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Columbiana County deaths up to five

Local News

The Columbiana County Health District is reporting that as 9:30 a.m. this morning, Columbiana County has 28* positive COVID-19 cases including five total deaths of COVID-19 positive residents. These patients were all hospitalized males with underlying health conditions. Their age ranged from ...

Inmate at federal prison in Elkton dies

Local News

LISBON — An FCI-Elkton prison inmate may have become the third death in Columbiana County due to the coronavirus. According to information provided by the Bureau of Prisons, the inmate, Woodrow Taylor, who had long-term, pre-existing medical conditions, died Thursday at a local hospital ...

Columbiana County Municipal

Police & Courts

LISBON — In County Municipal Court, Joshua C. Kersey, 37, Sixth Street, Wellsville, was bound over to the grand jury on felony charges of aggravated burglary and robbery, and misdemeanor charges of criminal damaging, criminal trespass, domestic violence, obstructing official business, ...

City closes access to park, Broadway Wharf

Local News

EAST LIVERPOOL — Effective immediately, all city-owned public lands have been closed until further notice by the city Board of Health. According to East Liverpool Health Commissioner Carol Cowan, properties, such as Thompson Park and Broadway Wharf are closed down and barricaded off after ...

Police Log

Police & Courts

Highway Patrol — Trucker Gerald L. Mitchell, 47, of Roanoke, Va., was cited after he became stuck while turning around in a yard on U.S. Route 30 in Hanoverton at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Mitchell was driving westbound and did not follow the detour signs at state Route 172. He instead proceeded ...

Community officials form alliance during COVID-19 crisis

Local News

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of unity has been a main objective of many municipalities. With similar goals in place during these unprecedented times, Columbiana Mayor Bryan Blakeman announced Thursday the discussion of a newly formed alliance of municipal governments within ...

Ohio extends stay-at-home order; logs record jobless claims

Local News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health Director Dr. Amy Acton will extend the state’s stay-at-home order until May 1, and the state human services agency reported more than 272,000 jobless claims for last week. A look at coronavirus-related developments in Ohio on Thursday: ECONOMY The state ...

JFS services still available

Local News

Although Columbiana County Department of Job and Family Services is not open to the public during this time of COVID-19, it is still accessible and able to serve the residents of Columbiana County. Children Services as well as Adult Protective Services are available 8-4 Monday through Friday ...

Area Briefing

Local News

SOI Fish Fry WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Sons of Italy will have our fish fry 4-7 p.m. today, CARRY OUT ONLY. Menu includes baked or fried fish, fried shrimp and chicken dinners. All dinners come with coleslaw and a choice of french fries, macaroni and cheese or rice. Fish sandwiches, ...

Cancellations

Local News

April 21 — The Columbiana County Hope Festival Relay for Life meeting has been canceled.