CLEVELAND — An Ohio college ordered to pay $44 million in damages to the owners of a market who said the school ruined their business by branding them as racists after a black student was caught shoplifting said Friday the jury awards are “not the final outcome.”

COLUMBUS — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000 municipal and county governments in the U.S. to be paid — if a settlement can be reached with companies that make and distribute powerful prescription painkillers.

Roxy, a replica of a T-Rex, appeared ferocious as it roared and stomped around Thursday at Fun in the Sun held in the Ashville Community Park. The T-Rex was part of the Dino-Roar Ohio show that entertained and educated children about dinosaurs. From an adorable baby dinosaur to a 15-foot lon…

CIRCLEVILLE — Friday morning during rush hour, a train derails in Circleville and one of the tankers is leaking ammonia. Thanks to a light northwesterly wind, a poisonous gas cloud forms and requires an evacuation of much of downtown Circleville.

CIRCLEVILLE — Pickaway County has a new champion pizza, Dairy Shed Too & Ramrod Pizza, according to a record crowd who made that decision at the annual Pizza Challenge held Thursday night.

The Ohio Farm Bureau recently recognized Ivory Harlow, organization director for Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Ross counties, for her outstanding efforts in the 2019 Farm Bureau membership campaign. Harlow added 184 members in her territory, contributing to a final tally for statewide mem…

One year ago, T.J. Ison was in a wheelchair when he participated in Cody D’s Run, Walk and Roll, an event that raises money for brain injury awareness. He was also named one of the beneficiaries of the event.

Runners launch in on their trek at Cody D’s Run, Walk and Roll 5K, an event that raises funds for brain injury awareness. This year’s run, held last weekend, raised $10,500 and was held at Mary Virginia Crites Hannan Park.

CIRCLEVILLE — The Circleville Municipal Court Probation and Circleville Police Department made three arrests Thursday during a probation compliance check in which the departments also seized three firearms, drugs and a stolen trailer.

One attendee examines a slice of pizza Thursday from Gant’s Pizza & Pub at the 2019 Pizza Challenge held at the Pumpkin Show Park in downtown Circleville. Pictured behind the serving table are, from left, Melissa Gantner, Ginny Gantner and Liv Brandham, Gant’s Pizza has won the contest f…

CIRCLEVILLE — The next Pickaway County Chamber of Commerce Director has been chosen.

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CIRCLEVILLE — Two members of a renewable energy company spoke to the Pickaway County Commissioners this week about a proposed solar farm in Pickaway County.

LOGAN — Friends of the Hocking River (FOHR), now celebrating its 20th year as a conservation group, is calling for volunteers to help with the “39th Annual Hocking River Cleanup” from Sugar Grove to Logan.