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Setting a Tourist Town Example

Updated: 07/21/2009 - A group from the Republic of Uzbekistan was in Marietta Tuesday, working with the Convention and Visitors' Bureau.

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Expanding the River Trail

Updated: 07/22/2009 - The second out of the three phases of the River Trail Project is set to begin next week.

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Oktoberfest Back On In Ohio Capital City

Posted: 07/21/2009 - A more than 40-year tradition will continue in Ohio's largest city now that a German restaurant has agreed to take over the Columbus Oktoberfest.

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2 Premier Ohio Higher Education Programs Cut

Posted: 07/21/2009 - A tuition freeze at public universities and a program to put Ohio college students to work at local businesses have fallen prey to budget cuts.

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4 Injured After Train Derails At WVa Coal Site

Posted: 07/21/2009 - A Norfolk Southern spokesman says four people were hurt today after a train derailed and struck a loading facility at a Mingo County coal preparation plant.

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Byrd Returns To Senate

Posted: 07/21/2009 - Robert Byrd, the longest serving senator in history, has returned to the chamber after being absent for weeks due to illness.

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WVa Conference To Focus On Special Needs Students

Posted: 07/20/2009 - More than 315 educators who work with special needs students are planning to come to Charleston for a five-day conference on improving the learning experience for those children.

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FEMA Says Disaster Aid To Wva Tops $11.5M

Posted: 07/20/2009 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency says West Virginia has received more than $26 million in relief from severe storms, flooding and landslides in May.

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WVa Lawmaker Offers Tips On Beating Tolls

Posted: 07/20/2009 - Even as tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike are set to increase, a Mercer County lawmaker is giving advice on getting a free ride.

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Ice Cream Social to Fund Red Cross

Updated: 07/17/2009 - Officials at Broughton say each year the event earns about $20,000 that goes to a local organization.

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Roads Closed for Sweet Corn Festival

Updated: 07/17/2009 - If you're traveling through Marietta this weekend, there are a couple of streets you won't be able to drive down.

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Back to School for a Truck Driving Career

Posted: 07/16/2009 - As the unemployment rate continues to rise, many laid off workers, and people in need of a job are hitting the road, and going to truck driving school.

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Gearing Up for Sweet Corn Festival

Updated: 07/16/2009 - The Sweet Corn Festival kicks off Friday night at the National Guard Armory at 4 p.m. with the Mayor's Jubilee and Farmer's Market.

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WVa Resort Owner Says Gambling Starts By Fall

Posted: 07/16/2009 - The Greenbrier's new owner says he plans to open a small casino at the four-star southern West Virginia resort shortly and have the dice rolling and cards being dealt at a full-scale gambling operation April 1.

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