You can give the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood.
A blood drive will be held next Thursday, December 29th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville. Red Cross Development Director, Troy Alford, says there is always a demand for blood.
"Five percent of the United States gives blood. 95 percent of the rest of the United States depends on the five percent that give blood," said Alford.
Thousands gathered along the Maysville Pike Sunday to watch the annual South Zanesville Holiday Parade.
The Parade highlighted creativity with a variety of uniquely designed floats. This year they even introduced a new theme.
"But this year really seemed to get people going. It was a Wild West Christmas. Almost everybody got into the feel of it. I think everybody likes the country theme, the music, the decorations, the floats, they were absolutely phenomenal,...
The Ohio State Highway Patrol had troopers out in full force over the holiday to look for drunk drivers.
The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says since noon on Christmas Eve, they arrested two people for drunk driving. Troopers say, that number is the same as last year. The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol says troopers arrested one person drunk driving. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol did not have its DUI arrest total available....
It's traditionally the busiest time of the year and the holidays are notorious for good cheer. But does that good cheer start as early as the busiest shopping day of the year? WHIZ reporter Audry Kensicki investigates.
Shoppers lined the sidewalks early this morning just waiting for their first shot at holiday bargains.
"The early morning crowd looked a little bigger than it did last year, so that's got us optimistic," said Kevin Pinson of the Colony Square Mall. "...