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  • LORRIE CECIL/THISWEEKNEWS
    Wild Birds Unlimited manager Chris Sheley (left), and his parents, franchise owners Donna and Tom Sheley, pose in their new location at 6654 Sawmill Road in Dublin. Wild Birds Unlimited had been at their old location on Riverside Drive for 28 years.

    Wild Birds Unlimited makes new nest on Sawmill Road

    After nearly 30 years on Riverside Drive, a Wild Birds Unlimited franchise was forced this past summer to take wing.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Olde Sawmill Elementary School Principal Tyler Wolfe addresses students and faculty members during an assembly held Sept. 30 to inaugurate the new Discovery Playground.

    New Discovery Playground was community effort

    Rain might have kept Olde Sawmill Elementary School's celebration of the new Discovery Playground inside, but it couldn't keep students off the new equipment after school.
  • Centennial High School

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    Centennial High School Marching Band director Danny Gleich talks with bass drum player DeAnte Dale after the band's practice at the school Friday, Sept. 26. The band's ranks have doubled since Gleich took over as director.

    Stars' band ranks have doubled in past 4 years

    The ranks of the Centennial High School Marching Band have swelled in recent years.
Issues 6, 7 and 8

Three choices, 19 city charter changes for voters

Columbus voters will face Issues 6, 7 and 8 -- all amendments to the City Charter -- on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
Police Beat

Woman says daughter reports finding threatening note

A McPartlan Court woman told Columbus Division of Police officers her daughter made a startling discovery inside the garage Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. -- a note threatening to kill the girl's mother if she did not run away from home.
Columbus Marathon

Runners this year will start, finish at same spot

For the first time in its history, the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon will start and finish at the same place.
24th Ohio House District

Kunze faces challengers Hoff, Noble on Nov. 4 ballot

The Nov. 4 general-election ballot will include three candidates vying to represent the 24th Ohio House District.
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Sports

Coverage of Centennial and Watterson High School sports teams

Education

Columbus City School District news, including database searches

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