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New veteran’s park taking shape

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer The village of Lockbourne is not afraid to dream big. According to Mayor Christie Ward, the idea of moving a small veteran’s...

Company near Obetz working to meet EPA requirements

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer A sand and gravel business located on Rathmell Road is working to comply with EPA guidelines. According to Obetz officials, Mason’s Sand...

Development discussions continue in CW

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Development, annexation and rezoning continue to dominate discussion during Canal Winchester City Council sessions. Legislative first readings were held Oct. 4 on...

madison news

Painting the town proud

(Posted Oct. 14, 2021) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor It’s been a few years in the making, but the vision of a handful of West Jefferson...

Health department prepares for possible vaccine approval for kids

(Posted Oct. 13, 2021) At the beginning of October, Pfizer submitted a request to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)...

Upcoming events in Mount Sterling

(Posted Oct. 13, 2021) The following events are scheduled to take place in Mount Sterling. • Hydrant Flushing–Hydrant flushing in the village of Mount Sterling will...

groveport news

Groveport Police officer honored for heroic efforts

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor Groveport Police Officer Ryan Ripson was honored for his heroic efforts in rescuing a driver from a car that had gone...

School bus driver shortage impacts Groveport Madison

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor A nationwide problem, believed to have been brought on by the effects of the COVID pandemic, has resulted in a shortage...

Toy Road improvements underway

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor Two cul-de-sacs have been constructed on Toy road near Centerpoint Parkway to help relieve traffic problems in that area. “The proposal includes...

grove city news

Mixed media art exhibit on display at City Hall

Grove City Council’s Art Concern presents “RETROSPECTIVE,” an art exhibit by Lucila Linik on display and for purchase through Friday, Dec. 17 at City...

Village and YMCA reach agreement on programs at Vaughn E. Hairston...

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer A facility usage agreement has been reached between the village of Urbancrest and the YMCA of Central Ohio. At its meeting on...

Bus drivers feel overworked and underappreciated

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer South-Western City School bus drivers say while they applaud the measure the board of education took last month to raise hourly...

westside news

Community celebrates literacy with reopening of library

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer Carol Pugh has always believed in the power of libraries. Ever since she took her first step onto its premises as a...

Columbus proposes funding for police substation on the Hilltop

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced $15 million in proposed funding to support construction of a new Sullivant Avenue police substation in the Hilltop and...

Safety and election results discussed on the Hilltop

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer The Columbus Division of Police is working to address crime in the Hilltop. Sgt. Fredrick Brophy addressed some of the issues with...