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Follansbee open air market officially opens

Local News

Leaders of the Brooke County Economic Development Authority, Follansbee Chamber of Commerce and city of Follansbee gathered for a ribbon cutting Tuesday at the open air market in the 700 block of Main Street established and supported by the three groups. Held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and ...

Buckeye Local Homecoming court

Community

The Buckeye Local High School 2020 Homecoming Court has been announced and this year’s royalty was to be crowned at a special event on Wednesday. The queen and king were to be named during a Powder Puff game between female juniors and seniors at World War II Memorial Stadium in Yorkville. The ...

Community news from around the area

Community

Annual New Cumberland Hall of Fame has been canceled NEW CUMBERLAND — The New Cumberland Hall of Fame that is held in February every year to honor citizens who have been nominated by the public for their volunteerism and service to the community and its citizens has been canceled for 2021 ...

Police reports

Daily Happenings

Steubenville police Drug issues: A woman found unconscious by the basement steps to a residence in the 1200 block of Ridge Avenue was revived by Narcan, Friday. Police said there was a hypodermic next to her arm and she also had a crack pipe. Pinocchio: A man having a medical emergency at ...

Jefferson County Port Authority’s update is no update

Local News

STEUBENVILLE – While it appears the Jefferson County Port Authority is making progress in its lengthy search for a new director, there was no official update to the public following Wednesday’s meeting. The board of directors quickly went into an executive session early in the regular ...

Vehicle sought in homicide investigation discovered

Local News

NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County investigators are hopeful developments this week will lead to arrests in connection to the discovery of a body in Hancock County Sunday afternoon. Chief Deputy Art Watson of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Tuesday afternoon that a vehicle ...

Local Democratic Party headquarters open

Local News

Officials with the Democratic Party in Hancock and Brooke counties gathered Wednesday afternoon for a grand opening of the local party headquarters, located at 3393 Main St. in Weirton. Candidates in attendance included Del. Randy Swartzmiller, who is running for state Senate; Hancock County ...

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Local News

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills that were authorized in a new law at the center of a $60 million federal bribery probe involving the former speaker of the Ohio ...

Local Briefs

Local News

Library board to meet Monday WELLSBURG — The Brooke County Public Library board of trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Monday in the library’s River meeting room. A policy for children left unattended at the library, the upcoming merger with the Mountain Library Network and ongoing United Way ...