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Path to a Route 30 highway could begin with a county road

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LISBON — It would cost an estimated $100 million to build a two-lane county road linking West Point and Hanoverton. So says MS Consultants, the firm hired by the Columbiana County Transportation Improvement District to take a preliminary look at what it would take to build such a road as ...

Dealer’s drive throughout county ends in state pen

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LISBON — A Lorain County man was sentenced Friday to 54 months in prison on drugs and weapons charges after failing to convince Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Megan Bickerton he had changed his ways. Cory L. Hope, 28, received the sentence recommended by the county ...

Fairfield house may be used for fire practice

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COLUMBIANA — A home that has sat vacant for the last 12 years may be used for fire training in the future. Fairfield Township road supervisor Melvin Miller told township trustees that week that Columbiana Fire Chief Rick Garrity expressed an interest in the home located on property next to ...

More assistance may be available from county to fix septic problems

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LISBON — Low-income residents with septic problems may again find help through the Columbiana County General Health District after Commissioner Wes Vins asked the Board of Health to approve application for $150,000 in Water Pollution Control Loan Fund. In the past several years, the OWPCLF ...

Controlling HIV will help lengthen life expectancy

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Many of our older population can recall the fear and panic of the awareness of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency virus (AIDS) in the early 1980s. HIV-AIDS terrified people because there was no cure, and the most a person with HIV could expect was about three years ...

SRMC’s cancer-detecting tech ranks with the best

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Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) now offers patients the highest quality cancer-detecting technology in the nation, giving them a better chance at the best treatment options quicker, according to Dr. Peter Apicella. Apicella serves as the hospital’s chief radiologist and said they’re ...

COUNTY BRIEFING

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Learning how to stay alive The Salem Library will host a special program at 6 p.m. April 12 that deals with the issue of an active shooter attack and how you can improve your chances of surviving. The presenter will be Salem police Detective Brad Davis. The subject matter is designed for ...

Crisis intervention team

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Submitted photo Fourteen officers from 10 county law enforcement agencies have graduated from Crisis Intervention Team training and are now fully certified CIT officers. Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training is an international program that not only teaches officers and corrections ...

Junior fair leaders

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Submitted photo The Columbiana County Jr. Fairboard and Jr. Leaders hosted an officer leadership training led by the Ohio State collegiate 4-H organization. Members participated in team-building, brainstorming, and leadership activities with a focus on strengthening their skills as elected ...

Help wanted

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EuroGyro is in the home stretch and expected to open sometime soon after signs went up on the building at the corner of State Street and Ellsworth Avenue last week to advertise for help. The EuroGyro signs were also installed on all four sides of the building recently. Applicants can apply in ...