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Council: Timing isn't right to seek income-tax hike

After months of discussion about how to solve the city’s revenue woes, Reynoldsburg City Council members decided to table a proposal to raise the city’s income tax from 1.5 percent to 2 percent but left the door open to revisit a tax-credit reduction.

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St. Stevan of Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church, annual Serbian Festival, noon to 10 p.m. July 26, at the church, 1840 N. Cassady Ave.

District, REA remain far apart on contract offer

With just days remaining before the contract between the Reynoldsburg school district and its teachers expires July 31, the two sides appear far apart on reaching another agreement.

Blacklick family finds harmony in honey-harvesting hobby

Beekeeping is all about health and wellness for the eight-member Parker family of Blacklick.
Etna Township

Rescinded JEDZ makes Route 310 project uncertain

The Etna Township trustees on July 7 voted 3-0 in a special meeting to remove a joint economic-development zone from the Aug. 5 special-election ballot, leaving the fate of a state Route 310 widening project in limbo, according to township officials.

Mayor gives parks and rec director $10,000 pay raise

Mayor Brad McCloud's decision to use executive authority to give Reynoldsburg's parks and recreation director a $10,000 raise isn't sitting well with Councilman Cornelius McGrady III, who said Monday he will not support a city income tax request because of it.

Pit bull ban to get 'up or down' council vote July 28

Reynoldsburg City Council members will vote on whether to drop the ban on pit bulls and allow chickens within city limits at the next full council meeting.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Vandals damage vehicles on four city streets

Reynoldsburg police are investigating several reports of vehicles being vandalized between July 13 and July 15.

Circus will set up at Civic Park July 28 and 29

Clowns, acrobats, aerial daredevils on high wires, a "dog and pony show" and yes -- even full-size elephants -- will arrive in Reynoldsburg with the Carson & Barnes Circus.

Fresh from the fields

'Second thoughts' delay vote on tax hike

Reynoldsburg City Council was expected to vote Monday, July 14, on whether to ask residents to approve an income tax increase in November but opted instead to send the issue back to the finance committee for further discussion.

July events focus on recognizing human trafficking

Recognizing the signs of human trafficking and training people to respond to those signs is the goal behind two public awareness events in July, according to Reynoldsburg City Councilman Cornelius McGrady III.

New deal may cut fees for trash collection

Monthly trash-collection costs may drop next year for Reynoldsburg residents if city council members approve a new contract with Rumpke Waste Removal and Recycling.
Police beat

Reynoldsburg: Store reports theft of $900 Spider-Man comic book

This theft is no laughing matter: Reynoldsburg police are looking for a thief with a yen for rare comic books.

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