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  • CHRIS BOURNEA/THISWEEKNEWS
    Lesli and Mike Mautz converted a three-story apartment building at 519 S. Drexel Ave. into the Bexley Bed and Breakfast.

    Couple at home with relatively new venture

    Though Labor Day is approaching and the summer travel season is winding down, the owners of the Bexley Bed and Breakfast, 519 S. Drexel Ave., say their business will host visitors from around the world throughout the year.
  • Blacklick Ridge park

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    Jacob Boyer (right) of Dynamic Installations hands Sam Pulver a hammer as the pair install new playground equipment at Blacklick Ridge Community Park in Jefferson Township on Aug. 20.

    Playground installation begins

    Children will be able to enjoy new swings and other playground equipment at Blacklick Ridge Community Park by the end of next month.
  • Weather where you live

    Fall is just around the corner

    The countdown to autumn is on. The first day of fall is less than a month away, arriving on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Without a doubt this is my favorite season of the year.
  • THISWEEKNEWS FILE PHOTO
    A line forms at the Franklin County Board of Elections last October.

    Election 2015 | Fall Ballot

    See what races and issues will be on the Nov. 3 ballot.
  • PAUL VERNON/THISWEEKNEWS
    Jane Hartman of Hilliard looks at a pepper for sale by John Evans and his son, Samuel, 7, of That's My Farmer of Galion on July 22, 2014 during the Hilliard weekly farmers market.

    Farm markets

    Looking to buy local? Then check out our guide to seasonal farm markets.
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Sports

  • Football

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    Dakota Holtzclaw and the Wolves are looking to get back on the winning side of the Battle of Hard Road. Kilbourne last beat the Irish in the regular season in 2009.

    Wolves determined to 'bring rock back'

    The Dublin Scioto and Worthington Kilbourne high school football teams are neighbors who get together once a year and sometimes twice.
  • Football

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    Derek Marcum and the Lions football team will travel to Westerville Central for the opener on Friday, Aug. 28.

    Gahanna gets early test in Warhawks

    The Gahanna Lincoln High School football team visits Westerville Central on Friday, Aug. 28, for a season opener featuring teams with postseason aspirations.
  • New Albany Roundup

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    Junior Alexis Rudy, a middle blocker and opposite-side hitter, is one of the top returnees for the New Albany girls volleyball team.

    Volleyball team wins with balance

    New Albany High School girls volleyball coach Karen Morlan believes balance has been the key to the Eagles having racked up 34 wins the past two seasons.
Football

'Cats, Braves to show off top talent

Some of the area's top college prospects will be on display when the Westerville South High School football team plays host to Olentangy on Friday, Aug. 28, in the opener for both teams.
Field Hockey

Hunter's leukemia battle inspires Liberty

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team has had a lot of work to do during the offseason after losing nine players to graduation, including Miami University recruits Kendall Hunker and Madelyn Passerella.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Field hockey team is on radar

Coming off a season in which her team finished 13-4-1 overall, Upper Arlington High School field hockey coach Kelly Roderick hopes that success put the Golden Bears on the radar, both locally and statewide.
Commentary

Another prep football season ready to kick off

Coaches stress looking at the season one game at a time. We at ThisWeek Community News take a similar view with our football coverage, but with a little twist.
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Arts.Food.Fun

  • Table Talk

    JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEKNEWS
    John Lane, director of operations, poses for a portrait Aug. 20 inside the newly renovated dining space at the Winking Lizard Tavern, 1380 Bethel Road.

    With renovation, Winking Lizard hopes to stand out

    After a four-month construction project, the company is eager to show off the Bethel Road store.
  • The Delta Saints will be in concert Friday, Aug. 28, at the Rumba Cafe.

    Fischer's Fab 10

    The 10 best bets for this weekend.

Random notes

News and notes on Columbus' arts scene.
Actors' Theatre

'Miser' teaches money can't buy love

Actors' Theatre of Columbus will dust off a timeless classic for its last play of the 2015 season in Schiller Park. The Miser by Moliere will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, and at the same time every Thursday through Sunday through Sept. 6.
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