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Monday, January 30, 2023

IRONTON — A Lawrence County man was convicted on charges of burglary, receiving stolen property and aggravated possession of drugs Friday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Saturday, January 28, 2023
Friday, January 27, 2023

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The new Lawrence County Senior Center at the county fairgrounds is now open, according to Freddie Hayes Jr., a former county commissioner who worked on the project for about a decade.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Southern Ohio Council of Governments (SOCOG) will hold its next board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. at Southern Ohio Council of Governments, 167 W. Main St., Chillicothe Ohio.

Saturday, January 21, 2023
Friday, January 20, 2023

BURLINGTON, Ohio — The historic Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Burlington, Ohio, is one of 35 churches across the nation to receive a National Trust for Historic Preservation African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund’s Preserving Black Churches Grant.

Thursday, January 19, 2023
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IRONTON — The Lawrence County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution seeking $1 million in community development block grant funds for a water project in Coal Grove and a sewer project in Ironton.

Monday, January 16, 2023
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Saturday, January 14, 2023
Friday, January 13, 2023

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — An assets purchase agreement for the sale of the Union-Rome sewer district for $25.5 million to Aqua Water planned for this summer needs the approval of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, according to a news release.

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — A Scioto County grand jury has returned a 72-count indictment charging 18 people with drug charges, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.

Thursday, January 12, 2023
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Monday, January 09, 2023

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Three people, including an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper, were injured Monday following a three-car crash on U.S. 35 in Gallia County, according to a news release.

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CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — A Chesapeake man charged with the death of a neighbor last month waived a preliminary hearing Friday in Lawrence County Municipal Court and was bound over to an upcoming Lawrence County grand jury.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State workers in Ohio will be banned from using TikTok, WeChat and other Chinese-owned social media apps on state-issued devices over concerns that sensitive personal information and business data collected by those platforms may be shared with the Chinese government.

Sunday, January 08, 2023
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CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Drew Griffin, Chesapeake mayor pro tem, has been named as Chesapeake mayor after Nathan Ittig resigned last year as mayor.

Friday, January 06, 2023
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s capital city can keep its ban on sales of flavored tobacco products, after Republican Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a bill on Thursday that would have put such regulation in the hands of the state instead of local communities.

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The village of South Point has spent more than $4 million over the past two years to replace its oldest and most breakage-prone water lines, and there are plans to do more, according to South Point Mayor Jeff Gaskin.

Wednesday, January 04, 2023
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COVINGTON, Ky. — President Joe Biden on Wednesday held out the promised makeover of a dilapidated bridge over the Ohio River as a symbol of what can happen when Republicans and Democrats work together — even as he condemned what he labeled an “embarrassing” scene of GOP disarray back in Washington.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio House lawmakers on Tuesday picked a Republican from rural southern Ohio as the GOP-led chamber’s next leader, after support shifted away from another representative who’d won an informal vote weeks ago for that powerful role in state politics.

Tuesday, January 03, 2023
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