The idea for a boutique hotel in Pacific launched with the Blakely family’s unplanned stay at a Chattanooga hostel dubbed The Crash Pad.
Scudder & Co. Coffee on Main used the time it was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic to make renovations to not only the space inside the building but also its menu.
The Missourian Newspaper is now under the leadership of new Editor/Publisher Tricia Miller, the first female to hold the position in the company's long history.
Recognizing the ongoing financial hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Ameren Missouri will provide $3.5 million in additional energy assistance funds to customers across the state.
Customers across Missouri may soon have greater access to clean, affordable solar energy now that Ameren Missouri has announced the expansion of its popular Community Solar program, which was just approved by the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC).
Vero Fitness owner Nick Jansen temporarily relocated his Pacific center to 301 W. St. Louis St., an address within Franklin County with more COVID-19 reopening options than the center’s original 522 E. Osage address in St. Louis County.
East Central College is partnering with the state of Missouri to provide job training programs to area residents who are receiving unemployment benefits.
Laura Conley of Washington has been appointed to the Disability Resource Connection-Franklin County SB40 Resource Board, according to Kimberlyn MacDonald, executive director.
Dentists here and nationwide argue that they are among the most “at-risk” of contracting the virus due to proximity between staff and patients, and the aerosol that is produced during routine procedures.
With summer fast approaching, Westlake Ace Hardware stores throughout the nation, including Washington, are gearing up to host their annual fan drive benefiting The Salvation Army. The fan drive will be held June 4-21. The fans will be distributed in July.
Tooling Tech Group (TTG), the second largest tooling provider in the United States, has announced an investment of $4.5 million to expand its Washington operations by 21,000 square feet.
This time of year typically brings festivals and outdoor events, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and organizations have had to think outside the box to bring in revenue.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Along with other Old Town Pacific business owners searching for ways to reopen and operate safely past COVID-19, James McHugh, president of the Pacific-based public policy MAGI Foundation, is guessing what the “new normal” will be.
With the high demand and shortages of quality cloth face masks, Hodges Badge has reconfigured its Washington factory and introduced a line of quality, reusable cloth face masks to meet the needs of consumers and businesses.
Despite hundreds of Franklin County businesses being forced to close for the past two months, sales tax collections are higher than this time last year.
Casey Zastrow, an American Family Insurance agency owner in Washington, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
St. Louis Small Business Monthly, an editorial on strategy, management and innovation for St. Louis-area entrepreneurs and business owners, recently listed the Bank of Washington as one of “The Best Banks” in the St. Louis Region for the sixth year in a row.
Safety is the No. 1 priority at Little Ireland Coffee in Pacific, assured owner Maria Brennan, as she and other local shop owners reopen after the COVID-19 lockdown.
When schools and day cares around the world began shutting their doors due to COVID-19, the sewing machines that once tailored brightly colored play climbers, soft jumbo blocks and bean bags at the Children’s Factory in Union quickly began sharing production time sewing personal protective e…
It has been almost two months since businesses started closing their doors to the public in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Tom Holdmeier, an American Family Insurance agency owner in Washington, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
Mid-American Coaches in Washington will join hundreds of motorcoach companies from across the country for a rolling rally Wednesday around the U.S. Capitol and National Mall in Washington, D.C.
MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries Thursday reopened 23 of its 44 retail stores — including the one in Washington — and donations centers, in accordance to and under the direction of federal, state and local guidelines.
The Leading Producers Round Table (LPRT) of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) announced that Dee Forshee and Jim Ming, partners for Ming Senior Services, Union, have qualified to receive the association’s prestigious Soaring Eagle Award.
Tooling Tech Group (TTG) announced it has broken ground on a 21,000-square-foot expansion of its Washington location at 423 W-W Industrial Park Drive where it produces tooling for the die cast and aerospace industries.
In recent weeks, First State Community Bank (FSCB) in Washington and Pacific donated $3,500 to local charities as part of its 2020 Impact Initiative Project.
With state mandates being lifted starting Monday, area businesses are beginning to plan what reopening will look like in the midst of a pandemic.
At a time when many are trying to stay home as much as possible, the hunt for a new job is happening on the internet. That’s why Mercy is meeting candidates where they are.
As of midnight April 24, Franklin County lifted restrictions on half a dozen business types, but they must still follow social distancing and limited gathering guidelines set forth by Gov. Mike Parson.
To reward shoppers for buying locally during this challenging COVID-19 period, Pacific Chamber Foundation representatives launched a new rewards program.
As a vital part of the healthcare system, pharmacies play an important role in providing medicines and critical health services to the public.