COLUMBUS – State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers reminds Ohioans to make a potentially lifesaving change when they move their clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 2 a.m.: Change the batteries in your smoke alarms.
MECHANICSBURG – Two Mechanicsburg residents entered animals in the Nov. 8-21 North American International Livestock Exposition at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
While lovers of houses, history and summer walks have enjoyed the Champaign County Preservation Alliance's Home and Garden Tour for many years, the CCPA now invites those able to climb stairs with ease to its Urban Loft Tour on Saturday, Nov. 8.
Since the early 2000s, Champaign County's local chapter of the American Red Cross has undergone a few changes – merging with Logan County in 2001 to form the Mad River Chapter before leaving in favor of a partnership with Clark County that...
No Ebola cases have been reported in Champaign County, but Champaign County officials are preparing how to deal with an Ebola case here should one occur.
A Bellefontaine man who pleaded guilty to multiple sex charges was sentenced to 15 years in prison plus time for violating community control Thursday.
Urbana and other municipalities in Champaign County (villages) hosted Beggars Night/Trick-or-Treat on Thursday evening.
The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce will host a public ribbon-cutting at noon on Friday, Nov. 7, to celebrate the grand opening of J. Michael Jewelry & Gold in downtown Urbana.
Over the past three decades, the city of Urbana has experienced changes here and there, but one thing has remained constant - the boundaries making up the four wards.
MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Police Department recently welcomed a new 2015 Ford Explorer cruiser to its fleet, while bidding farewell to its ill-fated 2012 Dodge Charger.
The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for Conley's Sweets, 124 S. Main St., at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31. All are invited to the event, which includes a noon ribbon-cutting.
The Champaign County Library will celebrate Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11, with a display to honor veterans. The library will be open on Veterans Day and will offer activity packets and coloring sheets for children to learn more about the...
BELLEFONTAINE – Ohio Hi-Point Career Center's cash reserves and balanced budgets are predicted to keep it in the black for the next few years.
A fundraiser to benefit the new Community Thrift Store will be held Nov. 8.The store replaces the outgoing Salvation Army Thrift Store and will open Dec. 1.
An employee with the Champaign County Auditor's Office was appointed as the county recorder by the Champaign County Republican Central Committee on Tuesday.
NORTH LEWISBURG – The Triad High School Marching Band will present a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, in the high school gym. All Triad High School Alumni Band Members are welcome to play with the band. Alumni practice will be at 1:30...
On Oct. 30, the Urbana FFA Chapter will take part in the statewide “Trick or Treat for Cans” event with other FFA chapters. Students from the chapter will go door to door on Beggars Night to collect non-perishable foods, instead of candy,...
The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of at least two scams that have been reported to the sheriff's office within this past week.
Ghosts, goblins and Frozen's Queen Elsa will take to the streets Thursday for “Beggars Night” from 6-8 p.m. around the county, and families are encouraged to take some basic precautions for safety.
East Elementary students pitched in and donated a number of much-needed food items to the Caring Kitchen Tuesday after a week-long food drive.
CHARGES FILEDUrbana Police Division•Brandon M. Ober, 30, of 1132 Yocom Road, Cable, was charged with possession of an open container of liquor Oct. 18.
Glenda Bayman will serve as Champaign County's next county recorder.
Mercy McAuley Center will host a Beggars Night on Oct. 30, with doors opening at 6 p.m. (no early admission). Candy collection will be through the conference/administration area, which is different from years past.
Urbana City Schools may be $8 million in the hole if existing levies are not renewed by voters, according to the district's five-year forecast.
The first reading of an ordinance pertaining to the city of Urbana's wards will be heard during City Council's regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Municipal Building's court chambers.