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Expect some water outages

July 16, 2016 Beginning at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday TAM Construction Inc. will be working in the intersection of Hadley and Channel lanes for the purpose of tying in a new water main. more »»

Marietta's brick street preservation takes time and effort

July 15, 2016 Marietta’s brick streets are part of the city’s charm and historic past. But maintaining the red-brick-surfaced roadways, many more than a century old, takes some time and effort. more »»

Republicans' feelings split on Donald Trump

July 15, 2016 With the Republican Convention just days away, local GOP members say they are split on their feelings about nominee Donald Trump. more »»

Plans back in motion for destination center

July 15, 2016 Ohio Outdoor Heaven is back in the works and close to seeing action, according to Ohio Outdoor Heaven CEO Wei Sheng, who spoke at the Washington County Commissioners meeting Thursday. more »»

G&M Construction gets Marietta National Guard Armory elevator contract

July 15, 2016 After a week’s delay by Marietta City Council, a Zanesville company was finally accepted Thursday as the contractor who will install an elevator at Marietta’s Armory. more »»

Wood County Law Enforcement Officers Prayer Walk/Drive for law enforcement

July 15, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Residents are invited to gather Sunday at four locations to express appreciation and pray for local law enforcement officers. more »»

Around Town

July 15, 2016 Beverly village special council meeting Tues. The Village of Beverly will have a special council meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the village office, 919 Mitchell Av. more »»

Vienna native unable to secure spot on Olympic team

July 15, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg High School graduate competing in an Olympic swimming trial twice beat famed swimmer Michael Phelps. more »»

Concert raises more than $38K for Red Cross flood relief

July 15, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The final tally of funds raised at Wednesday’s Flood of Love benefit concert to support Red Cross flood relief efforts was $38,640. more »»

1st anniversary

July 14, 2016 On June 26, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the constitution guarantees the right of same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states. more »»

County library drive-thru hubbub

July 14, 2016 Instead of picking up burgers and fries while on the go, community members will soon be able to grab a book as the Washington County Public Library is working on renovating the former Advantage Bank... more »»

Fire damages home in Boaz

July 14, 2016 From staff reports WILLIAMSTOWN — A fire Wednesday night damaged a home on Keller Lane in Boaz, officials said. The Waverly and Williamstown volunteer fire departments responded at about 8 p.m. more »»

Marietta City Council Council debates business, rights-of-way

July 14, 2016 A request to extend an existing awning six more inches over the city sidewalk in front of the former Marietta Ignition business spurred some discussion about the city code regulating signs and... more »»

Drilling anything but boring

July 14, 2016 Vibrations could be felt in the ground near Harmar Elementary School this week as a huge horizontal drilling rig continued burrowing into solid bedrock 60-70 feet beneath the Muskingum River. more »»

Simulator drives home its point

July 14, 2016 BELPRE — Residents got the chance Wednesday to see the dangers of texting and driving could pose with a virtual reality simulator set up at the Memorial Health System, Belpre Medical Campus. more »»

Wood Co. school board split on future bond topic

July 14, 2016 By Emily Cramer Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — At Tuesday night's Wood County Board of Education meeting, board members discussed the pros and cons of the different items for the proposed bond. more »»

Around town

July 14, 2016 Howlin’ in the Alley benefit Friday The third annual Howlin’ in the Alley, a benefit concert to support The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley will be held at 8 p.m. more »»

Mural at Putnam and Third streets crumbling

July 13, 2016 Bricks are tumbling down on the corner of Third and Putnam streets as the mural beside the Mid-Ohio Valley Players Theatre is falling apart in the summer heat. Dan Stephan J. more »»

Washington County school administrators excited about jobs

July 13, 2016 As summer break continues for students, new principals in the county’s school districts are preparing for their new positions. more »»



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