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Drug court certified in Belmont County

December 1, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Belmont County Drug Court has earned final certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets. more »»

Gentile to seek second term

December 1, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — State Sen. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, announced today he is seeking a second term in the Ohio Senate. more »»

$3.4 million sidewalk project nears completion

December 1, 2015 LANSING — A $3.4 million project to pour new concrete sidewalks along National Road is nearly complete — for this year. more »»

Candidates discuss ethane cracker

December 1, 2015 WHEELING — Many years ago, Wheeling’s riverfront area featured steel mills and other factories employing thousands of workers. more »»

Participants sought for parade

December 1, 2015 SHADYSIDE — The village Shadyside’s Christmas parade is set for 2 p.m. Sunday. Lineup is at 1 p.m. more »»

Appalachia adjusts as coal loses its grip

December 1, 2015 WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury’s mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. more »»

Harrison teachers score ESC funds

November 30, 2015 CADIZ — Three Harrison Hills teachers were awarded grant funding from the Jefferson County Educational Service Center at a recent Harrison Hills Board of Education meeting. more »»

National Road unveils markers

November 30, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — U.S. 40 received some new marks of distinction when the National Road Association unveiled two new interpretive signs. more »»

United Way Stories: Upper Ohio Valley reached 50 percent of goal

November 30, 2015 WHEELING — The 2015-2016 Campaign for the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley has reached 50 percent of its goal of at least $808,000, with a total so far of $406,000. more »»

Flag to be raised at Will’s Hill for Alabama native

November 30, 2015 BRIDGEPORT — The late Joe W. Ray, who retired from the U.S. more »»

Dutton to seek commission seat

November 29, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — J.P. Dutton, a St. Clairsville resident, intends to seek the Republican nomination for a seat on the Belmont County Board of Commissioners. more »»

Ohio’s deer gun season begins Monday

November 29, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — Ohio’s gun season for deer hunting begins Monday, runs through Dec. 6 and includes two extra days — Dec. 28-29. more »»

UL students perform in Macy’s Parade

November 29, 2015 BELMONT — If they can make it there, they can make it anywhere — Union Local High School’s Steven Petrey and Jon Flood were at the heart of the action during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Ne... more »»

Mount Pleasant to host holiday sale

November 29, 2015 MOUNT PLEASANT — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in this historic village, and visitors can get into the spirit during a special event Saturda. more »»

Schools weigh pros, cons of propane buses

November 28, 2015 The Bellaire Local School District could be eligible for grant money to buy new propane-powered buses and convert existing buses to run on propane, but school officials aren’t convinced the plan wil... more »»

Martins Ferry rings in season

November 28, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — Santa ditched his sleigh for an even bigger, shinier ride on Friday night — he came to town atop a Martins Ferry Volunteer Fire Department fire engine. more »»

Woodcarver brings history to life

November 28, 2015 MARTINS FERRY — Ed Doughty’s craft is bringing the past to life in miniatur. more »»

Life in Alaska

November 28, 2015 ADVENTURES such as being stranded on snow-covered land along with the beauty of Alaska and admiration for the Inupiats and others in the 49th state brought varied reactions from a former Ohio Valley... more »»

East Ohio native named W. Va. Teacher of the Year

November 27, 2015 TILTONSVILLE — Tiltonsville native Rich Moffo is a West Virginia High School Physical Education Teacher of the Yea. more »»

Shale gas production continues to soar

November 27, 2015 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Ohio Marcellus and Utica shale drillers produced enough natural gas last year to power 37. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting December 2, 2015

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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