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13 Stay At Winter Freeze Shelter On Opening Night

WHEELING — As word spreads of its opening and the nights get even colder, officials with the Winter Freeze Shelter expect more homeless people to use their facility. Betsy Bethel-McFarland, Youth Services System communications director, said Tuesday that more than a dozen homeless people ...

‘Helping Heroes’ Asks Ohio County For Aid

WHEELING — The “Helping Heroes” group asked Ohio County commissioners for financial help Tuesday night. Susan Harrison, chief financial officer for Helping Heroes, and Executive Director R.J. Konkoleski spoke at Tuesday’s commission meeting. They told commissioners during the ...

Park Improvements On The Horizon For Moundsville

MOUNDSVILLE — The city’s Park View Park will be the next to receive improvements thanks to a $60,000 matched grant. City Manager Rick Healy announced that the city had been awarded the $60,000 grant through the state Land and Water Conservation Fund, which the city would match, to ...

$8.7M Senior Apartment Building To Set Open In South Wheeling

WHEELING — City officials on Tuesday got the chance to see the new Hobbs Greene apartment building — an $8.7 million investment in South Wheeling by the Woda Cooper Companies. Located at 37th and Jacob streets, the 39-unit building is available for adults ages 55 and older. Residents ...

Dierks Bentley To Headline 2022 ‘Blame My Roots’ Festival

After the success of the 2021 Blame My Roots Fest, the country music festival will return to the Belmont County hills in July with another country superstar as the headliner. Dierks Bentley, a multi-platinum 14-time Grammy nominee, will headline the third edition of the festival on Saturday, ...