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Jury finds against DuPont in C8 trial

October 8, 2015 COLUMBUS — After three weeks of testimony, a federal court jury returned a verdict Wednesday against DuPont in the first of 3,500 cases charging DuPont knowingly contaminated drinking water supplies... more »»

Grand Central Mall hosts career fair to fill retail slots

October 5, 2015 VIENNA — With the holiday shopping season approaching, Grand Central Mall and a number of businesses located there conducted a retail career fair Saturday to help find people to fill seasonal... more »»

New shale region near Parkersburg

October 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Although the Marcellus and Utica formations continue pumping prolific amounts of oil and natural gas in Ohio and West Virginia, the Mountain State may soon see production from another... more »»

Substance Abuse treatment available

October 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Westbrook Health Services offers an array of substance abuse treatment services from least to most restrictive, whatever best meets the needs of the individua. more »»

Smoking cessation help available

October 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Help is available throughout the area, in both West Virginia and across the river in Ohio for those who want to quit smoking. more »»

Gambling addictions treated in Wood County

October 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Gambling can be fun, but it is also problematic to those who do not know when say ‘when’, officials said. more »»

Solvay site marks anniversary

October 4, 2015 MARIETTA — The expression “Everything old is new again” often applies to fashion, antiques and even recycled toys, tools and technology. more »»

Belk hiring seasonal employees locally

October 4, 2015 VIENNA — Belk Inc. is hiring 5,800 seasonal employees to support locations throughout the company’s 16-state footprint during the holiday season, including the store at the Grand Central Mal. more »»

Marietta College's value highly ranked

October 4, 2015 MARIETTA— A New York Times article Thursday examined a Brookings Institute report that ranked Marietta College No. 7 in highest value added regardless of major. more »»

Manufacturing academy held at WVU-P

October 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Manufacturing companies reached out to local eighth-graders Friday through the Explore the New Manufacturing Academy at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. more »»

Deer hunters bring big bucks to local economy

October 3, 2015 MARIETTA — With this year’s white-tailed deer hunting season open to bowmen at last, local businesses are prepared for the influx of hunters as the weather cools and the arrows emerge from the trees. more »»

Chamber looking for store vendors

October 3, 2015 ST. MARYS — The Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking local vendors, artists and crafters for a seasonal retail pop-up store in the Pleasants County area. more »»

Putnam Commons filling up

September 27, 2015 MARIETTA — Months ago, Putnam Commons in Marietta sat much emptier with just a few businesses and only one retail store, but today, that same building is bustling with a variety of shops that have... more »»

Man travels cross-country in electric car

September 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A New York man traveling across the country to highlight the use of electric vehicles was in Parkersburg Wednesday. more »»

Oil and natural gas: The rise of W.Va.

September 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG —“The history of the oil and natural gas industry worldwide is closely linked to the industry’s birth, growth and expansion in West Virgini. more »»

1915: A time of business, industry associations

September 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Three of the state’s oldest and most important trade groups, the West Virginia Coal Association, the West Virginia Manufacturers Association and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas... more »»

New Italian restaurant opens

September 27, 2015 MARIETTA — In less than a month, one new restaurant in Marietta has begun to earn a reputation for great flavor, wide variety and an affordable taste of Italian cookin. more »»

Fruth Pharmacy to hold company-wide event

September 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Fruth Pharmacy will hold a company-wide event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fruth locations with a gift shop will be selling balloons for a balloon launch. From Thursday to 2 p. more »»

IRS scam continues in W.Va.

September 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Scammers are again posing as T-men with a bogus telephone scam for money due the Internal Revenue Service, according to the attorney general of West Virginia. more »»

Silvis named vice president at WesBanco

September 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Harry J. Silvis Jr., has been named vice president and commercial team leader for WesBanco’s Parkersburg market, company officials sai. more »»

Cuts at college may cost Bruno

September 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Marietta College President Joseph Bruno may face a vote of no confidence from faculty following the recent announcement of another round of cuts at the college. more »»


Ghost hunt October 9, 2015

MARIETTA — "Chasing Spirits with the Mid-Ohio Valley Ghost Hunters" will be 8-11 p.m. Oct. 9 on the W.P. Snyder Jr. at the Ohio River Museum, 601 Front St. in Marietta.The cost is $30 per person and there is a limit of 30 participants. more »

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