If a white pine tree fell in Pea Ridge Forest, chances are someone would be around to hear it.
In 2019, more than 30 million people passed through U.S. airports en route to Thanksgiving celebrations across the country. This year, officials with St. Louis Lambert International Airport and with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are expecting COVID-19 to transform those pa…
If the near constant ringing of the phone at Missouri Health and Wellness’ cannabis dispensary is any indication, there will be scores of people lining up to make their first legal purchase of cannabis on Nov. 30 when the dispensary opens.
The Washington Civic Industrial Corp. re-elected its officers and board members at its annual meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the chamber of commerce building.
Work has started on the clearing of a 37-acre site in the Union Corporate Center that officials hope to market to companies interested in building a large industrial facility.
Starting Monday, Nov. 16, the former Sumner Eye Care in Washington will be home to a new practice. Optometrist Dr. Kevin Biermann sold his Warrenton location and purchased Sumner Eye Care, located at 320 Washington Avenue, Nov. 9. The practice will be rebranded and reopened as Biermann Eye H…
In 1936, Robert M. Purcell purchased Ellis Tires and opened a new tire store in his name. For 84 years, the business serviced vehicles in Washington from its home at Elm and Fifth streets, until Monday when Purcell opened its new Washington location at Huxel Drive and Highway 100, across the…
Driver Joe Baker sat behind the wheel of a white, 10-wheeled, 80,000-pound truck chugging along under a vast, clear sky. His cargo: recycled glass from a manufacturer outside St. Paul, Minn. His destination: Muscatine, Iowa.
The New Haven location of Henniges Automotive Sealing, which provides original equipment for manufacturers, including General Motors, plans to round out its team of around 450 with 60 new hires to meet demand.
These days Tiar and Julie Bahtiar, of Fulton, are filling more than sushi rolls — they are filling stomachs with their new restaurant, Hoshi Japanese Cuisine Express.
Locust Valley, a 27 single-family cottage-style home housing development located along Locust Street between Eighth and 10th streets, is set to have its grand opening weekend Nov. 14 through 15.
In the closing days before the election Tuesday, Nov. 3, it’s hard to drive very far in Franklin County without seeing a political sign.
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at its U.S. stores, citing "civil unrest" in some areas.
Even when Ameren Missouri shutters its Labadie coal power plant in 2042, the days of Franklin County being home to a large-scale energy-producing facility might not be over.
While preliminary work is underway on a proposed 12-bay hangar at Washington Regional Airport, officials are now warning that the hangar might not be as big as originally planned due to unforeseen construction expenses.
August occupancy for hotels in the St. Louis metropolitan area shrank from 71 percent in 2019 to 39 percent this year, according to a COVID-19 industry AHLA report with an analysis of Aug. 9-15 stays. This was considered one of the least affected major hospitality markets in the country.
Nationwide, almost two-thirds of hotels were at 50 percent or less occupancy in August, which is below the point where most break even and pay their debts, according to the report.
For many people, dogs provide a source of comfort and companionship. For Kaleb Chase, 12, his golden retriever, Shadow, provided a business idea.
Touting a decline in the state’s unemployment numbers, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said the state’s economy is gaining momentum after it — and much of life in the Show-Me State — ground to a halt earlier this year following the governor’s stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The st…
A person driving down Danny Scott Drive in New Haven could make the assumption that the cluster of gray-painted metal-sided buildings were just another run-of-the-mill self-storage business, but Top Gun Storage Solutions Founder and CEO Zach Zuroweste said there is much more to his business …
Rawlings Sporting Goods, the sports equipment manufacturer with headquarters in Town and Country and a distribution center in Washington, announced it’s acquiring Easton Diamond Sports, a California-based sports equipment maker.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2,436 Franklin County residents have tested positive for the virus, which has sickened more than 8.2 million Americans — including 159,625 Missourians — and led to the deaths of more than 218,000 people nationwide.
The historic Emmaus Home in Marthasville, a German-style limestone building dating back to the 1850s, will be put up for auction this month. Open houses will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. both days. The bidding will end at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29.
Various downtown businesses hosted Nightmare Off Elm Street Thursday, Oct. 15, in downtown Washington. Visitors and Vendors alike dressed in costume as the businesses stayed open late to hand out candy and let people shop. The event lasted from five to eight.
Against a backdrop of a growing number of COVID-19 infections and deaths, of parents working remotely while kids are attending school in the next room and the sudden stop-and-start of businesses, the coronavirus pandemic has had an unexpected — and seismic — impact on Franklin County’s resid…