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Eyes on online sales tax surplus
With the state generating more money than ever from online sales tax, Ohioans have a variety of ideas on how those funds could be used, with many constituents and officials hoping to see that money trickle back down into local pockets.
Devola woman jumps right in
When Janice Levy and her husband Charles moved to Marietta three years ago, it was the first small community that the Levys had ever lived in.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Second graders honored for achievements
Mrs. Sampson's Awards: Top Second Grade Math - Brandon Dye and Alyssa Duskey; Top Math Facts Quiz Scores - Brandon Dye, missing 1 fact all year; Top Social Studies Average - Brandon Dye, Phinn Spindler, Joel Duskey, Wyatt Fulton, and Keegan Strode; Straight E's in Conduct and Effort All Year - Makenna Long, Teya Ragalyi, Brandon Dye, Tyler ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Graduation Test shows improvement
Results of the 2014 Ohio Graduation Test are in, with some area schools showing significant leaps in passing rates when compared to last year's test.
Briefcase published July 26
Arbors at Marietta at 400 Seventh St., Marietta, has recently completed its standard survey and was found to be deficiency free.
Always an educator, Ortt offered nature's view
This is the final segment of a three part tribute to Marilyn Ortt, who recently past away, leaving behind a 40 year legacy of contributions to the environmental health of Marietta and the surrounding region.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
A new date for the county fair?
Instead of attending the Washington County Fair on Labor Day weekend, imagine going more than a month earlier, around the Fourth of July.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The 47th annual Howard Chandler Christy Art Guild Fine Arts and Crafts Show will be held Saturday and Sunday at 10th and Main streets in McConnelsville.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Marietta fire, water tour
From scorch marks on buildings next to now empty spaces to flood markers on the sides and fronts of buildings, the elements of fire and water have helped shape Marietta's downtown into what it looks like today.
Teens experience forest work
For the last six weeks, Washington County teens have gotten a taste of the great outdoors and what it means to work for the Wayne National Forest.
Prison time for violent crime
A Belpre man who choked his wife and threatened to take both of their lives was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison.
Judge grants early prison release
A Marietta man sentenced to three years in prison for allowing a Beverly toddler to drown in the bath while under his care was granted an early release from prison Tuesday.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Heroin dealers could face homicide charge
Those who sell heroin could face a homicide charge in Ohio, as law enforcement tries to crack down on the growing epidemic of drug overdoses.
Farmers market adds food pantry booth
During Saturdays at the River City Farmers Market, shoppers will see an extra booth lined up with the produce stands, a new addition set up for food pantries all across Washington County.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Five new hires at Career Center
Due to the retirement of four employees and the opening of an instructor job, the Washington County Career Center administration has been busy filling vacant positions.
$42,000 paid back
A Marietta woman who stole upwards of $42,000 from her employer was sentenced to three years of community control and 90 days in the Washington County Jail Thursday in Washington County Common Pleas Court.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Eyesore at center of court case
Neighbors who want a Newport home gutted by fire three years ago torn down may have to wait until the dust settles from a current court case involving the property.
Marietta man gets one year
A Marietta man who broke into a local government property with a friend and tried to steal valuable metal was sentenced Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to a year in prison for breaking and entering.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Man arrested for viewing child pornography
A Marietta man was arrested Wednesday after photos and videos of children engaged in sexual activities were found on two of his computers.
Guilty plea in glassware theft
A New Matamoras man who stole from a Grandview Township home where his mother was housesitting pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to burglary.