The 8000 corrections officers at Ohio Prisons will lose part of their so-called “roll-call pay” on July 1st, but not as large a chunk as the Taft Administration wanted.
Since 1986, the guards have received roll-call pay of 45 minutes a day for showing up 10 minutes early so they can get to their assigned posts on time. Some are long distances from the institution check-in-point. That costs the State 21 million dollars a year.
A forty-six-year-old cirriculum coordinator in the Reynoldsburg School District has resigned after being accused of disclosing details about a state writing proficiency tests for students.
Laura Lawrence, who hasd been with the district for 25 years, quit her job yesterday.
Lawrence was placed on leave March 5th, the School Board President says the board was prepared to fire her for telling other teachers about the exam, but her resignation has brought an end to the matter...
The 2004 Carr Center Cake Auction starts Thursday. But Wednesday evening cake lovers flooded the Colony Square Mall to vote on the Best Incentive cakes for Thursday and Friday and the People’s Choice for Thursday and Friday.
According to Sonya Mawhorter, the People’s Choice for Thursday: 1st place: cake #60: Dollar General 2nd place: cake #82: Animal Shelter 3rd place: cake #174: Suzie’s Favorites and Tiffany’s Treasures
The cost of a good education is on the rise and many students are having trouble keeping up with it.
On Tuesday Zane State College School Board approved a tuition increase of six percent. That would raise the cost form 72 dollars per quarter hour to 76 dollars.
Rising teacher salaries coupled with shrinking State funds are among the reasons blamed for the soaring tuition at Ohio’s Public Colleges. So far this year, the University of Cincinnati and Central State...
The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports that the 911 phone number is not available right now in some parts of the county. They are asking the public to call another set of numbers if you have an emergency.
Those numbers are: 345-1177 345-3710 349-6758
Any of these numbers are valid. They did not indicate how long this will last or when it will be fixed.