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Two St. Marys, W.Va., teens were arrested, accused of pointing a gun at a Washington County parole officer and then leading the officer on a high-speed chase through Newport Sunday afternoon.
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The proposed half-percent sales tax hike that would have raised $1.2 million annually for the Washington County Sheriff's Office will not be on the May 2 ballot.
These winter days are interesting ones. They are full of snow, slush and very cold weather.
Two Republican candidates are vying for outgoing Washington County Commissioner Tim Irvine's commission seat and as the May 6 primary draws near, they are sharing a little bit about their aspirations for the commission office.
Two Washington County public school districts are losing students and the funding that comes along with them in Ohio as part of the state's open enrollment policy.
The show will be 8 p.m. March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 and at 3 p.m. March 16 at the Players Theatre at Third and Putnam streets in downtown Marietta.
Students in schools across Ohio were crouching down in hallways and safe rooms to practice tornado safety during the statewide tornado drill Wednesday morning for Ohio's Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week.
Eleven group tour operators arrived in Marietta Wednesday for a two-day Familiarization Tour of the Marietta and Parkersburg areas.
An ice storm that struck late Sunday morning played havoc with traffic in Marietta and surrounding areas where dozens of minor vehicle accidents were reported.
Charles Davis, of 1094 Core Road, Parkersburg, was sentenced to 90 days in the Washington County Jail, and one year of community control on Friday in Judge Randall Burnworth's court.
A Parkersburg man suspected of dealing huge quantities of synthetic marijuana in the area was arrested Friday morning after selling a pound of the drug to an undercover agent with the Major Crimes Task Force in Washington County.
A New Matamoras man who reportedly stole thousands of dollars of glassware from a Grandview Township home where his mother was housesitting was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury.