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Support From State Sought For Follansbee Port Development

Officials with the Port of West Virginia plan to build up their operation in Brooke County, bringing hundreds of jobs with it, and are looking for support from the state to help reach their goal. Mitch Carmichael, cabinet secretary of the state Department of Economic Development, was in ...

Gunshots Fired In East Wheeling

Wheeling police are investigating an overnight incident where shots were fired in East Wheeling. Around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to 15th Street after residents reported hearing gunshots. After searching the area, several shell casings were found along the street, across from ...

Cause Of Fires at Ergon’s Newell Plant Still Unknown

Officials with Ergon-West Virginia, provided an update this week on the investigation of two fires at the company’s operation in Newell earlier this year. The unrelated fires took place April 8 in an unoccupied maintenance shop, and May 29 in a processing unit. There were no injuries ...

Munn Remembered For Solidarity With Local Businesses, Residents

The recent death of Bob Munn, former general manager of the Green Tab, was mourned across the area, as colleagues, business partners and friends recalled that the line between those roles blurred when it came to Munn. Dave Knuth, who was a longtime executive director of the Marshall County ...

Army Corps Of Engineers Pittsburgh District Welcomes New Leader

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will transfer leadership during a change-of-command ceremony at 10 a.m. July 29 at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh. Col. Andrew Short, commander of the Pittsburgh District since July 2018, will ...

St. Clairsville City Council Debates Employee Raises

St. Clairsville City Council discussed a proposed 3% pay increase for all non-union employees Monday and asked Law Director Elizabeth Glick to revise the legislation for an annual raise instead of one every three years. The last increase was 3% in 2019. Councilman Perry Basile said in prior ...