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Story behind the name of new Carrollton business is not one to soon be forgotten

By Carol McIntire



CARROLLTON – A new Carrollton business comes with a special purpose. It’s providing employment to persons with special needs.

New business named for Grandma Belle offers assisted living, memory care

By Carol McIntire



CARROLLTON – A new Carroll County business is providing an alternative to assisted living and skilled nursing care.

Mindy Weiland recently opened the doors at Belle’s House, an assisted living, and memory care home, located at 3241 Antigua Rd. SW, Carrollton. Weiland, a physical therapy assistant, has over 20 years experience in her field and 14 years of experience in nursing home and assisted living facilities.

Dowell Dental Group purchases business of retiring local dentist

A well-known Carrollton dentist has retired and his practice has been purchased by another local dentist.

Dr. Carl Winters, who began his dental practice here in 1974, sold his practice and building at 25 3rd St. NE to Dr. Stephen Dowell, who operates dental offices under the name of Dowell Dental Group at five locations in Carroll, Stark and Tuscarawas counties, including the two Carrollton offices at 549 2nd St. NW in Carrollton and 25 3rd St. NE and one at 817 E. Lincolnway, Minerva.

25th anniversary celebration planned at local Ace Hardware

Homer and Sandy Mills purchased a building and gas station business on Canton Rd. on the north side of Carrollton just before the Labor Day holiday in 1991. They closed the business one day and opened up the next, using a cigar box for a cash drawer.

Dorsey’s Market closed; to be replaced by BellStore

By Nancy Schaar

FPS Correspondent


Malvern is losing one of its longest standing businesses, but a new business to take its place is already in the planning stages.

Cliff and Cindy Dorsey, owner’s of Dorsey’s Market at the intersection of SR 43 and 183, informed Malvern council March 28 about plans to sell the property to Campbell Oil. Dorsey’s have operated the market at that location for 33 years.

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