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Harris steps down as Land Bank president

The Knox County Land Bank (Land Reutilization Corp.) accepted the resignation of now-former President Jeff Harris on Friday to avoid any appearance of impropriety, while also accepting $88,825 as its share of fees assessed by the county for late property tax payments.

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Black vultures make cattle owners wary

In the pecking order of vulture dominance in central Ohio, including Knox County, Black vultures, which feed on both carrion and live animals, are gaining wildlife officers’ and livestock owners’ attention much more than does their cousin — the Turkey vulture.

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Commissioners pulled into vacant alley process

Tuesday, commissioners Teresa Bemiller and Bill Pursel approved a public notice to be advertised in the News, pertaining to a request that alleys be vacated between four contiguous properties located at 21105 North Liberty Road.

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Larry Di Giovanni/News This bird is one of 11 paintings that Kenyon College senior Sarah Dendy has donated for auction to the benefit of the Knox County Humane Society, the paintings to be auctioned off April 17 at Amato’s Woodfired Pizza.

Dendy steps up for feline cause

When an email was sent out by the Knox County Humane Society just before the Fall 2018 semester asking Kenyon College art class students if they would be willing to donate some of their original art pieces for a forthcoming Knox County Humane Society fundraiser, one student answered the call.

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Gambier gives employees pay hike

The Gambier Village Council approved third reading of an ordinance Monday that gives employees a pay raise, while attending to other business that included a “Stick it to the Village Days” event.

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Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Chamber of Commerce will be moving into the CA&C Depot, 500 S. Main St., in the near future.

Chamber close to completing move

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce should complete its move into the historic Cleveland, Akron & Columbus (CA&C) passenger depot by the end of April, said chamber Executive Director Carol Grubaugh.

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