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  1. Williamstown Council approves purchase of pump for water plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 |

    After approving the purchase of a new pump for the water plant in December, the Williamstown City Council Tuesday approved the purchase of another pump. Alan Gates, public works director, said the council approved the replacement of a pump that was in need of repair and after that another pump stopped working.


  2. Vienna police seek info on complaints about AMC RemodelingRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 |

    Vienna Police are asking residents who have a contract and paid for work from AMC Remodeling Inc., but no work has been done, to contact the department. At least two Vienna residents have come forward after the Washington County Sheriff's Department two weeks ago reported it was investigating the firm, Detective Carl Powell of the Vienna Police Department said.


  3. Vintage clothes now on display at Henderson HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 |

    A new addition to Henderson Hall opened Friday, as the new vintage clothing room in the historic hall was unveiled. Due to a $4,000 grant from the James Wood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, clothing dating back to the 1700s which was preserved at Henderson Hall Plantation will now be available for viewing by Hall visitors.


  4. Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp updates council on city's waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 |

    After 83 days of Vienna having to use bottled water, the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department has lifted the water drinking advisory, Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp told city council Thursday evening. The water advisory was officially lifted by the health department on Tuesday.


  5. Officials lift Vienna's 'do not drink' water advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 |

    One could almost the watch the weight on the shoulders of Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp disappear Tuesday morning as the official announcement lifting the "Do Not Drink" water advisory was read by Wood County Health Department Director Drema Mace at the Vienna Utility Board office. The water advisory was dropped on the city May 19 at 2:19 p.m. "when we no longer met the federal guidelines," Rapp said about Vienna's water standards.


  6. Vienna water filter nearly readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 |

    Water free of C8 will be flowing through the pipes in the northern area of Vienna and Boaz in about 10 days. Mayor Randy Rapp said Thursday the filter system under construction for wells 11-14 is close to completion.


  7. Ricky Scaggs to play People's Bank Theater in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 |

    Ricky Skaggs said he is excited to play the Peoples Bank Theater in a concert scheduled 8 p.m. July 29 and sponsored by J.D. Byrider. Skaggs, who started playing music 50 years ago, is a 14-time Grammy Award winner.


  8. Pokemon Go phenomenon keeps Mid-Ohio Valley players huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 |

    Players can be seen around town, at the city parks and streets in the historic districts with their heads down and eyes locked onto their telephone screens while they throw their virtual Pokeballs to snag a Pokemon. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton City Park is a busy place when it comes to Pokemon Go for folks including, from left, Tyler Boyd of Vienna, Robyn Carpenter, Dexter Dunbar and Eric Watkins of Belpre.


  9. Vienna officials updated on water filtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 |

    Since the EPA established a lifetime exposure level for C8 in May, work had been under way to get the city's water system up, running and safe to use. During Thursday's meeting of Vienna City Council, Mayor Randy Rapp said they are getting closer one step at a time.


  10. Parkersburg car show benefits West Virginia Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 |

    The Blennerhassett Corvette Association donated $500 to the West Virginia Special Olympics Friday at the second annual July Cruise In. The car show featured a "best in show" event.


  11. Music series seeks stageRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 |

    Organizers of the Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute Series are always looking for venues to present bands and singer-songwriters. Last Saturday, the two organizations worked together to bring Americana music to Henderson Hall in an outdoor concert featuring Mountain Fever Records recording artist Irene Kelley from Nashville and singer-songwriter Megan Bee from Athens, Ohio.


  12. Vienna OKs water project paperworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 |

    In unanimous votes, the council approved the second reading of an ordinance for the construction of the filters to remove C8, accepted an access and indemnification agreement between the city and Chemours and accepted a donation of land on 58th Street from the Wood County Board of Education to give the city more room to build the filter building for one of the well fields. During the public hearing, Councilman Bruce Rogers spoke about a call from an elderly citizen asking him why nothing was done sooner.


  13. Henderson Hall, Civil War re-enactors honor W.Va.'s birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 |

    Commemorating the formation of the state of West Virginia midst the Civil War was the focus of a re-enactment program this past weekend at the historic Henderson Hall between Boaz and Williamstown. Civil War re-enactors set up period campsites with a lot of detail on the grounds of the historic home along Old River Road south of Williamstown.


  14. Vienna filters to be next to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    The Wood County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a plan for the City of Vienna to annex part of Greenmont Elementary School's property for installation of carbon filters for the city's water system. Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp presented the plan, which involves building a small structure at Greenmont to house the pump and filtration system.


  15. McKinley wants C8 congressional hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 |

    U.S. Rep. David McKinley wants more information about C8 and the way in which a new lifetime health advisory was determined. McKinley, R-W.Va., was in the area Monday to attend and speak at the Polymer Alliance Zone's annual meeting in Vienna.


  16. A step toward safer waterRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 |

    Chemours' pledge to pay for the installation of filtration systems in Vienna is a step in the right direction that will protect thousands of residents from harmful C8 exposure. While we at Keep Your Promises DuPont recognize that fact, we must also recognize that there is still an enormous amount of work to be done to undo the decades of damage DuPont knowingly inflicted on generations of West Virginians and Ohioans.


  17. Some areas lifted from water advisoryRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 |

    One week after the city of Vienna and Boaz were put under a do-not-drink-the-water advisory, several residences and businesses may now use their tap water. On Friday morning the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department lifted its advisory issued last week after the U.S. Environmental Protection released a new lifetime health advisory for C8.


  18. Vienna adapting to water situationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 |

    Schools, businesses and residents are adjusting to the "do-not-drink" advisory issued for city water last week after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lowered its recommended lifetime exposure level to C8. A water distribution station for Vienna water customers in Boaz opened Monday, and Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp said engineers began work on plans for a carbon filtration system to be paid for by Chemours, which was spun off from DuPont last year.


  19. Weapon safety vital at Henderson WildsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 |

    Greg Smith, owner of Henderson Wilds firearms safety and training center in Boaz, says "weapons safety and training is extremely important for the community." The Henderson Wilds held its grand opening on Saturday at the 4138 Williams Highway location near Williamstown.


  20. Vienna council discusses C8 water emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 |

    In light of changes in the federal guidelines regarding acceptable levels of C8 in drinking water, a special meeting of Vienna City Council was called Friday to let the public know what is being done to provide drinking water. Prior to Thursday, the established health advisory threshold was .4 parts per billion, but in a surprise announcement the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lowered that level to .07 parts per billion.


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