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Parkway Avenue closure Parkway Avenue in Liverpool Township will be closed for tree removal from Reynolds Street South to state Route 39 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 8 through 12, weather permitting, and open to local residence traffic only. EGCC reappointment Gov. Mike DeWine Wednesday ...

Lobby closed to public

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County’s online spelling bee goes into overtime

LISBON — Two county spellers emerged at the top of the pack on Wednesday when a test replaced the traditional Columbiana County Spelling Bee. Sarah Thompson of Lisbon and Mya Harsh of Salem will compete in a a second test today in order to break the tie and determine the county’s champion ...

SRMC Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic is Full

No more appointments are being accepted for Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC)’s Vaccine Clinic on Friday, March 5, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Vaccine Clinic’s schedule is full and at maximum capacity, based on the supply of 200 vaccines to arrive from the Ohio Department of Health. No ...

New officer in Lisbon

Submitted photo Justin McCoy, left, was sworn in as Lisbon’s new police officer during a brief ceremony Tuesday. Mayor Peter Wilson administered the oath.

Change in BDD workshops has benefitted clients

LISBON — Changes to the way Ohio workshops operate for those with developmental disabilities have led to greater variety for the clients. Superintendent Bill Devon of the Board of Development Disabilities said when the state changed from the BDD operating the workshops to more of an ...

SRMC offering Covid-19 vaccines this Friday

SALEM – Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) will receive 200 Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines for its vaccine clinic to be held on Fridayfrom 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The vaccines will be administered to individuals age 60 and over, and those under 60 with specific medical conditions as ...

Wellsville cemetery to receive another $400K from Bjelke estate

WELLSVILLE — Two years after the village had learned of a sizable monetary bequest to the Spring Hill Cemetery, Mayor Nancy Murray learned that the village received a second round. During Tuesday’s virtual meeting, Murray told councilmembers that she received a phone call from New ...

Men arrested in burglary

LISBON — Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they were reportedly caught breaking into a home on Applegate Road outside of Lisbon. Shortly after 1 p.m., the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a burglary in progress at the home, where no one is currently living. ...

Journal staffer finalist for award

Morning Journal staffer Michael Burich is a finalist in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editor’s 2020 Contest. Burich is a finalist in the Best Enterprise Reporting category for a story on the late Columbiana AIDS activist Krista Blake and her sister Holly May who does sign language ...