Local Eighth-Graders Named Golden Horseshoe Winners


Northern Panhandle students will be among those becoming “Knights of the Golden Horseshoe” during ceremonies in Charleston next month.The West Virginia Department of Education (will recognize 221 eighth-grade students from middle schools across the state as 2022 Knights of the Golden ...

Crime Stoppers Honors Local Law Enforcement

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WHEELING – The Ohio Valley’s law enforcement was honored Thursday for their service to their communities during the first Crime Stoppers Upper Ohio Valley awards banquet.The event was held at Generations Restaurant in Wheeling.The dinner’s keynote speaker was Roy Cavan, a retired FBI ...

Employers, Prospects Connect at Ohio Valley Mall Job Fair


Employment opportunities took center stage at the Ohio Valley Job Fair on Thursday at the Ohio Valley Mall. “It’s been a fairly steady stream of people stopping by,” Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services Director Jeff Felton said. “It’s not what we have experienced ...

Mt. Olivet Lions Club Hosting ‘Flags for Heroes’ Event Sunday


The Mt. Olivet Lions Club will celebrate Memorial Day a little early, hosting a “Flags For Heroes” celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Olivet Community Park. During the event, the Lions Club will dedicate two bronze plaques – one to honor Purple Heart recipients and another to honor ...

West Virginia Announces Pay Raise for Social Service Workers

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CHARLESTON — Additional pay raises for social services workers originally in a now-defunct foster care reform bill are moving forward, and a version of a dashboard stripped out of that bill for tracking foster care system data is also happening. Gov. Jim Justice and Bill Crouch, cabinet ...