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Business

Powers Defensive Tactics open

The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce welcomed Powers Defensive Tactics, 4419 Sunset Blvd., to the Steubenville business community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The business showcases a variety of new and used guns, ammunition and clothing. Also, a full-time gunsmith, Randy Rowe, can do ...

Reporter honored

Dave Gossett, a reporter for the Herald-Star, was recognized by the Jefferson County Educational Service Center Governing Board for his inclusion in the 2016 Ohio School Boards Association Media Honor Roll. Officials passed a resolution during the Sept. 27 session and thanked him for his ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Marybeth Baxley to William Baxley Jr., metes, Salem Township. RTM Property Solutions LLC to Evon Abron, part lot 5, Wells & Wells. Samuel and Linda Beckett to Richard Brousseau, part lot 3, Hannah ...

Off to a good start on the job

STEUBENVILLE — Patrick Scott has only been on his job in guest services at the Microtel Hotel for three months and he has already come to the attention of corporate executives. Scott was recently working the front desk at the hotel when a gentleman spent time in the lobby watching an ...

Valley Hospice holds food drive

STEUBENVILLE — Valley Hospice and the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce are joining forces to conduct a food drive that will benefit the Cancer Dietary Initiative, a food pantry for patients who are undergoing cancer treatment. The goal of this initiative is to help cancer patients obtain ...

Carroll Electric board reorganizes

The Carroll Electric Cooperative Inc. board of trustees reorganized during Tuesday’s meeting at the cooperative office. Harold Sutton was re-elected as president, Gary Snode was elected as vice president, and Harold Barber was chosen secretary and treasurer. Each officer will serve until the ...

Real Estate Transfers

The following real estate transactions were filed in Jefferson County: Dominic and Ladena Merritt to Jesse and Kayla Higgins, lot 5, North Steubenville (survivorship). Jeannie Hilderbrand to Thomas and Jeannie Vancamp, 1.3167 acres, Island Creek Township. Brian Johnston to Richard Allen, ...

Real estate mogul to pay creditors $286M

BILLINGS, Mont. — A U.S. judge has ordered a former luxury real estate mogul to pay $286 million to the creditors of a Montana club for the ultrarich that he is accused of fleecing for personal gain before driving it into bankruptcy. The order Wednesday from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph ...

Quick Takes

SELF-DRIVER: Volvo Car Corp. plans to sell a self-driving vehicle to consumers in five years. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the car will have a steering wheel, but consumers can pay $10,000 extra for a full autopilot system that will let them relax while the car drives itself. Samuelsson ...

Quick takes

FIRST ENERGY: FirstEnergy Corp. recently recognized Ryan Vitek of Rayland with the company’s president’s award for his dedication to community affairs and civic progress near the W.H. Sammis Plant, where he works as a manager of human resources. Vitek’s award recognizes his volunteer ...