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Valvo: DuPont is here to stay

August 2, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — Although DuPont may be a company with a 200-year history, the new plant manager of the Washington Works plant says this is an exciting time to be part of the compan. more »»

United Bankshares increases earnings

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — United Bankshares Inc. on Wednesday reported earnings for the second quarter and the first half of 2015. Earnings for the second quarter of 2015 were $34. more »»

Murray Sheet Metal welcomes machine

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It is known as a WARDJet Z-2543 waterjet cutter. It is a beast of a machine that uses water to cut through materials with pin-point accuracy. more »»

Fashion Gallery holds soft opening

August 2, 2015 VIENNA — Nearly two years after opening her first shop on Grand Central Avenue focusing on unique gift ideas, Victoria Yater is opening a second shop in the same complex with a focus on fashions. more »»

WesBanco announces new income and earnings

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — WesBanco, a Wheeling-based multi-state bank holding company, on Wednesday announced net income and related earnings per share for the three and six months ending June 3. more »»

United Banks’ Manner receives business award

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Harold Manner, a United Bank vice president and controller, received the 2015 Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry Award at the annual installation dinner of the West Virginia... more »»

Habitat to move ReStore to Vienna location

July 31, 2015 VIENNA — It’s going to take a few months of work, but the Wood County Habitat for Humanity ReStore sales facility will move from Seventh Street in Parkersburg to the former Vienna Office Supply and... more »»

Smooth Transition

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — Hoping to provide a smooth transition before immersing itself into the community and offering up the chance for enhanced services, United Church Homes was welcomed by the Glenwood... more »»

Solvay announces plans to purchase Cytec

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — A Belgian chemicals company with a presence in Marietta just announced plans to purchase another international company with a site in West Virginia in a $5.5 billion deal. more »»

Local companies receive export award

July 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG – Eight companies from Wood and Jackson counties are among those honored Thursday as outstanding business exporters. more »»

Play It Again Sports opens

July 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The owners of a new business in Lakeview Shopping Center say they hope their store removes obstacles for Mid-Ohio Valley residents to try new activities. more »»

Custom Fitness committed to changing local lives

July 26, 2015 VIENNA — In 2001 Sherry McCay decided to change careers from a registered nurse to a healthy life coach with Custom Fitness. more »»

Peoples Bancorp announces results

July 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Peoples Bancorp Inc. Friday announced results for the three and six months ended June 30. Peoples recorded net income of $4. more »»

Man writes book with ties to area

July 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A man with ties to St. Marys and Parkersburg has written a collection of fictional stories set in Southeast Ohio. more »»

Fish N’ Stuff closes, inventory goes to Belpre

July 19, 2015 MARIETTA — The decision to close a longtime fixture at Third and Putnam streets did not come easy for Marietta resident Ken Stollar. more »»

WVU study: Utica Shale may be next gas producer

July 19, 2015 MORGANTOWN — Production from the Marcellus Shale and other formations will lead to increased development of the Utica Shale deposits, according to a study from West Virginia University. more »»

Chemours denies dividend cut reports

July 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite reports of a cut in its September dividend payment, a Chemours spokeswoman said the company that was recently spun off from DuPont would pay its dividend in September. more »»

Marietta chamber names Ankrom president

July 16, 2015 MARIETTA — The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has named Carrie Ankrom as its new president/CEO, the chamber announced Wednesday. more »»

North Bend offers Quest program

July 12, 2015 CAIRO — A new program which began in June at North Bend State Park permits visitors to choose their own adventure among acitivities including camping and hiking, kayaking and yoga. more »»

Newspaper, local businesses offer ‘I Shop Locally’ program

July 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Seeking to further stimulate the local economy, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has joined forces with more than 20 local businesses to once again offer the “I Shop Locally” program. more »»

Bosley Rental marks its 30th anniversary

July 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A local company Wednesday commemorated three decades in business. Bosley Rental and Supply Inc. more »»


Lighthouse Collectors Weekend August 2, 2015

BELPRE – The Belpre Historical Society is sponsoring a Lighthouse Collectors Weekend from noon-5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 1-5 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Richard Thomas Museum Annex.The annex is next door to the Belpre Farmers' Castle Museum Education Center at 509 Ridge St., Belpre. more »

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