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Worthington green going green

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Worthington Golf Club has installed a recycling station at its clubhouse which is projected to reduce trash from the club that is disposed of at the landfill by 130 tons a year. more »»

Pipeline completion date extended

August 29, 2015 MARIETTA — Due to weather delays preventing construction throughout the summer, Water Energy Services has extended the completion date from mid-August to the end of October for its Ohio 7 offloading... more »»

Promotion returning to Grand Central Mall

August 27, 2015 VIENNA — The Cash for Your Magical Cause promotion will return to the Grand Central Mall for the holidays. Local 501(c)3 organizations can compete for cash prizes totaling $10,00. more »»

$275M plant to be built

August 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A $275 million plant to permanently treat wastewater from drilling rather than dispose of it in an injection well will be built in Doddridge County, a company announced this week. more »»

Bent Barbell Club uses old-school approach

August 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Eight weeks ago Tim Hagan fulfilled his dream with the opening of the Bent Barbell Club, a 24-hour gym that is more old school in its approach than trendy. more »»

Belpre Savings Bank announces new affiliation

August 23, 2015 BELPRE — First Mutual Holding Co. more »»

Former teacher writes adult romance novel

August 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A former teacher in Wood County Schools has recently published his second book. “He Said vs. She Said” is a romance novel intended for mature audiences over 18, said John Morgan. more »»

Health club features signature drinks

August 23, 2015 MARIETTA — Dancing to the beat of Beyonce’s “Diva,” Michael Finley, 44, of Zanesville, Ohio, tidied up his new Front Street health club on a recent afternoon and poured his signature three-step... more »»

Positions open at theatre

August 23, 2015 MARIETTA — As the final countdown begins in the months preceding the Peoples Bank Theatre opening, paid and volunteer positions are open at the historic vaudeville house. more »»

Job creation loan funds available

August 23, 2015 MARIETTA — With the economy starting to show signs of sustained growth, there are opportunities for local business operators to either expand their existing business, or to start a small business... more »»

Work on Pleasants County hydroelectric facility nearly done

August 21, 2015 ST. MARYS — After four-and-a-half years of work, the hydroelectric facility at the Willow Island Locks and Dam is nearing completion. more »»

Shorts sell Mountaineer Family Restaurant

August 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A local institution will soon be transitioning into something new and fresh for the area. more »»

Escape Room opens in Parkersburg

August 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A new Dudley Avenue business allows visitors to seemingly play inside a video game, gathering clues, putting together the puzzle pieces they need to not only solve a mystery, and... more »»

MCF helping people that help others

August 16, 2015 MARIETTA — The Marietta Community Foundation has been helping the people who help people since 1974. more »»

Food Truck Friday scheduled in St. Marys

August 16, 2015 ST. MARYS — The Pleasants County Chamber of Commerce and the Pleasants Area Farmers Market will hold Food Truck Friday, a one-day-only lunch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. more »»

Wood County woman awarded SBDC business honor

August 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Lisha Conny of Wood County, business coach, has been recognized by the West Virginia Small Business Development Center. more »»

Wings Etc. set to open in Marietta

August 16, 2015 MARIETTA — Wings Etc. will open 10 a.m. Tuesday at 101 Crooked Lane by Tractor Supply. more »»

Downtown PKB revitalizing vacant storefronts

August 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A group that is trying to revitalize downtown Parkersburg is looking to set up displays in vacant storefronts to create a use for those spaces and to get people to notice the. more »»

Lorentz: Chinese company looking at Middleton Doll Factory

August 11, 2015 BELPRE — As Belpre city officials work to provide services in the city of Belpre — including the goal of sustaining businesses and bringing in new business — a local organization offered its support... more »»

Willows receives quality award

August 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Willows Center, a Genesis HealthCare skilled nursing center at 723 Summers St. more »»

Concrete removed from duckbill system

August 9, 2015 MARIETTA — City officials say they aren’t considering a more frequent system of checkups on the duckbill flood prevention system in Marietta after a large piece of concrete ended up on a duckbill on... more »»


One Day Amateur Tech Class August 29, 2015

Wood County Emergency Communications is holding a One Day Amateur Radio Technician Class for anyone interested in Amateur Radio. Class is $18 and includes material, test, drinks and pizza. The class will be held at the MOV Health Dept on 5th St. and will begin at 9am. more »

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