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Franklin County Ballot Issue 6

Levy not about downtown zoo, official says

Tom Stalf is adamant: Issue 6 is not about a downtown zoo.


Teachers' pay freeze comes to an end with three-year deal

Teachers in Whitehall will receive a pay increase for the first time in three years following approval of a new pay agreement by school board members last week.

City hopes for crowd to scour streets for litter

The city of Whitehall will kick off a two-week cleanup effort with its Tackle the Trash event from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 26.

Tax abatement set for dental office on Main Street

Whitehall City Council is expected to approve a two-year income-tax incentive for Alpha Dental upon its occupation of the former Photographics of Columbus building, 4121 E. Main St.
Police beat

Whitehall: Stories don't jibe in alleged stabbing attempt at apartment

Whitehall police arrested a woman last week after she allegedly threatened a man with a knife.
Small Business Community Heroes

ThisWeek, Direct Energy to recognize community service

Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News announce the launch of the first-ever Columbus Small Business Community Heroes award program. Nominations are being accepted until May 29. The online nomination form can be found by visiting

Behind bars for a cause

During the event, people were “arrested” and asked to raise money for their release. Proceeds will go to T.O.U.C.H. – Teaching Opportunity Unity by Connecting Hearts – which helps those released from prison to re-enter society.
'Differences of opinion'

Parks director will stay put after conflict with mayor

Despite the recent tumult between them, Whitehall Parks and Recreation Director Steve Carr and Mayor Kim Maggard appear prepared to move forward together on the city's goals to improve recreational programming and build a community center.

District redraws lines for next year's elementary schoolers

In an effort to control overcrowding, Whitehall City School District officials have redrawn attendance boundaries for the district's three elementary schools.

Rezoning clears way for Main Street dental office

Alpha Dental will open its second central Ohio location later this year after obtaining the rezoning necessary to accommodate patient parking at the 8,000-square-foot facility at 4121 E. Main St.

City's Easter egg hunt set for 10 a.m. Saturday

The Whitehall Community Celebration Association will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt beginning promptly at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at John Bishop Park, 4920 Etna Road.
Police beat

Whitehall: 'Nonchalant' man slowly departs robbery scene

Whitehall police reported a robbery at Nail Spa, 3604 E. Main St., at 11:30 a.m. April 2.

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