Fairfield County Newswire (Page 2)

Fairfield County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfield County, OH. (Page 2)

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  1. Drugs wiping out parents, leaving kids nowhere to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Daily Record

    That's why the Fairfield County Job and Family Services office has at times housed children in offices overnight and on weekends when they couldn't immediately be placed with foster parents. "We do not have enough foster homes," said Kristi Burre, the agency's director of children services.

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  2. Drugs wiping out Ohio parents, leaving kids nowhere to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... will be with you so you have to love them every single day." Kristi Burre, head of children's services at Fairfield County Job and Family Services, said her agency is so desperate for foster parents that they are placing children hundreds of miles ...

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  3. DeWine tackles foster care shortage with $1 million grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... will be with you so you have to love them every single day." Kristi Burre, head of children's services at Fairfield County Job and Family Services, said her agency is so desperate for foster parents that they are placing children hundreds of miles ...

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  4. Ohio Attorney General plans to distribute grants to help children protection agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... a widespread shortage of foster families in Ohio." Christie Buree, deputy protective services director in Fairfield County southeast of Columbus, said her county is sending children well outside the county, including as far away as Missouri for ...

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  5. Three of five Pickerington Board of Education candidates declared ineligibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | This Week Community News

    Three of five prospective candidates for the Pickerington Board of Education intending to run for three seats in the Nov. 7 general election have been declared ineligible to run for the office. Fairfield County Board of Elections director Jane Hanley on Wednesday, Aug. 23, confirmed that only two of the five who had filed petitions to run as board candidates were certified for the fall ballot.

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  6. Group seeks to create 7,500 jobs in Fairfield County by 2027Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Fairfield 33 Alliance wants to help create 7,500 jobs, generate $500 million in investments and increase average wages by 25 percent in Fairfield County. The alliance believes a key to its focus on high-wage, high-quality jobs for county residents is the U.S. 33 corridor used by tens of thousands of commuters every day to get to Columbus that the alliance is marketing to industries. 3 comments

  7. Man convicted of crime after using gun to shoot deer during archery...Read the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Norwalk Reflector

    While on patrol at Hoover Reservoir in Franklin County, State Wildlife Officer Tony Zerkle, assigned to Fairfield County, and State Wildlife Officer Chad Grote, assigned to Marion County, were checking boaters and anglers. During the boat patrol, the officers observed a kayaker pulling a float tube and struggling to paddle into the wind.

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  8. Driver, 2 passengers killed in Fairfield Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WLVQ-FM Columbus

    State troopers say a car ran off the road and over an embankment into a tree in a crash that killed the driver and her two passengers in rural Fairfield County. The Ohio State Highway Patrol post at Lancaster says driver Kathryn Sparks was traveling north on Ohio 158 in Fairfield County when the crash occurred Monday morning.

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  9. Patrol: Driver, 2 passengers killed in 1-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Whiznews.com

    State troopers say a car ran off the road and over an embankment into a tree in a crash that killed the driver and her two passengers in central Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol post at Lancaster says driver Kathryn Sparks was traveling north on Ohio 158 in Fairfield County when the crash occurred Monday morning.

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  10. Three people killed in early morning Fairfield County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    No names have been released yet, but the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol said all three people were in one car that crashed about 7:35 a.m.

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  11. Buckeye Lake-area residents seek storm water solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... downspouts and sump pumps on their properties through pipes that ran through the dam and into the lake. In Fairfield County's Walnut Township alone, there are three privately owned and maintained pumping stations run by Parrish Farms Inc., the West ...

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  12. Nov. 7 general election ballot issues by county in central OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... five-year levy to raise $11,000 for cemetery operations, would cost homeowner $26, the same as now • Fairfield County Child & Protective Services, 10-year levy to raise $6.95 million for protective services for abused or neglected children ...

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  13. When Prisoners Are a 'Revenue Opportunity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Atlantic

    ... to gain. A new 384-bed jail opened in Lancaster, Ohio, earlier this summer . The building, which serves Fairfield County, replaces three smaller, antiquated facilities with a single modern one. The jail has high-tech security gadgetry, up-to-date ...

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  14. Drivers needing rescue from Ohio floodwaters can be fined but rarely areRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... could be the way the law is written: Signs noting the potential fine have to be posted. That was news to Fairfield County EMA Director Jon Kochis, who provided testimony to lawmakers in support of the law change. He didn't realize until the water ...

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  15. Drivers needing rescue from floodwaters can be fined but rarely areRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... could be the way the law is written: Signs noting the potential fine have to be posted. That was news to Fairfield County EMA Director Jon Kochis, who provided testimony to lawmakers in support of the law change. He didn't realize until the water ...

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  16. June rains caused more than $2 million in damages in central OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Flooding last month caused more than $2 million in damage in three central Ohio counties, according to initial estimates submitted to the state. The total included more than $1 million in Fairfield County, nearly $480,000 in Hocking County and $460,000 in Perry County.

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  17. End of nuclear project prompts overhaul of review processRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... 100 companies statewide, said SCANA CFO Jimmy Addison. "This is going to shatter lives, hopes and dreams in Fairfield County and the state of South Carolina. It's going to be devastating," said Whitfield, who lives in Fairfield County. The project ...

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  18. Sorry, no customer refunds for now-abandoned nuke projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... 100 companies statewide, said SCANA CFO Jimmy Addison. "This is going to shatter lives, hopes and dreams in Fairfield County and the state of South Carolina. It's going to be devastating," said Whitfield, who lives in the county seat of Winnsboro. ...

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  19. Franklin County man gets 4 years for friend's fatal overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Fairfield County judge has sentenced a drug dealer to prison for causing the overdose death of a friend in Baltimore. Common Pleas Judge Richard E. Berens sentenced Shawn W. Point on Friday to four years in prison after Point pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, a first-degree felony, said county Prosecutor Kyle Witt.

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  20. Central Ohio unemployment rate jumps in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... riptElement, vizElement); Licking County had an unemployment rate of 4.6 percent followed by 4.7 percent in Fairfield County and 4.8 percent in Pickaway County.

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