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Justice Orders Initiative to Study COVID Preparedness to Delta Variant

Gov. Jim Justice today has announced a statewide initiative to study preparedness because of increases in the delta variant infections and whether residents will need a booster shot. A hundred cases of the more contagious delta variant have been found in West Virginia, Justice said. The ...

$6.5 Million Is Low Bid on New Wheeling Police Headquarters

WHEELING — Bids on construction work on the new Wheeling Police Department headquarters were opened Wednesday, and city leaders said they were eager to see renovations commence on a project that has been in the planning stages for years. During the most recent meeting of Wheeling City ...

Laughlin Memorial Chapel Students Hold Youth Farmers’ Market in Wheeling

WHEELING — Growing up means new experiences and learning to grow things for youths in Laughlin Memorial Chapel’s Wild Farm program. On Wednesday, the children set up their own farmers market outside the Public Market along 14th Street in downtown Wheeling, and began marketing the produce ...

McKinley: Criteria for Federal Pipeline Environmental Review Don’t Add Up

CHARLESTON — U.S. Rep. David McKinley was not satisfied Tuesday with answers from the chairman of the federal agency that approves new natural gas pipeline construction over criteria for approvals, including climate change concerns. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce ...

Grecian Festival Opens in Wheeling

Matt and Chelsea Hronek of Wheeling enjoy lunch Wednesday outside St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church the Centre Market section of the city, as the church welcomed the community to the opening day of the 20th Annual Grecian Food Festival. The popular community festival celebrating Greek ...