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Communities greet holiday season with parades

November 29, 2015 BELPRE — Despite a rainy Saturday evening, local residents turned out for lighted Christmas parades in Belpre, Marietta and Williamstown. more »»

Focus on small shops a big draw

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — One day after the Christmas shopping season started on Black Friday, it was time to shift the spotlight to small businesses as part of Shop Small Business Saturday. more »»

Buying at local stores boosts area

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Buying locally during the holiday seasons and throughout the year helps strengthen local economies, officials said. more »»

Climate change key issue for area group

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Climate change — a political powderkeg in America. How many are those in America? There aren’t enough fingers and toes on an individual to count that high. more »»

Send Help campaign in full swing in Marietta

November 29, 2015 MARIETTA — In between leftover Thanksgiving turkey and batches of holiday cookies, area residents can help hungry individuals and families by assisting local food pantries. more »»

'The Grand Central Express'

November 29, 2015 VIENNA — A Mineral Wells couple’s love of trains and sharing that love with others led them to buy the trackless train at the Grand Central Mall. more »»

Whitley selected for director position

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The executive director of the Jackson and Roane County Economic Development Authority has been selected as a state director on the Southern Economic Development Corporation’s board of... more »»

Priscilla Leavitt first female local Rotary president

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Rotary Club of Parkersburg has now had two female presidents in a row — Lindsey Anderson and currently Kim Lantz Couch — and the first female president after women were allowed in the... more »»

Victorian Christmas Home Tour slated

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Dec. 5-6 in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg. more »»

Finding the right furnishing for your home

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For a young family just starting out, finding a place to live in an apartment or house can be an early challenge. more »»

Interior decorators help with design decisions

November 29, 2015 VIENNA — Lora Quillen, interior designer with Rhododendron Furniture & Design, said designers can not only assist clients in finding just the right touches, they can also help clients avoid making... more »»

Frontier students end coin drive fundraiser

November 29, 2015 NEW MATAMORAS — The Frontier High School Leadership Development Class has ended its coin drive to benefit the Strecker Cancer Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. more »»

Injection well meeting to feature speakers

November 29, 2015 COOLVILLE — Citizens concerned about injection wells and where their waste is being disposed of will conduct a meeting titled “Health Around Injection Wells: Air and Water Monitoring Projects” at 6 p. more »»

Parkersburg Elks Lodge selects teens of the month

November 29, 2015 Melissa Anne Cieslewski of Williamstown High School and Benjamin Michael Rominski from Warren High School have been selected as the October Teens of the Month by Parkersburg Elks Lodge 198. more »»

Comfort Keepers earns award for third year in row

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For the third year in a row, Comfort Keepers of the Mid-Ohio Valley was awarded the 2014-2015 Operational Excellence award by CK Franchising Inc. more »»

Holiday Historic Home Tour set

November 29, 2015 ATHENS — The public has an opportunity to visit the historic Zenner House and others on the 2015 Holiday Historic Home Tour, “The Elegant East End,” on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1-4 p.m. more »»

Fruth Pharmacy customers raise funds for cancer research

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Fruth Pharmacy has raised more than $5,700 for breast cancer research. On Nov. 5, Donna DeHart, executive director of Susan G. Komen of West Virginia, received a check for $5,732. more »»

Stonewall Group, Cambridge VCB's marketing efforts among Ohio's best

November 29, 2015 MARIETTA — The Stonewall Group and the Cambridge/Guernsey County Visitors and Convention Bureau were recognized with two RUBY Awards at the Ohio Travel Association’s annual Conference on Tourism No. more »»

Pure Path Yoga receives award

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Pure Path Yoga has been selected for the 2015 Best of Parkersburg Award in the Health and Fitness Program Consultants category by the Parkersburg Award Program. more »»

New employees hired at Perry and Associates Certified Public Accountants

November 29, 2015 MARIETTA — Perry & Associates Certified Public Accountants has hired two accountants and an audit administrator. Christine Milewsky, CPA, was hired as an accountant for the firm in St. Clairsville. more »»

Cosmetology classes scheduled

November 29, 2015 MARIETTA — The Washington County Career Center’s Adult Technical Training announces the addition of a daytime Cosmetology class. more »»


St. Marys Christmas Concert December 1, 2015

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Concert Band will present its Christmas concert — the last concert of the season — at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the St. Marys Marina in St. Marys.The concert is free to the public with holiday refreshments provided by the band. more »

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