed on the state’s financial watch list due to a loss in enrollment of 105 students. Interim Superintendent Jeffrey Crook said each student enrolled in a school adds about $7,400 to ...

JB Green Team Will Open Bids for New Building

The JB Green Team is just weeks away from awarding the contract for construction of its new building at the Jefferson County Industrial Park. Architect Gus Kayafas told the Jefferson-Belmont Solid Waste Authority on Monday bids will be opened at 10 a.m. Friday for the project, which will ...

Wheeling and Belmont County Police Reports

WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT From 8 a.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday, officers handled 18 traffic stops, two vehicle accidents and three miscellaneous calls. TUESDAY At 8 a.m., Chapline Street, road rage. At 8:30 a.m., North Huron Street, improper parking. At 8:46 a.m., Carmel Road, ...

Ohio County Board of Health Welcomes New Member, Discusses Permit Fees

Elisabeth Slater of Wheeling was sworn in Tuesday as the newest member of the Wheeling-Ohio County Board of Health. Ohio County Clerk Michael Kelly administered the oath of office to Slater, a Wheeling attorney, at the board’s regular meeting. The Ohio County Commission appointed Slater to ...