Business

South Central Power Company Foundation awards grants

LANCASTER, Ohio — The South Central Power Foundation announced grant recipients at South Central Power’s recent quarterly meeting. The foundation awarded 47 grants totaling $165,528.95 at its October meeting. Locally, the foundation awarded grants to: ∫ Barnesville Middle ...

School boards meet at Annual Business Meeting

COLUMBUS — More than 500 public school boards from around the state were represented at the Annual Business Meeting of the Ohio School Boards Association Delegate Assembly on Nov. 13. Delegates considered the OSBA legislative platform, a comprehensive document defining OSBA’s views and ...

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Fabio’s Pizza manager Candy Basil, right, and Haleigh Hannas wait on customers at the restaurant’s front counter.

Fabio’s Pizza satisfying customers for nearly 25 years

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Fabio’s Pizza offers a variety of Sicilian, Napolitana and Chicago styles of pizza, as well as calzones, stombolis, salads, pasta and sandwiches. But it’s the customer loyalty for the past 25 years,” Fabio’s Pizza Owner Tom Cracolici says, that has allowed his ...

Regional conference focuses on protecting rights of mineral owners

MARTINS FERRY — National Association of Royalty Owners Appalachia members, oil and gas industry professionals and government officials from across the region met at the Greenbrier Resort late last month to discuss issues pertinent to the industry at the seventh-annual NARO Appalachia ...

Welker endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the field of education

WHEELING — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present William Andrew Welker with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Welker celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network and ...

New engineering firm office opens

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — RETTEW, an Engineering News-Record top design firm, this month opened a second office in Ohio. Located in St. Clairsville, the office will serve as a base for staff members performing on-site work for clients in the region. The new location is at 51560 National Road East, ...

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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Guest Service Manager Branden Womack displays their lemon supreme pie in the lobby of the Wheeling store.

Perkins offers custom catering, new Butcher’s Best menu

WHEELING — With locations in Wheeling and Moundsville, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is a family style restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of upscale menu choices and custom catering for up to 300 people for any special occasion. Tim Presseler, vice president ...

Bait shop celebrating 15 years of business

LAFFERTY — R&M Live Bait, located at 42804 1/2 Buckeye St., Lafferty, is celebrating 15 years of business this year. The shop is owned by Mary Briggs and managed by Richard Coe. The couple lives right beside the shop, which offers live bait and a variety of fishing accessories. “We ...

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Woodsfield bank expands to Barnesville

BARNESVILLE — A new branch of the Woodsfield Savings Bank has opened in Barnesville, giving local residents another choice for their financial needs. It is located at the corner of North Chestnut and East Church streets at the former site of John Piersol’s Sohio gas station. The branch ...

Auctions branch out to Cadiz

CADIZ – A new business in the Cadiz area is bringing a variety of goods to Harrison County residents — if they place the wining bid. Stephanie’s Auctions is now open on Cadiz-Dennison Road in the building formerly occupied by Coultrap Supermarket. Owner Stephanie Bebout said she was ...

Officials from the village of Mount Pleasant stand in front of a new gazebo in a village park. The gazebo was installed by Smith’s Sawdust Studio, a local business that specializes in custom sheds, barns, gazebos and more; the village reached out to owner Terry Smith for the work so as to utilize a local business.

Smith’s Sawdust puts up projects

MOUNT PLEASANT — The village of Mount Pleasant has a new gazebo in a local park, courtesy of a local construction company that enjoys giving back to the community. Smith’s Sawdust Studio has been in the Upper Ohio Valley area in some form or another for over 40 years, helping residents ...

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Owner Mark Jaber shaves steak to make a gyro for a customer.

Jimmy Gyro offers great food for great value

WHEELING — The recently opened Jimmy Gyro diner, located on the ground floor of the former Roger’s Hotel Building on 14th Street, offers a variety of tasty Greek and Mediterranean dishes. In addition to menu favorites such as: the Jimmy Stewart Steak Gyro, Jimmy “the Greek” ...

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SHERI McANINCH, owner of MacSnaps Photography, stands in front of her new studio at 318 34th St. in Bellaire.

MacSnaps Photography opens new studio in Bellaire

BELLAIRE — A new business popped up in Bellaire earlier this month, as MacSnaps Photography has moved into 318 34th St., located across from the City Park. Owned by Sheri McAninch, MacSnaps Photography is an up-and-coming portrait photography studio that specializes in portraiture for ...

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Theo Yianni’s Restaurant offers authentic Greek cuisine

WEIRTON — Theo Yianni’s Restaurant in Weirton continues to provide the best authentic Greek and American cuisine in a relaxing and fun family environment, according to co-owners Yianni Bourbakis and Shawn Mihellis. The tasty new Theo Salmon Salad and hot stuffed pepper sandwich are just ...

Hull & Associates’ St. C. office adds new personnel

DUBLIN, Ohio — Hull & Associates Inc. announces the addition of Bryan Butler to its St. Clairsville office. Butler will be leading a new surveying group that will initially include two full surveying teams operating out of the St. Clairsville office. This will complement the existing ...

CPA Diana L. Kennon joins Perry & Associates St. C. & Wheeling offices

MARIETTA, Ohio — Jodey Altier, president and managing partner of Perry & Associates Certified Public Accountants, announced that Diana L. Kennon will be joining the staff of Perry & Associates in its St. Clairsville and Wheeling offices. “Mrs. Kennon will be joining the staff ...

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Vocelli Pizza offers artisan pizza and much more

WHEELING — Located in the Center Market section of Wheeling, Vocelli’s Pizza offers not only an award-winning artisan pizza crafted from family recipes for more than 25 years, but a variety of other delicious menu items including strombolis, subs, pasta, oven-roasted wings, chicken tenders, ...

Aggregate business opens in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Belmont Aggregates has opened a new, more centralized headquarters, moving from its Powhatan Point location to Bridgeport. Increased activity has necessitated growth and relocation of the local aggregate business. The trucking company specializes in hauling aggregate materials ...

Belmont savings bank announces strong team

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The team at Belmont Savings Bank is getting stronger. Recently Todd Cover, President and CEO, hired a dynamic group of talented bankers from the local community, including Joe Ticich, Mark Nicholson and Mike Taylor. Each individual will play a key role in the bank and ...

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Johnny Boys employee Shelia Nickerson displays an order of their popular garbage fries, with cheese and four different toppings, and two slices of pepperoni pizza.

Johnny Boys Pasta, Pizza, Wings and More Offers Variety

WHEELING — Whether it’s trying their freshly made pizza or building your own calzone or oven baked sandwich, Johnny Boys Pasta, Pizza, Wings and More has a large variety of tasty dishes that keeps their customers returning for more, according to owner John Angus. Located next-door to ...