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School Safety Task Force Recommendations, Safety Plan Template released

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently released the recommendations of his School Safety Task Force, including schools forming local partnerships with emergency first responders to manage school emergencies, and a template safety plan...

Veterans Health Fair and Open House to be Held at Gallipolis VA Clinic

Veterans are encouraged to attend a Health/Enrollment Fair and Holiday Open House at the Gallipolis VA Clinic, 323 Upper River Road, on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans are invited...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 1 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Gallia County until 1 a.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Also included in the watch are Athens, Guernsey, Jefferson, Monroe, Noble, Washington, Belmont, Harrison,...

Summer concert attendees urged to be responsible

COLUMBUS – Throughout Ohio, outdoor concert venues are gearing up for a busy concert season and several multi-day music festivals. Agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit want all concert-goers to remember to drink responsibly, don’t...

National Police Week kicks off today

Each year on May 15th, the country recognizes those Peace Officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty and recognize Peace Officers in general throughout the week. On Thursday, the Gallia...

Judicial candidate touts experience to Crime Watch

VINTON - Margaret Evans, candidate for judge of Gallia County Common Pleas Court in next month's election, outlined her experience and the programs she's created in her time on the Gallipolis Municipal Court bench...

Governor Signs Executive Order to Assist Foodbanks

COLUMBUS – This week Governor John R. Kasich signed executive order 2014-01K to assist those in need of food assistance. The executive order authorized the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives to expend up...

City announces trash/recyclable pickup schedule for Memorial Day week

The City of Gallipolis wishes to announce that trash and recyclable bin pickup is scheduled one day later than the resident’s usually scheduled pickup day due to the Memorial Day holiday observance.  Residents should...

Patrol focusing on firework and hazardous material transportation safety

COLUMBUS – In preparation for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, Ohio along with neighboring states: Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan will focus on commercial vehicles transporting fireworks and hazardous material. The multi-state commercial enforcement initiative...

Meeting kick starts discussions on tackling the drug problem in SE Ohio

On Monday, more than 60 people representing a wide range of agencies and organizations gathered at the River City Fellowship Church to begin the process of opening lines of communication amongst those who deal...