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Chemours stands alone, DuPont committed to site

July 2, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — DuPont’s spin-off of its Performance Chemicals division was completed Wednesday as the new entity, Chemours, became a separate, publicly traded company. more »»

 
 
 
Wood Schools: Minimal effect on prevailing wage

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County Schools official says a state fight over prevailing wage shouldn’t affect local school projects, but may impact larger plans down the road. more »»

Farm Bureau backs AG's EPA challenge

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Farm Bureau has signed off on the challenge to new anti-pollution rules from the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Daily grind a fun affair for sisters at Jeremiah's Coffee House

June 29, 2015 MARIETTA — Right next door to Cat Bigley’s clothing and eclectics store, S.W.A.G.G., on Front Street lies a new coffee house owned by Bigley’s sisters Karen Henthorn and Liz Johnson. more »»

City sales taxes to start in Parkersburg, Vienna

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Customers will be paying 7 cents on the dollar instead of 6 for taxable items purchased and services rendered in Parkersburg and Vienna starting Wednesday as 1 percent municipal sales... more »»

Local RV parks seeing decline

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — In small park areas along riversides, the high volume of recreational vehicles housing workers and their families is slowly starting to fade along with the decline in oil and gas activity... more »»

Mon Power adds line

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. more »»

Summer jobs available to teens

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBERG — School is out and its time to find a summer job. This isn’t always an easy task, especially for teens breaking into the job market and not knowing where to star. more »»

Peddler of Dreams Art Space for Children opens

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — A child’s imagination and creativity can run wild with paints, yarns, plants and beads now that a new art studio geared toward children is open on Front Street in Marietta. more »»

D-51 licenses still available

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — After two years since the push for the availability of more liquor licenses brought about the revitalization district in downtown Marietta, 14 of 15 licenses remain available. more »»

Commercial licenses to change

June 28, 2015 COLUMBUS — Commercial Driver License restrictions will change on July 1, 2015, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles said. more »»

Downtown PKB receives award

June 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A project proposed by Downtown PKB is among the award recipients announced Friday by Main Street West Virginia through the Governor’s Main Street and ON TRAC programs. more »»

Marietta Memorial to expand in Belpre

June 26, 2015 BELPRE — Area patients will soon have a place to learn how to take better care of themselves, an official with Memorial Health System told the Belpre Chamber of Commerce Thursday. more »»

WCCC optimistic of new budget, hiring positions

June 26, 2015 MARIETTA — As the fiscal year comes to a close, the Washington County Career Center is preparing for a new year, which will include some familiar faces going to work in new, administrative position. more »»

PACF holds Civic Leaders meeting

June 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Students in the Civic Leaders Fellowship program with the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation participated in a “speed dating” program Friday, giving them a chance to meet with a... more »»

McHugh brings changes to Full Circle Yoga

June 21, 2015 VIENNA — Since buying Full Circle Yoga a year ago, Cheryl McHugh has added classes and yoga techniques. more »»

Oil, gas numbers up and down in area

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — Though the Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported that production numbers for oil and gas in the first quarter of 2015 increased across Ohio, in Washington, Noble, Monroe and Morga... more »»

Company raises money for cancer research

June 21, 2015 VIENNA — The City of Vienna was “pretty in pink” on May 30 for Pink Day, the annual breast cancer research fundraising event held by Scots Landscape. more »»

Teachers get education on oil, gas industry

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — The 17th educational program sponsored by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program for Ohio science teachers was held in Marietta. more »»

Emeritus reopens as Brookdale

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — Though many residents have called the place home for years, the tear of a ribbon Thursday morning marked a ceremonial start to what is now Brookdale Marietta, formerly Emeritus at... more »»

Program boasts 100 percent certification exam pass rate

June 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — All graduates at West Virginia University at Parkersburg have passed the Pharmacy Technician National Certification exam each yea. more »»

 
 

Concert July 7, 2015

BELPRE — The St. Marys Community Concert Band will present a patriotic outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. July 7 at Civitan Park in Belpre. New members are welcome at practices on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the St. Marys Marina in St. Marys. For more information, contact 740-473-9076, fozbar@exede. more »

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