Community Common- RSS NEWS Feed http://communitycommon.com/section/NEWS http://communitycommon.com/section/NEWS Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:57:54 EST 1800 Scioto Foundation to sponsor second Scioto Gives Day http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50628347/Scioto-Foundation-to-sponsor-second-Scioto-Gives-Day The Scioto Foundation will sponsor its second annual Scioto Gives charitable campaign on Oct. 23, 2014. The purpose of the event is to help local nonprofit organizations build their endowment funds invested at the Foundation. The one-day campaign... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:57:11 EST Change order adds thousands to phone system http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50678752/Change-order-adds-thousands-to-phone-system By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:01:18 EST Girls can be “Princess for a Day” at Shawnee State University http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50675997/Girls-can-be-Princess-for-a-Day-at-Shawnee-State-University PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — All girls ages 3-10 are cordially invited to be a princess for a day at Shawnee State University. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:32:08 EST South Central Ohio Gas Prices Down Eight Cents http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50674045/South-Central-Ohio-Gas-Prices-Down-Eight-Cents South Central Ohio gas prices dipped eight cents a gallon to $3.394, according to AAA East Central's Fuel Gauge Report.This week's South Central Ohio average price:$ 3.394 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:12:12 EST Third Ohio Crew Called Upon for Western Wildfire Assistance http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50673929/Third-Ohio-Crew-Called-Upon-for-Western-Wildfire-Assistance COLUMBUS, OH – An Ohio crew departed the State Fire Academy in Reynoldsburg early Tuesday morning to travel to Northern California, where they have been dispatched to help fight the King wildfire located 60 miles east of Sacramento, according to... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:07:05 EST County tops lists for infrastructure http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50678716/County-tops-lists-for-infrastructure By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comScioto County is known for a number of things, in some circles it's known for the amount of roads and bridges within it. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:57:12 EST 2014 Recipients of the Jared “Hammer” Dever Memorial Scholarships http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50678119/2014-Recipients-of-the-Jared-Hammer-Dever-Memorial-Scholarships On May 21 , 2014, at the Minford High School Senior Awards Assembly, Kylie P. Berry (daughter of Rhonda and the late John Berry) and Abigail M. Fuhrmann (daughter of Paul and Leanne Fuhrmann) each were awarded a $500.00 scholarship honoring the memory... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:14:12 EST Ohio’s General Election is November 4, 2014, military and overseas voting begins Saturday. http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50674657/Ohios-General-Election-is-November-4-2014-military-and-overseas-voting-begins-Saturday. Secretary of State Jon Husted announced today that absentee voting for military and overseas voters begins Saturday, September 20, 2014, for the upcoming General Election. Ohioans will vote on statewide races that include governor, attorney general,... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:44:12 EST (No heading) http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50673812/ Wheelersburg Board of Education Meeting Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:29:14 EST Lila Donley Life Chain Set for Sunday, October 5 http://communitycommon.com/news/community_news/50673976/Lila-Donley-Life-Chain-Set-for-Sunday-October-5 The Scioto County Right to Life will conduct its annual Lila Donley Life Chain on Sunday, October 5, from 2-3 p.m. The Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life Americans, praying for our nation and an end to abortion. It is a... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:29:12 EST Company relocates jobs http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50678685/Company-relocates-jobs By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:25:10 EST Clay Alumni Presents Gift of Forty Tables to Clay Schools http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50675753/Clay-Alumni-Presents-Gift-of-Forty-Tables-to-Clay-Schools The Clay Alumni Association recently purchased forty, eight-foot folding tables and presented them to Clay Schools. Past President, Charles T. Leonard, made the presentation on behalf of the Clay Alumni Association. Accepting the tables on behalf of... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:25:09 EST Cancer screenings http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50678600/Cancer-screenings Breast and cervical cancer screenings and mammograms will be provided by the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine's (OU-HCOM) Community Health Program's mobile van on October 21, 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:23:08 EST History-making activist to visit Shawnee State University http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50674138/History-making-activist-to-visit-Shawnee-State-University PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – Legendary activist Mary Beth Tinker will offer a lecture on Tuesday, September 23 at 6 p.m. in SSU's Clark Memorial Library Flohr Lecture Hall. Entitled “Mary Beth Tinker: From the History Books to Our... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:34:16 EST Committee set goal of building jail http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50678784/Committee-set-goal-of-building-jail By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comLess Boggs, Chairman of the Lawrence County Commissioners recently formed a committee with the objective of forming a plan to build a jail in Lawrence County by 2020. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:23:06 EST SSU Softball joins with Notre Dame Elementary http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50677874/SSU-Softball-joins-with-Notre-Dame-Elementary PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Softball) – The Shawnee State softball team showed off their Champions of Character Live 5 colors by helping with “Boston Garden-Where Friendship Grows” at Notre Dame Elementary. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:22:09 EST Back-to-School Reminder for Parents and Students: Check Out College Tax Credits for 2014 and Years Ahead http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50676277/Back-to-School-Reminder-for-Parents-and-Students:-Check-Out-College-Tax-Credits-for-2014-and-Years-Ahead With another school year now in full swing, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college tax credits or any of several other education-related tax... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:20:14 EST SSU Theatre Department presents O’Neill’s play ‘Beyond the Horizon’ http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50674011/SSU-Theatre-Department-presents-ONeills-play-Beyond-the-Horizon PORTSMOUTH, Ohio – “Beyond the Horizon” is Eugene O'Neill's first full-length drama and first published play earning him the 1920 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:20:10 EST Scioto County road work http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50673888/Scioto-County-road-work Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of September 22, 2014 through September 26, 2014 for his office.ROAD CLOSURE Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:40:09 EST Upcoming activities at the Portsmouth Public Library http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50676851/Upcoming-activities-at-the-Portsmouth-Public-Library Bicentennial Events at the Portsmouth Public LibraryJoin us as we celebrate Portsmouth's BicentennialHistorical Portsmouth Art Contest Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:38:08 EST