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Fairfield County Confirms First COVID-19 Case

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LANCASTER, Ohio – Fairfield County reported its first positive case of the Coronavirus Tuesday. According to a news release from the Fairfield County Health Department (FDH), the person is being isolated. The release goes on to include, “FDH is working to identify close contacts of this resident and will contact anyone who would require testing… Read More

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Fifteen Arrested After Multi-County Methamphetamine Bust

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LANCASTER, Ohio (WOUB) — Fifteen people have been indicted in Fairfield, Hocking, and Pickaway counties after a multi-county drug trafficking operation. The Fairfield-Athens-Logan-Circleville Major Crimes Unit announced Friday that “Operation Krystal Ball” broke up an organization that distributed more than 62 and a half pounds of methamphetamine across Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway, and Franklin counties. The… Read More

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Bridges & Backroads Tour


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Get ready for an amazing afternoon exploring some of the beautiful covered bridges and scenic countryside of Fairfield County as part of the inaugural Covered Bridge Festival at Alley Park. This guided tour takes you back to the time when horses ruled the roads. Join your tour guide at Alley Park and explore the George… Read More

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Dinner on a Bridge


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Elegant dinner on the Zeller-Smith Bridge at Sycamore Creek Park in Pickerington, OHKick off the Fairfield County Covered Bridge Festival in style! Join us for the one-of-a-kind experience of dining on an historic covered bridge in Pickerington’s gorgeous Sycamore Creek Park. This elegant meal features an autumnal menu and will be catered by the wonderful… Read More

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New Pollution Guidelines For EPA

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An Ohio Supreme Court ruling could change how environmental regulators impose pollution limits on state bodies of water. The court said last week that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency must give out public notices and hold hearings before issuing pollution limits. The ruling stems from an issue involving a wastewater-treatment plant in Fairfield County. Commissioners… Read More