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south and canal winchester news

Obetz takes new approach with city employees; plus other Obetz news

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer The city of Obetz has implemented a new schedule where employees work four nine-hour days per week, for a total of...

CW looks for occupants for available space in municipal complex

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer The city of Canal Winchester is looking to fill unoccupied space at the east end of its Waterloo Street municipal complex, but...

groveport news

Groveport Madison officials researching using metal detectors to improve security

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor Groveport Madison Schools officials continue to review the potential of instituting a weapon detection system (metal detectors or wands) in the...

Students celebrate Groveport Elementary’s 100th birthday

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor Groveport Elementary School is 100 years old this year and students there are embracing the school’s founding. “We decided to celebrate the...

Pepper spray used to break up fight at Groveport Madison High...

By Rick Palsgrove Groveport Editor A fight recently erupted among four students at Groveport Madison High School. According to the Groveport Police, around 12:30 p.m. on Jan....

madison news

Winners named in Kurt Lattimer Aspiring Artist Award contest

(Posted Feb. 2, 2023) Winners of the Kurt Lattimer Aspiring Artist Award were announced on Jan. 22 during the Madison County Arts Council’s Young Artist...

Village’s new website: Streamlined and mobile-friendly

(Posted Feb. 3, 2023) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor The village of South Charleston has a new streamlined, mobile-friendly website that makes information easy to find. The...

Jonathan Alder receives $460,000 for safety/security upgrades

(Posted Feb. 2, 2023) Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Feb. 2 that 945 additional schools will receive state funding support for physical safety and...

grove city news

Art exhibit features mixed media and watercolors

Grove City Council’s Art Concern presents the “Art Collection,” by Diana Linik, on display and for purchase through Friday, Feb. 24 at City Hall,...

Trustees discuss sewage concerns in Pleasant Township community

By Hannah Poling Staff Writer Continued sewage concerns at the Community Gardens mobile home park were discussed by the Pleasant Township trustees. According to trustee Nancy Hunter,...

Silver Sneakers off and running

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer Placed in a prime spot on the refrigerator in Charlie and Kay Herron’s home is a photograph of the couple surrounded...

westside news

Mastiff inspires a growing non-profit organization

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer Cleo the English Mastiff was in bad shape. Her body kept shaking, she had stopped eating, and she seldom let anyone get...

Prairie Township trustees approve safety contract with sheriff’s office

By Christine Bryant Staff Writer Prairie Township has approved its annual agreement for police coverage with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. At the Jan. 11 meeting, trustees...

Commissioners discuss rezoning case that could brings more apartments to the...

By Hannah Poling Staff Writer Commissioners discussed a rezoning proposal that would add apartments and possibly result in a land donation to the city of Columbus. The...