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Homes selling quickly in central Ohio!

COLUMBUS – It’s no secret that the central Ohio housing market is hot right now. As demand continues to outpace supply, homes and condominiums are selling in record time. During the month of April, homes under $350,000 sold in an average of 26 days. Homes sold between $350,000 and $500,000 took about 48 days to sell. Homes in the $500,000 […]

It’s official: BLASST returns July 3

By Charles Prince BUCKEYE LAKE – The annual July 3 fireworks spectacular returns after a three-year hiatus on Wednesday, July 3. The fireworks will be shot from the same Fairfield Beach site as in 2015.  The show is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. weather permitting.  High winds or lightning could delay or postpone the show. The biggest change will […]

BBB warns of increase in Social Security scam calls

COLUMBUS – Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio is seeing a new trend on its Scam Tracker as the number of reports regarding Social Security Administration scam calls are increasing this year, and is warning people to be on the lookout for suspicious calls that claim to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA). “BBB received a high volume of […]

Columbus ranked #1 hottest housing market in March

COLUMBUS – Earlier this month, the Columbus area was ranked #1 hottest housing market in March by Realtor.com based on home listing activity and days on the market. Last month, there were one thousand more homes listed for sale compared to February. The jump from 2,200 to 3,200 new listings generated increased interest and foot traffic from buyers actively seeking […]

Ohio 204 resurfacing projects starts April 22

JACKSONTOWN – Beginning Monday, April 22, pavement repairs will begin on Ohio 204 between Glenford and the Fairfield County line, with two-lane resurfacing to follow. The schedule is subject to change due to weather. One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers during the 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. work hours, Monday through Saturday. The estimated completion date is […]

Central Ohio Fishing Forecasts

COLUMBUS – Ohio offers many fantastic locations for the public to fish, including 124,000 acres of inland water, 7,000 miles of streams, 2.25 million acres of Lake Erie water, and 481 miles of the Ohio River, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The Division of Wildlife has numerous resources available to assist anglers, including […]

Author Tom Noll to visit Perry County Library

Perry County Arbor & Earth Day Celebration at Perry County District Library Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at Perry County District Library in New Lexington on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. The library has teamed up with Perry County Waste Reduction & Recycling and the New Lexington Tree Commission to observe both Earth Day and Arbor Day […]

48th Annual Ham & Eggs Show

The Lancaster Men’s Chorus will present their 48th annual Ham and Eggs show May 8th – 11th at Ohio University Lancaster at 7:30pm. The comedy show is titled “Just for the Halibut” and will reminisce on the beloved but now gone Arthur Treacher’s restaurant while having some fun with current food trends. The concert portion will feature Pop songs old […]


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