West Virginia Leads the Nation in Population Drain

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CHARLESTON (AP) — West Virginia’s population declined 3.2% over the past decade, the most of any state, according to U.S. Census figures released Thursday, as lawmakers grapple with reshaping the state’s legislative and congressional districts. The numbers show that West Virginia lost a ...

Consulting Firm Eyed for Robrecht Park Project in Wheeling


Officials in the city of Wheeling continue to take steps toward future development of the proposed Robrecht Riverfront Park, a Brownfields redevelopment project that has already received grant funding for initial planning and architectural design. Earlier this month, Wheeling City Council ...

Belmont County Creates Planning Commission


Commissioners established a Belmont County Planning Commission on Wednesday to update building and subdivision requirements. They appointed eight members to serve alongside the three commissioners: - For three-year terms, the commissioners appointed realtor Jay Goodman, surveyor A.J. Smith ...