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Centennial High School

Students to perform in 'Hairspray'

Hairspray was a movie that was turned into a musical which was turned into a movie.
Columbus Division of Fire

Paxton looks to retirement, reflects on career

Gregory A. Paxton has two major plans when he retires: Buy property in the Caribbean and teach at the university level.
Columbus Division of Fire

Four apply to replace Chief Paxton

Four candidates are looking to replace Gregory Paxton, the retiring chief of the Columbus Division of Fire.
Police beat

Northwest Columbus: Woman says man is threatening her

A Stanburn Road woman, 28, said at 8:39 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, a man she once considered moving in with has been harassing her by email, on Facebook and through text messages.

Library nears fundraising goal as work continues

The Columbus Metropolitan Library Foundation is one step closer to its fundraising goal of $20 million for the Great Libraries Create program.

Police reach out to minority groups

Officials with the city of Columbus have rolled out a new safety program designed to strengthen the relationship between the Division of Police and the city's black, immigrant and gay communities.
St. Patrick's Day

Celebration will have many new elements

The Columbus St. Patrick's Day celebration March 17 will reflect some major changes this year.

Coming up

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Bowl for Kids' Sake annual bowling fundraising event, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 7 at the Columbus Square Bowling Palace, 5707 Forest Hills Blvd. In addition to bowling, the family-friendly event includes face painting, music, balloon art, mascots and a photo booth. All participants will enjoy a giant cake, free hot dogs and chips and soft drinks. For information on Bowl for Kids' Sake or to register to fundraise and bowl, visit
Meadow Park Church of God

Satellite campus anniversary to be celebrated

Members of Meadow Park Church of God will be celebrating the one-year anniversary of establishing a Powell campus on Sunday, March 1.
Columbus Division of Fire

Four seek to replace retiring Chief Paxton

Four candidates are vying to replace Gregory A. Paxton, the retiring chief of the Columbus Division of Fire.
Henderson Award

NWCA pushing early in its quest for nominees

No one received the Anna Mildred Henderson Award, named for the woman who founded the Northwest Civic Association, last year.

Organizational meeting is set to update area plan

An organizational meeting for residents who want to work on updating the Northwest Plan is scheduled for Thursday, March 5.

Pre-K enrollment begins April 1

Columbus City Schools will accept full-day pre-kindergarten applications beginning April 1.

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Energetic Rinehart remembered as 'visionary' mayor

Funeral services were held at New Hope Reformed Church in Powell Monday, Feb. 23, for former Columbus mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart, who died at his home Feb. 18 after battling pancreatic cancer since 2013.
Police beat

Northwest: Stolen identification used to file tax returns

A 54-year-old Sethwick Road man, contacted Columbus police Feb. 18 at 8:45 p.m. after discovering five days earlier that someone had filed income tax returns in his name with both the state of Ohio and the Internal Revenue Service.

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