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Print/E-paper exclusives for Wednesday, Nov. 21

Nov. 21, 2012 @ 08:00 AM

Besides the stories you can read at herald-dispatch.com, there are many more stories and features in today's Herald-Dispatch newspaper and e-paper.

MAYORAL TRANSITION: Establish four major goals in four weeks. That’s the challenge Mayor-elect Steve Williams gave his 14-member transition team Tuesday during the group’s inaugural meeting at City Hall. Read more about Williams wants to accomplish with his transition team on today's front page.

DEDICATED DETERMINATION:  Ask those who know Heather McComas to describe her, and you’ll hear words like “determined,” “dedicated” and “independent.” You’ll hear about a woman who makes things happen. She was born with retinoblastoma, cancer of the eyes. It wasn’t until the age of 12 that the disease completely took her vision, and as a young child, she did what most kids do. Read McComas' remarkable story in our Faces of the Tri-State feature on our Community page.

CABELL COMMISSION: A local man challenged county commissioners Tuesday to review the spending within the Cabell County’s emergency service agencies before it adopts an increase to the local 911 fee. Read more about the issue on our Local page.

LAWRENCE COMMISSION: Employees for Lawrence County government offices will pay higher deductible health insurance costs starting next month, a move county officials say will save about $200,000 and allow them to keep more employees working next year at the Lawrence County sheriff’s office. Read more on our Region page.

PARENTING ADVICE: Family psychologist John Rosemond addresses common parent concerns. This week, find out how he counsels a parent to deal with irrational childhood fears, on our Life page.

BRENDA LUCAS: Get the latest community news, announcements, birthdays and more in Brenda Lucas' Community News column.

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