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Wedding planning is as easy as a walk downtown

The Orrville Wedding Walk will debut on West Market and North Main streets in downtown Orrville. More than a dozen local businesses offering products and services related to wedding planning are scheduled to participate.

Career fair connects students with local businesses

The University of Akron Wayne College invites the public to explore employment opportunities at this year's Wayne County Career Expo.

Save big while you support local businesses

The Mt. Eaton Business Association welcomes residents and visitors to its 10th annual Mt. Eaton Spring Sale in the southwestern Wayne County village.

A career waiting to happen: Mast offers free truck driving training program

The trucking industry is expected to see a shortage of around 300,000 drivers over the next five years. This presents a huge opportunity for new drivers, and Mast Trucking takes pride in developing skilled drivers who are trustworthy, respectful, committed and teachable.

Renovated store opens in Wooster

Family Dollar Stores Inc., a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced the opening of a renovated store in Wooster.

Local CEOs get lesson in culture vs strategy

The second annual CEO Breakfast on March 14 hosted Jerry Krankovich, who discussed the benefits of developing a strong safety culture with loss prevention as the goal.

Wooster Community Hospital named one of nation's 100 Top Hospitals

Wooster Community Hospital Health System was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.

Wooster Brush celebrates employees

More than 450 employees and guests gathered at the College of Wooster Lowry Center on March 17 to celebrate the Wooster Brush Company's annual service awards.

Farm to bottle: Micro distillery uses locally grown grains

Minglewood Distilling Company in downtown Wooster is the brainchild of business partners Andy Troutman and Mark Morrison.

Bach to speak at business lecture

Robbie Bach, former senior executive at Microsoft, will present “Creating Opportunity in a Disruptive World" at the James R. Wilson Lecture in Business Economics at the College of Wooster.

Dine out to support Ballet Wooster

A purchase at Chipotle in Wooster can help support Ballet Wooster.

This doctor makes house calls

Janet Dailey, MD, is a family medical doctor whose focus is on providing the highest level of care for the lowest price around.

Celebrate Year of the Dog

Local Roots Market & Café will host a Chinese New Year celebration.

Troyer joins lending team

Farmers National Bank has added Kidron native Justin Troyer as the newest member to the mortgage lending team.

Cheryl Kirkbride and Vikki Briggs elected to CSB Bancorp board

CSB announced that Cheryl M. Kirkbride and Vikki G. Briggs have been elected to the CSB board of directors.

Ohio Historic Family Farms program list continues to grow

In 2017 the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 125 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100, 150 or 200 consecutive years.

Alternative therapies: A solution for pain and much more

While most people might be familiar with acupuncture for the treatment of pain, it's really so much more than that, and Therese Byrne launched her Happy Sunflower Acupuncture in Wooster with numerous treatment options.

Handcrafted toys made of locally sourced wood

Based in Newcomerstown, Russ Riggle makes and sells wood toys. He became serious about making toys as a business five or six years ago.

Buehler's Fresh Foods names board of directors

Buehler's Fresh Foods announced the board of directors for their newly formed company. Dan Shanahan, president and CEO of Buehler's, was elected as chairman and is joined on the board by Jim Tapscott and Paul Nanula.

Lehman's Hardware of Kidron to host maple syrup class

Lehman's of Kidron will host a maple syrup class in late January for those who are just getting started with their own maple syrup ventures. It will offer a unique, hands-on experience that covers the whole syrup-making process from start to finish.

Ohio Proud program provides link between local business and community

Ohio Proud is a marketing program to increase awareness and sales of food and agricultural products in the state and helps consumers easily identify products that are made in Ohio.

OARDC honored the service of nearly 100 faculty and staff members

The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the research arm of the Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, honored the service of nearly 100 faculty and staff members at its annual Employee Appreciation Night last month in Wooster.

WEDC hires new president

The Wayne Economic Development Council announced the hiring of Tom Pukys as president.

Shop Small Saturday encourages shoppers to keep it local

The Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce will host Shop Small Saturday and post videos to its Facebook page featuring small businesses in Wayne County, providing chances to win prizes from local businesses by liking and tagging a friend.

Black Friday in the Country is Nov. 24

Kidron's Black Friday in the Country will offer holiday sales and promotions from local businesses.

Orrville to host Home for the Holidays event

A seasonal mix of entertainment and holiday open house events at downtown merchants will provide a full evening for families at Orrville's Home for the Holidays.

New business supports the arts

The Red Bucket in Orrville is a new retail store that has a mission to share its passion for unique home décor and gift items that serve as a venue for artists to share their wares and talents.

Chippewa senior elected president of BPA

Hailey Miller, a Wayne County Schools Career Center senior from Chippewa High School, has been elected president of the Ohio chapter of the Business Professionals of America.

Barber shop keeps tradition alive in downtown Wooster

Helms Old Fashion Barber Shop is a traditional barber shop in Wooster.

Daytime care for adults throughout Northeast Ohio

Co-owners and husband and wife, John and Annette Saeger, opened the first Gilcrest Center in Doylestown in 2007, and its new Wooster location opened its doors in May of this year. They are hoping to include Tuscarawas County clients as well.

Fundraiser will benefit the Beall-Stibbs Homestead

Wayne County Historical Society will partner with Bob Evans Restaurant on Burbank Road in Wooster to host a “Dine to Make a Difference” community fundraiser.

Business plan workshop offered

Wayne County Public Library will host Fundamentals of Writing a Business Plan at the Wooster branch.

For Winesburg retiree, selective breeding is the key to a successful flock

The lamb market in Holmes and Wayne counties is rapidly outpacing other forms of livestock, and for James White, who runs a small farm near Winesburg, efficiency is the key to turning a profit.

Prepared vegan food options grow along with public demand

Brianne Helms is a baker and creator of Vegan by BB. The Wayne County business produces vegan baked goods.

Local family goes nuts this time of year

The Yoder family near Apple Creek is known for their walnut business. This year walnut season is just getting started, Oct. 2 being the first day the Yoders were open to the community.

Watch for scams in wake of Equifax data breach

In the wake of the Equifax data breach, con artists are trying to capitalize on the upsetting situation.

Donations sought for hurricane victims

In an effort to help those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Lehman's along with other Kidron merchants are collecting donations through Oct. 14.

Hammond promoted to assistant vice president of The Commercial & Savings Bank

Ami Hammond was named assistant vice president of The Commercial & Savings Bank.

Cut it Out: Free training alerts hairdressers to signs of domestic violence

OneEighty will offer Cut it Out, a workshop designed to teach salon professionals how to recognize signs of domestic violence, at their Millersburg office.

Annual Yard Sale Days brings out treasure hunters

The Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the Orrville Community Yard Sale Days are approaching.

Village Network seeks people who care as it sees rapid growth

To keep up with its rapid program growth, The Village Network, based in Wooster, is hiring multiple positions including 12 in Wooster.

CAMO hosts Breakfast Before Business

Orrville Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Before Business networking event was hosted by Central American Medical Outreach Inc.

Bringing exciting colors to your home is at your fingertips

Whether you are repainting a single room, an entire home or tackling any kind of paint project, new technology has brought your painting options into a brand-new century.

Hummel to host open house

Hummel Group will hold an open house. Employees will be on hand to answer questions, provide tours and visit with guests.

Ohio grape and wine industry contributes $1.3 billion to state's economy

The Ohio Grape Industries Committee released its 2016 Economic Impact Report, which finds Ohio's grape and wine industry has a significant impact of $1.3 billion on the state's economy and provides 8,067 full-time jobs.

Food bank event crowns new People's Choice chef and scores donations for hunger relief

The Akron Canton Regional Food Bank marked a major milestone in hosting the 10th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton.

Jones named CEO of Aultman Orrville

Ryan Jones, MBA, has been named the chief executive officer at Aultman Orrville Hospital.

Local farmers offer lots of insights for would-be breeders

When it comes to raising lamb, Misty Oaks Farm, only a few miles north of Holmesville, is one of a kind.

Buehler's Fresh Foods wins Best Bagger 2017

Ellissa Chambliss of Buehler's Fresh Foods defeated competitors from across Ohio to claim the title of the Ohio Grocers Association Best Bagger Champion at the Aug. 8 competition held in Columbus.

Wendell August Craftsmen Days offer the community a chance to experience history this fall

Wendell August, premium metal giftware brand that offers American-made handcrafted products, announced the return of Craftsmen Days at its Berlin location.

Millersburg to host Antiques in the Alley

Antiques in the Alley is an outdoor antique show located throughout Historic Downtown Millersburg, where people can shop for antiques, furniture, collectibles, new and old yard and garden accents, glassware, flowers and plants, kitchen items, and just about everything in between.

Fairy gardens are tiny new worlds

Arlene Brenneman creates fairy gardens. Her business is called Out on a Whim.

CSB constructing building in downtown Orrville

The Commercial & Savings Bank announced its plan to build a new banking center in downtown Orrville.

Apple Creek couple starts aquaponic business

Apple Creek couple Lori Klintworth and her partner Mark Zody started growing produce in their greenhouse using aquaponics. They started a business to help others in this method called Local Sprouts Aquaponics.

Larry's named Top 100 Dealer

Larry's Music Center in Wooster, Wadsworth and Millersburg has been named as a Top 100 Dealer by the National Association of Music Merchants.

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