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Granville Rotary, Taste of Granville, 5 to 8 p.m. April 25 at the Bryn Du Mansion, 537 Jones Road in Granville. Proceeds will support the Granville Rotary's service projects. For information about tickets, visit or go to Rotary Taste of Granville on Facebook.

ZIP-code change irks affected neighbors

New Albany's petition to the U.S. Postal Service to consolidate the three ZIP codes in the city's International Personal Care and Beauty Campus to New Albany's 43054 had some unintended consequences, according to neighbors and city officials.

Sunny dispositions

The annual event, billed as the Beach Bash, was held at Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark.

Etna Township Trustee: Road levy would map paving plan for years

For the fourth time since 2012, Etna Township trustees will ask voters to support a levy for road repairs.
Police beat

Licking County: Officers poised to close robbery case from 2013

The Pataskala Division of Police is a few steps from closing a year-and-a half-old robbery case.

Tree sale plants seeds of conservation

This rainy spring has emphasized the need to plant trees in Licking County wherever possible, said Denise Natoli Brooks, acting administrator for the Licking County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Ward 4 charter reviewer sought

Pataskala's charter-review commission is one member short after Pete Nix stepped down last week.

Military service spurs Walthers to give back

Andy and Ann Walther said they had a special reason to write a check for $8,000 to augment Pataskala residents' donations to acquire two new police dogs for the city.
Police beat

Pataskala: Man allegedly tried to entice girls into truck

The Pataskala Division of Police is investigating a report concerning a man who approached two girls April 6.

Chamber's annual bash will invoke fun in the sun

Although it is being billed as a "Beach Bash," guests are discouraged from attending this week's BizFest and Taste of Licking County in Speedos or a bikini.

King: Preparation is key to attracting new businesses

Pataskala officials need to update the marketing materials sent to companies interested in locating in the city's business park and have incentive packages ready to offer, according to city administrator Benjamin King.

Donations will cover cost of new police dogs

In less than two months, Pataskala residents raised more than $16,000 to purchase two police dogs.

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