Stories tagged with: Downtown Zanesville

June 1, 2011 - 5:43pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The childhood dream to one day own a spa has become a reality for one woman.

The Owner and Operator of Divine Bliss Spa, Amy White, has brought her enthusiasum for spa treatment to the Freight Shops in downtown Zanesville. White said, her inspiration began as a child. Her parents created a small salon in their basement, and she would charge family and friends 50 cents for her services. Today, White charges a little more, but her dedication to clients remains the same.

"What...

April 19, 2011 - 7:21pm
3 years 23 hours ago

The Zanesville Planning Commission approved the re-zoning of downtown Zanesville to an Art Overlay district Tuesday afternoon. The change wouldn't add any restrictions to the current zoning, but would make potential additional uses of the area available.

"What this will do is make us eligible for Federal funding that we aren't eligible for now, and will cause the Artist Colony to continue to grow and will be an asset to downtown Zanesville." said Mayor Butch Zwelling. He...

February 12, 2011 - 11:37pm
3 years 9 weeks ago


A two-vehicle accident in downtown Zanesville sends one person to the hospital.

Zanesville Police say earlier Saturday evening, a Ford Escort heading westbound on Main ran a red light causing a Dodge Ram pickup heading southbound on Fifth to hit the right rear side of the Escort causing extensive damage.

Police say both drivers were claiming they were traveling around 30 miles per hour. A young male was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. His injuries are unknown as...

January 5, 2011 - 5:41pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville's Potter's Alley project is still a slow work in progress.

In their quarterly meeting, the Community Improvement Corporation of Zanesville is continuing to push the development of Downtown Zanesville but with the economy in the red, the project is at a standstill.

"We were hoping for a movie theatre, restaurants and other retails establishments that would enhance the current businesses that are in the downtown area," says Gene Macdonald, CIC Chairman...

December 16, 2010 - 7:44pm
3 years 17 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.

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September 29, 2010 - 5:29pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

Zanesville's Downtown Farmers' Market is winding down.

Residents only have two more weeks to head to the Welcome Center's parking lot and buy local.

"We've been concerned because we've been going week to week with the drought. Crops were coming on early, " says Downtown Association Manager, Dana Matz,

You can still find a variety of products, including tomatoes, corn, and potatoes. Some of fall's favorites are also readily available. While the dry weather took its...

August 9, 2010 - 2:20pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Traffic was slowed down on Main Street in Downtown Zanesville Monday afternoon after a two vehicle accident.

It happened around 1:15 p.m. at the intersection of Main and 6th Streets. 

According to Zanesville Police, a car was headed east on Main Street, went through a red light and ran into a van that was travelling north on 6th Street.
 

No one was injured in the accident.
 

An officer on the scene says the driver of the blue car will be...

June 27, 2010 - 5:46pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

A local church is celebrating its 189th anniversary, and the members that have kept it alive.

Aside from their usual service, First Baptist Church in downtown Zanesville provided its members and the community with a day of celebration on Sunday.

"We are celebrating our church's 189th anniversary. We've been ministering to the community of Zanesville for 189 years and we have also coupled that with the dedication of a stained glass window in honor of one of our previous...

June 8, 2010 - 6:42pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

You'll see plenty of farmers all nestled in the parking lot of the Welcome Center tomorrow.

It's the official kick-off of the Downtown Farmer's Market, which takes place from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

There will be between 10 and 15 vendors to choose from.

"We will add a spice vendor this week. Still trying to coordinate with a salsa and a mustard vendor, but the produce vendors are back. Plenty of vendors. The baked goods vendor. They're already lined up, " says...

May 6, 2010 - 11:58am
3 years 49 weeks ago


A local college is helping bring in business to Downtown Zanesville.

The Zane State marketing class is passing out questionnaires today to all the businesses downtown. Manager of the Zanesville Downtown Association Dana Matz says it is a complete demographic study and it will help the area.

"It will help the existing businesses know more about what goes on in the downtown. We come to work downtown all the time but we truly don't know how many employees are here, what...

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