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Battery plant ramping up

LORDSTOWN — Ultium Cells LLC — an electric vehicle battery-cell manufacturing plant jointly backed by General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem — plans to have 400 employees on board by the end of the year. The company has started with three so far with human resources, training and ...

Changes in store for JVS event

BLOOMINGDALE — Students at Jefferson County Joint Vocational School will compete later this month in a variety of skillsets, but this year’s contest will have some changes due to COVID-19. The annual Spotlight on Skills competition is set for Jan. 27-28 and students in academic and lab ...

Utica Shale Academy acquires new equipment

LISBON — The new industrial maintenance equipment is ready for the students of the Utica Shale Academy and the school’s director Bill Watson said now they just need the students to return to be able to use it. Because of COVID-19 restrictions the students have been working on the portions ...

Quick Take

JOINS STAFF: Evan Cuomo, is a licensed West Virginia real estate salesperson working out of the Cedar One Weirton Office. He has been a lifelong resident of Brooke County, where he has gained two years of experience in the real estate field. He worked for Orecchio Properties LLC remodeling ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Ted Zeroski and others to Terri Banal and others, metes, Mount Pleasant Township. Timothy McCoy and Tammy McCoy to Harold McMillen III, part lot 47, McKee’s. Judy Merritt to Chad Brown, .4958 acre, Island Creek ...

Kalkreuth staff plays Santa

WHEELING — Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal again helped to provide Christmas gifts to the St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling. On Dec. 11, Amy Pramesa, secretary of the children’s home, visited Kalkreuth’s corporate office to pick up the presents it collected for the ...

CCHS offers hands-on engineering program

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville Catholic Central High School announced it will offer Project Lead The Way’s high school engineering program. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for PreK-12 students and teachers, and Catholic Central joins more ...

Quick Takes

JOINS TEAM: James Woodward has been named the new research analyst for Ohio Southeast Development. The Athens native replaces Chelsie Wollett in that position. Woodward earned his master of public policy and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Kentucky. He worked for the ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded in Jefferson County: Susan Young to Timothy Young, lot 275, LaBelleview. Frederick and Susan Schoppe to Ronald and Evelyn King, metes, Cross Creek Township, 24.845 acres, Well-Warren Township. Timothy Rohal and others to James and Tina ...