Saturday, May 25, 2019

Strategic Plan to “Grow Gallia” in full swing

GALLIPOLIS – Operating under the vision statement, “Gallia County is a thriving and socially engaged river community, promoting its strengths in health care, education, and infrastructure, to lead the region in industry growth, business...

Projected loss of revenue for Gallia nearly $300,000

GALLIPOLIS – According to the Gallia County Commissioners, Gallia County is expected to lose $296,236.96 in revenue in 2012. The Gallia County Budget Commission advised the commissioners the county would lose the following in...

Fire Chief appointed for Gallipolis Volunteer Fire Department

GALLIPOLIS – The appointment of fire chief appeared again on the agenda during a special meeting of the Gallipolis City Commissioners held Saturday. City Manager Randy Finney, for the third time, recommended the appointment...

Commissioners approve Kanauga Addison take over agreement

GALLIPOLIS - During their regular meeting on Thursday, the Gallia County Commissioners approved an agreement, as recommended by the law firm Brickler and Eckler and Gallia County Prosecutor Jeff Adkins, with the surety company...

Village of Rio Grande hires magistrate

GALLIPOLIS – The Village of Rio Grande has hired Magistrate Linda Warner to handle cases in the village, which can include anything from speeding tickets to property violations. Mayor Matt Easter said bringing Warner in...

Motion to hire fire chief dies without a second

GALLIPOLIS – A motion to hire Keith Elliott as chief of the Gallipolis Volunteer Fire Department died for lack of a second during Tuesday‘s special meeting of the Gallipolis City Commission. City Manager Randy Finney...

Cuts result in temporary elimination of Sheriff’s Office investigative unit

GALLIPOLIS – In order to absorb the 14 percent budget cuts and ensure the County is covered by road patrol deputies, Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning said he has temporarily dissolved the investigative unit...

The Ohio Sunshine Laws Open Meeting Act

GALLIPOLIS – The Ohio Sunshine Laws have one purpose; ensure the openness of government. Two issues governed by the laws are the handling of public records and the proper way to conduct meetings of...