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Friends of Wheeling To Host Greenwood Cemetery Tour on Sunday

WHEELING — Friends of Wheeling will host another Greenwood Cemetery Tour on Sunday. Walking tours will feature 14 notable people from Wheeling’s past in costume discussing the person’s historical significance. Continuous tours will begin at 1 p.m., with the last tour starting at 4:30 ...

Officials Say W.Va. Nearing Peak Of Surge

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice thinks West Virginia may be getting nearer to the peak of the current COVID-19 surge, but hospitalizations and deaths will continue to climb for several weeks after, state officials said Friday. “I feel in my heart that we’re getting closer,” Justice said ...

Bellaire Village Council Asked To Look at Police Wages

BELLAIRE — Police Chief Dick Flanagan asked Bellaire Village Council to consider raising the starting wage for officers in his department. During a regular council meeting Thursday, Flanagan said his department is losing officers to departments that pay higher wages. He said the ...

Electronic Speed Limit Signs Inform Benwood Drivers

BENWOOD — Police hope the recent purchase of two electronic speed limit signs cuts down on fast driving through Benwood — and keeps officers from having to write tickets. Benwood has purchased two of the electronic signs at a cost of $5,799 for both from the Elan City company in Queens, ...

Weddings Done Small, Done Cheaply And Done Well in Warwood

WHEELING — A wedding doesn’t need to be a massive expense, and a new, locally owned business is hoping to enable a more economical style of marriage while retaining the charm. Micro Weddings by Mandy Witt opened its doors Sept. 12 in Warwood at the corner of North 17th Street and Warwood ...

Recreational Facilities Are Neighborhood Gems Around Warwood

WHEELING — The city of Wheeling continues to focus on bringing recreational opportunities to its neighborhoods, and Warwood is no exception to the ongoing effort. In recent years, a number of investments have been made at the local parks, playgrounds and other recreational facilities in ...