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    The Braden family — (from left) David Sr., David Jr., David III, Destiny, Debbi, Kayla and Dustin — walk the track during the Relay For Life of Pataskala on July 12 at the Watkins Memorial High School stadium.

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Two West Licking fire levies on fall ballot

The West Licking Joint Fire District will seek two levy renewals in November.

Fire chief appeals second firing

David Fulmer's attorneys filed an appeal July 15 in Licking County Common Pleas Court to the West Licking Joint Fire District board's July 10 decision to fire the chief a second time.

Boals could be named assistant police chief

Pataskala City Council plans at a future meeting to review a potential salary increase and title change for police Capt. Michael Boals.
Police beat

Recent traffic stop results in three citations

The Pataskala Division of Police cited three people, two of them for OVI, following a traffic stop July 15.

Southwest Licking board will seek five-year operating levy

Southwest Licking school board members on July 17 voted 4-1 to place a five-year, substitute renewal emergency operating levy on the November ballot.

Licking Heights to add six modulars at high school

The Licking Heights school board on June 10 voted 5-0 to purchase six refurbished modular classrooms for Licking Heights High School.
New Albany business park

Multiple ZIP codes cause confusion and concerns

A convoluted situation in New Albany's Business Park East is starting to affect Johnstown and Pataskala.
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