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The decision by online retail company Amazon to build in an Etna business park should put the community on the proverbial map, Etna Township Trustee John Carlisle said.
Pataskala City Council on Nov. 16 voted 6-0, with Bryan Lenzo absent, to approve additional expenses for the $2 million Main Street improvement project.
City administrator Benjamin King said Pataskala is advertising to fill the public-services director's position and also will begin accepting proposals from contractors to provide engineering services to the city in 2016.
The Licking Heights school board decided in a Nov. 19 special meeting to move forward with plans for a new funding request in March.
Thieves targeted all-terrain vehicles in the past two weeks, according to Pataskala police:
The 67th annual Licking County Courthouse Christmas Lighting will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, in Newark.
CCL Label has plans to construct a 70,000-square-foot manufacturing facility within the next two years in the New Albany International Business Park's Personal Care and Beauty Campus, according to city officials.
Pataskala Division of Police Chief Bruce Brooks said he hoped to hire another police officer next year but his request might be delayed until 2017 if Licking County begins charging for dispatching services provided by the Licking County Joint Communications Center.
A group of New Albany runners has organized a Thanksgiving Day run to benefit two food pantries and local families in need.
Jennifer Kuntz created a summer job for herself so her special-education students wouldn't lose their jobs over the summer.
Licking County students named to the honor roll for the first grading period of the 2015-16 school year at St. Charles Preparatory School in Columbus are: Samuel Sullivan, Nicholas Arnold, Roger Walther, Vincent DiCocco and Victor Shilling.
Local school districts
Veterans were honored by local students last week during Veterans Day observances hosted by Pataskala's school districts.
A student at Pataskala Elementary School, 395 S. High St., was caught attempting to burn marijuana at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the school, according to the Pataskala Division of Police.