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PSC: Municipal utilities need to be regulated

November 19, 2014 CHARLESTON — The head of the West Virginia Public Service Commission says municipal and public water utilities must have oversight and deregulation would only increase costs for them and ultimately... more »»

W.Va. prepping for Ebola outbreak

November 19, 2014 CHARLESTON — Though there are no active Ebola cases currently in the United States, West Virginia officials continue to develop a plan for possible outbreaks, a state official said Tuesday. more »»

Williamstown approves first reading of zoning ordinance

November 19, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Changes to the zoning ordinance dominated the discussion at Tuesday’s meeting of the Williamstown City Counci. more »»

Happy Valley project getting underway

November 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners approved an appraiser and attorney to move ahead with the next phase of a federal flood mitigation project in Happy Valley. more »»

Parents speak to Wood BOE on concerns

November 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Several parents appeared before the Wood County Board of Education Tuesday to speak about perceived problems in a special education classroom. more »»

Capitol Christmas Tree stops in Marietta

November 19, 2014 MARIETTA — The temperature was in the low 20s with a wind chill factor hovering around zero as a crowd gathered on Putnam Street Tuesday for a peek at the 88-foot-high white pine that will soon grac... more »»

Belleville road closing approved

November 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County commissioners unanimously agreed to close a portion of Thomas Run Road in Belleville following a public hearing on Monda. more »»

Marietta receives skull fragments from digs

November 19, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta officials learned Tuesday that the city is in possession of an interesting artifact. more »»

Crash injures woman; chain reaction follows

November 19, 2014 BOAZ — A Marietta woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Monday evening on West Virginia 14 between Boaz and Williamstown near the Hino plant. At about 5:30 p.. more »»

Circuit court hears cases

November 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Four hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Tuesday. * Heather Chrissy Jones, 36, 911 19th St., Ap. more »»

Funding request submitted for new festival

November 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Organizers for a proposed new Vienna festival asked Wood County commissioners for $3,000 in start-up funds. more »»

Group discusses theater project

November 19, 2014 MARIETTA — The sounds of singing, dancing, laughing, orchestral music and more could be pouring out of the restored Peoples Bank Theatre in about a year. more »»

Williamstown slates Christmas parade

November 19, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The city of Williamstown will hold its first Christmas parade in several years later this month, organizers said. more »»

Warren BOE: No staff cuts expected

November 19, 2014 MARIETTA — The Warren Local School District has no plans to decrease specialized staffing levels as recommended during the Ohio State Board of Education’s meeting last week. more »»

Vienna considers alert app for public

November 18, 2014 VIENNA — The “Heads Up” Emergency Application for smart phones was discussed during Monday night’s city council meeting. more »»

DEP reps downplay landfill drill waste

November 18, 2014 CHARLESTON — Representatives of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Monday downplayed concerns over drilling waste in county landfills, saying testing at numerous sites found... more »»

Two dead in separate incidents

November 18, 2014 Two people are dead in separate incidents Monday in Wood and Ritchie counties, West Virginia State Police said today. Angel Lockhart, 40, New Martinsville, died from injuries in an accident on U.S. more »»

Pipeline set for vote in Senate

November 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The politically charged Keystone XL Pipeline comes up for a vote today in the U.S. Senate where at least one senator from West Virginia plans to support it. Democrat Sen. more »»

Buchanan withdraws election recount request

November 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Bob Buchanan, candidate for Wood County clerk, withdrew his request for a recount on Monday. more »»

Snow, black ice prompt multiple road accidents

November 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wintry weather conditions caused problems across the region on Monday evening. The Wood County E-911 Center reported several traffic accidents occurred throughout the evening. more »»



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