• 43°

1st Impressions opens on Saturday; offering free cuts to honor roll students

There’s a new barbershop and salon opening on Saturday in Ironton that is offering another reason for students to do well in school.

“Students in fourth through 12th-grades who are on the honor roll get free haircuts,” Antonio Murphy, owner of 1st Impressions Barbershop and Salon, said. “All they have to provide is a report card showing they are on the honor roll.”

Murphy, an Ironton native, was the owner of the former barbershop, TNT Cuts.

The barbershop and salon offers haircuts, shaves and designs and is located at 311 Vernon St. in Ironton is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Murphy said the salon would open some time next week. Walk-ins and appointments are accepted and 1st Impressions can be reached by calling 740-237-9379.

The business is also the location of Legacy Avenue Clothing.