Local News

$10K needed to replace waterline

LISBON — It will cost about $10,000 to replace the leaking waterline that serves the extreme southern end of town. That was the figure from Gary Dailey Excavating, which was asked to provide an estimate by the village Board of Affairs to not only repair the line but to also possibly ...

Unemployment rate declines again

LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate declined in March for the second consecutive month. The county’s jobless rate last month was 5.2 percent, down 0.5 percent from February, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. It was last ...

SPRING FASHION

At a recent track meet, Beaver Local's Donovan Garcia donned both sunglasses and a winter cap, summing up the crazy spring weather we all have been experiencing lately. (Photo by Patti Schaeffer)

‘ELO Wants TJX

EAST LIVERPOOL — With the announcement by TJX HomeGoods that it had pulled its proposal to locate in Lordstown, city officials wasted no time in letting the company know they welcome its distribution center and the jobs it could bring to the area. Mayor Ryan Stovall said Tuesday that, when ...

Port Authority assisting city with TJX proposal

EAST LIVERPOOL —The Columbiana County Port Authority is assisting East Liverpool in its efforts to land a proposed $160 million distribution center while also looking at what other sites in the county might be acceptable. Port Authority Executive Director Penny Traina said she met Tuesday ...

Officials seek funding for new police station

LaCROFT — Liverpool Township officials are now looks for financial support to relocate the Liverpool Township Police Department into a long-discussed location. On Monday, following a brief executive session, township trustees approved a motion to start looking into ways to finance a new ...

Voigt pleads guilty to attempted murder in drive-by shooting

LISBON — Nicholas J. Voigt of Negley on Tuesday pleaded guilty to several charges, including attempted murder, in a drive-by shooting incident last fall in Rogers. Assistant County Prosecutor Ryan Weikart said it was Voigt who opened fire on the home of Matthew Casto on Oct. 16, 2017, ...

CITY SWEEP 2018

Heritage Thermal Services announced 12 environmental grants to area agencies, organizations and schools during the annual CitySweep event Saturday at the East End facility. Pictured are representatives of those groups awarded the grants. (Photo by Jo Ann Bobby-Gilbert)

Port Authority moving to Leetonia

EAST LIVERPOOL - The Columbiana County Port Authority is moving to Leetonia, at least for now, after selling the only place it has called home since the economic development agency was created 40 years ago. The Port Authority board agreed at Monday’s meeting to sell the 108-year-old former ...

Report: Village maintaining spending cap

WELLSVILLE - While the village of Wellsville has been able to decrease its deficit under an 85 percent spending cap for the past three months, the month of May could be a different story. On Wednesday, the village’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission reviewed the March financial ...