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Automated car wash coming to Sunset by year’s end

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STEUBENVILLE — By the end of the year, there will be a fully automated car wash at 2615 Sunset Blvd. The new owner of the property, Tom Gentile, said it will be the twin of the Express Care Car Wash he’s had in Wintersville for the past 14 years — a two-bay, fully automatic touchless ...

Red Hat outing

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The Weirton Red Hat Sassie Lassies met recently at the Hibachi Buffet in Weirton. On hand were, seated, from left, Wadeanne Nardo, Mary Louise Danek, Carolyn Drizake and Betty Cottrill; middle row, Shirley DeLuca, Marge Phillips, Patty Channing, Judith Mikula, Diane Plesa and Diane Pastoric; ...

Arrests made following Wednesday drug busts

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STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Drug Task Force made two drug busts on Wednesday evening. Sheriff Fred Abdalla said a house at 255 S. Sixth St. was raided, and two people inside the house were arrested. Devin Brandon, 22, of 300 Mildred Ave., Weirton, was charged with drug trafficking. ...

City schools OK partnership with University of Cincinnati

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STEUBENVILLE — The city Board of Education approved a partnership with the University of Cincinnati during Wednesday’s meeting at its new office building at 611 N. Fourth St. The unanimously passed vote approved the early college information technology program agreement with the ...

Mandatory sentences handed down in drug cases

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STEUBENVILLE — Three people were given mandatory prison sentences on Wednesday in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court in separate drug cases. Keiland D. Williams, 31, of Steubenville was sentenced by Judge Michelle Miller to seven years in prison after Williams pleaded guilty to two counts ...

Weirton City Council adopts updated building codes

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WEIRTON — City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance, during a special meeting Tuesday, which would ensure the city stays up to date on national building code regulations. Council was presented with an ordinance updating and amending the city’s building code to add the ...

Hancock County BOE mum on reasons for forensic audit

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NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Board of Education approved a measure to enter into a contract for a forensic audit, as well as the school district’s levy rates, as voted on by county residents, for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The proposal for the forensic audit had been discussed ...