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Peoples Bank hosts opening at Division Street Branch

September 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Peoples Bank and members of the community were joined by Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell and other local officials to celebrate the grand opening of the bank’s new Division Street branch,... more »»

Woman discovers new start

September 28, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — Body Elements, a new business in Mineral Wells, grew out of the owner’s health problems and a tragedy in the family. more »»

Furniture store family-owned for nearly 30 years

September 28, 2014 BOAZ — Voshel’s Furniture has been a family-owned business for nearly 30 years, started by the husband-wife team of Fred and Doris Voshel. Fred Voshel, 73, started in the auction business decades ago. more »»

New Marietta parking enforcement officer on the job

September 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Don’t overpark in Marietta. The city has hired a dedicated parking enforcement officer, the first one in eight years. James Robert Emerick, 46, of Marietta, started on Sept. more »»

Rules dictate content, placement of placards

September 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Erected on street corners, in lawn strips and on the tops of buildings, the appearance of election signs has ramped up as the November election draws near. more »»

Chamber launches Pleasants County ornament contest

September 28, 2014 ST. MARYS — The Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a contest for a county Christmas Tree ornamen. more »»

Francisco enjoys long nursing career

September 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Lois Francisco, of Parkersburg, has enjoyed a long career as a nurse. On Sept. 1, Francisco, 70, retired as a registered nurse at Amedisys Home Health Car. more »»

Grand Central Mall to hold season of giving

September 28, 2014 VIENNA — The Grand Central Mall will restructure its holiday season with a focus on community awareness. more »»

Made in W.Va.

September 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Janelle Cheuvront wants to help West Virginia businesses. She is selling only products made in West Virginia at her store in the Point Park Marketplace. more »»

Employers in MOV rank on top 100 list

September 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local businesses were ranked on the list of West Virginia’s 100 Largest Private Employers in a ranking done by Workforce West Virgini. more »»

Challenge to promote fitness returns to area

September 21, 2014 By Amanda Nicholson Special to The News and Sentinel MARIETTA — After several years of taking a hiatus, a corporate challenge to promote fitness for businesses is returning to Marietta. more »»

Gift Gallery collects 800 pounds of pet food

September 21, 2014 VIENNA — Charities benefit monthly from the donations brought in to the Gift Gallery of Vienna. The Gift Gallery of Vienna, at 1515 Grand Central Ave. more »»

DuPont settlement won’t be felt locally

September 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — A settlement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and DuPont reached Monday will not directly impact the Washington Works Plant. The EPA announced a settlement with the E.I. more »»

Major Facelift

September 14, 2014 By Paul LaPann PARKERSBURG — North End Tavern and Brewery — one of the oldest businesses in the area at 115 years old — is getting an expansion and remodeling. more »»

Ribbon cutting marks consignment shop opening

September 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the grand opening of Parkersburg’s newest children’s consignment boutique, Kids Klothesline. more »»

New hires to manage WVU-P’s $3M grant

September 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg hired two new employees to manage a $3 million grant designed to encourage West Virginians to enroll in and graduate from technical program. more »»

Campaign seeks to promote MOV regional airport

September 14, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — A new advertising campaign to promote the new commercial air service was unanimously approved by the marketing arm of the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport on Wednesday. more »»

MC ranks among best colleges in Midwest

September 14, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta College in U.S. News & World Report 2015 edition of Best College and Universities was ranked sixth among Midwest colleges and universities. more »»

Student newspaper wins top honors

September 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Chronicle, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student newspaper, won three awards in the West Virginia Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. more »»

Winter resort claims playing field uneven

September 14, 2014 DAVIS, W.Va. — While most in the winter recreation industry say the state fosters a friendly business atmosphere, officials with one resort say they get the cold shoulde. more »»



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