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WTRF- 7NewsLove’s Travel Stop and Country Store coming to Belmont CountyBELMONT COUNTY, OHIO (WTRF) – A new state-of-the-art truck stop is about to be built at the Belmont Morristown exit of I-70, on Route 149. The Love’s Travel Stop and Country Store will have two eateries–Godfather’s Pizza and Hardee’s.It will have a complete tire store as well as gas and diesel fuel. The building will […]

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WTRF- 7NewsOhio Valley hotel teams up with Belmont County Animal Shelter for Pet Adoption DayBELMONT COUNTY, OHIO (WTRF) – One area hotel is teaming up with the Belmont County Animal Shelter to help some furry friends find their forever home. Candlewood Suites, just outside the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville, hosted a Pet Adoption Day earlier this afternoon. There were several adorable animals on hand just looking for […]

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Major road paving project planned in Belmont CountyST. CLAIRSVILLE — Bids were officially opened for a major paving project in Belmont County. The project will be the paving of seven roads in the county stretching 17.3 miles in total. The project is being funded with a U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration grant. Belmont County Engineer Terry Lively applied for the grant.

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WTRF- 7NewsBelmont County Ranks Second in Ohio Tourism RevenueBELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — Every two years, the State of Ohio does a county-by-county study on the impact of tourism. That study was just released, and it revealed an uptick in numbers for Belmont County. They found the economic impact of tourism in Belmont County is $281 million dollars. Local leaders say the county’s […]

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Veteran uses experience to help first respondersBELLAIRE — Kurt Turner did not open up about his experience in the Vietnam War until 30 years after his service. Now he dedicates his time to helping first responders share their own harrowing experiences on the job. As the Belmont County Emergency Services Critical Incident Stress Management Team...

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Make summer memories in Belmont CountyAs the warm embrace of summer continues, now is the perfect time to make memories that will last all year long without having to travel far. In an era where travel often dominates our summer plans, there’s a quiet revolution brewing closer to home: the art of the staycation. Defined not by distance but by depth, a staycation invites us to explore the treasures hidden within our own communities.

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Belmont County business featured on expanded Ohio Ice Cream TrailCOLUMBUS — To celebrate National Ice Cream Month, TourismOhio is inviting Ohioans to grab a cone, bowl or treat at one of the more than 50 stops along the newly expanded Ohio Ice Cream Trail. “When Fran and I travel the state with our kids and grandkids, we will...

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WTRF- 7NewsKeep your furry friends safe with these 4th of July tipsBELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — Whether you’re a dog, cat, cattle or horse family, there are a few things you need to know this 4th of July to keep your furry friends safe. Humane agent, Julie Larish, says that your pets look to you for comfort and safety. If you’re staying home – close […]

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Clothes for Kids effort announced by DJFSST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services Fiscal Administrator Jack Regis Jr. met with the Belmont County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning to discuss its joint School Clothes For Kids Program. The program will be offered at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville...

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Ohio Civil War soldiers recognized with Medals of Honor by President BidenWASHINGTON — Two Civil War soldiers with ties to Ohio received national recognition from President Joe Biden on Wednesday, who awarded the two privates with posthumous Medals of Honor. U.S. Army Pvts. Philip G. Shadrach and George D. Wilson were recognized as being part of Andrews’ Raiders, who met...

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‘Clothes for Kids’ Coming to Ohio Valley Mall Aug. 12-14ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services Fiscal Administrator Jack Regis Jr. met with the Belmont County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning to discuss its joint School Clothes For Kids Program. The program will be offered at the Ohio Valley Mall in St. Clairsville...

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Ohio Valley heroes to finally receive Medals of Honor for Civil War braveryTwo Medals of Honor will be awarded to Ohio Valley natives George D. Wilson and Phillip “Perry” Shadrach on Wednesday. Both Wilson and Shadrach were a part of Andrews' Raiders -- a group of 20 Union soldiers and two civilians -- who stole a locomotive called 'The General' in April 1862 in Georgia.

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Belmont County announces school clothes program for low-income familiesBELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — The Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services announced the opening of its application for the 2024 School Clothes for Kids program. This program will be offered at the Ohio Valley Mall where families at or below 150% of the federal poverty level will be able to provide clothes for their children.

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WTRF- 7NewsBond lowered for murder suspect in Belmont CountyBELMONT COUNTY, OHIO (WTRF) – The man charged with the shooting death of another man outside of the Francis Wallace Apartments in Bellaire was back in court via video, asking for a lower bond. 21-year-old Brian Melott has been in the Belmont County Jail under a one million dollar bond since the murder of 19-year-old […]

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Keeping four-legged friends safe for July 4MARTINS FERRY — With Fourth of July celebrations approaching, it is also time to ensure pets feel safe and secure. Fireworks and parades are staples of the Fourth of July holiday, but the unexpected noise can come as a shock to pets such as cats and dogs as well as to livestock. M.I.T. University’s M.I.T. Pressreader states that studies suggest 50% of all dogs are afraid of fireworks.

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Posthumous Civil War medal of honor givenSTEUBENVILLE — More than 160 years after being hung as Union spies, a Belmont County resident and another soldier from Jefferson County are being awarded Medals of Honor for their roles in the ill-fated Great Locomotive Chase. A medals ceremony today at the White House will recognize the heroism...

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Travel safely and efficiently this July Fourth holidayST. CLAIRSVILLE — Around 70 million people plan to travel for the Fourth of July this year across the U.S., including 3.3 million Ohioans. AAA projects the busiest days for traveling the roads will be July 3 as people are traveling to their destinations and July 7 as people are returning home. This is a record-breaking year for Fourth of July travel, said Kara Hitchens, public affairs manager for AAA.

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Ohio Public Works Commission allocates millions for local road and infrastructure projectsThe Ohio Public Works Commission released millions of dollars across the state in the latest round of project funding. That includes millions for Eastern Ohio road and infrastructure projects. Some major funding is going into Belmont County, including $800,000 in Martins Ferry for improvements on Beretta and Dutch Hill roads,...

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