Stories tagged with: Auction

December 4, 2013 - 5:46pm
37 weeks 19 hours ago

If you're still looking for Christmas tree to put up in your home, you have a chance to bid on hundreds of trees.

The annual Festival of Trees auction preview kicked off on Wednesday at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center. Chamber of Commerce President, Tom Poorman, says the annual auction has become a staple in the community.

"The auction provides us about $40,000 every year which we use to operate throughout the year and we put that back into programs...

November 1, 2013 - 4:06pm
41 weeks 5 days ago

The 2nd Annual Canvas, Corks and Cookies event is this Saturday, Nov. 2 at the new Fieldhouse Foundation Event Center in the Sunrise Center Plaza. The event, which is open to the public, is the biggest fundraiser for the organization and will feature wine and food tasting, over 150 silent and live auction items and live music.

 "We just really want to invite people in, expose them to what the organization is about, ya know, women helping women and in addition to just...

July 31, 2013 - 4:55pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

More than a thousand historical items from vintage cars and motorcycles to horses and donkeys will be up for auction at one of Zanesville's most infamous locations.

The Thompson farm, the scene of the release of exotic animals, will host an auction of their personal property that likely will interest any collector, automotive enthusiast or horse lover.

"We have a lot of interest in motorcycle enthusiasts, we have people coming in just for the vintage parts because everything...

May 2, 2013 - 4:52pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The Zanesville Applachian Arts Project is featuring Susan Stubbins, a retired art educator in the Zanesville City School district who has continued her passion for the arts in her own studio in downtown Zanesville.

"I do mostly collage, mixed media artwork. I work with acrylics, watercolor and papers. A lot of them are handmade or hand decorated by myself," said Stubbins.

Stubbins also donated some of her artwork to Z.A.A.P's annual auction that starts this Friday ay 8:...

December 16, 2010 - 7:44pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

Two buildings in downtown Zanesville were up for auction Thursday afternoon.

Both buildings were commercial properties, and were sold in an absolute real estate auction, with no minimum purchase price.

Both were sold to Alice McConnell and her son Rick Houston of Florida. The first building, located at 608 Main Street sold for $6600. Although in need of work, the new owners agree it has a lot to offer with its 12,500 square feet of commercial space.


June 29, 2010 - 5:09pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Zanesville School District's "trash" became many community members "treasure."

The last of three auctions was held at Zanesville High School this past weekend, and community members lined up to see what was up for sale.

"You look at the prices of some of this stuff and you say what you just give it away, and you say well you're just going to throw it in the trash anyway so it was better than to get something out of it than nothing," says Construction...

June 12, 2010 - 4:22pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

Pieces of history were on the auction block today and people took everything, maybe even the kitchen sink.

Before it's demolition, Wilson Elementary School held an auction to sell desks, file cabinets and even the sign on the front of the school. Butler Realty and Auction Service was there to handle the sale.

"The large items was the kitchen equipment. We had the opportunity to sell to a couple local schools, we thought that was nice, it was going to stay in the...

May 26, 2010 - 6:05pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

A native Zanesville family is the new owner of the Go Kleen Car Wash, located at the corner of Maple Avenue and Taylor Street.

Three bidders showed up at the court-ordered auction Wednesday morning, and the Cordial family walked away with the car wash and a paved lot across the street for $385,000, plus a 10 percent buyers premium.

Auctioneer, Barry Baker, says the building was initially appraised at more than $700,000.

"I've been selling car washes at auction for...

May 24, 2010 - 5:23pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

If you are hoping to get some memorabilia from Zanesville High School, you're going to have to wait a little longer.

The auction that was supposed to be held at the high school on June 5 is being pushed back to June 26.

Construction Liason, Darrell Lear explains, "Change in [the] auction date at the high school, we moved it back to the 26th because we want to make sure that everything is in line."

The new date will allow more time to get everything in order for...

May 19, 2010 - 5:32pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

The Vista View Golf Course in Nashport has new local owners.

While there were only four bidders, the club house was packed with golf patrons, waiting to see what will happen to this piece of property. The bids started at 400 thousand dollars and eventually worked its way up to the winning bid of 500 thousand dollars.

"I think the market has spoken in terms of the value of the property here. An absolute auction or a court-ordered auction, is certainly one of the most open...

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