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RECOGNIZED: Cedar One Realty in Wintersville has six Realtors who have reached more than $1 million in sales (an award of achievement) or $2.5 million in sales (an award of distinction) from July 1, 2017, through June 30, according to Ohio Realtor. Earning awards of achievement were Dale ...

Real Estate Transfers

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The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Glenn and Rebecca Swearingen Jr. to Nancy Swickard, lot 35, Original Toronto. Pamela Martin to Bennie Barner, 0.292 acre, Knox Township. Jennifer Weaver to Abigail Weaver, 36.709 acres, Knox Township. Peter ...

305th Military Police Company deploys to Guantanamo Bay

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WHEELING — More than 100 members of the 305th Military Police Company of Wheeling were deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, last week, following an official ceremony at Triadelphia Middle School’s gymnasium. The 400-day deployment is in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, according to ...

Welcome to Le Chateau Pier

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SMITHFIELD — When the chamber of commerce’s Business After Hours was in its infancy 30 years ago, Todd Piergallini catered the Christmas time social and networking event held at the Jefferson County Historical Association Museum located at 426 Franklin Ave. With preparations done and food ...

Local Marine served as pallbearer for George H.W. Bush

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TORONTO — Marine Cpl. Jesse Beckwith has secured a place in history after serving as a pallbearer this past week for President George H.W. Bush, and earlier this year for U.S. Sen. John McCain, but if you ask those who know the Toronto High School graduate, they will tell you that for him, it ...

Packages packed, blessed and on their way

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RICHMOND — Mother of Hope Deanery has sent 32 cases filled with 524 individual Boxes of Joy to Cross Catholic Outreach’s distribution center in south Florida. The outreach means there will be more than 500 additional children receiving a Christmas gift and the message of Jesus Christ this ...

Church news from throughout the area

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Rolling of the Scroll program Sunday at Quinn Memorial STEUBENVILLE — The Melinda Guy Women’s Missionary Society of Quinn Memorial AME Church will hold its Rolling of the Scroll program at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, located at 515 North St. As the scroll is rolled, the names of ...

Buckeye Power appeals tax rate

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STEUBENVILLE — Buckeye Power, the operator of two of the three electricity generating units at the Cardinal Plant in Brilliant, has filed a tax appeal with the state, which, if successful, could result in the loss of $3.6 million in tax revenue for entities, including Wells Township, Buckeye ...

Starkdale to present live nativity on Sunday

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STEUBENVILLE — The eighth-annual Live Nativity at Starkdale Presbyterian Church in Steubenville is scheduled for Sunday with six presentations repeated every half-hour starting at 5 p.m. The final one begins at 7:30 p.m. The live nativity is an indoor/outdoor production about the birth of ...

Helping others

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Members of the Point Pleasant Ladies Aide recently collected personal care items for the residents of the Stone Pear Pavillion and Pepperberry Suites at The Orchards at Foxcrest in Chester. Top photo are, seated, from left, Penny Arnott; Virginia Ross, a member and former president of the ...