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Opinion

Nau Deserving Of City Honor

Editorials

Every so often, a public servant comes along who exemplifies the term “servant” — they give their time and talents for the greater good without seeking glory for themselves. Mike Nau is one of those servants, and on Tuesday Mayor Glenn Elliott recognized his continued commitment to ...

Review Weirton Charter

Editorials

One of the issues raised last week during the departure of Weirton’s former city manager was whether one member of city council was eligible to continue serving in his elected position. Ward 2 Councilman Mike Adams also works as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Hancock County, a ...

Nominate W.Va. Chef Ambassador

Editorials

When we travel, we know what kind of cuisine we are going to get in some states — or parts of states, anyway. We know we’re going to get good barbecue in Kansas City, fantastic gumbo and po-boys in Louisiana, good clam chowder in Boston ... but travelers to West Virginia may have a mystery ...

Cleaning Up Downtown Wheeling a Necessity

Editorials

As some point in the coming months, the below-ground infrastructure work being done in downtown Wheeling will finish, and the long-awaited streetscape project will begin. That will lead to a new look and, hopefully, a new future for the city’s central business district. In the meantime, ...

Businesses Have Stood Test of Time

Editorials

There’s a lot to be said for longevity in business. The Wheeling area long has prided itself for housing family owned and operated businesses that have stood the test of time, evolving over more than a century to continue serving area residents. West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner ...

Tools to Recruit Officers in W.Va.

Editorials

Communities across the nation are facing challenges in recruiting and retaining law enforcement officers. West Virginia is no different. It is a difficult, dangerous job that includes a great deal of public scrutiny over both long-term patterns and split-second decisions. And for many agencies, ...