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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Amid 693 case rise, path to reopen Ohio ‘by Ohioans, for Ohioans’

    Ohio saw 693 probable new cases of COVID-19 today, the highest rise to date, as Gov. Mike DeWine spoke in broad terms about a path to restarting Ohio. Greene County reported its second death from the illness.

  • EDITORIAL — ‘No’ to 500 county jail beds

    The Greene County Jail on East Market Street in downtown Xenia was built in 1969. County leaders say the aging facility needs to be replaced with an updated and expanded facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Greene County voters face a choice in the March 17 primary. Should the county increase the sales tax to fund construction of a new and larger jail? A editorial on Greene County Issue 12 from a prior issue of the News.