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Mike DeWine, Wilmington resident say beware of scams

Mike DeWine, Wilmington resident say beware of scams

Attorney General says shoppers should know rights By Nathan Kraatz nkraatz@civitasmedia.com   WILMINGTON — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine — as well as a local resident — cautions consumers to watch for potential scams this holiday season. DeWine also encourages shoppers to know their rights. Terry Logan said he hadn’t used his debit card since […]

Festival set to HoliDazzle

Festival set to HoliDazzle

By Nathan Kraatz nkraatz@civitasmedia.com   A float from 2013’s HomeTown HoliDazzle illuminated parade heads down Main Street in downtown Wilmington. WILMINGTON — ‘Tis not yet the season for Christmas, but it is the season for post-Thanksgiving HomeTown HoliDazzle. The ninth annual HomeTown HoliDazzle illuminated parade and festival will be Saturday, Nov. 28, featuring activities and […]

Gallia K-9 Shelter renovation under way

Gallia K-9 Shelter renovation under way

By Dean Wright deanwright@civitasmedia.com A Gallia County maintenance crew member works on repairing the ceilings and heating implements of the Gallia County K-9 Shelter. GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County K-9 Shelter is going through ceiling renovation after the institution experienced lower numbers in animal population, which gave workers a chance to go about repairing old […]

Christmas tree donated for Fayette County Courthouse lawn

Christmas tree donated for Fayette County Courthouse lawn

By Martin Graham mgraham@civitasmedia.com A large tree donated by Custom Landscape Contractors President Jaret Bishop was placed on the courthouse lawn recently thanks to efforts by Jim Garland and Parrish Towing and Transport. The holidays are upon Fayette County and the courthouse lawn in Washington C.H. will be brighter after several county businesses helped to […]

Wilmington High School grad Tim Wilson talks about Paris attacks

Wilmington High School grad Tim Wilson talks about Paris attacks

Former Clinton County resident coaching in France By Gary Huffenberger ghuffenberger@civitasmedia.com From left, Raphaël Wilson and his father, Tim Wilson, a 1973 graduate of Wilmington High School and longtime resident of France. Raphaël plays pro basketball in France and his father coaches there. LYON, FRANCE — Clinton County Sports Hall of Famer Tim Wilson has […]

Black bear sighting in Adams County

Black bear sighting in Adams County

By Patricia Beech pbeech@civitasmedia.com   A black bear was recently sighted in northern Adams County. Even though black bears are reclusive animals, their slowly increasing numbers in the southern Ohio area have led to more frequent sightings. According to wildlife authorities, the majority of bears spotted in southern Ohio are juvenile males searching for new […]

Rachel Hale shoots video at Hillsboro High School football field

Rachel Hale shoots video at Hillsboro High School football field

By Jeff Gilliland jgilliland@civitasmedia.com   Rachel Hale, front, center, shoots a scene for her upcoming Christmas video “Can You Hear the Sound?” with members of the Hillsboro High School Band on Friday evening at Richards Memorial Field. Shelby Wertsbaugh, far left, a 2008 Hillsboro High School graduate, is producing Rachel Hale’s video. Local photographer Emmy […]

Roosters coming to Washington Court House

Roosters coming to Washington Court House

Dakota’s Roadhouse to be converted by mid-March By Ryan Carter Martin Graham | Record-Herald The Dakota’s Roadhouse at 120 Crossing Drive in Washington C.H. will be converted to a Roosters Wings by mid-March 2016, according to a spokesman from the Roosters southern Ohio franchise. The Dakota’s Roadhouse in Washington C.H. will soon be converted into […]