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  • Franklin County Fair

    Landon Moore, 14 months, rides the merry-go-round with his father, Tony Moore of Hilliard, at the Franklin County Fair Thursday, July 17.

    Attendance, proceeds surpass organizers' 2014 expectations

    Popular attractions and promotions, coupled with a healthy dose of cool, dry midweek weather, boosted attendance at the 2014 Franklin County Fair.
    The Norwich Township Fire Department and Ohio State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers recognized the Woodlands at the July 15 trustees meeting. Pictured (from left) are: Norwich Fire Chief Jeff Warren, Robert Woodland Jr., Robert Woodland Sr., Norwich Battalion Chief Greg Young and Flowers.

    Firefighters, citizens applauded for efforts

    Several official recognitions were on the agenda at the July 15 meeting of the Norwich Township Trustees.
  • Franklin County Junior Fair auction

    Siblings Tanner and Sydney Krebs, students at Central Crossing High School, each showcased grand champion animals at the 2014 Franklin County Fair. Sydney showed the grand champion beef feeder and her brother had the grand champion market steer.

    Competitors' hard work brings in trophies

    The Franklin County Junior Fair livestock auction, which concludes the Franklin County Fair, also is the culmination of about 18 months of work for hundreds of 4-H members.

Company to invest, add jobs for city tax break

Axalta Coating Systems will invest $2.2 million in equipment and machinery and $750,000 in building improvements in exchange for a 12-year, 50-percent property tax abatement, Hilliard Development Director David Meeks said.
Senior Citizen Hall of Fame

Former studio owner, educator to be honored Sept. 9

Nancy Moore and the late Perry Reall, an educator and coach for Hilliard schools, are the 2014 inductees into the Hilliard Senior Citizen Hall of Fame.

Charges dismissed but officer could be indicted

Felony drug charges against a Madison Township police officer and his wife were dismissed July 10 in Franklin County Municipal Court, but the case is still under investigation by Hilliard police.
Hilliard/Ray Patch YMCA

Center turns 10, invites residents to a party

The Hilliard/Ray Patch YMCA, 4515 Cosgray Road, will celebrate its 10th anniversary Sunday, July 27, with an open house and a "birthday party" open to the public.

Brown trustees set fire levy vote for July 28

Brown Township Trustees are set to meet in a special session at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, to decide whether to place a 5.12-mill fire levy on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Arts center construction

Two years of planning has shovels turning dirt

Officials were looking forward to breaking ground at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, on Center Street for an 8,000-square-foot Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center.

Arts council's drama camp slated July 28-Aug. 1

Children with an interest in theater and drama will take center stage during the Hilliard Arts Council's drama camp July 28 to Aug. 1 at the Hilliard Community Center, 3800 Veterans Memorial Drive.

Blood battle benefits musicians, agency

Hilliard Bradley, Darby and Davidson high schools are participating in the 2014 Hilliard Blood Battle of the Bands.

Show serves as send-off for thespians heading to Scotland

The Hilliard Davidson High School theater department will give a final stateside performance of Midsummer/Jersey at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the school's performing arts center, 5100 Davidson Road.
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