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Mallett, Carder Remain in Office

May 14, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County voters Tuesday returned two members to the Ohio County Board of Education, and elected a newcomer. more »»

Republicans Pick Storch, Santorine

May 14, 2014 WHEELING — Delegate Erikka Storch was the top vote-getter Tuesday among four candidates seeking the Republican nomination to the 3rd District House of Delegates, but she says she never took the race... more »»

Democrats Tap Fluharty, Smith

May 14, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County Democrats on Tuesday tapped Holli Smith and Shawn Fluharty as their nominees to the 3rd District House of Delegates seat. more »»

Tennant, Capito To Face Off

May 14, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Republican Shelley Moore Capito and Democrat Natalie Tennant will face off in November’s general election, when West Virginia will elect a woman to the U.S. more »»

Wolfe Named McMechen Mayor

May 14, 2014 McMechen City Councilman Gregg Wolfe will replace Michael Gracik as mayor after defeating Josephine “Jo Marie” Mackin on Tuesday in the 2014 municipal election. more »»

Challenger Barnabei Unseats Greathouse in Hancock Race

May 14, 2014 Dan Greathouse’s 17-year run in office will soon come to an end, as the longtime Hancock County commissioner fell to challenger Joe Barnabei in Tuesday’s Democrat primary. more »»

Chappell Among BOE Seat Winners

May 14, 2014 After falling just short in her first bid for a Hancock County Board of Education seat two years ago, Michelle Chappell not only emerged victorious this time but received the most votes of anyone in... more »»

Voters Call For Landfill Growth

May 14, 2014 WHEELING — Ohio County voters on Tuesday agreed to allow the Short Creek Landfill to accept up to 50,000 tons per month of garbage, up from the current limit of 30,000 tons. more »»

Police Chief Re-Elected

May 14, 2014 New Martinsville resident Josh Balcerek will join Michael D. Blair and Robert Patterson as members of the Wetzel County Board of Education following the Tuesday primary election. more »»

Low Voter Turnout Around the Valley

May 14, 2014 Despite low voter turnout throughout the Northern Panhandle, voters selected several people for office by tight margins, and replaced board of education presidents in two counties. more »»

Strode, Henthorn, Wyatt Elected to Tyler BOE

May 14, 2014 Scott Strode, Bonnie Henthorn and Jimmy Wyatt all won election Tuesday to the Tyler County Board of Education. more »»

Brooke Voters Pass Levies for Fire, Other Services

May 14, 2014 Two levies — one supporting fire departments and the other funding a variety of county services — received a stamp of approval from Brooke County voters Tuesday. more »»


May 14, 2014 U.S. Senate Democrat Dennis Melton 15,464 Natalie Tennant 102,616 David Wamsley 13,570 Republican Larry Butcher 3,553 Shelley Capito 73,575 Matthew Dodrill 6,969 W.Va. more »»

Favorite of the Tea Party Wins Nebraska Republican Primary

May 14, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The tea party scored a win in Nebraska on Tuesday as university president Ben Sasse captured the Republican nomination for U.S. more »»

Ex-Party Chairs to Meet in 2nd District Race

May 14, 2014 CHARLESTON (AP) — Two former state political party chairmen will square off in November for the congressional seat left open by Republican Shelley Moore Capito, with the GOP hoping to capitalize on... more »»

Bellaire Levy Is Rejected

May 7, 2014 BELLAIRE — Voters in the Bellaire Local School District on Tuesday again rejected a levy to generate funds for the district. Residents had been asked to approve an additional 5. more »»

Kasich and FitzGerald Will Face Off for Ohio Governor

May 7, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The November field for governor was set Tuesday and Ohioans voted their approval for a state program for repairs and upgrades to roads and bridges. more »»

Streetlights Will Shine In Pease

May 7, 2014 BROOKSIDE — Pease Township voters passed a levy Tuesday that turns on streetlights that have been shut off for more than a year — but it will probably be another year before the township sees the... more »»

Turnout Light At the Polls

May 7, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Voters across local counties in Ohio didn’t keep pollworkers busy Tuesday, election officials report. more »»

Voters Back Renewal of Public Works Program

May 7, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. more »»

Beetham Defeats Washington For Harrison Prosecutor’s Seat

May 7, 2014 CADIZ — Owen Beetham is set to become Harrison County’s next prosecuting attorney, as on Tuesday he defeated Michael D. Washington by 24 votes to secure the Republican nomination for the seat. more »»

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