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Marietta barber shop moves to Third Street

MARIETTA — For the last 92 years, Heyrock’s Barber Shop has been the place to go for area men who wanted a haircut or shave. After more than 50 years at 109 Scammel St., Marietta, the shop has relocated to 349 Third St. next to the Third Street Deli. “Heyrock’s is the oldest barber ...

United Bankshares issues second quarter, first half report

CHARLESTON — United Bankshares has reported earnings for the second quarter and the first half of 2020. Earnings for the second quarter of 2020 were $52.7 million as compared to earnings of $67.2 million for the second quarter of 2019. Earnings for the first half of 2020 were $92.9 million ...

New Grand Central Mall stores on hold until spring 2021

VIENNA — The opening date for the four new stores at the Grand Central Mall has been pushed back to spring 2021, according to the mall general manager. Although this is a set back to the original goal of adding HomeGoods, PetSmart, Ross Dress for Less and T.J. Maxx by the end of August, the ...

Former WVU professor involved in China Energy deal pleads guilty

CHARLESTON — A former professor at West Virginia University involved in the proposed $83.7 billion China Energy deal pleaded guilty in federal court for improper reimbursements for a trip to China. According to information released Thursday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern ...

Officials: Staying open will take teamwork amid virus spikes

As states began the process of reopening over the last six weeks, some areas across the country saw an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases. As a result, some reopening plans have been stalled or, in some cases, walked back. For those still able to move forward with their reopening procedures, ...