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Local impacts of supply chain disruptions

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Anyone who has ordered online in the past few months has probably experienced a delay in delivery and out of stock products. This is due in part to the surge in consumer demand from e-commerce following the coronavirus outbreak which began in 2020.

Western Magnesium takes first major step into Harrison County

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The Western Magnesium Corporation followed through this week after recently announcing its plans to open a first-of-its-kind plant in the United States and the first magnesium plant in 50 years. A document was signed late Tuesday morning commencing the company’s due diligence while a host of Harrison County, state, and federal officials was present, including U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R, District 6), State Representative Don Jones (R, District 95), and State Senator Frank Hoagland (R, District 30).

Rep. Johnson touts area's oil and gas resources in Harrison County stop

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WTOV Published August 31, 2021 Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson spent one of his final days of his August recess in Scio at the Harrison County Williams oil and gas plant. The representative sat down with leaders from the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, the Ohio Energy Education Program to discuss resources available in Eastern Ohio. "We're sitting on top of some of the richest reserves of oil and gas ...

Scioto owns a tank

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Scioto County is now the proud owner of an Iraqi tank that has been on display for more than 20 years at the Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport.

Salem woman honored after saving drowning boy 2 years ago

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Salem woman honored after saving drowning boy 2 years ago WKBN SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – Two years ago, Melinda Wilms was camping at Mosquito Lake in Trumbull County when she heard cries for help. “I could hear ‘We’re not kidding… We need help.’ I yelled I had some training, how could I help?” Wilms said. Acting on her lifeguard training from back in college, Wilms jumped into action. She swam out and ...

Ohio lawmakers react to Taliban taking control

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Wheeling Intelligencer / Martins Ferry Times Leader By Shelley Hanson Published August 17, 2021 Ohio’s legislative leaders reacted Monday to the news of Afghanistan falling to the Taliban in recent days. U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, on Sunday blamed President Joe Biden for what is occurring there.The government has collapsed, and the Taliban seized control. “More than 26 years in the Air Force ...

LEDC breaks ground on new spec building

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Local and regional political and business leaders gathered at The Point industrial park on Thursday to celebrate the beginning of a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for the region.

Food, sports items provided to kids

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State and regional officials made a stop on Monday at one of the summer food distribution site in Meigs County, helping to pass out meals, as well as sports equipment and books to children in the county.