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    Summit Elementary School teachers Marianne Patterson, Pam Zwick, Tammy Groezinger and Megan Jenkins fight back tears at the July 15 school board meeting as they listen to Reynoldsburg Education Association Co-President David Schottner say he is leaving the district.

    District, REA remain far apart on contract offer

    With just days remaining before the contract between the Reynoldsburg school district and its teachers expires July 31, the two sides appear far apart on reaching another agreement.

Council: Timing isn't right to seek income-tax hike

After months of discussion about how to solve the city’s revenue woes, Reynoldsburg City Council members decided to table a proposal to raise the city’s income tax from 1.5 percent to 2 percent but left the door open to revisit a tax-credit reduction.

Mayor gives parks and rec director $10,000 pay raise

Mayor Brad McCloud's decision to use executive authority to give Reynoldsburg's parks and recreation director a $10,000 raise isn't sitting well with Councilman Cornelius McGrady III, who said Monday he will not support a city income tax request because of it.

Blacklick family finds harmony in honey-harvesting hobby

Beekeeping is all about health and wellness for the eight-member Parker family of Blacklick.
Etna Township

Rescinded JEDZ makes Route 310 project uncertain

The Etna Township trustees on July 7 voted 3-0 in a special meeting to remove a joint economic-development zone from the Aug. 5 special-election ballot, leaving the fate of a state Route 310 widening project in limbo, according to township officials.

Pit bull ban to get 'up or down' council vote July 28

Reynoldsburg City Council members will vote on whether to drop the ban on pit bulls and allow chickens within city limits at the next full council meeting.
Police beat

Vandals damage vehicles on four city streets

Reynoldsburg police are investigating several reports of vehicles being vandalized between July 13 and July 15.

Circus will set up at Civic Park July 28 and 29

Clowns, acrobats, aerial daredevils on high wires, a "dog and pony show" and yes -- even full-size elephants -- will arrive in Reynoldsburg with the Carson & Barnes Circus.
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