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The Central Crossing Marching Band is taking a journey to 'The Heart of the Warrior' in their competition show this year. The Japanese inspired show incorporates taiko drums and other effects as they take the audience through the story of a warrior getting ready for battle.
Gahanna Middle School SouthGahanna students have been enjoying the bounty grown by students in the Gahanna Middle School South Garden Club.
Lisa Daris went from publishing to paddling. Actually, the Mount Air resident has been kayaking central Ohio waterways for the past decade, so when she got laid off from McGraw Hill, she decided to turn an avocation into a vocation.
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A Franklin County Common Pleas Court judge today, Oct. 1, declined to close Reynoldsburg schools immediately because of the teachers strike but ordered district, union and parent representatives into a mandatory mediation that could last through Sunday.
Westerville officials announced Tuesday they will not appeal a court decision that will cost the city $1.3 million.
Brown Township fire protection
Brown Township voters on Nov. 4 will be asked for a third time to approve a fire levy that would allow the township to maintain its contract with Norwich Township for EMS and fire-suppression services.
A proposal to create 23 new living units in the heart of downtown Worthington is drawing emotional responses from city residents.
Dublin's Avondale Woods
A proposed housing development could bring 360 new single-family and multifamily homes to Dublin's south side.
Powell residents will get to vote on the creation of a commission charged with guiding the revision of the city’s comprehensive plan after the Ohio Supreme Court reversed its previous decision this week.
A new Giant Eagle grocery store to be built on East Main Street cleared another hurdle as the Bexley Planning Commission unanimously approved Continental Real Estate's site plan for a two-story, 30,000-square-foot Giant Eagle Market District Express.
One member of the Clintonville Area Commission hopes Columbus will follow Chicago's lead when it comes to plastic bags.
DeSales RoundupThey call themselves "the Brownciales."
When his team played host to Upper Arlington on Sept. 12, Gahanna Lincoln High School football player Jenisys Battle experienced how much of a difference there is between catching a punt in the backyard or while playing a video game, and catching one when thousands of fans are watching in a close game.
A schism, albeit one that was barely acknowledged, existed during the Division I high school girls tennis district tournament draw Sept. 21 at Gahanna.
Before beginning the postseason, the high school girls golf programs in Hilliard, Olentangy and Westerville competed in events against their respective sister schools.
In an effort to motivate his team, Watterson High School boys golf coach Olin Melaragno promised his players that he would shave off his beard if they won a Division II sectional title.
Mojo Tago has made a pit stop in Powell.
It's a fine season for theater, as these three offerings now in their second weekends indicate.
If you combined Opera Columbus, BalletMet Columbus and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra all in the same program -- and on stage simultaneously -- things could get pretty twisted.