The Columbus City Council could vote as soon as June 28th on controversial proposal to ban smoking in most public places.
Council Member Charleta Tavares, who heads the Health Committee, promised a rapid response to the Smoke-free Columbus Proposal with two public hearings in the next two weeks, followed by legislation and a council vote.
It remains to be seen whether the legislation will contain everything sought by Smoke-free Columbus. Its proposal would ban smoking in...
The two men arrested for their alleged connection to a drug deal near the East Pike in April were back in Judge Mark Fleegle’s courtroom Monday morning.
On April 14th 53-year-old Rodney Colucy of Arizona, plead not guilty to one count of trafficking in marijuana and one count possession of marijuana. But according to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, Monday Colucy withdrew that plea and plead guilty to both counts.
Former President Ronald Reagan’s death has affected not only National and International leaders but our local politicians as well.
State Representative Jim Aslinides says he was saddened by the news, but says President Reagan did a lot for our country including our area.
He says, “Living through the Alzheimer’s experience both him and his family have had it pretty rough, but to accredit to those people they were truly great Americans. Ronald Reagan did a lot for us here in...
The Gus Macker Tournament may be over but the numbers are still coming in and according to Downtown Manager Dana Matz, those numbers add up to success.
Matz says this year’s tournament’s emphasis was on sportsmanship and conduct on the court. Two players were arrested for misconduct on Saturday. He says compared to last year the numbers were slightly down. Approximately 22-thousand as opposed to last year’s 25-thousand, but despite that Matz says Gus Macker was a success. ...