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Fairfield County EMA Releases New Mobile App

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The Fairfield County Emergency Management Agency now offers a new mobile app. The applications allows the community to sign up for alert notifications and to access the NOAA weather radio service as well as the OHGO traffic service. Jon Kochis, Fairfield County EMA director, said the goal is to keep residents in Fairfield County informed… Read More

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Hocking County Will Create New Policy For Lodging Tax Enforcement

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Discussion at the Hocking County Commissioners’ meeting on Thursday focused on preparations for a new lodging-tax enforcement policy. Hocking County Prosecutor Laina Fetherolf was present at the meeting to discuss and gather input for such a policy. “This, in theory, will be a county policy,” Fetherolf said. Eventually, townships will likely create mirror policies of… Read More

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Heroin Ring Dismantled In Portsmouth; 8 People Indicted

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A heroin trafficking ring is being dismantled in Portsmouth with the indictment of eight people from Portsmouth and Dayton, according to Police Chief Robert Ware and Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini. WSAZ-TV reports that investigators say during a three-month investigation from November 2013 through January 2014, the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force executed two search… Read More