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April 16, 2016 - 3:34pm
1 week 5 days ago

In the act to keep our city clean our friends at American Pride Power Equipment is having a 'Community Clean-Up day.'

Clean up day is a community-wide effort that aims to pick up trash from the city's streets and on and off ramps. Volunteer Sean Brady said today was a perfect day to get out and service the community.

"The winter months there are always stuff that are left behind nobody is outside so this time of the year it's always nice to get out and clean everything up...

April 16, 2016 - 3:17pm
1 week 5 days ago

One local bank is helping towards the fight against identity theft by offering free document shredding.

The Community Bank hosted their 2nd Annual 'Community Shred Day' Saturday morning. Vice President and Office Manager, Community Bank Cindy Jackson said this is a safe way to dispose some of your personal documents.

"Last year we had collected about 5,160 pounds and we preserved 44 trees and so many gallons of water and land filled areas and electric. We are also...

April 16, 2016 - 3:07pm
1 week 5 days ago

One local business took their 3rd year anniversary celebration to the gridiron.

Supzilla opened it doors 3 years ago with a grand opening that drew in the entire community. A grand opening that has become a tradition they plan to uphold each year. Saturday they are continued the celebration with an even bigger and better bash.

"Just a good way to give back, get people trying new stuff and a lot of sales. Just to bring people in, it's great for local businesses too. We...

April 16, 2016 - 2:57pm
1 week 5 days ago

The kick-off for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Bowl for Kids Sake Fundraiser happened Saturday.

This year, the organization is celebrating it's 33rd Anniversary of the 3 day long 'Bowl for Kids Sake' event with a Star Wars theme. Development Coordinator for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Debby Knaup said the money raised will go directly towards the support for the kids.

"We serve over 400 children, through our community and school based program. That just helps with all of...

April 16, 2016 - 2:52am
2 weeks 23 hours ago

 The founder of Donald's Donuts has died.  Donald Warne Sr. ran the very popular Zanesville business from 1960 to 2007.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman and former state champion long bow archer in North Carolina.  He was a license pilot and also had his helicopter license. Warne started working in a bakery with his family in Asheville, North Carolina. The first Donald's Donuts started in 1960 in Cherokee, North Carolina and then moved to Pine Street in 1960....

April 15, 2016 - 5:53pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

 Alert, lock-down, inform, counter, and evacuate (ALICE) is what you are supposed to do in an active shooter situation. The Muskingum County Safety Council is focusing on that message for this months meeting.

The Safety Council meeting is being held on Wednesday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the morning at the Zanesville Country Club. Investigator Bethany Hayes will lead the ALICE training session and help local employers prepare for an active shooter incident. President of...

April 15, 2016 - 4:37pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

 750 area seniors watched as sirens blared and emergency crews arrived to the scene of a two car head on collision at the Zanesville campus of Mid-East for a mock crash.

The performance was narrated by Sheriff Matt Lutz and organized by students in the 'Students Against Destructive Decisions Club' who acted during the crash along with local law enforcement, ambulance services, fire departments and med flights personnel. The event takes place every- other year on the day before...

April 15, 2016 - 4:25pm
1 week 4 days ago

A familiar face is up for grabs at the animal shelter society this week.

You may recognize Bailey, the 9 year old Lab mix because, she was 'Pet of the Week' just recently with a fee but, now she is absolutely free to adopt and she also comes along with a free bed and 6 months supply of pet food.

"Anyone that is interested at all please come in and spend some time with her. You can see she's just a great dog and just getting a little up in her years and would be great for a...

April 15, 2016 - 4:13pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Seven local high schools came together today to compete in a math quiz contest.

The 6th Annual Math Morning event was held at Ohio University Zanesville campus in Elson Hall Auditorium Friday. The room was packed with students and faculty from each school for support and to cheer on the individual teams. The focus in each of the two contests was on foundations and no calculator will be required or allowed. Philo High School Math Teacher, Jenny Swingle said this is something the...

April 15, 2016 - 4:05pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

As warmer weather reaches the Y-City, so does road construction around the area..

The City of Zanesville Department of Public Service announced, beginning Monday April 18, you can expect lane restrictions on the north and south bound lanes of Maysville Avenue from Putnam Avenue to State Route 719. Sewer Maintenance workers will work to repair manholes and catch basins. Drivers should use caution and be prepared to change lanes. The project is expected to be complete by Friday April 29...

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