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Orr leaves New Albany chamber, Nelson to replace her as director

Courtney Orr resigned as executive director of the New Albany Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 13.

Brothers lay it all on the line in COSI chopper battle

Two New Albany-Plain Local students invented a blade-tangling system to hold the line against adult competitors Oct. 11 at the first Quadcopter Battle Tournament held at COSI.

Dressed to the canines

Levy-failure contingency cuts total $7.71 million

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Oct. 13 unanimously approved a list of cuts that would be made if Issue 3 fails in the Nov. 4 election.
Oct. 14 incident

Authorities seek source of high school bomb threat

The New Albany Police Department is continuing to search for a person who wrote a bomb threat last week in a New Albany High School girls restroom.
Police beat

New Albany: Theft of Dodge van under investigation

The New Albany Police Department is investigating the theft of a Dodge Caravan at 10:01 a.m. Oct. 10 from a business in the 9000 block of Smith's Mill Road.
Franklin County auditor

Nov. 4 race pits incumbent against UA councilman

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.

Children Services makes case for renewal levy passage Nov. 4

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.

Ealy House improvements will be on display soon

The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society will showcase renovations to the historic Ealy House at 6359 Dublin-Granville Road during a series of open houses in the next few weeks.
Jefferson Series

Audience members: Zakaria explained 'world issues'

Students and adults who heard journalist Fareed Zakaria speak Oct. 14 said they left with a better understanding of world issues and hope for the future.

Former addict assists others through jobs program

After losing everything to drugs, Dan Hurst got clean and used a $5 loan to rebuild his life and -- eventually -- to teach job skills to central Ohio's special-needs community.

Columbus Academy to present 'Jake's Women' Oct. 24-25

Columbus Academy Student Theatre will present Neil Simon's Jake's Women, a comedy with a witty perspective on modern relationships, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, at the school's Schoedinger Theatre, 4300 Cherry Bottom Road.
PBJ therapy horse

Rocky's road leads to Pataskala farm

Rocky might not look like a therapist, with his big brown eyes and long blond hair, but the 12-year-old horse has been helping PBJ Connections of Pataskala diagnose children's mental-health issues for the past four years.

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New Albany-Plain Local school board approves list of contingency cuts

The New Albany-Plain Local school board on Oct. 13 unanimously approved a list of cuts that would be made if Issue 3 fails in the Nov. 4 election.

New Albany High School evacuated after bomb threat found in girls bathroom

New Albany High School students were evacuated at 1 p.m. Oct. 14 after a bomb threat was found written on a wall inside a girls bathroom.

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