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Suspect In South Carolina Murder Arrested In Wheeling

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Wheeling Police on Tuesday arrested a man wanted for a South Carolina murder, according to Wheeling Police Chief Shawn Schwertfeger. WPD officers arrested Leanard Herbert Finch, 31, of Gaffney, South Carolina. Finch was processed and transported to the Northern Regional Jail charged with ...

A Pair Of Pro PROs

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WHEELING — Two members of the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department recently received awards for their work as prevention resource officers in Ohio County Schools. Cpl. Dave Drahos Jr. was named West Virginia Prevention Resource Officer of the Year for his work at the Warwood School, while ...

West Liberty, Wheeling University Sign Articulation Agreement

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WHEELING — West Liberty University students looking to further their education in the field of physical therapy now have the option to pursue that at the base of the hill at Wheeling University. The heads of both schools signed an articulation agreement which will allow two students per ...

Justice: ‘Ball Rolling’ On Streetscape Project

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CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice praised the Downtown Wheeling Streetscape project Tuesday, saying the long-delayed project will help the Friendly City grow. Speaking during a virtual briefing with reporters Tuesday afternoon at the State Capitol Building in Charleston, Justice said the ...

Search Underway For Wheeling’s Next Entertainment Director

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WHEELING — The city of Wheeling and officials serving on its Greater Wheeling Sports and Entertainment Authority board have begun the process of seeking a new executive director to fill the position later this fall. A new executive director is being sought to oversee operations of ...

Women of Appalachia Project to Host Showcase Aug. 27

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WHEELING — The Women of Appalachia Project’s Women Speak showcase is slated to be held for the first time in person in Wheeling on Aug. 27 at Towngate Theatre. Women Speak is a juried showcase of stories, poetry and music by female artists who live or have strong ties to Appalachia, ...