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Operation Evergreen

Annual project sends holiday cheer to troops

Soldiers stationed overseas will open some early holiday gifts this year -- fragrant, 6-foot white pines or Fraser firs donated by more than 40 tree farms and ready to trim with ornaments handmade by Ohio schoolchildren.

Slate Ridge Elementary repeats as award-winner

Stellar scores on this year's state report card led to Slate Ridge Elementary School receiving its fifth-consecutive School of Promise award and its second High Performing School of Honor award from the Ohio Department of Education.

Donations fund new gravestone for city's founder

After nearly 160 years, the headstone marking the grave of James C. Reynolds -- for whom Reynoldsburg is named -- was nearly illegible, weathered into obscurity like other grave markers from the 1800s at Fairmount Cemetery in Jacksontown.

Grocery store owner pistol-whipped, robbed of $300

Reynoldsburg police continue to search for an armed robber who terrorized customers and pistol-whipped the owner of a Livingston Avenue grocery store in broad daylight last week.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: 'Very intoxicated' man hands over bags of marijuana

Police charged a man with drug abuse at 9:52 p.m. Nov. 10 in front of a business in the 7000 block of East Main Street.
Franklin County auditor's report

Only 1.5 percent of triennial-update values challenged

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo attributes public acceptance of a new normal concerning real-estate values as the reason for a significant reduction in the number of property owners disputing property evaluations.

Santa breakfast set at Wesley Ridge

The Wesley Ridge Guild will serve a "Pancake Breakfast with Santa" from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Wesley Ridge Retirement Community, Kimes Chapel, 2229 Taylor Park Drive.

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Poppies for remembrance

City to spend $1 million on water, sewer projects

Reynoldsburg City Council approved contracts Monday, Nov. 10, that will kick off about $1 million in water and sewer projects to be paid from the water department’s capital improvement projects (CIP) fund.
Pine Quarry Park

No money in city budget to replace two bridges

Reynoldsburg city officials and residents agree that two pedestrian bridges in Quarry Park need to be replaced.

Helping Hands gearing up for the holidays

A hungry family could be living closer to you than you think, according to the director of the Reynoldsburg Helping Hands food pantry.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: First date ends with woman injured, man charged

Reynoldsburg police arrested a 36-year-old man on a misdemeanor charge of possessing a weapon while intoxicated after he allegedly injured his date by cutting her throat.
Keeping SCOR

Fall brings changes to Reynoldsburg Senior Center

"Time and change will surely show ..."

Open house includes electronics recycling

The Reynoldsburg Truro Historical Society will hold its monthly open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, to showcase its museum and give residents a chance to learn more about the history of Reynoldsburg.

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