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Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

Downed line caused jam on Route 22

Traffic in the east- and westbound lanes of U.S. Route 22 was at a standstill at 3 p.m. Thursday as a result of downed cable lines between the Main Street and Harmon Creek exits in Weirton.

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Related Topix: Weirton, WV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Development strategies discussed

Area officials are using the Internet, including posting videos on YouTube, in an effort to attract potential businesses to Brooke County.

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Related Topix: Wheeling Jesuit University, Chester, WV, Weirton Heights, WV, Weirton, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Six vying for vacant area school board post

Six Brooke County residents have declared their candidacy for a vacant seat on the county's school board in the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: Wellsburg, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Bond issue to go on Brooke ballot

On Monday the Brooke County Board of Education agreed to put a bond issue for the construction of a new middle school on ballots in the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTOV9

Concealed weapons permits on the rise in Brooke County

Concealed weapons permits are drastically increasing in West Virginia. In Brooke County alone, the numbers have skyrocketed.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTOV9

Brooke County man admits to burglaries

WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. - Joe Benton Satathite, Jr., admitted to two nighttime burglaries Friday in a Brooke County court and will be sentenced to 2-30 years in jail.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTOV9

Chase ends with crash in Follansbee

WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. -- A police chase through Follansbee concluded with a crash and 30-year-old Andrew Goysovich getting a trip to jail on Thursday morning.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Family agrees with plea in assault

A Mineral Wells man has been sentenced to three years of supervised probation after pleading Tuesday to two counts of unlawful assault.

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Related Topix: Mineral Wells, WV (Mineralwells, WV), Wood County, WV

Weirton Daily Times

Brooke County hears residents' road, bridge concerns

Concerns about the condition of a local road and the appearance of the West Virginia side of the Market Street Bridge were brought to the Brooke County Commission Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Follansbee, WV, Hancock County, WV, Weirton, WV

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WTOV9

Wellsburg, Follansbee police team up to keep schools safer

WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. - Police departments in Brooke County will soon start working together to become more involved in the lives of students.

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Related Topix: Follansbee, WV

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WTOV9

Principal's Leadership Academy taking place in Brooke County

Brooke County principals are preparing for the 2014 school year by participating in their annual leadership academy.

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Weirton Daily Times

School opens on Aug. 20

Pupils from Weirton Heights Elementary, Liberty Elementary and Broadview Elementary will be attending a shiny new school building starting Aug. 20, and the long-awaited dedication ceremony for the consolidated Weirton Elementary School took place Sunday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Weirton, WV, Hancock County, WV

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Area native piloted plane for VP

A Brooke County native has something in common with the next speaker in the Herald-Star, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Speaker Series.

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Related Topix: US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force, Wellsburg, WV

Fri Aug 08, 2014

O-R Online

W. Va. man accused of firing shots at truck, burning vehicle

A West Virginia man accused of firing shots at a tractor-trailer earlier this year and setting fire to a vehicle used by his girlfriend this week turned himself in to state police.

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Related Topix: Fire

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WTOV9

Falling hill along Rockdale Road a concern

WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. - The falling hillside has created a large hole along Rockdale Road - one that poses as a potential threat to those living in the area.

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West Virginia Metro

School start dates vary, but the requirements are the same

Some schools in West Virginia are already open for the school year while others, like Edgewood Elementary School in Kanawha County, are preparing to open later this month.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Charleston, WV, Braxton County, WV, Cabell County, WV

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WTOV9

The annual Summer Reading Program comes to close in Wellsburg

WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, Ohio -- The annual Summer Reading Program in Wellsburg ended, with organizers calling it a success.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WTOV9

Officials to parents: Talk to kids about - Fire Challenge'

WTOV9.com BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. - It's the latest internet fad. And officials are wondering why anyone would even consider giving it a try.

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Related Topix: Fire

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Farmers' markets continue

Mike Breuder of Follansbee and Ruth Brown of Wellsburg, both vendors at the Brooke County Farmers' Markets, talk while participating in the market at Bethany Thursday.

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Related Topix: Follansbee, WV, Wellsburg, WV, Bethany, WV, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Brooke park's roots shared

Brooke Hills Park's 60th anniversary celebration continued Wednesday, and descendants of the Gist family were on hand to shed some light on the park's roots.

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Related Topix: Wellsburg, WV, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Agriculture, Science

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