50 years ago
Construction of towers for a new Marietta radio station, WBRJ, is underway on Pennsylvania Avenue. WBRJ expects to be on the air within 90 days and will be the most powerful station in an 80-mile radius.
100 years ago
The county teachers' examination for elementary school certificates is being held at the court house. County Examiners M. C. Smith, J. H. Lawton, and Alex L. Way administered the test to 132 candidates.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.