Local postal service employees could be seeing some changes.
The Columbus district of the United States Postal Service held a meeting Wednesday evening at the Muskingum County Welcome Center.
Employees and the general public were invited to learn more about the Area Processing Feasibility Study that has been introduced as a way to potentially save the agency $478,000 annually. Reports show that mail volume has decreased by 20% since 2007.
Some community members are hoping to revitalize a historic building.
The 108-year-old Masonic Temple that's home to the Free Masons of Zanesville, is hosting a holiday bazaar with 22 vendors of all kinds and also an open house.
"It's one of the best kept secrets in Zanesville, it's a beautiful old historic treasure and we have people here that will be giving building tours and we also feel that there is a need to bring more people into the building as tenants as crafters,...
The wintry weather is here and so are the snow days. Several area school districts called off classes on Monday due to the weather.
Kevin Appleman Coordinator of Student Services for the City of Zanesville said that safety is of the utmost importance when determining whether or not schools will have a snow day. He said they try to notify students, faculty, and parents will in advance.
"Our Transportation Director Brian Carling and Matt Hiddle our Maintenance Director, they...
It was a magical run to the state final four last year for the Zanesville Blue Devils, but this year its time to wipe the slate clean and start from scratch. The new season for the Devils will feature a lot changes for Zanesville basketball fans and Jed DeMuesy breaks down what they can expect in our next team preview. (Cick on the Watch Video link to see the complete story)
On Monday night, the Zanesville Blue Devils barely stumbled in a 61-48 victory. In their final dress rehersal before East Liverpool, the Blue Devils did a little bit of everything in their Foundation Game against Thomas Worthington. The defense was sharp, and the offense clicked on the perimeter and in the paint. Tanner Gibson led all scorers with 21 points, newcomer Rian Burrell, a Columbus Beechcroft transfer, scored 15.
The Zanesville Fire Department is giving away free smoke detectors.
The ABC Wilson fund set up at the station provides the devices for free to families who may not be able to afford them. There are no eligibility requirements.
"I've seen some recent statistics that approximately 20 percent of the fires nationwide that occur, dwelling fires where there's either no smoke detectors or working smoke detectors," said Fire Chief Dave Lacy.
Zanesville city officials are working to strengthen their relationship with one local organization.
A Crime and Violence Committee meeting was held Monday night to discuss communication issues between the Zanesville Crime Stoppers and the police department. Member Don Jones addressed several problems the group has encountered with getting responses from the Z.P.D. It was decided that additional meetings were needed to seek a resolution.