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A total of 22 West Virginia cities have applied for the 16 new slots in the West Virginia Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program. And they won't have to wait long to learn whether or not they have made the cut.
Monday | The Intelligencer
Survived by wife, Billie Jo Logsdon Cunningham and parents; grandmother, Barbara Yeater; two sons, Dylan Cunningham and Luke Cunningham, all of Cameron; one daughter, Vanessa Cunningham of Elm Grove, W.Va.; three brothers, Robert Cunningham, Michael Cunningham, all of Cameron, Gerald Cunningham of Round Rock, Texas; two sisters, Debbie Wright of Cameron, W.Va., and Mindy Wright of Wheeling, W.Va.; one granddaughter, Nevaeh LaShare of Ohio; several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
The event is slated from 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 20 at the West Wing of Stratford Springs, Wheeling.
A developer is seeking to build several new duplexes in the Timber Grove subdivision of Elm Grove, but city officials first will have to approve a zone change. According to documents submitted to the city's Economic and Community Development Department, the project would consist of four duplexes for a total of eight dwelling units.
Addiction to drugs and alcohol can lead to numerous problems for not just the user, but for the families and friends of that individual. In acknowledging these issues, the Wheeling Unity Center will host a candlelight vigil to honor victims of alcoholism and drug addiction Sept.
As Glenn Elliott debated whether to take a risk and buy the Professional Building on Market Street, he received some sage advice from a man who had been in Elliott's shoes a generation ago. "Don't do it," said the man, who made a substantial investment in downtown Wheeling during the 1980s, only to have it end in failure.
WTOV9.com WHEELING, W.Va. - Wheeling Jesuit University will play host the first Hip Hop 5K at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept.
With a cool breeze blowing off the Ohio River on Thursday afternoon, local pipefitter Russell Ostendorf and Doris Layne of Roanoke, Va. danced to the music of the Buffington Brothers near a row of sternwheelers docked at Wheeling's Heritage Port.
The West Virginia Lottery's Kari Blankenship stopped by the show this morning to talk about the WV Lottery and the Sternwheel Festival at the Heritage Port in downtown Wheeling this weekend - stop on by and see the WV Lottery gang and the folks from Neely's Grocery in Wheeling!!!
The Ohio County Sheriff's Department will be getting equipment to stop criminals driving through the county, thanks in part to a joint grant between Wheeling and Ohio County. County Administrator Greg Stewart told commissioners Wednesday night the county and the city of Wheeling have jointly received an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Grant award for $48,743, and the county's share of the grant is $10,101.
Judge Mark A. Karl passed several cases in Tyler County Circuit Court to Oct. 2, when the defendants appeared in court on Thursday. Benjamin W. Davis, 40, of Middlebourne, charged by the June term of the Tyler County grand jury with 77 felony counts of drug related activity, appeared in court on Thursday alongside his attorney, John Gainer.
Kristyn Fetcko, who had been a guidance counselor at Ritchie Elementary School in Wheeling, has had plenty of due process from the federal court system. It led to her pleading guilty Friday to selling oxycodone illegally.
Due to the FASTRAK Regional Races being rescheduled for Mid-October, the 2014 season ending event at the Tyler County Speedway will be ran as a one day show on Friday Night, September 19th and will bring down the curtain on the speedway's historic 40th Anniversary Season. As in typical 'Bullring' fashion the Tyler County Speedway will send the 2014 racing season out with a 'Bang' highlighted by the rescheduling of the 13th Annual Eaton/Childers King of the Ring which will see a division switch as the prestigious event will now see the Peoples Bank FASTRAK Late Model division square off in Twin 20 lap $1,500 to win main events.
The Wheeling Police Department's newest K-9 dog, Keeni, is continuing a family tradition of law enforcement service for the state of West Virginia. Her father, Dax, works for the Ravenswood Police Department.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:13 pm
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