25 years ago
A federal bill to raise the minimum wage from $3.35 per hour to $4.64 per hour has been reintroduced to Congress. Local employment experts differ in opinion on whether an increase is a good idea.
50 years ago
Two new stores are slated to open soon on Putnam Street. Remley's Shoe Box will be located in the Wakefield Hotel Building, and the Stripe Discount Store will open at 116 Putnam in the former Leeds Jewelry Store quarters.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.