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04/24/2017 02:25 PM
Womena s Hall of fame nominations sought -

The Greene County Women's Hall of Fame is currently seeking nominations. Members of the community are encouraged to submit nominations for outstanding women who deserve recognition in their home county.


04/13/2017 02:27 PM
Jury ready to deliberate in robbery trial - 12:43 pm updated:

The third day of the trial for a man accused of robbing a Circle K in Fairborn concluded testimony for both the state and the defense April 12. The morning began with the continued testimony of the 27-year-old Dayton woman who was found with Bryan Goney, 38, around 1:45 a.m., Nov. 13, 2016 at the Circle K in Xenia. Goney allegedly robbed the Circle K in Fairborn 20 minutes earlier.


04/12/2017 01:29 PM
Jury trial begins for robbery case -

The trial for a man accused of robbery, kidnapping and abduction continued in its second day in Greene County Common Pleas Court April 11. Bryan Goney, 38, was arrested Nov. 13, 2016 as a suspect in a robbery that occurred that same morning at the Circle K on East Dayton Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn. He and a woman were allegedly picked up outside a white U-Haul van at the Circle K on Progress Drive in Xenia.


04/11/2017 02:26 PM
Four Days in May is Hamvention Weekend Focus for QRP Community

Four Days In May is the event that attracts many members of the QRP community to the Dayton, Ohio, area at Hamvention Registration remains open for the annual event, which gets under way on Thursday, May 18, at the Holiday Inn in Fairborn, Ohio. FDIM is the annual convention of the event's sponsor, the QRP Amateur Radio Club International .


04/11/2017 09:21 AM
Greene County Muslims worry Donald Trump's presidency emboldens racists: Ohio Matters

In the rolling fields where Dayton suburbia meets Greene County farmland, a large building stands off a two-lane road. It might be mistaken for one of the several large churches that dot the area, but it's not - it's the AlHuda Mosque, a growing center of Muslim life for the Dayton area.


04/07/2017 09:03 PM
Syrian students speaks out on Syria conflict

Two years after it was revealed Wright State University's foreign workers program violated federal law, the university has completed its own FILE - In this April 14, 2016 file photo, a Syrian man carries a carpet through a devastated part of the town of Palmyra as families load their belongings onto buses in the central Homs province in Syria. Syrian media says a pair of attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs killed at least 30 people.


04/06/2017 04:42 PM
Wright State expected to release internal investigation results

Wright State University's trustees are expected Friday to share the results of an internal investigation on an ongoing work visa scandal.


04/05/2017 07:40 PM
Greene sees overdose spike -

The Ohio Department of Health alerted Greene County Public Health officials of the significant increase in drug overdoses from 12 a.m. April 4 to 12 a.m. April 5. It appears the spike was not contained to one county, though. GCPH has a surveillance system of emergency rooms in the region, used for purposes like disease outbreak alerts.


04/05/2017 07:54 AM
City to issue $1M in bonds to prepare sites for redevelopment

Fairborn will issue $1 million in bonds to help fund the city's ongoing efforts to buy and remediate dilapidated property.


04/03/2017 04:59 PM
Xenia tornado anniversary -

Monday was the 43rd anniversary of the 1974 Xenia tornado. The days and months after April 3, 1974, tornado were filled with many scenes like the ones you see here.


04/01/2017 01:20 AM
Religious Happenings

Tina Marie Brown, newly-selected Ohio State Leader for Aglow International, will speak at the Community Lighthouse of Aglow International at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Alliance Christian Center, 670 W. Main St. A donation of $3 is requested, with snacks or finger foods to share. Brown first attended Fairborn, Ohio Aglow Lighthouse.


03/31/2017 01:32 PM
Museum offering free behind-the-scenes tours

The $5,000 Lead The Way scholarship program is supported by a grant from Vectren. CBC and Vectren annually award $1,000 in college tuition a Many of us are counting down the days to summer, but before we get there, we have to get through storm season.


03/30/2017 09:53 PM
City to scramble over eggs -

Ten thousands eggs will be scattered throughout Fairborn's Central Park in the coming weeks, only to be scooped up by local children in just minutes for an opportunity to receive candy and prizes as part of the 48th-Annual Community Egg Hunt. The Fairborn Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Company Grade Officers' Association and Foy Stores, will host the 48-year-old event that will present egg collecting opportunities for children divided into three age groups: 1-3, 4-6 and 7-10.


03/30/2017 05:27 PM
Clark Co. sheriff visits Enon -

Fairborn Daily Herald Clark County Sherif Deborah Burchett talks to Village of Enon officals about the changes she is making at the sheriff's office. ENON Deborah Burchett, the first woman to serve as the Clark County sheriff, paid a visit to the Enon Village Council March 28. Burchett is also the only female sheriff currently serving in the state and the third woman in Ohio history to hold that position after defeating 30-year incumbent Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly during the November 2016 election.


03/28/2017 05:21 PM
GCPH releases 2016 annual report -

In Melissa Branum's address to the community, the Greene County Health Commissioner highlighted different aspects of the year's growth, focusing on how 160,000 residents are served every day. "For many years, our community has had pockets of un-insured and under-insured individuals struggling to get and maintain health insurance, and to have adequate medical and dental care.