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AWARDED: Team Toyota has been named a recipient of the President’s Award from Toyota Motor North America Inc. The award is presented each year to Toyota dealerships that “exhibit stellar work ethic,” according to a press release. Presented annually since 1986, the award recognizes ...

Real estate transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: James Sneathen to James Sneathen and Angela Badmone, 1.97 acres, Knox Township (survivorship). Floyd and Frances Wright to James and Nikki Wright, 1 acre, Knox Township (survivorship). Marci Daugherty, trustee, to Ohio ...

Toronto storefront gets a facelift

TORONTO — Don’s Appliance has been a Gem City business for more than 50 years. Owners Tim Spicer and his mother, Emma Spicer, said they originally rented the storefront at 302 N. Fourth St., but have since purchased the building and decided to give it a facelift. “We needed to ...

Now open

Homeland Firearms hosted its grand opening June 27. Among those on hand were representatives of the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce, friends and other dignitaries. Located at 1619 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton, the business is owned by George and Michele Slates and offers a selection of firearms ...

Bethany announces hiring of Lambert

BETHANY — Tamara Rodenberg, president of Bethany College, has announced Chris Lambert as the college’s new vice president for advancement and alumni relations. Lambert, former senior executive director of philanthropy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, will join the Bethany ...

Donations made

The Peoples National Bank of Mount Pleasant raised more than $900 to benefit military troops, with the help of employees and the surrounding community. Donations were taken throughout May, and Memorial Day festivities including a dog contest and a silent auction raised additional funds. ...