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THA Reality Opens on Main

On Friday, March 26th, at 1PM, THA Reality officially opened for business at its new home in the historic New Martinsville Bank building on the corner of Main and Washington in downtown New Martinsville. THA did not wait for the ribbon to be cut to start doing business however. According to ...

Wells Tapped as New Wetzel County Super

Following nearly four an a half hours of executive sessions conducting interviews and discussiong qualifications of candidates, the Wetzel County Board of Education on Saturday April 10, 2021 announced Tammy Wells as the new Superintendent of Wetzel County Scools. The Board of Education held ...

Capito Visits Paden City Water Department

Paden City had a special visitor on Tuesday, March 30, as U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) was in town to visit with City officials and tour the communities new water treatment facility. Capito has been instrumental in helping Paden City obtain funding for clean drinking water and to ...

Sheriff Koontz Hires Litter Control, Humane Officer

Through a collaborative effort between the Wetzel County Sheriff’s Office, the Wetzel County Solid Waste Authority and the Wetzel County Animal Shelter has brought to a full-time liter control/humane officer for the citizens of Wetzel County. Twenty-five-year law enforcement officer Deputy ...

Same Chamber, New Name

The Weztel County Chamber of Commerce is announcing that effective immediately, it will be changing its name to The Wetzel-Tyler Chamber of Commerce. Over the course of the coming weeks, the Chamber will be working on updating the name across social media, its website and on all of its ...

Paden City Council Discusses Busy Agenda

Paden City Common Council met in regular session on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 7 PM in the council chambers addressing a busy agenda. Councilman Bob Kendall and Steve Kastigar were absent. Among the many items discussed were the water projects, the slip repair at the south tank site, renting a ...

Shiv Patel advances in rank in Tae Kwon Do

S.H. Kang’s Tae Kwon Do Academy, New Martinsville branch, is pleased to announce the advancement of rank for one of it’s young men, Shiv Patel. Shiv Patel is a 14 year old freshman at Magnolia High School, and is the son of Bharatkuma Patel and Sheetalben Patel. In addition to his ...

Rotary Honors Supers with Awards

At Wednesdays Rotary meeting in New Martinsville, the local club honored Edward Toman, Superintenent of Wetzel County Schools for outstanding service in five avenues of service. Club Service, Vocational Service, Community Service, International Service, and Youth Service. Speakers for the ...

‘I’ve Never Been a Bucket List Guy’ An Interview with Coach Greg Swords

Greg Swords returned to his alma mater, Magnolia High School, and began 39 years of teaching and coaching throughout the Ohio Valley. His life is replete with stories, accomplishments, lessons learned and lessons taught. What is a typical summer day like for retired Greg Swords? A typical ...

Commissioners Support Community Events

The Wetzel County Commissioners met March 23, 2021 at the County Commission office. All members were present. Commission President Lisa Heasley called meeting to order after she led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Commission unanimously approved the minutes from the March 16, 2021 meeting. ...