Davis now the winningest coach in Lady Devils basketball history Clutch plays give Green Devils OT win Eighth grade Greyhounds go on the road, grab 55-41 conference win at Whiteoak Lady Indians can’t hang on, fall to Eastern Brown Indians open up with big Homecoming win Greyhounds drilled by Fairfield in season opener How to sell 94 losses NAES leads local schools represented at PBIS Showcase PHS Beta Club recognized as National School of Distinction MES wins Momentum Award for second year running Fire destroys Winchester business Martha Becraft Cynthia A Sopher Clarys Holliday Basketball Special: 2017-18 Justice girls lead Peebles to win over Felicity Senior Profile: Adison Wright Lady Dragons slain by buzzer-beater Freshmen double-doubles lead Lady Hounds to win in opener County mourns passing of OVSD Board member Tom Reed Peebles man arrested in connection with woman’s disappearance Leaving a written legacy Not really ready to go back to pioneer days Peebles Jr./Sr. High School awarded PBIS Bronze Award North Adams High School named National Beta School of Distinction Operation Christmas Child collects 1,867 boxes Samantha Jameson honored as Young Professional of the Year Youth Deer Season again plagued by bad weather Humane Society hosting Ugly Christmas Sweater contest Dec. 9 Local centenarian celebrates birthday number 100 with family and friends Jerry R Pratt Edward Lykins Jr NAES students focus on spreading kindness Leland P Sautter Kelly B Anderson Dorothy Grooms Sharon D Brumley Anna J Grooms Local student/athletes awarded Wendy’s Heisman Awards Lady Devils JV triumph in opener Senior Profile: Colten Ball Peebles hosts SHAC Boys Preview Lady Devils fall in tough opener Janet A Pedicord Nettie R Fleshman Senior Profile: Sianna Mills North Adams boys ride the ‘3’ train to victory Lady Devils trounce Georgetown Senior Profile: Austin Stamper North Adams’ Williams named OIAAA Administrator of the Year County hoops squads on display in SHAC Girls Preview Going off the grid Michael L Chamblin A newer, kinder county pound takes a more humane approach TAG students are winners at Invention Convention Adams County Florist decks the halls Thomas J Reed Shirley A Stiffler Sharon G Wright Lottie J Meade June R Williams Lions and Cowboys and no Bengals, thankfully Senior Profile: Tyler Horsley North Adams sweeps Manchester Cheer Championships Indians face tough test in first pre-season scrimmage Senior Profile: Abby Faulkner Seas reflects on second state tournament experience NA’s Harper signs to continue hoops career at Rio Grande Hendrickson named Assistant Coach of the Year in Division III girls soccer Take the hint, it’s Thanksgiving time again Small Business Saturday in Adams County Art Council’s newest production will have you ‘laughing through your tears’ North Adams students working to help the homeless Grateful Richard A Graham #SawyerStrong Billy L Smalley With some help from Adams County, Ohio Statehouse now has wheelchair charging station Wenstrup announces re-election campaign Delta Dental provides two local schools with new drinking fountains Ernie McFarland honored by Ohio Bankers League Veterans Day parade, ceremony held in West Union Adams County schools celebrate Veterans Day Being the change November: As Mr. Seas it Protecting Ohio seniors from rising healthcare costs It’s November-have some soup and pie SHAC Boys Preview is Nov. 24 at Peebles June Hall Alice B Himes Claudia U Mitchell TRAFFIC ALERT: SR 41 restrictions set for Saturday Jewell Foster Senior Profile: Nicholas Fish SHAC Girls Preview set for Nov. 17 Senior Profile: Lakyn Hupp Again, Lady Devils ousted in district finals ‘Lighting the Serpent’ event is being discontinued Voters favor incumbents at the ballot Arts Council dedicates Buzzardroost Rock mural

Adams County TVB wins two state awards for Marketing

The Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau took home two awards for marketing at the Ohio Travel Association (OTA) Ohio Conference on Tourism held Nov. 16-18 in Columbus.

A Certificate of Achievement was presented to the Travel and Visitors Bureau for “outstanding marketing efforts” for the bureau’s mobile site m.adamscountytravel.org. The mobile site is a scaled down version for mobile devices of the travel bureau’s website www.adamscountytravel.org. More and more visitors are turning to their mobile devices for travel information and visitation to the Adams County Travel Bureau’s mobile site has exceeded 20% growth in a year.

“I’m real pleased as to how well our mobile site has been utilized by visitors,” said Tom Cross, Executive Director of the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau. “The growth witnessed by our mobile site was not unexpected as mobile devices have become the way to get information by the traveling public.”

The Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau was also awarded a Citation of Excellence Award, presented by Ohio Magazine for the WCPO television ad promoting Adams County. The Bureau, along with help from The Adams County Commissioners, The Nature Conservancy, and WCPO TV, put together an eco-tourism ad which ran on the Cincinnati ABC affiliate Channel 9, from June through August of this year.

“The television ad the Travel Bureau did with Channel 9 not only generated interest in Adams County from the Cincinnati area market, but it also generated pride locally to see the best of Adams County showcased over network TV,” said Cross.

To view the award winning TV ad go to the travel bureau’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/Adams-County-Ohio-Travel-and-Visitors-Bureau.

Tom Cross, Executive Director of the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau, with the two awards the organization recently was awarded by the Ohio Travel Association.
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Cross.jpgTom Cross, Executive Director of the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau, with the two awards the organization recently was awarded by the Ohio Travel Association. Mark Carpenter | People’s Defender

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