More than 60 firefighters from eight area departments converged on a three-alarm fire that caused severe smoke and water damage to the rear portion of the Holiday Inn at Six Flags Friday afternoon.
Verizon is hosting its annual Innovative App Challenge — a “no-coding-skills-needed” contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life.
Franklin County is currently in the midst of a home-building boom that hasn’t been seen since before the economic collapse almost 10 years ago.
Local personal trainers and bodybuilders Stacy Rio and Jeremy Johnson have started a new business that focuses on corporate health programs — Body Rebuilders.
Wurstmeister Mike Sloan, owner of Hermann Wurst Haus, was inducted into the Cured Meat Hall of Fame July 23 at the American Association of Meat Processors 77th Annual Convention in Omaha, Neb.
East Central College’s business and industry center is on track for substantial completion Sept. 19, according to Dr. Jon Bauer, college president.
Addi’s in Downtown Washington, along with accessory manufacturer Brighton, will participate in a Handbag Trade-In, an annual drive to collect and deliver gently used handbags to women.
Washington business Pappy’s Gourmet has expanded to offer a retail space with its own canned pepper jellies, relishes and specialty food products, as well as kitchen decor and gadgets.
A business that has provided services to children and adults with disabilities for the past 15 years recently opened an office in Union.
Frick’s Quality Meats in Washington has hired Little & Company, a Minneapolis-based branding agency, to update its brand identity with a new logo and new product package labeling.
Mary Dobsch, MAS, owner and president of Washington-based promotional products supplier The Chest, Inc., has been selected as the 2016 PPAI Woman of Achievement.
Franklin County has taken the next step toward helping home and business owners make improvements, while at the same time becoming more energy efficient.
The National Association of Letter Carriers, U.S. Postal Service and other partners are asking residents to help Stamp Out Hunger Saturday, May 14.
The addition of 14 units and a new parking lot at The Homestead at Hickory View Retirement Community, Washington, accounted for more than half of expected construction costs for city projects that received permits in April, according to the city’s monthly building report.
A new locally sourced grocery market, deli and cafe — Farm to You Market — will host a grand opening celebration this Friday and Saturday, May 6-7.
Jackie M. Miller, DDS, MS, an orthodontist with offices in Washington, Gerald and Sullivan, is the recipient of the 2016 Humanitarian Award, presented by the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) at its recent 116th Annual Session in Orlando, Fla.
Augusta Wine Company, which consists of Augusta and Montelle wineries, brought home multiple gold medals from California’s Pacific Rim Wine Competition.
Shorter hospital stays, fewer complications and better patient results are just a few metrics used to rank Mercy as one of the top five large health systems in the nation, alongside Mayo.
Jerry Holloway, former St. Louis football Cardinal tight end, cook and singer, will open an establishment on St. Louis Street that combines his interests.
After passing a new countywide purchasing policy in February, all county departments are feeling the ripple effect of the new rules.
The Franklin County Commission Tuesday approved price hikes for vaccines and services provided by the County Health Department.
What started off as a way to stream live professional racquetball tournaments has flourished into a rapidly expanding broadcasting venture known as EnetLive.tv.