Business

2015 benchmark year for Flynn Auto Group

SALEM - According to a press release, 2015 was a benchmark year for the dealerships owned by David A. Flynn which ranked number one in automotive sales for the 10th consecutive year. The Automotive Dealer's Association of Eastern Ohio's final sales figures confirm that the Flynn Auto Group ...

Tractor Supply launches ‘Grants for Growing’ FFA program

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Tractor Supply Company is announcing the national launch of the "Grants for Growing" program which allows opportunities for local Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters to make their communities a better place to live. The deadline for local FFA chapters to sign up for ...

No new drilling permits issued in shale play

SALEM - There were no horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Jan. 23, placing the total number of permits issued at 2,118, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).There are 1,136 wells in the producing stage of the ...

Blossoms offers one-stop shopping for weddings

COLUMBIANA - After 20 years on the road doing business development work for a Salem marketing company, Tammy Knox wanted to be at home with her family more and bought Wellman's Florist and Gift shop in 2014.She put a cafe in and that led to opening her own start-up company called Blossoms in ...

CCDJFS hosting informational fair Wednesday

LISBON - Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services (CCDJFS) will host a winter quarterly informational fair featuring 31 county agencies, businesses, charities, etc. from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at CCDJFS, 7989 Dickey Drive Suite II.Scheduled participants sharing information are: ...

H&R Block’s Sweepstakes winner

The first winner in H&R Block's $32,000,000 Sweepstakes has been announced. From left, Sara Mastrangelo, of the Salem office; H&R Block's spokesperson, "Bob," and $1,000 winner Steve Barrett of Tolson Comfort Systems. The sweepstakes runs until Feb. 15. The sweepstakes runs for ...

No area Walmarts will close

By LARRY SHIELDSStaff WriterNo Walmart stores in Ohio will be closing except for a Supercenter in Bedford, the company said in a press release on Friday, noting it's closing 169 stores worldwide and 154 in the U.S.Walmart said 16,000 associates will be impacted, about 10,000 in the U.S. and the ...

ODNR issues seven shale drilling permits

SALEM - There were seven new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Dec. 26, placing the total number of permits issued at 2,113, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).There are 1,120 wells in the production stage of ...

ODNR issues 14 new horizontal drilling permits

SALEM -There were 14 new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Dec. 5, placing the number of permits issued at 2,095, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).There are 1,119 wells in the production stage of the 1,649 ...

ODNR reports six drilling permits for week of Nov. 21

There were six new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Nov. 21, placing the number of permits issued at 2,085, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).There are 1,118 wells in the production stage of the 1,645 that ...

MARKET REPORT

Damascus Livestock AuctionNov. 24Hogs 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 headCalves receipts ...

ODNR reports four drilling permits issued

By LARRY SHIELDSStaff WriterSALEM - There were four new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Nov. 14, placing the number of permits issued at 2,079, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).There are 1,059 wells in the ...

Columbiana chamber business showcase highlights Columbiana Boiler Company

The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a business showcase on Oct. 28 at Columbiana Boiler Company. Over 50 guests in attendance enjoyed catering provided by Das Dutch Village Inn and treats from Amanda's Candy Cottage and Gifts. Business presentations were provided by Kelly Witmer, Das ...

Drilling permit issued in Franklin Twp.

LISBON - Columbiana County has it first new well permit in five months after one was issued by the state for Summitcrest farms in Franklin Township.The permit for two horizontal wells was issued Nov. 3 by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to Chesapeake Exploration LLC. The last permit ...

Stratton claims Midwest Drift Championship

BELOIT - Growing up around cars.For Dirk Stratton, who just won the Midwest Drift Union (MDU) Formula Drift Championship for 2015, he's been into "car stuff" all his life and drifting for three years."Cars have been my life pretty much," Stratton, 23, said.He's an Internet sales specialist at ...

Drilling activity in shale play up slightly

SALEM - There were 23 new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Oct. 24, placing the number of permits issued at 2,066, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.There are 1,026 wells in the production stage of the 1,624 that ...

MARKET REPORT

Damascus Livestock AuctionOct. 27Hogs 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 ...

A family affair

Brenda Poage opened the Style Rite Hair Salon at 1785 S. Lincoln Ave. in the summer of 1985 and her son, Stuart (in back), who was 10-years-old at the time, was her first customer receiving a hair cut. This past July, 30 years later, Style Rite closed when the building was sold, and her son and ...

ODNR issues 18 new horizontal drilling permits

SALEM - There were 18 new horizontal drilling permits issued in the Utica/Point Pleasant shale play for the week ending Oct. 3, placing the number of permits issued in Ohio at 2,028, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).There are 1,018 wells in the production stage of ...

Hospice of the Valley opens new location

A red ribbon cutting and open house was recently hosted by Hospice of the Valley at its new location at 2388 Southeast Blvd. Members of the Hospice staff, chamber ambassadors and several chamber representatives gathered to celebrate the new offices that the Hospice organization now occupies in ...