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Small businesses have big economic impact

November 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — About 96 percent of all businesses in West Virginia are small and small businesses employ more than half of the state’s private workforce, according to the Small Business Administration. more »»

Small shops ready to shine

November 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Small businesses in the downtown area and in other places will have their chance to shine Nov. more »»

Thanksgiving Early Edition to be sold Wednesday

November 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — To help our readers better plan their Christmas shopping strategy The Parkersburg News and Sentinel will make the Thanksgiving early edition available to readers again this year. more »»

Steve Peters opens River Town Grill

November 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Anyone looking for fresh foods, a full bar and a family-friendly atmosphere in downtown Marietta can now stop in at a restaurant along Tiber Way that just opened. more »»

Ohio has adopted new slogan

November 22, 2015 COLUMBUS — The state of Ohio has adopted a new slogan which will become the center of a new branding and advertising campaign in 201. more »»

Cooking On The Road

November 22, 2015 BELPRE — Fresh barbecue smoked every day has found its way to Belpre in the form of the Q Wagon BBQ, owned and operated by a man who brought his love of cooking and eating on the road to his own foo... more »»

Pipeline firm owes $1.4M in back taxes

November 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Delinquent taxpayers are not unheard of in Washington County, but one company’s current unpaid property taxes include more than a million dollars that could be helping local governments... more »»

WCCC offering truck driver training

November 22, 2015 MARIETTA?— The Washington County Career Center — Adult Technical Training has announced a new four-week truck driver training program through a partnership with Southern State Community College. more »»

Progressive Bank parent company off NYSE

November 22, 2015 WHEELING — First West Virginia Bancorp Inc., parent company of Progressive Bank, voluntarily withdrew its common stock listing on the New York Stock Exchange. more »»

Tenney & Associates CPA's announces promotions

November 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Three announcements have been made of management promotions at Tenney & Associates, LLC CPA’s, in Marietta and Parkersburg. Ryan Becker, CPA, has been named an associate director. more »»

21 Pulp's 'Hero Hourly' scores knockout

November 21, 2015 MARIETTA — High above the streets of Marietta, James Patrick can look out the seventh-story window of his Dime Bank Building office and see the Ohio River, the traffic traveling Second Street, and i... more »»

Bird flu pecks away at Thanksgiving budgets

November 21, 2015 MARIETTA — As families flock to the supermarket to purchase the main dish on many a Thanksgiving table, the impact of this year’s avian flu outbreak is expected to take a larger toll on consumers’... more »»

Businesses breathe life into downtown Beverly

November 16, 2015 BEVERLY—The main street of Beverly is continuing to fill up empty business spaces, something officials and residents say will help boost the local economy and allow residents to find jobs close to... more »»

Buckeye Hills staff wins national award

November 16, 2015 MARIETTA —A Marietta-based agency was recently given a national award for its recent work developing a thorough database of Utica Shale real estate to attract drilling projects in the area. more »»

Pop up store added in St. Marys

November 15, 2015 ST. MARYS — A Pleasants County home-based business has taken advantage of the Pleasant County Chamber of Commerce’s Pop Up Store concept to add another retail storefront to downtown S. more »»

Couple covers history with new cookbook

November 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Ritchie County couple who have written about history through a culinary approach are getting ready to release another book, this time a cookbook featuring a number of historical... more »»

Just A Jar Design a new twist on traditional print

November 15, 2015 MARIETTA — For six years a mom and pop design press has worked from first a garage shop to then within an upstairs loft space in Marietta. more »»

Dr. Mark Cinalli receives optometrist of year award

November 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A local optometric physician has been named the 2015 West Virginia Optometrist of the Year by the West Virginia Association of Optometric Physicians. D. more »»

Highmark earns rating

November 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Freedom Blue PPO, a Medicare Advantage product for seniors in West Virginia through Highmark Inc. more »»

National Standards re-accredits foundation

November 15, 2015 MARIETTA — The Marietta Community Foundation has received re-accreditation with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. more »»


Steak fry November 28, 2015

BEVERLY — Beverly Post 389 of the American Legion will hold a steak fry from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the post home at 114 Main St. in Beverly.The event is open to the public. more »

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