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Lima teen spared jail after grandfather gives emotional plea

LIMA - A Lima teenager was spared time behind bars during his sentencing hearing Thursday morning in Allen County Common Pleas Court, due in part to an emotional request from the victim in the case - who is also the defendant's grandfather. Danny Ward Jr. appeared before Judge Jeffrey Reed for sente

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-17 01:39:44

Lima pie-maker of note faces prison time after plea in drug case

LIMA - A Lima man who has gained a certain amount of local notoriety for his sweet potato pies and his affiliation with the "Shark Tank" television show appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Thursday and accepted a negotiated deal from prosecutors that will resolve some of his legal woes. O

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-16 23:44:12

Westside United Methodist Church hosting free community breakfast with Santa Claus

LIMA - Westside United Methodist Church is hosting a free community breakfast with Santa Claus from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 at Westside United Methodist Church, 604 Gloria Drive, Lima. The public is welcome to celebrate the birth of Jesus. LIMA - Westside United Methodist Church is hosting a

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-17 13:34:59

Lima building project seeks 100 percent tax abatement

LIMA - A downtown project designed to renovate a vacant downtown building is hinging on the Lima School Board granting a 100 percent, 10-year tax abatement. Representatives from the Allen Economic Group and Walter Development presented information about the project to the school board Thursday eveni

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-17 00:14:12

Lima government phone system down

LIMA - Lima's municipal government phone system is currently down due to an outage at CenturyLink, according to a release from Chief of Staff Sharetta Smith. Anyone needing to contact the city over urgent issues, such as major water or sewer leaks or traffic hazards, is encouraged to contact the Lim

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-16 19:27:07

Mental Illness Awareness - Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima, OH News Weather Sports

Church and community leaders hearing about how Franklin County's National Alliance on Mental Illness is working with faith based organizations to help those suffering with mental illness. Martin says National Alliance on Mental Illness can offer several programs to assist churches such as family to

HOMETOWNSTATIONS.COM - 2017-11-17 02:53:00

Great American Smokeout - Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima, OH News Weather Sports

The third Thursday of November marks the annual American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout. Every year the event encourages people across the nation to quit smoking or encourage someone they know to quit. The ACS says that tobacco continues to be the single largest preventable cause of diseas

HOMETOWNSTATIONS.COM - 2017-11-17 04:13:00

Interim Healthcare offers hospice care

Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Jed Metzger and Interim Healthcare Administrator Shelly Brough cut the ribbon for the opening of the new hospice care. LIMA - Interim Healthcare hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the start of its hospice care services. The CH

LIMAOHIO.COM - 2017-11-17 00:03:43

After turkey dinner, take a hike in a Georgia park

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue reading. While most park offices will be closed on holidays to allow staff to enjoy time with family and friends, the parks will be open for heart-healthy hikes. This holiday season, families can walk off the turkey

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

DeKalb County graduations return to Georgia World Congress Center

All 23 high schools in DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will have three hours each to conduct their 2017-2018 commencement ceremonies at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), according to a recent release. On Oct. 30, DCSD released its 2017-2018 commencement schedule, which will take place M

THECHAMPIONNEWSPAPER.COM - 2017-11-17 18:31:54

Investigation costs DeKalb more than $23,000

On the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners official website, Ashlee Wright is still listed as the primary contact for Commissioner Gregory Adams. However, it's unlikely Wright will return to work for Adams after she accused the District 7 commissioner of sexual harassment. The county paid Nelson M

THECHAMPIONNEWSPAPER.COM - 2017-11-17 18:04:46

Congressman Hank Johnson to run for seventh term in 2018

US Representative Hank Johnson (GA-04) is running for office for a seventh term in 2018. Johnson, who lives in Lithonia, announced his bid for another term on office on Nov. 13 said that having served during the terms of three presidents, he is committed now more than ever to public service. "Becaus

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Rail expansion could foster Transit Oriented Developments

More transit-oriented developments like this artist rendering, now under construction at the Avondale MARTA station, could be created in South DeKalb as the East Line is extended to the Mall at Stonecrest. Long-delayed plans to extend MARTA rail eastward along I-20 are getting a fresh look that coul

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Decatur legislator files bill to ban bump stocks in Georgia

A Decatur Democratic lawmaker has prefiled a bill that would ban bump fire stocks in Georgia. State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver pre-filed House Bill 651, legislation for the 2018 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly, on Wednesday. "We already prohibit dangerous weapons like bazookas an

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-11-16 19:25:00

Safety tips to avoid fire this holiday season

The beginning of the holiday season is just around the corner and authorities are reminding residents to be vigilant around associated fire risks. Agent Cessaly Hutchison, of Decatur insurance firm Glen Brown Allstate, is partnering with Georgia Arson Control to urge the citizens of DeKalb County to

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 15:06:00

Self-service tag renewal kiosk to open on Covington Highway

It's about to get a whole lot easier for South DeKalb residents to renew their vehicle tags, with the opening of a special kiosk at a Kroger supermarket on Covington Highway. The kiosk, at the Kroger at 6678 Covington Highway, will be officially opened at 10 a.m. on Dec. 7 by DeKalb County Tax Commi

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 15:32:00

Wilson County ceases La Vernia EMS coverage

2017-11-16 District 2 Emergency Services Inc. and District 3 EMS will be providing emergency medical services for the La Vernia area. Wilson County commissioners decided at an emergency meeting Nov. 16 that they will not renew the county's contract with the La Vernia Volunteer Ambulance Service, kn

WILSON COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Holiday cheer can be found all over town this weekend

SAN ANTONIO - The weekend before Thanksgiving is filled with many holiday themed events. Here are a look at some of the events taking place during the week of Nov. 17-19: San Antonio Zoo Light: Camels, s'mores, light shows and santa, are all a part of this year's event. All that fun can be had eve

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-17 11:06:03

Cornyn's New Bill Includes Incentives For Agencies Actually Following the Law

Shutterstock Texas Senator John Cornyn has followed through on his promise to write legislation that, essentially, bribes states and agencies to follow already-existing laws on updating background checks. The bipartisan bill, co-authored by South Carolina GOP Sen. Tim Scott and Connecticut Democr

SAN ANTONIO CURRENT - 2017-11-16 22:24:00

Double Diamond event set to benefit victims of shooting

Double Diamond Saloon and Dancehall is opening its doors at noon for a day filled with musical entertainment, barbecue plates, auctions, raffles, a car show and more, owner DeeDee Jandt-Brite said. "When we put out the flyer asking for volunteers we had people from all over call saying they wanted t

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00