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Coming up

Speak Up for Children Breakfast, 7:15 to 9 a.m. Sept. 23 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, 50 N. Third St. The breakfast helps raise awareness and funds for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Franklin County, which advocates for abused and neglected children. Email sfrank@casacolumbus.org or visit casacolumbus.org.

Township to collect old items Oct. 1

Jackson Township will offer a cleanup service to township and Grove City residents from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Jackson Township Administration Office, 3756 Hoover Road, Grove City.
Arts in the Alley

Festival showcases local talents

Grove City resident Katherine Wexler won the Grove City Easel Award for the second time in three years at the 37th annual Arts in the Alley festival.

Report-card results mean 'work to do'

The South-Western City School District earned failing grades on three of the six components of the 2015-16 state report card released Sept. 15 by the Ohio Department of Education.
College Credit Plus

Taxpayers on hook for 'free' courses

"Free college credit" for seventh-graders and older students -- the lure of the popular dual-enrollment program that Ohio put into effect a year ago -- isn't free for school districts.
Police beat

Grove City: Authorities investigating potential Santa Maria Drive arson

The Jackson Township Fire Department and the Grove City Division of Police are investigating a fire in the 3800 block of Santa Maria Drive they believe could have been arson.

Y's expo, fun day benefits families, Live Strong program

The Grove City YMCA has planned a special day that will offer families fun and information.
Grove City High School

Reality hits home as Rose Parade marches nearer

A year after learning they were selected to participate in the 2017 Rose Parade in Pasadena, some members of the Grove City High School marching band still are processing the magnitude of the event.
Grove City High School

Students showing spirit this week

Grove City High School students might have spent a bit more time picking out what they wore to school this week.

South-Western earns three F's on state report card

The South-Western City School District earned failing grades on three of the six components of the 2015-16 state report card released Sept. 15 by the Ohio Department of Education.

Coming up

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On the move

Kimberly E. Shields of Grove City recently was named community-development manager for Grove City by Mayor Ike Stage.

Library notes

The following programs are offered by Southwest Public Libraries. For more information, visit swpl.org. For outreach services, call 614-875-6716, ext. 159.

Community news

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio will sponsor a household hazardous-waste mobile-collection event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Grove City Service Department, 3262 Ventura Blvd., Grove City.

College note

* Joshua K. Burkhouse of Grove City recently graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associate of Applied Science in business management.

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