OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

ATHENS — OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital announced that on Jan. 16, AFSCME 1252 bargaining unit members ratified a proposal by the hospital ...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


National, state candidates file for office

National, state candidates file for office

CHARLESTON — It appears West Virginians will not be lacking candidates to choose from in the packed May 12 primary when it comes to national and...

January 21st, 2020 updated: January 21st, 2020. |  


Recycling options

Recycling options

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) will be expanding its hours starting Jan. 27.The recycling center, located on Fair...

January 21st, 2020 |  



W.Va. Commerce Secretary sees need for regionalization

CHARLESTON — Citing a need for more regionalization of West Virginia’s economic development efforts, Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch said the...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Legislative goals outlined for residents

Legislative goals outlined for residents

CHARLESTON — With the West Virginia Legislative session started, state residents can study the plans and monitor the actions of legislative lead...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Filing deadline for New Haven election Friday

Filing deadline for New Haven election Friday

NEW HAVEN — Friday marks the final day to file for office in the New Haven municipal election, and as of Tuesday afternoon, only five candidates...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Charity bingo supports Shriners

Charity bingo supports Shriners

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Moose Lodge #731, in a combined effort with the Gallipolis Shriners Club, raised $2,407 for Shriner’s ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Discussing the business of legalized hemp

Discussing the business of legalized hemp

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Commission met for its regular meeting last week with Chris Yeager of Appalachian Cannabis Company (ACC) on th...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Mason discusses changes to building permits

Mason discusses changes to building permits

MASON — Changes to the building permit ordinance will be considered by members of the Mason Town Council, it was decided at the most recent meet...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Remembering grandpa and raising awareness

Remembering grandpa and raising awareness

OHIO VALLEY — When it came time for Wahama senior MacKenzie Barr to pick her senior project she knew she wanted to do something with physical th...

January 20th, 2020 |