Mayor Hudson addresses sewer rates for customers living outside the city limits

One of the topics addressed by Wellston Mayor Charlie Hudson during the first City Council meeting of 2021 was that of sewer rates for those residents receiving service through the City outside of the Wellston corporation limits.

Scholarships available from Atomic Credit Union

Atomic Credit Union would like to extend the opportunity to all graduating high school seniors to apply for a $500 scholarship. The 2020/2021 scholarship is available via their website at, or you can pick up a copy at any of the 14 branch locations in Southern Ohio.

Jackson City Council has final 2020 meeting

Jackson City Council conducted its final meeting of 2020 on Monday, Dec. 28 with the following developments:

VCHD provides information on local vaccination process

The Vinton County Health Department has issued the following statement via Facebook regarding the local vaccine administration process:

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Total Media’s Radio app is now available for Apple and Android

“The new Total Media Radio app is where listeners can get their daily dose of great music, sports talk, up-to-date local news and weather updates for Southeastern Ohio,” says Total Media General Manager Amanda Crabtree. “Tune in for the latest community events, high school/college football and basketball games, and, of course, your favorite music and morning shows!”

Oak Hill water-line break closes schools Thursday

All water customers of the Village of Oak Hill were placed on a boil order as the result of a major water-line break which occurred in the early-morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 14.

Older streetlights removed from downtown Jackson

Earlier this week, the Jackson City Electric Department completed a transitional project which involved removing the older streetlights and related light poles and wiring in the main downtown area on Main Street from Portsmouth Street to Church Street and on Broadway Street from Main Street to Pearl Street. Jackson Mayor Randy Evans explained the older street lights were eliminated because […]

Jackson School Board approves agreements with unions, grievance settlement

McDonald chosen as Board President for 2021, Moore as Vice President

The Jackson City Schools Board of Education recently held its first meeting of 2021 — an over two-hour-long affair that saw the approval of agreements with both union and non-union employees, as well as the resolution of a grievance stemming from last spring.

Different hats, but they all fit

Ed Henderson retires after 36-year run with City of Jackson

A man who has worn many different work hats for the City of Jackson over a period covering parts of five decades has decided it’s time to clock out for the last time.

Local congressmen vote ‘no’ on impeachment of President

Both Republican congressmen who represent local voters in Jackson and Vinton counties voted Wednesday, Jan. 13, against the article of impeachment filed against Republican President Donald Trump.