State Farm ribbon cutting

The grand opening of the Casie Johnson State Farm Insurance Agency now located at Unit 1, 826 Main St. in Wintersville, was held Thursday. On hand were, from left, front, Paula Wilson, Katie Rawson, Rebecca Blankenship, Candy Sutherin, Cassie Johnson, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Joyce Orlando and Wintersville Councilman Brad Degenkolb; and back, Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce President Trica Maple-Damewood, Wintersville Councilman Randy Spence, chamber ambassador Samantha Yanik and ambassador Rain Lucas. Johnson, a lifelong Hopedale resident, can be reached in her office at (740) 264-0561. – Amy Neeley