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Friday concert site in flux

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Downtown PKB will decide today whether to take a chance on keeping an ABBA tribute concert in place at Point Park with rain in the forecast or send out an S.O.S. more »»

 
 
 
Wood GOP to pick chair

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The executive committee of the Wood County Republican Party is proceeding with an election for a new chairman. more »»

Equipment stolen from Wood BOE storage facility

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools officials say a storage building was broken into overnight Tuesday and about $3,000 in equipment was stolen. more »»

Oliverio: Hamilton survey misinterpreted

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Portions of a survey cited by a state agency were misinterpreted in a report on Hamilton Middle School, the director of RESA 5 said Wednesday. more »»

Homestead filing period opens

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Signups started Wednesday for the Homestead Exemption, a property tax break for those 65 and older or permanently disabled. The application deadline is Dec. . more »»

Route 2 panel meets today

July 2, 2015 ST. MARYS — The Route 2 and I-68 Authority will hold a roundtable event this morning in Pleasants County. The event begins at 10 a.m. today in the Pleasants County Senior Center at 209 2nd St. in S. more »»

Chemours stands alone, DuPont committed to site

July 2, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — DuPont’s spin-off of its Performance Chemicals division was completed Wednesday as the new entity, Chemours, became a separate, publicly traded company. more »»

Wood Schools: Minimal effect on prevailing wage

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County Schools official says a state fight over prevailing wage shouldn’t affect local school projects, but may impact larger plans down the road. more »»

Fire damages family's home

July 2, 2015 BELLEVILLE — A Tuesday night fire left a Pleasant Home Ridge Road family without a place to stay, officials sai. more »»

Commission to hear input on tax budget

July 2, 2015 MARIETTA — The Washington County commissioners will discuss tax revenues and monetary requests from the county departments today and open the floor for public comment before submitting the... more »»

New cell tower approved

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County planning commissioners unanimously approved a new cell tower to be located off West Virginia 31. The applicant for the 190-foot tower is Verizon Wireless. more »»

Vannoy arrested in connection with thefts

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An 18-year-old Parkersburg man was arrested Wednesday in connection with thefts in the Parkersburg area, an official said. more »»

Man sentenced on drug charge

July 2, 2015 MARIETTA — A Columbus man who was one of four people arrested in the Harmar area last year after a drug discovery was sentenced to six months in jail and ordered to complete a correctional drug... more »»

Robbery suspect's plea hearing delayed

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A continuance was granted in the plea hearing of a man allegedly involved in an Aug. 1 robbery at the Erickson All Sports Facility. more »»

Wood County Circuit Court hears five cases

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Five hearings took place in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. * Candise Dawn Chapman-Martin, 27, 678 MacCorkle Ave., S.W., St. Albans, W.V. more »»

Man escapes, captured an hour later

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man escaped from home confinement, only to be caught an hour later, officials said. Michael Keith Allman, 32, of 1215 Latrobe St. more »»

Farm Bureau backs AG's EPA challenge

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Farm Bureau has signed off on the challenge to new anti-pollution rules from the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Flags placed to mark July 4th

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Small American flags are again dotting the landscape in Wood County to celebrate Independence Day, thanks to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Center. more »»

Meeting slated for Neighborhood Watch

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A meeting to obtain information about existing Neighborhood Watch groups and to revitalize or expand groups throughout Wood County has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. more »»

WVU tailgate party to benefit Humane Society

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Tickets went on sale Wednesday for the fifth annual “WVU Tailwaggin’ Tailgate Party” to benefit the Humane Society of Parkersburg. The event will be Saturday, Aug. more »»

1863 Grill offers delicious food in Elkins

July 2, 2015 ELKINS, W.Va. — The 1863 Grill at 830 Harrison Ave. has been serving customers since it opened more than 50 years ago, said Meggan M. Sexton, marketing and operations manager. more »»

 
 

Concert July 3, 2015

POMEROY – The Mark May Band from Ohio will perform at 8 p.m. July 3 in the 16th annual Rhythm on the River Summer Music Series at the Riverside Amphitheater, 101 Main St. more »

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