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United Bankshares signs merger deal

November 10, 2015 PARKERSBURG — United Bankshares Inc. announced Monday it has signed a definitive merger agreement with Bank of Georgetown, a privately held community bank headquartered in Washington, D.. more »»

MC prez stepping down

November 10, 2015 MARIETTA - Marietta College President Joseph Bruno announced today he will step down in Ma. more »»

Leonard speaks to Habitat

November 10, 2015 VIENNA — Wood County Habitat for Humanity’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner guests were treated to the advice of an international guest speaker. more »»

Belpre seeks representative for Third Ward

November 10, 2015 BELPRE — Belpre city officials are looking for people interested in serving the city’s Third Ward in the upcoming ter. more »»

Schools kick off week of Veterans Day events

November 10, 2015 VIENNA — Students spoke to veteran soldiers at home and abroad Monday as schools throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley begin Veterans Day celebrations. more »»

WVU-P begins Troops Week

November 10, 2015 PARKERSBURG – West Virginia University at Parkersburg and Jan Dils, Attorneys at Law kicked off the college’s annual Troops Week with a Veterans Resource Fair on Monda. more »»

Jones asks money back on property

November 10, 2015 PARKERSBURG — David Jones purchased vacant property at Wood County’s delinquent tax auction last year, but after a title search was done he discovered he didn’t buy what he thought he did. more »»

Annexation approved for property near Hino

November 10, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Commission approved a petition Monday filed on behalf of the city of Williamstown to annex 11.5 acres near the Hino Motors Manufacturing facility. more »»

Used book sale raises money for library

November 10, 2015 MARIETTA — From mystery novels to cookbooks, hundreds of used books are on currently for sale at the Friends of the Marietta Library Used Book Sal. more »»

Langley Winds blow Smoot audience away

November 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A special Air Force musical ensemble entertained many from around the community Sunday at the Smoot Theatre in Parkersburg. more »»

Cookout serves up food to veterans

November 9, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Local veterans got to get together Sunday to spend time with each other and honor the service of so many to this country. more »»

Ely Chapman turns page on latest book event

November 9, 2015 MARIETTA — When it was all said and done, an estimated 4,500 books were claimed Saturday by over 500 attendees at the annual Ely Chapman Fall Festival and Book Giveaway in Marietta. more »»

Wood BOE to meet Tuesday

November 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG —The Wood County Board of Education will meet Tuesday to receive an update on security cameras and possibly have a discussion on personnel. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Health insurance enrollment underway

November 9, 2015 MARIETTA — Though it has been two years since the Health Insurance Marketplace opened up for Americans to sign up for health care, those across the U.S. more »»

Residents, officials talk about zoning concerns

November 9, 2015 MARIETTA — Taking a drive up Meadow Lane through the Chestnut Hills neighborhood, one passes quietly by Selby General Hospital and into a calm residential area filled with long driveways and tall... more »»

Two killed in crash in Hocking County

November 9, 2015 LOGAN, Ohio — Troopers from the Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred at 11:38 p.m. Saturday on Ohio 328 near Logan in Hocking County. more »»

Marietta water line project wrapping up

November 9, 2015 MARIETTA — The water line replacement project in Norwood that began in July is now expected to wrap up at the end of next week, with road repairs to follow. As Field Excavating Inc. more »»

WSCC to show local artist's work

November 9, 2015 MARIETTA — Local artist Melony Gingery’s work will be displayed at Washington State Community College through Nov. 14. more »»

Parkersburg native wins award with novel

November 9, 2015 CHICAGO — “Old Heart,” a novel by former Parkersburg resident Peter Ferry, has been awarded first place in the traditional fiction novel category by the Chicago Writers Association for 2015. more »»

Mayoral Money

November 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As Parkersburg City Council considers whether to raise the mayor’s salary starting in 2017, residents weighed in on how much they think the city’s chief executive should be paid. more »»



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