Governor DeWine Announces Expanded Sales Tax Holiday


(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor Mike DeWine today announced the 2024 expanded Sales Tax Holiday will take place from 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, August 8.

In conjunction with the Ohio General Assembly, Governor DeWine expanded the length of Ohio’s Sales Tax holiday to 10 days and will allow tax-free purchases made in-person or online on all eligible items of up to $500.Read full story

Governor DeWine Announces Millions in Support for Critical Water Infrastructure Projects

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Development Director Lydia Mihalik today announced $122.7 million in grant awards to help improve water infrastructure in 59 counties. 

The funding is part of the sixth round of the Ohio BUILDS (Broadband, Utilities, and Infrastructure for Local Development Success) Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant Program.Read full story

Third Annual Flapper’s Bike Night to Benefit The Salvation Army


The Third Annual Flapper’s Bike Night to benefit The Salvation Army of Mount Vernon Christmas efforts is happening, Thursday, July 18 at Flapper’s Bar & Grille, 15 West High Street, Mount Vernon, This year’s event will kickoff at 6p on Mulberry Street just west of Flapper’s Bar & Grille and will feature live music and a charity auction with guest auctioneer, John Sperry calling the bids starting at 8p.Read full story