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Income-tax hike needed, Painter says

Numerous Franklin County cities, including Bexley, Columbus, Grandview Heights, Upper Arlington, Whitehall and Worthington, have a 2.5 percent local income-tax rate.
Hilliard City Council

Four incumbents, three others have primary petitions

Election season starts earlier in Hilliard than many local municipalities because it is one of the few in Franklin County to have a primary election.

Bo's sports dome up and running

Bo Jackson's Elite Sports, the $9 million, 114,000-square-foot air-filled dome on Cosgray Road is making big first impressions since its opening Jan. 2.

Coming up

Steak fry, 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Hilliard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 493, 2436 Walcutt Road, Hilliard. Donations of $17 will cover the steak dinner and dessert. For details, visit

School board now will meet first and third Mondays

In an effort to collaborate with their municipal counterparts, Hilliard school board members said they changed their meeting schedule Jan. 9.
Police beat

Hilliard: Student won't be charged for having knife

Charges will not be filed against a juvenile who reportedly showed a knife to another student on a school bus en route to Memorial Middle School, 5600 Scioto Darby Road, according to the Hilliard Division of Police.

Locker Room closes after 41 years

Locker Room owner Ron Atherton said he didn't have a set date when he would retire and close the iconic store that has stood since 1981 at the corner of Cemetery and Lacon roads.

City touts new jobs for this year

Hilliard leaders expect to add hundreds of new jobs this year that will continue to increase the city's income-tax revenue.

No charges filed for alleged hack at Bradley High School

An investigation into an alleged computer hacking at Bradley High School apparently has concluded without any criminal charges being filed, according to the Hilliard Division of Police.

Coming up

Rotary Club of Hilliard, noon Thursdays at the Heritage Golf Club, 3525 Heritage Club Drive, Hilliard. For information, go to
District's plan for 2017

New middle school tops project list

Contractors will be busy in the Hilliard City Schools in 2017.
Police beat

Hilliard: Tools worth almost $2,000 are stolen

Tools worth almost $2,000 were reported stolen between 9:30 p.m. Dec. 28 and 8 a.m. Dec. 29 from a business in the 4600 block of Cosgray Road.

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