Business

Barefoot Beach opens in Columbiana

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday at Barefoot Beach Tanning Salon, 601 North Main St., Columbiana. Under new owner, Lisa Evangelista, the salon has been remodeled and now features six tanning beds and one therapy red-light bed. The salon is ...

MARKET REPORT

Damascus Livestock AuctionSept. 29Hogs receipts 8 headNo. 1s 230 to 260 lbs. $44 to $57No. 2s & 3s 230 to 260 lbs. $40 to $40Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $30 to $30Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $44 to $45Boars $10 to $16Light boars $10 to $12Feeder pigs receipts 6 head$20 to $120 per headHolstein bull ...

Vista Care Centers marks opening of adult day services

Lisbon's Vista Care Centers grand opening of its adult day services went off with out a hitch this week. Pictured are, from left, Soni Livolsi, social services nurse; Lisa Willis, director of nursing; Matt Parkes, administrator; and Tina Cochran, activity director. (Submitted photo)

Ohio shale permits push past 2,ooo

SALEM - There were 15 new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Sept. 19, placing the number of permits issued in Ohio at 2,013, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.There are 1,009 wells in the production stage of the ...

Amanda’s Candy Cottage and Gifts opens in Columbiana

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 9 at Amanda's Candy Cottage and Gifts, 217 S. Main St., Columbiana. Store owner, Amanda Bolen, is looking forward to offering Columbiana area residents and visitors, over 80 types of candies, chocolates, ...

Salem resident honored as Coal Person of the Year

COLUMBUS - Rosebud Mining Company's Gary Alkire of Salem is Ohio's 2015 Coal Person of the Year.The announcement, made during the Ohio Coal Association's annual meeting, included acknowledgment from some of Ohio's top political leaders as well."Gary Alkire embodies the spirit of the coal ...

Lisbon welcomes Dunkin’ Donuts

LISBON - The new Dunkin' Donuts served its first cup of coffee and doughnut Sunday afternoon."We've had many guests suggest to us to open a store in Lisbon. We are very excited to have a Dunkin' Donuts be part of their morning," said Craig Anton, director of operations for White Donuts LLC, the ...

Drilling permits issued

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported three new horizontal drilling permits were issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant for the week ending Aug. 8.There were two permits issued in Jefferson County, one to Chesapeake Exploration LLC in Ross Township and one to American Petroleum ...

Salem Regional Medical Center announces additions

Dr. Bagwell joins SRMC staffSALEM - Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) welcomes Family Medicine physician Brianne (Witmer) Bagwell, M.D., to its active medical staff. Dr. Bagwell is joining Richard L. Banning, M.D.; Dean Economous, M.D.; Richard L. Fawcett, M.D.; J. Gregory Gardner, M.D., and ...

ODNR reports five new drilling permits

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported five new horizontal drilling permits were issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant for the week ending July 25.There were four permits issued in Monroe County, all to Gulfport Energy Corp. for Washington Township and one in Carroll County to ...

Italian-themed Briley’s Restaurant opens Friday

LEETONIA - Ed McMillen came up with the name "Briley's Restaurant" by combining the names of his two daughter, Brianna and Presley.The restaurant will hold a grand opening from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Friday."I always wanted a restaurant," he said.Briley's, an Italian-themed restaurant at 310 ...

Summer Informational Fair is Wednesday at Department of Job and Family Services

LISBON - Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services will host its Summer Quarterly Informational Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at 7989 Dickey Drive, Suite 2, Lisbon.Participants include: Apprisen- Credit Counseling-Debt Management, Behavioral Medicine and Wellness Center-Salem ...

Regional Chamber hosts first clambake

YOUNGSTOWN The Regional Chamber will hold its first clambake at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Road, Poland.The evening begins with a cocktail hour on the Rose Garden lawn followed by a 6 p.m. dinner in the Veranda Room, and live music from 6:45 until 9 p.m. The music ...

Dr. Shultz retiring and passing along patient care to Dr. Mackall

Shown are Dr. Herb Shultz who is retiring after 36 years in optometry practice and passing the care of his patients to Dr. Julie Mackall. Dr. Mackall joined the practice in 2004 when she graduated from The Ohio State University College of Optometry and has worked with Dr. Shultz for the past 11 ...

ODNR issues four drilling permits as activity wanes

SALEM - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported four new horizontal drilling permits were issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant for the week ending June 20. Four were issued the previous week.Drilling activity has slowed with the worldwide oil glut. Oil and gas permitting activity ...

Farmers National Bank to acquire 1st National Community Bank

CANFIELD - Farmers National Bank is expanding.Farmers National Banc Corp, the holding company for the Canfield-based bank, and Tri-State First Banc Inc., holding company for 1st National Community Bank, announced in a news release Wednesday they have entered into an agreement and plan of ...

POLICE

COLUMBIANA- A Taco Bell employee reported at 4:27 a.m. Tuesday she received a call from a man at 3:50 a.m. saying he went through the drive-through at 3 a.m. and no one answered. The woman said she told the man that no one came through and he began explaining the kind of car she drove and how ...

Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce relocates office

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce has relocated its office space to 333 N. Main St., Columbiana. The new office will also host the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau office. The chamber office will be open 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at 330-482-3822. The tourism office hours are 9 ...

Redex Industries, Inc. honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration

SALEM - Redex Industries, Inc., makers of Udderly Smooth skin care products was awarded the 2015 Northern Ohio Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business Award, by the U.S. Small Business Administration.Redex is a third generation business located at 1176 Salem Parkway in the Salem industrial ...

G.D. Edgerton and Son has served our area for decades

SALEM - It's been 58 years for G.D. Edgerton & Son Heating and Air Conditioning at 459 Rose Ave.Tom Miller, the owner since 1994 when he bought the business from a retiring G.D. Edgerton, said he decided to keep the company name because it was established.He said keeping it was a smart ...