South and Canal Winchester Messenger

The South and Canal Winchester Messengers are hyper-local newspapers covering the city of Canal Winchester, CW schools, the village of Obetz, and Hamilton Township Schools.

Newspapers are delivered to homes, local businesses and by subscription.

Other sister Messengers are: The Grove City Messenger, The Groveport Messenger, The Westside Messenger and the Madison Messenger.

Obetz halts short term rentals

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer Obetz City Council voted to prohibit short-term rental facilities, such as Vrbos or Airbnbs. Mayor Angela Kirk said the city has had...

Life as a Hamilton Township firefighter

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer The day starts early for the Hamilton Township firefighters/paramedics. They begin and end their 24-hour shift at 7 a.m. with roll call....

CW water rates to rise; also Chamber seeks support

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Water and sewer rates are going up Jan. 1, 2023, for the vast majority of city of Canal Winchester utility users...

Historic Ghost Tour provides look into CW’s past

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Canal Winchester embraces history and each October when the moon hangs high in the night sky, the ghosts of its past...

Get those skeletons out of your closets!

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Skeletons are creeping their way across Canal Winchester, but there is no need for alarm. Destination: Canal Winchester is inviting bone-rattling ghouls...

Firefighter reunites with girl he helped to save

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer Vehicle crashes at Alum Creek Drive and I-270 are not unusual. One particular crash stands out for Hamilton Township Fire Department Captain...

Balancing life on the gridiron with life as a medical professional

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Heidelberg University football lineman Wally Kalinowski knows what it is like to deliver pain, but as a registered nurse, he also...

Obetz Council and Planning and Zoning news

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer The city of Obetz is getting ready for Halloween! On Oct. 28 at Fortress Obetz, 2015 Recreation Trail, candy will be passed...

CW Schools to add Madison Township Police SRO to increase security

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer Canal Winchester Schools has entered into an agreement with the Madison Township Police Department to provide a school resource officer for...

DORA in CW may become a reality

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer The city of Canal Winchester is inching closer to opening a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area. A DORA allows patrons to purchase a...