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Follansbee City Council passes budget, selection committee formed

FOLLANSBEE — City Council went over a few changes in a revised 2021 budget and approved the measure Monday inside the Follansbee Community House. The total general account budget for the year approved by council was $4,076,100. Mayor David Velegol Jr. noted to council in the discussion that ...

Honored

During a recent meeting of Weirton Council, Mayor Harold Miller presented certificates of recognition to members of the American Legion Post 10 Honor Guard, in recognition of the unit’s years of service to the community and local veterans. Miller also presented a proclamation to the Legion ...

WVNCC, Wheeling University sign articulation agreement

WHEELING — Officials from West Virginia Northern Community College and Wheeling University came together Friday to sign an articulation agreement that promises to fill the need for a more accessible pathway toward a bachelor of science degree in engineering. Wheeling University President ...

New look, leader at Oglebay Park

WHEELING — Oglebay Park has a new look and a new leader for 2021, and officials say the park also has the financial resources to do what is needed to take the park into the future. New Wheeling Park Commission President and CEO Bob Peckenpaugh on March 18 showed off renovations already made ...

Junk in the Trunk event set for April 17 at Sally Buffalo Park

CADIZ — The Harrison County Visitors Center is looking for residents who would like to participate in this year’s Junk in the Trunk event. Janet Fenstanmaker, office manager of the county visitor center, said everyone is invited to participate and can sell any item of their choosing at the ...

Hancock Commission officials seeking feedback on funding uses

NEW CUMBERLAND — Hancock County is expecting to receive several million dollars as part of the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package approved by Congress earlier this month. Now, officials are looking to county residents for advice on how to spend the windfall. During their meeting Thursday, ...