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18 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Eviction action against Smart Networks

For two years Smart Networks, LLC of Marietta has been providing high-speed Internet service to areas of Washington County that previously had no high-speed access.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH

22 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Veritas Academy opens

As students prepare to walk into classrooms today across Washington County, a whole new group of students will walk through the halls of a newly formed school to be taught under the tenants of Latin education.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marietta Times

WSCC likes enrollment numbers

Things are looking up as Washington State Community College Board of Trustees heard from administration at its regular monthly meeting Monday that the shortfall in fall enrollment has dropped into the single digits now that summer is over.

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Related Topix: Belpre, OH

Marietta Times

Evidence not enough

Bonds were significantly reduced and some of the charges dismissed Monday in Marietta Municipal Court for a man and woman charged with operating a prostitution ring from a local hotel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, iPod touch App, iPad App, Assistant, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Salem News

Time to end stigma over mental illness

The silver lining to the sad news of actor Robin Williams' death may be that it will draw some much needed attention to the subject of depression, as well as mental illness in general.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Marietta Times

Kasich's visit touts vocational education

Career and technical education got another pat on the back Friday when Ohio Gov. John Kasich made an appearance at Pioneer Pipe, Inc. in Marietta to stress the importance of workforce development, vocational education and integrating business into the classroom.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Johnson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Marietta, OH

Marietta Times

Wheels on the bus

Of all the things that signal the start of a new school year, possibly one of the largest, literally, is the sight of a line of big yellow school buses.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Marietta, OH

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Marietta Times

Differing ideas over RV parks

A proposed recreational vehicle park in Marietta's south end received a lot of attention during a recent meeting of the Marietta Planning Commission, resurrecting an issue the city faced with a similar proposal five years ago.

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Related Topix: Beverly, OH

Marietta Times

Time to end stigma of mental illness

The silver lining to the sad news of actor Robin Williams' death may be that it will draw some much needed attention to the subject of depression, as well as mental illness in general.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

Marietta Times

Council OKs bid process for Armory work

During a special council session Wednesday, Marietta City Council voted to advertise for bids to renovate the ground floor of the Armory, a key step in restoring the restoring the site for public use.

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Marietta Times

Tackling area's opiate epidemic

A local treatment facility, re-entry programs, a drug court, countywide prescription drop boxes and anonymous tip lines were some of the many goals discussed Wednesday night by community members invested in tackling the area's opiate epidemic.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marietta, OH

Marietta Times

No way but a Segway

Hitting the sidewalk and discovering a new way to look at downtown Marietta just became a little bit easier with a unique touring experience involving techy Segways.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Marietta Times

Summer block party

In a small, rural community, Right Path for Washington County board member Karen Waller said many teens and young people feel there are few fun and safe entertainment options available in the area that can keep them away from drugs and alcohol.

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Marietta Times

Macksburg man sentenced to 45 days

A Macksburg man accused of selling heroin and later lying about employment in order to obtain a free public defense lawyer was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Common Please Court to 45 days in jail.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Macksburg, OH

Marietta Times

18 months for man selling LSD

A southwest Ohio man caught selling large quantities of LSD in Marietta in September was sentenced Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marietta, OH, Middletown, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WBNS

Chance For Passing Shower On Tuesday

TUESDAY MORNING WEATHER DISCUSSION Aug. 12 Time: 5:00 Meteorologist: Mike Davis Your Doppler 10 Forecast This Morning Patchy fog & variably cloudy.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Coshocton County, OH

Marietta Times

New round of renovations at public library

Renovations have been ongoing at the Washington County Public Library for the last few years, but a current round of work will provide easier access for those with disabilities.

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Related Topix: Libraries, New Matamoras, OH, Beverly, OH, Matamoras, OH

Mon Aug 11, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Belpre family celebrates girl's adoption

"Bye bye," yelled Mary Elizabeth Cox to the colorful bouquet of balloons floating up, up, into the sky above Washington County Children Services Monday afternoon.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Human trafficking suspect nabbed, victims rescued

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and authorities from Washington and Morgan counties announced the rescue of three women believed to be victims of human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Marietta, OH

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Huntington News

Attorney General DeWine Announces Arrest of Human Trafficking Suspect, Rescue of Victims

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and authorities from Washington and Morgan counties announced the rescue of three women believed to be victims of human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Ohio

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