ODNR Distributes Over $200,000 to Adams County Entities

Four local government entities received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the sale of timber from local state forests, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry.

January is Stalking Awareness Month

1 in 6 women and 1 in 17 men will be stalked in their lifetimes. January is stalking awareness month, 2020 is the 16th Annual National Stalking Awareness Month. The goal is...

Citizens Look To Give Manchester “Make-Over”

Local citizens are looking at an out of the box way to give the small village of Manchester a make-over. Businesswoman Shandra Irwin announced last week that she and...

Overdose Deaths in Adams County Decrease

According to a recent report from the Ohio Department of Health, in 2018, fatal drug overdoses in Adams County decreased. The report states that in 2018, 11 fatal overdoses were reported. This...

Who's Running For What In Adams County?

With the 2020 primary election season in full swing, voters will get their chance to vote in the presidential primary in March - on St. Patrick's Day, but there is plenty to...

Local Boy Scout Seeks To Bring Visitors To County With Eagle Project

Local Boy Scout, Elijah Wickerham, from BSA Troop 60, based in West Union, has just completed a rather unique Eagle Project. The Paddler’s Guide to Ohio Brush Creek ...

Adams County Ranked Fifth Worst For Economic Growth In The Entire United States

A recent report from the United States Department of Labor places Adams County in the top five worst counties in the United States with economic growth. According to the...

New Year, New Laws

The new year brings changes to laws across Ohio that can impact things like your paycheck to your travel plans. As of January 1, 2020, the minimum wage for non-tipped employees in Ohio has...

Local Soldier Called to Action After Tension Rises with Iran

This Article is From our Tuesday January 7th 2020 issue and appears here in its entirety. Three thousand additional troops from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort...

Poverty In Adams County Continues to Be A Chronic Problem

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Adams County continues to have chronically high poverty among children and adults.  Living in poverty means an income of no more than $25,465 for a family...
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