Hancock County Newswire

Hancock County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hancock County, WV.

Results 1 - 20 of 501 in Hancock County, WV

  1. Final seat on parks board filledRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    The final vacant seat for the Hancock County Parks and Recreation Board has been filled as Hancock County Commissioners made the decision during Thursday's meeting.

    Comment?

  2. Chester prepares search for new assistant city clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Review

    The City of Chester will be looking for a new assistant city clerk as its current one looks to finish up her long career of governmental work in Hancock County. Assistant City Clerk Carol Farish announced during last week's city council meeting that she will be retiring in late August following four years with the City of Chester and 23 years with the Hancock County Courthouse.

    Comment?

  3. Out & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Review

    The gardening class, hosted by Darlene Naukam, scheduled for Thursday has been canceled. It has been rescheduled for the 4th Thursday in September.

    Comment?

  4. Community news from throughout the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    ... hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the White Church, Eldersville, Pa. NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Humane Foundation and Frankies Friends have some openings remaining for male cat neuterings at the low-cost clinic scheduled ...

    Comment?

  5. County's 911 hiring policies may changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    The Hancock County Commission discussed the possibility of a change in hirings following the latest resignation of a dispatcher for the county's 911 Communications Center.

    Comment?

  6. Parks board seats filledRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Review

    The final vacant seat for the Hancock County Parks and Recreation Board has been filled as Hancock County Commissioners made the decision during Thursday's meeting. The commission approved the appointment of Ian Wilson to the county parks board, which filled the final of four seats that were available following the terms of four members expired this year.

    Comment?

  7. Hancock targets opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Weirton Daily Times

    With the opioid epidemic becoming more problematic throughout the country, the Hancock County Commission has taken the step to declare it a public nuisance.

    Comment?

  8. 911 center in need of dispatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Review

    The Hancock County Commission discussed the possibility of a change in hirings following the latest resignation of a dispatcher for the county's 911 Communications Center. During Thursday's meeting, commissioners accepted the resignation of Kenneth Shuman as a part-time dispatcher for the 911 center.

    Comment?

  9. Infrastructure: MOV should receive its fair share of spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Jockeying for position in the massive road improvement program Gov. Jim Justice has in mind for West Virginia already has begun. Fortunately, some of that lobbying has been on behalf of Wood County - but more needs to be done.

    Comment?

  10. Veterans seek waiver to smoking ban in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Weirton Daily Times

    Del. Mark Zatezalo addressed the Hancock County Commission on Thursday about the possibility of tweaking the county's smoking ban.

    Comment?

  11. Hancock County fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Weirton Daily Times

    Lawrenceville volunteer firefighters, assisted by personnel from the Chester VFD, responded to a call around 3:17 p.m. Wednesday about a utility shed that caught fire on property along High Acres Drive off U.S. Route 30. A tractor left in the shed on the property, owned by Bruce Chevron, was hot enough from use to cause the structure to catch fire, ... (more)

    Comment?

  12. Meeting to focus on high-water trouble spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | TheCourier.com

    By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County commissioners are organizing a post-flood meeting with other area officials to identify high-water trouble areas and create a plan to correct them.

    Comment?

  13. Veterans seek waiver to county's smoking banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Review

    State Del. Mark Zatezalo addressed the Hancock County Commission on Thursday about the possibility of tweaking the county's smoking ban.

    Comment?

  14. Last blast: Community has chance for final hurrahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Daily Reporter

    ... GREENFIELD - The sights and sounds of the Pennsy Trail Art Fair and Music Festival return to the lawn of the Hancock County Courthouse, 9 E. Main St., on July 29. This one-day arts-focused fundraiser for Mental Health Partners of Hancock County ...

    Comment?

  15. Pupils read to Weirton center residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Herald Star Online

    Pupils enrolled in the Energy Express program at Weirton Elementary recently took time to read to visiting residents from Weirton Geriatric Center.

    Comment?

  16. Brooke County West Virginia Extension Service Takes Hands-On Approach in FollansbeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Intelligencer

    ... Primary and Wellsburg Middle schools, planted by students, staff and volunteers. Rine noted the Brooke and Hancock county WVU extension offices will team up this year to hold the Cloverbud day camp, which will be held Aug. 7-11 at Tomlinson Run ...

    Comment?

  17. Weirton art exhibit opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Herald Star Online

    ... of Weirton; Amy Duprey of Salem; and Patty Kaminski of Weirton. The Summit Art Gallery is managed by the Hancock County Arts Council, under the direction of the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau. For information, call (304) ...

    Comment?

  18. DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Weirton Daily Times

    Officials from Hancock County Savings Bank delivered nearly 900 units of food it had collected for the Weirton Salvation Army.

    Comment?

  19. Weirton art exhibit opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Herald Star Online

    ... of Weirton; Amy Duprey of Salem; and Patty Kaminski of Weirton. The Summit Art Gallery is managed by the Hancock County Arts Council, under the direction of the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau. For information, call (304) ...

    Comment?

  20. Art exhibit opensRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... of Weirton; Amy Duprey of Salem; and Patty Kaminski of Weirton. The Summit Art Gallery is managed by the Hancock County Arts Council, under the direction of the Top of West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, call (304) ...

    Comment?