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Surgeon joins SRMC Wound Healing Center

SALEM — William S. Lee, M.D., FACS, a board-certified general surgeon affiliated with Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) medical staff, has joined the panel of physicians at SRMC’s Wound Healing Center. Dr. Lee has completed advanced training in wound care and will be using this ...

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Dr. Lee joins panel of physicians with SRMC’s Wound Healing Center SALEM — William S. Lee, M.D., FACS, a board-certified general surgeon affiliated with Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) medical staff, has joined the panel of physicians at SRMC’s Wound Healing Center. Dr. Lee has ...

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Damascus Livestock Auction Aug. 29 Hogs receipts 12 head No. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $63 No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $40 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $40 Boars $3 to $5 Feeder pigs receipts 8 head $20 to $50 per head Calves receipts ...

Columbiana Chamber of Commerce hosting Sept. 28 business showcase

COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce invites residents and business owners to attend a business showcase on Sept. 28 at the Detwiler Farm at 4520 Renkenberger Road. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with refreshments, networking and brief presentations by Columbiana Area ...

SRMC directors bring on 3 new members

SALEM — The Salem Regional Medical Center Board of Directors welcomed three new members as of July 1, 2017: Terry Criss; Denise Harlan, CPA; and Nelson Witmer. —With strong ties to the Sebring-Beloit area, Criss is the vice president of sales for Apex Control Systems which designs and ...

Jason Burtz, owner of Burtzland Outfitters in Alliance, offers the most inexpensive firearm transfers around $15. Burtz said he can take care of customers who need   guns shipped in or out and can take care of all the paperwork. He is pictured making an adjustment to the rear sight of a Henry 45 lever action rifle, which is not an exact copy of the old Henry rifle, Burtz said. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Assisting gunowners

ALLIANCE — According to Jason Burtz, sighting in a handgun begins with a target that can be as close as 15 feet to get the shots where they’re needed. Rear sights on many handguns and most rifles are adjustable. If a weapon is shooting low, you need an adjustment to correct that, and ...

Developer Chuck Beiling said it is the best kept secret in Columbiana County. He is talking about an ongoing development on his property called “The Retreat” in Fairfield Township. His privately-held company, Beiling Custom Homes, along with other developers have built about 14 homes on the property and this photo shows a dozer, operated by Bob Coppock of Coppock Excavating Contractors of Rogers, laying in the gravel bed for a new street called Red Tail Drive in the upscale development. Beiling’s company in Columbiana specializes in residential and commercial construction. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Developer: ‘The Retreat’ county’s ‘best kept secret’

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — Developer Chuck Beiling calls it “the best kept secret in Columbiana County.” Just off of Kelly Park Road in Fairfield Township, Bunker Hill Road provides the gateway to an area known as “The Retreat” where the finishing landscaping touches are being made on a ...

New managers announced at Flynn Auto Group

The Flynn Automotive Group announces two new managers to its team along with one manager relocating. Todd Dauterman has joined Donnell Ford-Lincoln of Salem as general manager after 9 ½ years selling the Ford product in Columbiana county. “The larger dealership, including the commercial ...

Hormel Foods recently presented its Spirit of Excellence award to MPI Label Systems, headquartered in Sebring, to the company’s Baltimore facility. Pictured from the left are Michele Nichols and Samantha Yeatts, of the MPI account service team, Jonathan M. Caporlale of Hormel Foods corporate purchasing, Penney Senecal, MPI Sales, and Lisa Hajek, Hormel Foods senior packaging technician. (Contributed photo)

MPI Label Systems honored by Hormel Foods

SEBRING — MPI Label Systems was recently presented the Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Foods for demonstrating the highest levels of quality, delivery, service and customer support throughout the year. MPI was honored by a visit from the Hormel Foods Corporate purchasing and ...

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Fin Feather Fur Outfitters sells company to employees

ASHLAND – Mike Goschinski, owner and president of Fin Feather Fur Outfitters, has recently crossed a huge item off his “to do” list: Mike sold the company that he started 31 years ago to his employees. “This is something I have been thinking about for a while,” said Goschinski. ...

For 30 years, Henry Simmons has been selling and repairing bikes at his B&B Bike Shop in Alliance. He’s known all over the area to bike riders for honest sales and quality service. His storefront shop is located at 2030 Cherry Ave., where the sign features the latest model on sale. A 1960 graduate of Alliance High School, Simmons noted that customers can special order a bike online and have it delivered to B&B Bike Shop where it can be assembled. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

B&B Bike continues to serve a broad area

ALLIANCE — There aren’t many bicycle shops around. But the B&B Bike Shop in Alliance draws customers from all over the area including Salem, Canton, Hartville, Louisville, Minerva, Hanoverton — along with faculty and students from the University of Mount Union. Henry Simmons has ...

June sales of Cruze down from last year

By VIRGINIA SHANK Special to the Salem News LORDSTOWN — Although U.S. sales of the Chevrolet Cruze downshifted last month, domestic deliveries of the popular small car continued to see year-to-date gains year over year. There were 12,828 Cruzes sold nationwide in June, down 31.3 percent ...

Ohio Ag Equipment has acquired Columbiana County AGCO dealer Witmer’s Inc. effective June 19. From left, Doris Witmer, Ralph Witmer, Ken Taylor, owner of Ohio CAT, Nelson Witmer and Grace Styer. (Submitted photo)

Witmer’s sells ag division to Ohio Ag

SALEM—After 80 years of providing equipment and service to the region’s agricultural market, Witmer’s Inc. announces it has sold the agriculture side of its business to focus on construction. In June, Witmer’s will close a deal with Ohio Ag Equipment, a division of Ohio CAT, for the ...

SRMC now offers 3-D mammography

Benefits of 3-D Mammography — Provides greater image detail to detect cancer in its earliest stages. — Reduces chance of false positive results, requiring less ‘call-backs’ ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SALEM – According to the American ...

Ben Kowalczyk has been in the auto business for over 30 years and moved his Value Motors to 1359 W. State St. in May. He said he always wanted to move his business to Salem and calls his selling philosophy “no pressure.” (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Value Motors moved from Leetonia to Salem

SALEM — Ben Kowalczyk moved Value Motors to Salem about a month ago after being located in Leetonia. After years as a controller with Allied Chemical, which he joined after graduating from Wheeling College in 1965, Kowalczyk bought Ohio Battery and Tire on Midlothian Boulevard in Boardman ...

Soltis-Julian Electric was founded in Hanoverton and, after assuming the assets of Julian Electric, has expanded its Salem operations at 1095 Slater Road. Owner D’Andrew Soltis said the company is based on the belief that customer needs are most important and the entire team is committed to meeting them. The Soltis team includes office Manager Rachel Moyer atop the truck while, from left are, Chris Clair, Russ Yoho, Randy Maurer, Tom Poling, owner D’Andrew Soltis, and Mike Mellinger. Soltis-Julian still maintains operations in Hanoverton. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Electric company merger continues Salem area service

SALEM — Soltis-Julian Electric, a company founded in Hanoverton in 2009, has assumed the assets of Julian Electric in Salem and now operates under the Julian-Soltis name in Salem. Owner D’Andrew Soltis is a 2004 United Local High School graduate, state-tested, licensed, bonded and fully ...

Better Business Bureau issues awards for trustworthiness

YOUNGSTOWN - The Better Business Bureau serving Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull Counties announced the Torch Awards for marketplace trust. The event celebrates BBB accredited businesses and leaders that exemplify BBB standards for trust. Torch Awards for marketplace trust include Butech ...

Chuck McGhee owns Performance Exhaust and Tire which opened a year ago at 2017 N. Ellsworth Ave. He offers discounted prices for exhausts, mufflers, brake work, tires and light mechanical work. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)

Performance Exhaust offers discounted prices

SALEM — His business card says, “Exhaust, tires, brakes.” When Chuck McGhee opened Performance Exhaust and Tire at 2017 N. Ellsworth about a year ago, he wasn’t out trying to impress anyone. “I’ve worked on cars my whole life. I opened this place. Some places, it’s crazy what it ...

Spring informational fair set in Lisbon April 27

LISBON — Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services (CCDJFS) will sponsor its spring quarterly informational fair featuring 48 county agencies, businesses, charities, etc. The public is welcome to visit from 9 to 11:30 a.m. April 27 at CCDJFS, 7989 Dickey Drive, Suite ...

Ken Larissey, standing, from left, Healogics Area vice president, presented the “Center of Excellence” and “Center of Distinction” awards to members of Salem Regional Medical Center’s administration and Wound Healing Center staff: Anita Hackstedde, M.D., SRMC president/chief executive officer; Bill Webb, LPN; Barb Hirst, RN, BSN, MBA, SRMC vice president of nursing and human resources; Dawn Thomas, RN, BSN, WHC program director; Barb Beck, FOC; Gregory Blasko, D.P.M.; John Madison, M.D.; seated, from left, Michelle Satterfield, RN; Lori Beight, RN; Katie Hicks, RN, WHC clinical manager; and Jamie Chuey, RN, BSN. (Submitted photo)

SRMC’s Wound Healing Center earns national awards

Salem Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) Wound Healing Center (WHC) has been recognized with the 2016 “Center of Excellence” and “Center of Distinction” awards by Healogics Inc., the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company. The WHC achieved these prestigious ...