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Local snaps championship cover for 'Sports Illustrated'

By day, he works in his father's classic car restoration shop. By night, he's a sports photographer whose work just appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Medal of Honor recipient

Williams brings message of honoring Gold Star families

A veteran who received the nation's highest military honor visited Grove City last week to say it's time for the families of service members to be recognized.

35 teachers recognized for passing rigorous Resident Educator tasks

The South-Western school board recognized district teachers who have successfully completed all five tasks in the Ohio Resident Educator Program at its meeting Monday evening, Jan. 26.
Police beat

Grove City: Shoplifting getaway attempt leads to robbery charges

Two suspected shoplifters were charged with robbery last week after they reportedly struck store security officers with their car as they attempted to flee from a Grove City store, Grove City police reported.

Council still not sold on Dollar General plans

Grove City's City Council again delayed voting on plans for a new Dollar General near Interstate 270.

Autism Game, tailgate raises funds, awareness

The Grove City High School National Honor Society hosted a tailgate party prior to the Greyhounds' boys basketball game against Pickerington North Friday, Jan. 23.

RecSchool registration begins Feb. 17

RecSchool, a Grove City Parks and Recreation preschool program, offers age-appropriate learning experiences for pre-kindergarten children ages 3 through 5 in Gantz Barn in Gantz Park, 2259 Home Road. Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be accepted from new families starting Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Winter Guard, percussion show Saturday

Central Crossing High School will host the 2015 Ohio Indoor Performance Association Winter Guard and Indoor Percussion competitions Saturday, Jan. 31.

Student magazine recognized as 'First Class'

The student staff members of Grove City High School's literary magazine, SLAM, probably already thought they put out a first class publication.

College notes

Danielle Shipley of Grove City was named to the 2014 dean's honor roll at Oklahoma City University.

On the move

Veteran firefighter/paramedics Shawn Quincel and Luke Smith were selected by the Jackson Township Board of Trustees for promotion to captain and lieutenant, respectively, during a special meeting Dec. 30.

Donations of prom dresses requested

Buckeye Christian Church and other local churches will host a Dresses for Divas event March 28, and are collecting prom dresses and accessories to present to local girls who would not otherwise be able to attend their prom.
600-acre Scioto Grove

Scioto River will be the star of new local Metro Park

Work is slated to begin this year on a new Metro Park near Grove City.

Registration for all-day, everyday kindergarten begins Feb. 2

Registration for all-day, every-day kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year begins Feb. 2 in the South-Western City School District.

Neighbors in the news

Courtney Dittman, a seventh-grader at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, was the winner of the Grove City Noon Lions Club Peace Poster Contest. She is the daughter of Meredith and Darin Dittman.

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