With an increase of time people spend on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are jumping on their opportunity to scam the public through social media. Father’s Day, graduations and weddings are upon us, so it is not surprising to see more coupons for extreme deals at major retailers.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Matt Damschroder today announced that Ohio is the first state to implement two technology tools from Connect Our Kids. The tools will help children services professionals connect Ohio’s 3,100 foster youth with their forever family.… Read full story
The week following Thanksgiving isn’t just about shopping. Thanks to Giving Tuesday, it’s now a major time to support charity.
Taking place on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Giving Tuesday movement has helped raise more than $1 billion for online charitable giving worldwide since its creation in 2012. … Read full story
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio hunters checked 694 wild turkeys during the 2021 fall hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The 2021 fall season was open in 70 counties from Saturday, Oct. 9 to Sunday, Nov.… Read full story
This holiday season, supply chain problems, shipping delays, and inflation are making it even tougher to create and stick to a budget. However, these uncertainties mean that planning ahead and knowing your spending limits are more important than ever.
How can you build a holiday budget that will cover buying for everyone on your list while keeping you out of debt?… Read full story
Computer Security Day on November 30th reminds us to protect our computers. Every day, computers become faster and more advanced. Protecting the resources, tools, and information on them protects the people who use them, too.
Since the first home computer, how we use them has changed.… Read full story
COLUMBUS – Ohio Department of Insurance director Judith L. French urges people to winterize their property and secure adequate insurance now to minimize potentially costly repairs later due to Ohio’s harsh winter weather.
“It’s time for Ohioans to review their insurance policies and evaluate their financial protection needs for winter,” French said.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Nov 30, 2021
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A deputy was dispatched to the Kenyon College Campus Safety Office to make contact with a student advising that he had been extorted out of money.… Read full story
National Day of Giving encourages giving back. It takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.
We’ve just spent the weekend shopping and searching for the best possible deals. National Day Of Giving reminds us to give to those in need. Whether we look to our favorite causes or charities, it is a great reminder to lift others up during a generous time of year.… Read full story