Geauga County school districts Newbury Local Schools and Berkshire Local Schools are considering a merger in order to deal with the budget problems that have plagued districts across Ohio.
Butler County Court of Common Pleas Judge Michael Sage ordered the Village of New Miami to temporarily shut down its automated traffic cameras last week while the Ohio Supreme Court deliberates on Toledo’s “traffic court” administrative hearing system, which New Miami’s system was modeled after.
State Rep. Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) has introduced a bill that she says will clarify Ohio’s concealed handgun laws, following an incident last month when New Albany officials detained a parent for carrying a firearm while picking up his child at school.
The DataOhio Initiative, an ambitious open-government proposal from two Republican legislators, received a fourth hearing in a subcommittee of the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee this week.
Sardinia resident Heather Cook recently pled guilty to felony food stamp fraud charges resulting from an investigation by the Highland County Sheriff and Highland County Department of Job and Family Services, the latest in a string of similar cases across Ohio.
An additional 53 charges were added to the case against State Representative Peter Beck (R-Mason) last week, the latest development in an investment and securities fraud investigation prompted by a lawsuit filed in the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas.
Ron Feathers and David White have run into opposition for their efforts to streamline Washington County government after being elected as county commissioners in 2012 with the support of local conservatives, as The Marietta Times has noted.
Documents recently unsealed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office detail the State of Ohio’s case against Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly, alleging a pattern of graft and corruption extending nearly half a decade.
Bettsville Schools in northwestern Ohio declared a fiscal emergency last week, fueling long-running discussions of a potential merger with a neighboring school district.
Responding to Media Trackers reporting, the Ohio National Guard (ONG) has denied involvement in the planning and execution of a training drill where Second Amendment supporters with “anti-government” views were depicted as domestic terrorists.