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How We Shop

Perkins Serves Up Both Cookies and Community

By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — The smell of chocolate pies and cookies greets customers at local Perkins Restaurant and Bakery stores, but the business is most happy to offer slices of community to the public. “Dine to Donate” events to help school organizations are ...

Small Businesses Big on Trends

By DREW PARKER Staff Writer ST. CLAIRSVILLE — With nearly two decades of business ownership under her belt in St. Clairsville, Melanie Bromelow has established her downtown store as a hub for fashionable accessories and furnishings. Bromelow’s shop, Mel’s Imagination, has offered ...

Hanover Fuel Stop Fills Gas Tanks, Hungry Customers

By SHELLEY HANSON Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY — The Hanover Fuel Stop, located just off Ohio 7 in Martins Ferry, not only refuels cars and trucks every day, it refuels the empty stomachs of the many workers and local residents who frequent the business. The fuel stop, located at the ...

Diversity Makes The Highlands A Regional Destination Location

By JOSELYN KING Staff Writer WHEELING — Everything from fishing poles and wine to an advanced college degree and health care options is available at The Highlands in Ohio County. It’s the diversity of the development that is making The Highlands a regional destination location, ...

Grocery Shopping: New Online Trend

By JANELL HUNTER Staff Writer MARTINS FERRY — Online shopping is becoming more popular every year, with more sectors of the retail industry providing digital purchasing services to consumers. According to emarketer.com, the biggest share of online shopping industry sales go to apparel ...

Stanley Steemer Breathes Fresh Air Into Your Home

Originating in Pittsburgh, the local franchisee owns and operates a location in Wintersville. Anthony Eonta, general manager, would like to re-acquaint the business with the community. Take another look ... this isn’t the same ole Stanley Steemer! Beginning in ’47, Stanley Steemer began ...