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Elite Pro Coaching held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday at Valley Wine Cellar on Main Street in Wintersville. Owner Shari Jo Watkins said Elite offers partner development programs and workshops that are “unique, fun and completely interactive.” Among those taking part in the ...

Oil, gas industry update to be offered

STEUBENVILLE — Area residents will have the opportunity to hear an update on the status of the oil and gas industry in Jefferson County on May 31. That’s when the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Jefferson County Port Authority, will present a panel discussion ...

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U.S. Bank visits Indian Creek

Representatives of U.S. Bank paid a visit to Indian Creek Middle School recently to discuss fiscal responsibility with eighth-graders. Bank officials encouraged the youth to save money, explained debit cards and checking accounts, provided information on banking terminology and discussed types ...

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AWARD: The village of Mingo Junction received an Energy Efficiency Champion Award from AEP Ohio, a utility subsidiary of American Electric Power, at the company’s recent Energy Efficiency Awards event. The awards ceremony recognizes AEP Ohio’s business customers and partners who have ...

Property transfers

The following real estate transactions were recorded in Jefferson County: Sandra Brown to Jeffrey and Tracy McKee, 5 acres, Ross Township (survivorship). Sheriff of Jefferson County to Osiris Trust, lot 23, Altamont. William Campbell and others to Jason Patton, lot 93, Riverview ...

Vocelli Pizza General Manager Kenny Brewer is gearing up for the longtime business’ grand re-opening on Wednesday at its Sunset Boulevard location. Vocelli’s has undergone major remodeling inside and now will offer sit-down dining, as well as pickup and delivery.  — Jody Wisbith

Vocelli adds sit-down dining area

STEUBENVILLE — This Wednesday will be a day of celebration at Vocelli Pizza. That’s when the longtime area business will hold its grand re-opening and offer sit-down dining. It’s also when some lucky area residents will receive free pizza. Owner John McNab said the pizza business, ...

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday at Consumers National Bank’s new branch in Bergholz. On hand were, from left, Ralph J. Lober II, Consumers National Bank president and CEO; Mayor Gary Griffith; Mike Schmuck, director of Consumers Bancorp Inc.; Terri McConnaughy, Consumers sales and service manager; Laurie McClellan, chairman of the board, Consumers Bancorp Inc.; John Furey, vice chairman, Consumers Bancorp Inc.; and Derek Williams, senior vice president, Consumers National Bank. — Contributed

Consumers National opens Bergholz branch

BERGHOLZ — A new Consumers National Bank full-service branch office at 256 Second St. has opened. The new location marks the bank’s first location in Jefferson County and the 13th branch in its network, according to officials. “Opening this new office in Bergholz enables Consumers ...

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Elite Pro adjusts training to fit changes in clientele

WINTERSVILLE — By 2018, the nation’s work force will be 50 percent millennial driven, a number that will rise to 75 percent by 2025. Shari Jo Watkins, owner of Elite Pro Coaching, says, “We must take a serious look at the way we currently train, engage and retain our future leaders and ...

The Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ye Olde Farmhouse Crafts, a new store offering an assortment of handmade decorative items from Amish country and elsewhere, with a ribbon cutting. Taking part were, front, from left,  Jacie Ridgely, chamber coordinator; Jane Minda; Shirley Seymour; owner; Wendy Vincent; and David Klick, chamber president: and back, chamber members Joe Mullenbach and Nanci Walker. — Warren Scott

Wellsburg business offers variety of craft items

WELLSBURG — The owner of a new business at 130 Sixth St. said area residents don’t have to drive to Amish country to find the variety of crafts and other unique items found there. Shirley Seymour, owner of Ye Olde Farmhouse Crafts, said the new shop at the former site of the Brooke Glass ...

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RECOGNIZED: Officials with OHM Advisors recently announced engineering manager Aaron Call has been named as a 2017 Rising Star in civil engineering by the Zweig Group’s Civil + Structural Engineer magazine. Call is a Steubenville High School Class of 2000 graduate. He earned a bachelor of ...