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Commissioners give blessing to cancer levy

LISBON — Wes Vins, commissioner of the Columbiana County General Health District, asked county commissioners on Wednesday to approve placing the cancer levy renewal on the ballot. Originally passed in 1980, the 10-year levy has supported the cancer detection clinic for 40 years. Vins told ...

Columbiana on the plus side with open rolls

COLUMBIANA — Open enrollment is continuing an upward trend in the Columbiana School District, with 255 students projected to attend all three schools in the new school year through open enrollment alone. Superintendent Don Mook relayed that information to the board of education during the ...

Digging up Lincoln

A worker uses a blow torch to cut the old street car rails for removal from North Lincoln Avenue in Salem as part of a project to excavate the asphalt and replace it with concrete. Salem City Service/Safety Director Ken Kenst said the concrete will be poured at least 9 inches thick, so workers ...

Mueller dismisses Trump claims

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller on Wednesday bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference, telling Congress he explicitly did not clear the president of obstructing his investigation. The former special ...

Market Report

Damascus Livestock Auction Quotations Tuesday July 16, 2019 Hogs – Receipts 5 Head No. 1’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $52 No. 2’s & 3’s 230 to 260 lbs. $25 to $35 Sows 300 to 500 lbs. $20 to $30 Sows 500 to 650 lbs. $20 to $32 Boars $3 to $5 Light Boars $3 to $5 Feeder ...

Cops take community policing to new level with Addison’s Army project

CALCUTTA — The commemorative shirts say it all. “The greatest healing therapy is family, friendship and love” reads the t-shirts that are being made to benefit a Beaver Local teen, who is just rebounding once again from life’s trials and tribulations. Representatives from Job Co. ...

County Briefing

CAA rooted in the community The Community Action Agency of Columbiana County’s Health, Behavioral Health and Dental Centers are marking the upcoming National Health Center Week with a sweet surprise. The CAA’s newest health center site at 16480 St. Clair Avenue, Building No. 1, in East ...

State Briefing

Fair remembers with butternauts COLUMBUS — The moon may be made of cheese, but these astronauts are made of butter. The Ohio State Fair is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with life-size butter sculptures of Neil Armstrong and his fellow astronauts. Gov. Mike DeWine ...

CMHA awards bid for Independence Square repairs

EAST LIVERPOOL — Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority members agreed Wednesday morning to accept a bid to make renovations to a fire-riddled duplex in the Independence Square housing project. Units 122 and 123 have been unoccupied since fire swept through it, causing extensive damage ...

Salem Quaker City Band to perform

The Salem Quaker City Band will present its final concert of the season at 7 p.m. Friday at Waterworth Memorial Park as part of the Salem Summer Concert Series. The theme of the concert is “The Terrific Trombone” featuring trombone soloist Jonathan Willis playing an Arthur Pryor favorite, ...