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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Two Ohio markets among Top 25 for buying rental property

Two Ohio counties provide the best return on investment for buying rental properties.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Franklin County, OH

8 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Mother's hope dims son's 1992 killing will be solved

One of Dee Vargo's sons, Ronald Vargo Jr., was shot to death in August 1992 at age 26. Those responsible have not been found.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Carroll, OH

Sun Jul 13, 2014

This Week Community News

King hired as Pataskala administrator

Pataskala City Council Monday, July 7, voted unanimously to approve the appointment of former Pataskala service director Benjamin King as the city's new administrator, as proposed by Mayor Mike Compton.

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Related Topix: Pataskala, OH

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Hazardous materials hard to reroute

City leaders are looking at ways to possibly prevent trucks carrying hazardous materials from driving through downtown Lancaster.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Pickerington, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Festival fun more than a summer job

Three of Fairfield County's best-known festivals have been canceled this year, but the summer still will be filled with festival fun.

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Related Topix: Pickerington, OH, Amanda, OH, Millersport, OH, Life, Food, Food Festival, Canal Winchester, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Man accused of firing gunshots in air, threatening wife

The Fairfield County SWAT team was called out Wednesday night to assist in a domestic violence dispute, which escalated when neighbors heard shots fired in the 1400 block of Eaton Hollow Road.

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Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Gospel concert to benefit shooting victim

Give a helping hand to a neighbor or a friend is a written command that Jesus gives us all to do every day.

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Related Topix: Carroll, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Covered bridge at OU-L receives historical marker

A more than 130-year-old piece of Fairfield County history received recognition when it was officially recognized Friday at Ohio University-Lancaster with an Ohio Historical Marker.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Lancaster, OH, Ohio University, Baltimore, OH, Carroll, OH

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Fiddlers finding harmony

The unmistakable sounds of stringed instruments filled the air this week at the Inn at Fairfeld Village as students from the Fairfield County Strings and Keyboards music school held their fiddle camp.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Climbing uphill

Normally when it comes to riding bikes, an uphill trajectory is a bad thing, but that's not the case with Tour de Cause.

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Related Topix: Sugar Grove, OH, Lancaster, OH

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Go Analog ready for Lancaster Festival gig

It's been a busy time for Go Analog since the alternative-indie rock band formed 18 months ago.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Bremen, OH, Sugar Grove, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Police Briefs: Tools stolen from Thurston shop

Stolen items included a Chevrolet radiator and air conditioner condenser, two impact drivers, five batteries and two sets of metric wrenches.

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Related Topix: Thurston, OH

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Deputies question judge's lowering of bond

The man charged in connection with multiple garage thefts in three counties had only a few days of freedom before he was picked up again, this time in Hocking County.

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Related Topix: Hocking County, OH, Rockbridge, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Circleville man arrested in youth baseball scam

A man scammed businesses and residents out of money by posing as someone raising donations for the Fairfield County Bulldogs baseball teams, Sheriff Dave Phalen said.

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Related Topix: Circleville, OH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Community

CARROLL, Ohio - When they began helping developmentally disabled adults with a community garden at the Fairfield County Opportunity Center, Jackie Marion and Trish Jones expected merely to plant seeds.a "When this project first came up, I wasn't sure if I wanted to do it," said Marion, of Canal Winchester.

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Related Topix: Carroll, OH, Home Gardening, Home, Canal Winchester, OH, Pickerington, OH

Business Journal

Kemba Financial Credit Union adding branches in Pickerington, Gahanna

Kemba Financial Credit Union will open its ninth and tenth Central Ohio locations in Pickerington and Gahanna by early 2015.

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Related Topix: Gahanna, OH, Pickerington, OH, Ohio, Bellefontaine, OH, Hilliard, OH

The Madison Press

Celebrating a milestone at age 107

The McNeal Family and the Arbors at London are gearing up to celebrate a milestone event.

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Related Topix: London, OH, Madison County, OH, Columbus, OH

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WBNS

One Person Killed In Fairfield County Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was killed after he was hit by a van in Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Thurston, OH

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Site of new Fairfield County jail stirs debate

What's in the soil might help to settle a dispute flaring in the Fairfield County seat over the proposed location of a new county jail and sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Liberty Center, OH, Lancaster, OH, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

County's running groups continue to grow

If you are awake early enough, you might feel like you've seen more groups of runners out and around Fairfield County in recent years.

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Related Topix: Baltimore, OH

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