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PSC Approves Plan To Keep Mitchell Plant Open

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Public Service Commission approved a plan to keep several power plants, including Marshall County’s Mitchell Power Plant, operating until at least 2040. But questions remain about the Mitchell plant’s future. According to a press release Wednesday ...

Nearly 90 City Businesses Eligible for License Fee Break

WHEELING — About 90 downtown businesses affected by the ongoing construction around Main and Market streets in Wheeling will be eligible for a one-time exemption in the city’s business license fee. The city approved the business license fee exemption this week as construction zones ...

Justice Honors Paden City Youth

CHARLESTON — A Paden City teen who died Sunday from leukemia was prominent in Governor Jim Justice’s Wednesday morning COVID-19 briefing. Logan Fluharty, 18, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April 2020, going in and out of the hospital since then and becoming unable ...

National Night Out Event in Wheeling Helps Build Stronger Community

WHEELING — A local man had the chance Tuesday to meet and thank a Wheeling police officer who helped save his life just a little over a month ago. That encounter came during the local National Night Out event held at Wheeling Park. The event, held on the first Tuesday of August, allows ...

Staff Member at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Wheeling Positive for COVID-19

WHEELING — A positive COVID-19 diagnosis among staff at Good Shepherd Nursing Home has caused the facility to limit intake and transfer of new patients. Good Shepherd administrator Don Kirsch said the staffer had tested positive Tuesday, and in accordance with guidelines by the Centers for ...

Wheeling City Council Approves Design Review for Victorian Old Town Structures

WHEELING — An ordinance to require a design review process for any proposed changes to buildings in the North Wheeling Historic District was approved by city council on Tuesday. In a seemingly rare reaction, a handful of people present during the first regular council meeting of the month ...