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Army Corps Of Engineers Has $109B In Backlogged Projects

CHARLESTON — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito heard testimony Wednesday concerning the funding needs for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as it works through a backlog of projects to improve inland waterways and protect against future floods and climate change effects. The U.S. Senate’s ...

Mayor Glenn Elliott: Wheeling ‘Primed and Ready for the Future’

WHEELING — After a year of pandemic-related challenges in a city that remains under construction from almost every corridor, Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott on Tuesday declared the state of the city to be “primed and ready for the future.” Elliott was joined by a room full of local ...

Ohio County Schools Updates Virtual Learning Policy

WHEELING — Policy changes in Ohio County Schools now allow virtual learners to return to in-person classes in school at mid-semester if they so wish. Classroom learners, though, who decide a month into the school year they want to go to virtual will not be permitted to do so until the start ...

Despite Rising Cases, West Virginia Holding Off on New COVID-19 Restrictions

CHARLESTON — Despite a rise in COVID-19 cases, West Virginia intends to hold off mask mandates for public indoor places and schools and has no plans to require state employees to get vaccinated like other states are requiring. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were set to ...

Wheeling Wine Festival Returns To Heritage Port On Saturday

WHEELING — Wineries and beer vendors throughout the Tri-State area will be returning to Heritage Port this Saturday as part of Wheeling Wine Festival 2021 after being canceled last summer due to the pandemic. With the general event planned for 5-11 p.m Saturday at Wheeling’s waterfront, ...