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A Marietta man who acted as driver in a pair of knife-point ATM robberies pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court and agreed to testify against the Marietta woman accused of carrying out the robberies.
Having a background in health care and experience with nursing homes helped catapult Jeff Campbell, 67, of Marietta, to the top of the list of 31 contenders for the Washington County Home Administrator position.
If you thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon was slowing down, you would be in for a surprise if you visited a number of local colleges, universities and schools.
Just off of Hills Branch Road, snuggled in between Zion Ridge Road and Ohio 26, rests a 19th century beauty suspended over the Little Muskingum River.
Though times have been tough for Smart Networks in recent months, with the company being evicted and facing complaints about service, the services provided by the company are soon expected to expand within Washington County and beyond.
It is merely an anecdote of which I speak of to you today. A recent warning was issued to those in Washington County.
About 250 people packed the ballroom at the Lafayette Hotel Friday evening for the 32nd annual EVE, Inc. Benefit Auction, and though attendees said the event is always a great time, the auction also serves a larger purpose.
The Washington County Behavioral Health Board is trying to drum up support for its planned residential treatment facility on Fifth Street in Marietta, with less than two weeks to go before it appears before the Planning Commission for needed approvals.
A teenage boy and a dozen animals were removed Thursday from a Belpre home that authorities say was covered in feces and urine.
The oil and gas industry in Ohio is making news again, as it has surpassed 1,000 Utica shale wells, including 13 in Washington County.
Area students have noticed an increased presence from area law enforcement in recent years, but that presence will be become even more tangible this year as the Washington County Sheriff's Office sets up outpost offices in three local schools, with more planned.
Sylvi and Jim Caporale, owners of American Flags & Poles on Front Street, will lend their 30-by-60 foot, 100-pound Old Glory for the parade.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 12:20 am
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