The Telegram News
April 6, 2020
  • Freedom Chapel Church of Wellston hosts ‘drive-in’ service
    In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and the continuing efforts to practice social distancing, the members of Freedom Chapel Church, 1015 W. Broadway St., Wellston, tried a new approach to worship this past Sunday, March 29. According to church member and Wellston City Councilman Dave McWilliams, on Saturday, March 28, after seeing a number of churches across the country having “drive-in” services, he pitched the idea to Pastor Perry Brafford.
  • Demolition efforts nearly complete in Wellston
    Efforts to demolish two structures at the corner of S. Pennsylvania Ave. and 12th St. in Wellston were all but finished Thursday evening, April 2. The two structures in question, located at 1202 and 1204 S. Pennsylvania Ave., are the two-story brick building at the corner of S. Pennsylvania Ave. and 12th St. as well as the white garage that stood behind that building. 
  • Stockroom 601 sends messages to community
    Due to the coronavirus situation, Stockroom 601, located at 601 E. Main St. in Jackson, has been closed since March 15 and will remain closed until further notice.
  • JAFE steps up in time of need
    In the midst of a time of great need in  the Jackson County community, the Jackson Area Festivals and Events (JAFE) organization conducted its largest-ever Food Giveaway this past Saturday, March 28.
  • Coronavirus mitigation efforts ‘flattening the curve’
    This chart from the Ohio Department of Health shows the projected success which has occurred due to Ohio’s efforts to reduce the number of the coronavirus cases by closing or restricting events and activities which bring larger groups of people together.
  • Pinewood Pottery salutes ‘Jackson County Strong’
    The threat of the coronavirus has temporarily closed Pinewood Pottery & Paints, located at 231 E. Main St. in downtown Jackson. However, this unfortunate circumstance has not kept the owner/operators from showing their community spirit in a time of great adversity...
  • A look at Wellston’s coronavirus response, business adjustments/closures

    At a glance, it may appear as though life is moving along as usual in the City of Wellston as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across the state and nation. However, a closer look, especially at the city’s businesses, tells a much different story.

  • Downtown Jackson jolted by coronavirus restrictions, poor climate
    There have been no confirmed local cases of the dreaded coronavirus in Jackson County, but the efforts to thwart it have left Downtown Jackson a shell of its former self.
  • Schools feeding Oak Hill’s kids
    The Oak Hill Union Local Schools employees are banding together to feed their students during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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