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Parkersburg, West Virginia is located in Wood County. Zip codes in Parkersburg, WV include 26103, 26102, and 26106. The median home price in Parkersburg is $115,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Parkersburg information.

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UP: To the partnership between the Washington-Morgan Community Action and the U.S. Forest Service that has given nine Washington County teenagers summer jobs working in the Wayne National Forest.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Four-vehicle accident disrupts W.Va. 95

Lt. G.D. Nangle with the Parkersburg Police Department said the multi-vehicle accident occurred about 12:45 p.m. Friday at the intersection of West Virginia 95 and Camden Avenue.

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Council weighs term limits

As Bob Newell approaches the halfway point of his third - and under the city charter, final - four years as mayor, some members of City Council want to ask voters whether the term limits on the office should stay in place.

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Beverly church undergoing renovation, renewal

Since the late 1960s, Beverly Baptist Church has been a staple on Fifth Street, but recently the church's doors have been closed to worshippers.

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Belpre plans homecoming kick off for Thursday

The 82nd annual Belpre Homecoming Festival is less than a week away with opening ceremonies planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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College Costs

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee said this week he believes his institution's relationship with WVU-Parkersburg represents a "compelling opportunity."

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Betty Lucille (Nutt) Stansberry Cox

Betty Lucille Stansberry Cox, 81, died due to the development of pulmonary blood clots while awaiting surgery, at Camden Clark Medical Center, on July 22, 2014.

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Evans shoots 66 to take over the top spot at W.Va. Open

Windy, misty and chilly conditions gave moving day at the 81st West Virginia Open an autumn feel in late July.

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Memorial Bridge to close for maintenance

Annual maintenance on the Memorial Bridge is slated to start a week from Monday and wrap up before the start of the Parkersburg Homecoming.

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Volunteers repairing monument

About half a dozen volunteers crawled over the Stepping Stones of Honor Veterans Memorial at City Park Thursday, replacing damaged sections brick by brick.

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Students pitch in to help the needy

With a few weeks to go before they return to the classroom themselves, more than two dozen Parkersburg and Parkersburg South High School students readied school supplies for more than 1,000 students around the region Thursday morning.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Parkersburg woman teaches in Jordan

Becky Daniel of Parkersburg learned that Jordan is trying to remain an oasis of peace in a desert of turmoil in the Middle East.

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Facade committee OKs UpTowner project

Although it is being remodeled inside and out to become a TownePlace Suites by Marriott location, the former UpTowner Inn will retain aspects of its distinctive look.

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Gee: WVU-P affiliation beneficial

An anticipated cracker plant and economic development in Wood County make West Virginia University's continued relationship with West Virginia University at Parkersburg "a compelling opportunity," says WVU President E. Gordon Gee.

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Prosecutor readies warrants for Johnson

Three felony warrants were obtained for the arrest of a man who was involved in a shooting incident with Parkersburg Police last week.

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Resident, officials discuss traffic

A south Parkersburg resident asked Parkersburg City Council on Tuesday for better traffic coverage along 16th Avenue while road work is being conducted in the area.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Back to School

Organizations across the Mid-Ohio Valley have begun their efforts to ensure all local kids start the school year with the supplies they will need.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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SPOT Clinic all about the numbers

For Humane Society of Parkersburg Executive Director Michelle Earl, the animal shelter's low cost spay and neuter facility - the SPOT Clinic - is all about the math.

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Smith named chief deputy

Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt said Monday he hates to see Chief Deputy Shawn Graham go but is confident in the man who will replace him.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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nTelos preparing for another step with 4G LTE service

Parkersburg will be the next part of West Virginia to see 4G LTE service from nTelos Wireless.

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Flash Flood Watch for Wood County was issued at July 26 at 2:02PM EDT

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