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Two new stores opening in Grand Central Mall

VIENNA — Two new stores are set to open today at the Grand Central Mall. Ross Dress for Less, a national off-price apparel and home fashion chain, joins HomeGoods, PetSmart and T.J. Maxx in replacing the former Sears location. “We are thrilled to welcome a new-to-the-market brand to our ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport flying high as projects make progress

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport is seeing progress with projects, coronavirus recovery and economic impact. The Wood County Airport Authority met Tuesday to discuss these updates and airport manager Glen Kelly said he is pleased with the airport’s success. The ...

Kelly wants West Virginia Legislature to tackle treatment facility issue

PARKERSBURG — One of the reasons for a proposed moratorium on the opening of new residential drug treatment facilities in Parkersburg is to give the West Virginia Legislature time to address the issue of their rapid proliferation. Delegate John Kelly, R-Wood, wants to get to work on it even ...

West Virginia task force holds second meeting on workforce training needs

CHARLESTON — Members of a task force dedicated to helping provide a trained workforce for employers are discovering they have a heavy lift in getting four different state bureaucracies to function as one. The Blue Ribbon Task Force on Aligning the Roles & Missions of the State Community ...

McKenna’s Market opens in downtown Marietta

MARIETTA — After several years of renovations, repairs and preparations, McKenna’s Market held its soft opening this week in its historic location at Front and Butler streets in downtown Marietta. “We have basically rehabilitated the entire building,” said Jessie Etter, a store ...

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce readies Shop Local event

BELPRE — The Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its July Jaunt Shop Local during regular business hours July 17, according to executive Director Karen Waller. The chamber is inviting shoppers to experience the businesses from Ohio 339 from Belpre to Barlow. Retail businesses, ...