Severe weather may have caused a house fire on 841 Orchard Hill Road.
Fire crews were called out to the home shortly after 6 p.m.
Crews from Falls Township and Zanesville Fire Department responded to the call.
“Upon arrival we had fire coming out of the electrical panel, we were able to contain the to the electrical panel and basement of the house,” Lt. Brady Johnson of the Fall Township Fire Department said.
It’s official; South Zanesville appoints a new police chief, the third in just four months and as of now the only member of the force.
At ten this morning South Zanesville village officers announced Ray Wheeler as police chief and they are also hoping to hire two officers within the next week so the Village can finally have their police force back.
South Zanesville Mayor Herb Perry; “We are ready to have one, move on and have good things happen for our Village, the people...
Zanesville City School Board Members voted to cut eighteen teacher positions for the 2006-2007 school year today because of insufficient funds.
The cuts come as part of the school board’s efforts to get the district’s financial house in order.
“We are facing a deficit in fiscal year 2007 of $1.9 million,” Superintendent Michael Pockl said. “The state has placed us into financial caution which means we have to develop a plan within 30 to 60 days on how we are going abate...