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Workers locked out at VV Steel plant, pay not complete

August 18, 2015 HANNIBAL — Efforts to rekindle the metals industry at the former Ormet Corp. more »»

Park development nets concern

August 18, 2015 CHESTER — The Chester Volunteer Fire Department’s proposal to develop a campground at Chester City Park is generating some opposition from people who worry that it will hurt the city and ruin the... more »»

Bigfoot Day held at Beaver Creek State Park

August 18, 2015 CALCUTTA — For decades, people across America have believed that the creature known as Bigfoot — or Sasquatch — is real, while others have been skeptical of its existence. more »»

Yorkville demolition makes way for park

August 18, 2015 YORKVILLE — An ancient proverb states that it takes a village to raise a child. In today’s world, it takes a village to provide a park where children can play safely. more »»

Jefferson County’s 144th event dates back to 1871

August 18, 2015 SMITHFIELD — The formation of the Smithfield Agricultural Society in 1871 was the start of what today is a widespread of land at Friendship Park and opened as the 144th annual Jefferson County Fair... more »»

Transportation hub of the past comes down

August 18, 2015 SMITHFIELD — What once was a thriving area for transportation and for the moving of merchandise to and from the county was torn down on July 19-20, but the memory of Smithfield Station remains for... more »»

Saving grace for the hellbender

August 17, 2015 YELLOW CREEK — A stretch of Yellow Creek containing a massive granite boulder called Standing Rock as well as one of the few remaining populations of eastern hellbenders in Ohio has been permanently... more »»

County fair opens today

August 17, 2015 SMITHFIELD — Opening ceremonies of the Jefferson County Fair will be held today at the Betty Rozsa Pavilion. more »»

Experts say power plan hits hard

August 17, 2015 WHEELING — President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan will lower electricity bills for those in the luxury of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Greenwich, Conn. more »»

Murray’s Colombia deal could open new markets for U.S. coal

August 17, 2015 WHEELING — Even though the coal will be mined in South America, a West Virginia Coal Association official believes Murray Energy Corp. more »»

Sex offender classification hearing set for Sept. 25

August 17, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — Trent Mays, 19, who was convicted in the Steubenville rape case, is set to be back in Jefferson County Juvenile Court for a hearing to determine whether his sexual offender... more »»

Indian Creek lists school year details

August 17, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — The school year gets under way in the Indian Creek Local School District on Aug. 26. Preschool and kindergarten classes begin on Aug. 31. more »»

Destination safety tags implemented by Buckeye North

August 17, 2015 BRILLIANT — Officials at Buckeye North Elementary School are taking further steps to ensure students’ safety this year by implementing backpack tags. more »»

Bass proceeds

August 17, 2015 Toronto’s Bass Tournament and Festival, held Aug. more »»

Regional roundup

August 17, 2015 Plane hits deer at county airport WINTERSVILLE — A plane making a landing at the Jefferson County Airpark struck a deer on Sunday evening, resulting in damage to the plane but no injuries to the... more »»

A Caring Place offers hope for families

August 17, 2015 WINTERSVILLE — The front living room area of A Caring Place is a comfortable room filled with children’s toys, books and an air of security. more »»

WVPA honors The Weirton Daily Times

August 17, 2015 CHARLESTON — The Weirton Daily Times was among the newspapers across the state recognized as part of the West Virginia Press Association’s 2015 Better Newspaper Contest. more »»

Weirton discusses water plant financing

August 17, 2015 WEIRTON — The Weirton Area Water Board on Thursday discussed financing for the main treatment plant distribution pipeline replacement project this fall. more »»

Resource Day

August 17, 2015 More than 30 vendors and community service organizations were on hand for the crowd at the Weirton Event Center Saturday as part of the fourth-annual Top of West Virginia Resource Da. more »»

United Way ready for kickoff on Sept. 10

August 16, 2015 STEUBENVILLE — The 2016 United Way of Jefferson County campaign will kick off with the annual Day of Caring set for Sept. 10, Executive Director Beth Rupert-Warren announced. more »»

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