(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio will observe the state’s second annual Overdose Awareness Day on Wednesday, Aug. 31 and begin recognition of September’s Recovery Month. Established in 2021 by Senate Bill 30, Ohio Overdose Awareness Day aims to raise public awareness and remember the lives lost to the ongoing national opioid epidemic.… Read full story
Activities and events planned at parks across the state!
COLUMBUS, Ohio – It may be nearing the end of summer but it’s not the end of fun at Ohio State Parks. With a full lineup of activities offered throughout the state, there is adventure in every direction!… Read full story
Update: This Endangered Missing Adult Alert has been cancelled.
FRED L DANSBY
Weight: 140 lbs
Hair Color: Gray
Eye Color: Brown
Description: Mr. Fred Dansby suffers from Dementia, Glaucoma, high-blood pressure, and sepsis.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for 10 projects set to create 767 new jobs and retain 2,032 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding today’s news reports that Honda and LG will build a battery plant for electric vehicles in the United States at a site to be determined:
“Ohio’s advanced manufacturing future is bright. … Read full story
The Knox & Licking County Farm Service Agencies (FSA) are accepting applications for a full-time Program Technician. FSA is seeking candidates with basic office, agricultural knowledge or farming experience to perform work in support of Ohio agriculture and farmers. FSA is an exciting and rewarding place to start, build, and/or continue your career. … Read full story
Mount Vernon Police Register – Aug 29, 2022
(Information courtesy of The Mount Vernon Police Department)
An officer was dispatched to the 600 block of North Sandusky Street in reference to a theft. Nothing further at this time.… Read full story
The Mount Vernon Municipal Civil Service Commission will hold a special public meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 40 Public Square, Mount Vernon, Ohio for the limited purpose of discussing the following:
- Multiple job description changes/adjustments
- Updating Civil Service Commission rules/regulations to reflect changes in ORC 124.26
- Regular Civil Service testing schedule for establishment of hiring lists
- Evaluations for retention points per Ohio Administrative Code standards
An agenda may be obtained from the Safety-Service Director’s office or the Civil Service Commission office, Mount Vernon City Hall, 40 Public Square, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.… Read full story
Observed on the 31st of August each year, International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) seeks to create better understanding of overdose, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, and create change to reduce the harms associated with drug use.
The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) invites the Knox County community to come together on Wednesday, August 31st to remember those who have died or suffered permanent injury due to drug overdose and support families who have lost their sons, daughters, mothers, fathers, brothers, and sisters.… Read full story