Marietta Timeshttp://www.mariettatimes.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 2 Sep 2014 13:00:17 EDTTue, 2 Sep 2014 13:00:17 EDT law regarding tanks needs close look the most pressing issues West Virginia legislators should be considering in advance of their regular session next winter is safeguarding water supplies against chemical spills. Many state lawmakers met recently for interim committee session.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTHave fun, and behave during festival Ohio River Sternwheel Festival is Marietta's annual celebration of life long the waterway and a farewell to another summer season. Thousands will visit Marietta over the three-day event with Saturday night's fireworks probably the biggest draw.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTDon't miss the Washington County Fair, everyone loves a parade, but that's just the beginning of what the 2014 Washington County Fair has to offer. The parade begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Marietta, the largest parade of the year.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTHealthier food in schools benefits our students some students may miss having french fries that are actually fried and not baked, we think the changes being made to school meals and snacks locally and nationwide are to be commended.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTAmericans get little solace on efforts vs. terrorists's news for you: The FBI and Department of Homeland Security say there are no "specific or credible" threats to Americans from Islamic State terrorists. It's official; the two agencies sent an intelligence bulletin on the subject out last week.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT