Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, OH.

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  1. City, county meet to discuss court project optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    City officials aren't quite ready to meet with the state about what new City Court facilities might look like if an addition is built at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Arsenal Street. They met on Friday morning with Jefferson County representatives to go over a couple of options of what the project might entail to see how it could fit into the County Courthouse complex.

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  2. Toronto's Nick Sninchak calls out a play.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

    ... when we started doing things outside of their realm." Five players scored in the game for the boys from Jefferson County - four of which reached double digits. Individually, Jake Keenan collected a team-high 16 points to lead the way. Also for the ...

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  3. Property owner ordered to allow Ruffner Mountain hikers access to trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... points from an overlook along the trail toward Irondale and I-20. (File photo/Frank Couch) (Frank Couch) A Jefferson County judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a private property owner, allowing Ruffner Mountain hikers access to ...

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  4. Regional RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Herald Star Online

    Jefferson County Treasurer Raymond M. Agresta said gross sales for December totaled nearly $71.97 million, generating $1,079,536 in piggyback sales tax revenue for the county.

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  5. U.S. Bank buys mall for $10.3 millionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... auction Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Columbus and will pay $10,333,333.34 for the mall. The Jefferson County auditor's office reported the mall has a valuation of $39 million, generating $730,000 in property taxes a year. The mall ...

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  6. Former state superintendent candidate files lawsuit against AL education officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Dr. Craig Pouncey, the Jefferson County superintendent and a former state superintendent finalist, has filed a civil lawsuit against several Alabama State Board of Education officials. The lawsuit lists eight charges against BOE President Pro Tem Mary Scott Hunter, Deputy State Superintendent for career and technical education and workforce development Philip Cleveland, general counsel Juliana Dean, associate general counsel James Ward, associate general counsel Susan Crowther and more than a dozen other unidentified defendants.

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  7. ESC board OKs staff resignationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Herald Star Online

    The Jefferson County Educational Service Center Governing Board unanimously approved the resignations of Brendan Nugent, James Herring, Mark Jackson and George Ash to allow them to focus on the Jefferson Health Plan.

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  8. Young Jefferson County firefighter likes Trump's support for public safety: Ohio MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cleveland.com

    Brendan Bobo, who is the third generation in his family to get involved in firefighting, figures that if he wants to advance in his career, he's going to have to leave Jefferson County. Since graduating from Buckeye Local High School last year, Bobo, who lives in Brilliant and works part time at five different local fire departments in Jefferson and Belmont counties, has tested for a full-time job with big-city departments.

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  9. Retired Jefferson County jeweler hopes Trump can help reverse economic tide: Ohio MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cleveland.com

    Ronald Greenberg's family has deep and influential roots in Jefferson County. Going back a couple of generations, his relatives' business endeavors have included Steubenville's lone TV station and the city's largest grocery store .

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  10. Retiring Steubenville furniture store owner worries about Trump's tone: Ohio MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cleveland.com

    ... Trump insulted people over their physical appearance. But he also understands why Trump holds appeal in Jefferson County and throughout the Ohio Valley. The area holds a long-festering resentment toward the federal Environmental Protection Agency, ...

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  11. Jefferson County by the numbers: Ohio MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Plain Dealer

    Jefferson County is one of six areas of Ohio that the cleveland.com politics team will focus on in the coming months to learn what is on the minds of people - and how actions in Washington will affect their lives. The areas were chosen to reflect the diversity of the state.

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  12. In once-thriving Jefferson County, voters look to Donald Trump for an ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Plain Dealer

    ... done 30 years ago: get millions of people back to work." Greenberg's sentiment is a commonly held one in Jefferson County, which narrowly voted for Barack Obama in 2008, but backed Trump in November by a whopping 35 points. The area was once solidly ...

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  13. Retired Jefferson County steel worker taking a flier on Donald Trump: Ohio MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cleveland.com

    Shortly after graduating from high school and completing a technical program, Don Hutchison, 66, got a job working for what was then known as Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. When he retired 41 years later, the company was called RG Steel, which in 2011 had acquired the assets that once belonged to Wheeling Pittsburgh after the company went out of business.

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  14. 'Old 60s hippie' in Jefferson County likes what she hears from Trump: Ohio MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cleveland.com

    Lutishia Cecil, 65, is a self-identified "old 60s hippie" who, like a lot of other people in Jefferson County, voted for Donald Trump. Like many others in the area, Cecil, who owns a small show-horse farm with her husband in Rayland, said she hopes Trump can help bring jobs to the area.

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  15. crisscrosses Ohio to redesign political coverage in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Cleveland.com

    The cleveland.com politics team will report extensively on views of voters in these six very different areas of Ohio. Clockwise from top left, they are Seneca County, the Columbus suburbs, Cleveland, Jefferson County, Vinton County and Greene County .

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  16. Donation expands Jeffco services capabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Herald Star Online

    ... out about the woodcrafts, which range in price from $20-$40. The site also offers a car wash service at the Jefferson County Board of Developmental Disabilities' maintenance garage about three days a week with interior and exterior cleaning ...

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  17. Edith MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Review

    Edith May Murray, 85 a homemaker of Toronto, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at the Gables Care Center, Hopedale, Ohio. She was born Jan. 22, 1932 in Jefferson County, the daughter of the late Clarence Ray Hendricks and Agnes Malissa Hendricks.

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  18. Black History FactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Herald Star Online

    ... was president and negotiator for the Steubenville Education Association from 1975-86. She was president of Jefferson County Children's Services Board from 1988-91. She was a 1996 recipient of the community award in education for the Quinn AME ...

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  19. Stanton students learn about hydroponicsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Review

    ... the fruit grow. Students monitor and water the plants when needed and have worked with volunteers from the Jefferson County Master Gardeners program on the project. At the conclusion, the tomatoes and other produce created in the greenhouse will be ...

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  20. News 14 mins ago 10:53 p.m.Couples tie the knot on Valentine's DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KBMT

    In fact, several couples did. Valentine's day turned into the perfect day for nuptials at the Jefferson County Courthouse Annex.

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