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Holiday homecoming

Tuesday, Dec. 9, was just like any other day of preschool for 4-year-old Abigail Little and her 3-year-old sister, Christina.

Board tells angry groups: No meeting

Chaos briefly erupted during the Whitehall school board's regular monthly meeting last Thursday, Dec. 11, at Etna Road Elementary School after a spokesman for Unite Ohio demanded the board meet with the group.

City's 2014 sees development momentum, Fourth strife

Whitehall this year achieved much of the economic growth city officials had predicted, while working through some differences of opinion on other matters, including the staging of the city's Fourth of July carnival and salary raises for council members and city leaders.
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.
Gahanna

Gingerbread houses will be showcased at local businesses

Gingerbread houses embellished with such edibles as gumdrops, candy ribbon and icing will fill Gahanna storefronts, thanks to the Convention & Visitors Bureau's second annual gingerbread contest that's open to anyone through Friday, Dec. 19.

Shop gets derby fans ready to roll

Mack Schneider, a veteran member of the Ohio Roller Girls roller derby team, wants others to be able to take their skating to the next level.

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Groups’ demands for meeting rebuffed by Whitehall school board

Chaos briefly erupted during the Whitehall school board’s regular monthly meeting Thursday, Dec. 11, at Etna Road Elementary School after a spokesman for Unite Ohio demanded the board meet with the group.

Rising library designed with future in mind

In just a few months, the bales of insulation and steel beams will disappear, replaced by a new library for Whitehall to call its own.

Son of slain officer follows in father's footsteps

Seth McDowell, Hilliard's newest police officer, stopped picturing himself in law enforcement after his father's death in the line of duty.
July Fourth carnival

City gives up profit share to lure back concessions

Whitehall Auditor Dan Miller says he will assist the Whitehall Community Celebration Association in re-establishing its nonprofit status so the organization can resume its sponsorship of the city's Fourth of July carnival next year.

Council approves rezoning for facility at Ramada site

Whitehall City Council members at their Dec. 2 meeting approved a rezoning application from Reynoldsburg-based Wallick Communities.
Police beat

Whitehall: Russian roulette leads to first of three shootings

Whitehall's first fatal shooting of 2014 was the result of a game of Russian roulette, police say.

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