Thursday, July 29

DRUG BUST

Two people are facing drug charges following a traffic stop in Reynoldsburg. Tuesday, police stopped a car and during a search of the vehicles they found three guns, a large amount of narcotics, and more than $2,000. The investigation is ongoing.

ROAD WORK

Later today, the Ohio Department of Transportation plans to re-open the ramp from Ohio 37 north onto Ohio 16 eastbound. Additionally, beginning Monday, August 2, there will be a partial closure of River Road for approximately 21 days. Traffic will be able to access River Road from both South Main Street and SR16, however, drivers can only exit River Road via SR16. Access to businesses won't be impacted.

A NEW GOODWILL STORE

Licking Knox Goodwill Industries held a preview event Wednesday night for its new Goodwill at the Lake store at Buckeye Lake.

President/CEO Tim Young said the store features a wide range of items from clothing to crossbows. A ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony will be held Friday at 8:30 am.

MISSION TRIP

The next 11 months will be busy ones for OSU graduate Addie Kolda as she embarks on a mission trip to eleven different countries.

You can follow her adventures by going to her blog www.addiekolda.theworldrace.org. 

FINANCIAL INCENTIVE

The state is offering a financial incentive for all State of Ohio employees and spouses who receive a COVID-19 vaccination. State employees are eligible for a $100 financial incentive, while their spouses are eligible for a $25 financial incentive.

DESIGN REVIEW BOARD

Johnstown Village Council is accepting letters of interest for five terms on the newly established Design Review Board. Experience in architecture, construction, or design highly encouraged. Interested applicants must be available to participate in public meetings to be held on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information visit the Johnstown Facebook page.