Business

Scholarship program launched

Basil’s Sports Bar and Grill in Weirton has established a scholarship program for one female athlete and one male athlete senior student with students from all 10 high schools in Brooke, Hancock and Jefferson counties eligible to apply. From the pool of applicants, one scholarship will be ...

Em-Media captures three Telly Awards

STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville-based marketing and advertising agency Em-Media has captured three Telly Awards for its work with area clients. The agency won a silver award in the local television — public service announcement category for the spot “Samantha Pearl PSA on Mental Illness” ...

First Choice America celebrates 80th anniversary

First Choice America’s 80th-anniversary celebration on May 17 attracted thousands of members to its eight offices for cookies and prizes. Each person was given a commemorative tote bag filled with several give-away items including souvenir 80th anniversary logo key rings. Each office awarded ...

Holiday Inn-Weirton receives recognition from TripAdvisor

WEIRTON — The Holiday Inn-Weirton, Weirton has received the 2019 Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor.com. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor during the past year. Certificate ...

Potential new markets for products, services

LISBON — The biggest take away for Columbiana County Port Authority Director Penny Traina’s participation in a recent trade mission to Thailand and Vietnam was the size of their industrial parks and how they are set up. She said the industrial parks located on the sea coasts there are ...

Giant American flag flap flutters on; business owner rallies

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The reality television star who has said he would go to jail before removing a huge American flag from his recreational vehicle store in North Carolina told cheering employees on Thursday that he would not take the banner down “under any circumstance.” Standing ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: JD Home Management LLC to James East, lot 160, Overlook Hills. Augustine Homes Limited to Robert and Angel Murphy, part lot 10, Simmons & Foster (survivorship). Laycee and Patrick Hammer to Hayley Argentine, lot ...

$6M dollar project at Tappan Marina approved

TAPPAN LAKE — This fall, customers of Tappan Lake Marina will begin to see the first steps of a complete renovation of the MWCD-owned and operated facility. Improvements at the facility began in 2017 with the installation of more than 200 new boat slips and with the addition of 36 more in ...

National Nursing Home Week

Capital Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers, the Laurels of Steubenville and Sienna Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation treated members of Prime Time Senior Center to an ice cream sundae bar as part of events held during National Nursing Home Week, May 12-18. “This is a special week for ...

Howdy’s Dari Owl celebrates half a century

FOLLANSBEE — A town landmark, Howdy’s Dari Owl is celebrating 50 years in the business just in time for summer. Brian Verner is the ice cream shop’s third generation owner. “The people would have run me out if I didn’t carry on,” joked Verner. “It’s a town treasure for a lot ...