NEWS


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WSU lifts mask mandate
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Fairborn Spark reopens

Flight training at WPAFB through June 18

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Tanker aircraft and crew members from the 22nd Operations Group from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, are at ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Grant approved with Ohio DoDD

XENIA — Greene County Commissioners recently approved the submission of a grant agreement for funding to provide service coordination to childre...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Fairborn breaks ground on new high school

Fairborn breaks ground on new high school

FAIRBORN — Officials at Fairborn City Schools broke ground on the site of the new Fairborn High School on Monday afternoon. The $76 million faci...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Spark Fairborn to reopen Wednesday

Spark Fairborn to reopen Wednesday

FAIRBORN — Spark Fairborn will be hosting its grand reopening ceremony June 9. The facility, which reduced its operations during the coronavirus...

June 7th, 2021 |  


GC Department of Development offers nonprofit grant

XENIA — The Greene County Department of Development has again partnered with the Greene County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) and the G...

June 7th, 2021 |  


FCS tech team kept digital learning going

FCS tech team kept digital learning going

FAIRBORN — A small group of people had the herculean task of ensuring digital learning at Fairborn City Schools got up and running for an entire...

June 7th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Xenia picks new HS athletic director

Xenia picks new HS athletic director

XENIA — Jeremy Greenleaf has been named athletic director for Xenia Community Schools.Pending board approval, Greenleaf — the AD at Chamin...

May 24th, 2021 |  


JAMESTOWN — As a kid, Laney Hines would pretend to be a horse and jump over makeshift hurdles in her home.“I thought it was fun,” th...

May 18th, 2021 |  


‘Creek’s Ed Zink retires after 46 years

‘Creek’s Ed Zink retires after 46 years

BEAVERCREEK — After winning just 11 games in his first three seasons coaching girls basketball at Beavercreek, Ed Zink had his doubts.He told th...

May 18th, 2021 updated: May 19th, 2021. |  


WU athletes highlight dean’s and president’s academic lists

WU athletes highlight dean’s and president’s academic lists

WILBERFORCE — Wilberforce University athletes were well-represented on the school’s list of academic honors.Of the school’s enrollme...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Bartley saves his way into record book

Bartley saves his way into record book

XENIA — When he started playing lacrosse in sixth grade, Paxton Bartley was thrown in front of the proverbial firing squad.Playing for the Beave...

May 5th, 2021 |  


High schools to pay dues to OHSAA

COLUMBUS — Greene County high schools will have to pay to play this fall.The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors Monday una...

May 5th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


Park cleanup June 4

FAIRBORN —Greene County Public Health is asking for volunteers to clean up cigarette butts from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday June 4 at Central Park...

May 20th, 2021 |  


Fairborn High School Quarter 2 Honor Roll

FAIRBORN — Fairborn High School released its second quarter honor roll and principal’s list.The following students were recognized for the...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Yellow Springs farmers market returns

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Yellow Springs farmers market is up and running in its new location in the John Bryan Community Center Parking Lot. The far...

May 7th, 2021 |  


CBC May blood drive events

DAYTON — The Community Blood Center has several upcoming blood drives all over Greene County for the month of May.St. Brigid Catholic Church wil...

May 7th, 2021 |  


CBC blood drive at Youngs Dairy April 22

YELLOW SPRINGS —Young’s Jersey Dairy Farm will be hosting a community blood drive from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. onThursday, April 22 at 6880...

April 19th, 2021 |  


WPAFB gate to close for construction

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Gate 15A on Area A of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will be closed to all traffic for a two-month long const...

April 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Legacy of slavery
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Our new gods
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Slavery, part I
Things to do in isolation

Things to do in isolation

Well, this. Write. Writing is something a person can do while isolating themselves from infectious people. Isolating myself from sick people didn̵...

February 1st, 2021 |  


So many things I missed due to COVID

So many things I missed due to COVID

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a year that we all want to forget but one that will be talked about forever.Life has not been the same the l...

December 25th, 2020 updated: December 26th, 2020. |  


Lots to buzz about at CSU

Lots to buzz about at CSU

I recently had a chance to check out some sweet research going on at Central State University … and attempt to conquer one of my fears at the sa...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


History of West Main Street, Xenia

History of West Main Street, Xenia

Those who travel on a regular basis or even from time to time on the highway between Xenia and Dayton (U. S. 35/Main Street) might be surprised to kno...

November 12th, 2020 |  


Heal? Nope, improve

Heal? Nope, improve

Now that former VP Joe Biden has (unofficially) won the election, there are a lot of cries about healing America.I believe they are using the wrong te...

November 12th, 2020 |  


Evolution of a holiday

Evolution of a holiday

It seems to me that the upcoming holiday on Nov. 11, Veterans Day, (not Veteran’s Day as some may think) has an interesting past.It started out ...

November 10th, 2020 |  


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