August 22, 2015 RSS feed / News

U.S.T. gets conditional use permit for Hebron facility

HEBRON – It might have taken three votes before the Hebron Planning and Zoning Board approved a conditional use permit for U.S. T. More...

Candidates set for Nov. 3

LAKE AREA- As petitions to run for local political offices have now been certified, some longtime Lake Area incumbents will be facing competition Nov. 3.  Races for mayor are particularly competitive this year. More...

Burr Oak offers to supply water to Northern Perry County system

NEW LEXINGTON – Perry County Commissioner Jim O’Brien emphasized that a proposal from Burr Oak in Athens County to provide water to Northern Perry County is just that—a proposal.  More...

Gatlins to celebrate 60th anniversary at Sweet Corn Festival

MILLERSPORT- Don’t call it a “farewell” tour; call it a 60th anniversary celebration, said legendary country artist Larry Gatlin who will perform with the Gatlin brothers, Steve and Rudy, during the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival. More...

Things to Do: Events

Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.  More...

Immunizations required for school

NEWARK – School season is here. Parents are busy getting school clothes and school supplies for their children, leaving little time for anything else. Immunization appointments fill up quickly this time of year. More...

Village council to consider imposing income tax

MILLERSPORT – A failed attempt at a July 21 special Millersport Village Council meeting to take the final step to put an additional two-mill levy for parks and recreation on the November ballot may lead council members to impose a one percent i More...

Trustees reject zoning change for Dollar General

JACKSONTOWN- A proposed zoning change to accommodate a Dollar General store at 4775 Jacksontown Road (Ohio 13) was rejected by Licking Township rustees following a public hearing on the request Monday night.  More...

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The Thorn Township Fire Department received a generous donation from the estate of resident Mary Lou Baker that helped the township purchase a new medic. More...

Sweet Corn Festival 5K set for Sept. 5

MILLERSPORT – The Millersport Lions Club in conjunction with the Sweet Corn Festival will hold its 26th Annual 5K Run/ Walk on Saturday, Sept. 5.  More...

Sign up for emergency notices

BUCKEYE LAKE – Emergency notifications direct to your phone are now available in Fairfield and Licking counties.  The Fairfield County Office of Emergency Management offers Alert-Fairfield County. More...

Small businesses warned about scams

COLUMBUS – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning small businesses to watch for signs of a scam, including callers who claim the business’s power will be shut off and invoices for products the business never ordered.  More...