Business

Chambers and James honored

WELLSBURG - Chambers and James Funeral Homes recently were presented the National Funeral Directors Association's Pursuit of Excellence Award.The award is presented annually to funeral homes for adhering to strict ethical and professional standards and quality service to families and ...

Top bidder for Hooters truck is from Brilliant

ATLANTA - A Brilliant man is the owner of a custom Hooters 2008 GMC C4500 Monster Truck after placing the top bid in Hooters #GiveAHoot charity auction held in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Rich Grabits, a 45-year-old mechanical worker, placed the winning $45,750 bid to take ...

Anytime Fitness has new look

Anytime Fitness Steubenville in the Hollywood Shopping Center unveiled its upgraded look during a grand reopening and six-year anniversary celebration held Thursday that featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The business' 4,000-square-foot gym floor has been reorganized to provide a more ...

Quick Takes

ROLLS' BAD DAY: Rolls-Royce shares plunged 18 percent Thursday when the maker of plane engines warned weaker demand would hit profits.Rolls CEO Warren East described the outlook for 2016 as "very challenging." East described the speed and magnitude of change as being significant and shows how ...

Open house planned

Country Crafts from the Heart, located inside the Fort Steuben Mall, will hold its annual Christmas open house Saturday. The store, which has served area residents for 18 years, specializes in handmade crafts and gifts. The event will include specials, door prizes and refreshments. - Contributed

Oil firms face royalty accusation

LISBON - Three property owners have filed a class action lawsuit in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court claiming Chesapeake Exploration LLC, its subsidiaries and other companies are working together to pay less in royalties than what is due to property owners with gas and oil leases.The ...

McCauslen’s open in Toronto

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce welcomed McCauslen's Florist Inc. at 807 Franklin St., Toronto, to the local business community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday. The business is co-owned by Pam Thomas and Melissa Gilhan. To reach McCauslen's in Toronto, call (740) 537-1117. - ...

Wheeling Hospital docs oppose change to mammograms

WHEELING - Wheeling Hospital physicians disagree with the American Cancer Society's new recommendations on mammography, clinical breast examination and self-examination.The local doctors continue to endorse that women, age 40 and older, have annual mammograms, have breast examinations performed ...

Subscription contest winner

Linda Hibbard of Wintersville was the winner of the recent Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times' subscription contest, from which she won a Steelers' jersey and two Terrible Towels. Hibbard was presented with her winnings by John Hale, the newspapers' circulation director - Jody Wisbith

New Castle School of Trades building school in East Liverpool

EAST LIVERPOOL - The culmination of nearly four years of teamwork, a ground-breaking ceremony was held recently for a new vocational school on Fifth Street which officials hope will be an economic development catalyst for the downtown.The New Castle School of Trades based in New Castle, Pa., ...