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A look at crews replacing a residential water line in the area of East Whitney Avenue and Oak Street on Jan. 26 in Shelby. Traffic cones were in place with eastbound traffic at one lane in the vicinity of the work. Check the Shelby Daily Globe and shelbydailyglobe.com for local news updates.

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Charles Holmes of the Richland County Regional Solid Waste Management Authority takes time to pose for a photo at a portable recycling station that made a stop on Jan. 20 outside Shelby Middle School. Plastics, metal cans and newspapers were among the items being collected. A separate truck …

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SHELBY —As the new calendar year gets underway, the Shelby City Schools’ administration is providing thanks to the district’s Board of Education.

SHELBY -- As crews continued to make progress in preparing the site for a new school in Shelby, school district officials provided an update to the Board of Education on the project and related efforts.

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Wildlife enjoys a break from the winter weather at the Home Road Marsh along the Richland B&O Bike Trail as shown Jan. 14 in Richland County.

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SHELBY -- Though winter is a quieter time of year for Shelby parks, the city’s park system is continuing its work to get ready for the busier times of the year.

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A sign outside Seltzer Park promotes the upcoming Shelby Schools' Kindness Week as shown in a Jan. 20 photo. Check for updates coming in the Shelby Daily Globe.

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Joe Biden took the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States, taking the helm of a deeply divided nation. (Jan. 20)

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SHELBY -- The coronavirus pandemic has prompted some venue changes for Shelby Board of Education meetings since the public health crisis began in March 2020.At the board's latest meeting on Jan. 11 — the same day Shelby students returned to classrooms for the first time since Nov. 20 — Shelb…

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Here's the latest for Wednesday January 20th: Joe Biden inauguration; Trump issues dozens of last-minute pardons; Senator Richard Burr won't be prosecuted after stock sale investigation; Strong wind storms in California.

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Miriam Alfrey of Shelby receives a coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the OhioHealth Physician Group Primary Care practice on the second floor of OhioHealth Shelby Hospital.

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Shelby Middle Schoolers joined their fellow students from throughout Shelby on Monday, Jan. 11 in returning to their school buildings for the first day of in-person academic instruction since the coronavirus pandemic had forced a return to remote learning just prior to Thanksgiving.

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ON THE MOVE: A convoy of buses prepares to depart Shelby Middle School on Jan. 14, at the end of the fourth day of in-person instruction that resumed in the Shelby community on Jan. 11. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Shelby schools had been on remote learning from Nov. 23 until Jan. 11. Ch…

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- The Shelby Fire Department responded to separate rollover wrecks on Monday, Jan. 18. The first wreck involving a blue car occurred about 10:23 a.m. along Plymouth-Springmill Road in vicinity of Holtz Road, the fire department reported. No one was hurt. A second wreck invo…

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A look at volunteers taking down Shelby's community Christmas tree on Jan. 13 at Black Fork Commons in the downtown area. The volunteers faced brisk but sunny weather conditions in carrying out their efforts.

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Armed protesters from the Ohio Boogaloo Boys, an anti-government group, gather outside the Ohio State Capitol in Columbus. The building is under high security ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin is born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower gives his Farewell Address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born; Muhammad Ali is born.

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SHELBY -- OhioHealth announced that it will begin providing COVID-19 vaccines to patients who are 80 years of age and older on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in accordance with guidance from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health, a news release stated.

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SHELBY — While the coronavirus pandemic dominated discussions at Shelby City Council’s recent Safety Committee meeting, updates were provided on other topics being addressed by officials, as well.

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While students will be going back to in-class learning on Tuesday, the pandemic has taken a financial toll on some parts of the school district. Especially hard hit have been the athletic and food services departments, causing the board of education to look at those areas.

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SHELBY -- Three additional coronavirus deaths were reported in Shelby on Friday, bringing to 22 the number during the pandemic.

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP — A spring timeframe is envisioned to address land-damage issues caused by snow plowing.During the Jackson Township Trustees' meeting on Jan. 5, Trustee Mark Eshelman raised the concern.“I see there is a lot of stone and sod laying in the front yards of residents,” Eshelman …

SHELBY -- As Shelby Schools Superintendent Tim Tarvin detailed the district’s goal to keep school buildings open during the coronavirus pandemic, Board of Education President Lori White noted a key tool in the plan.

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SHELBY -- Monday was a noteworthy one for the Shelby City Schools as the district welcomed students back to in-class instruction during the coronavirus pandemic and saw Lorie White elected as school board president and Randy Broderick as board vice president.

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11:30 a.m. Wednesday updateSHELBY -- Shelby Mayor Steve Shag said today that the coronavirus vaccines are not anticipated to be given in Shelby until Tuesday, Jan. 19.In the latest update, the mayor said Shelby now anticipates 200 doses of the vaccines in the initial shipment, instead of the…

Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Tuesday that he is signing an order that is to authorize 580 Ohio National Guard to remain in active duty, action prompted by unrest related to recent U.S. Capitol violence ahead of the upcoming presidential inauguration.

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- Jackson Township government got off to a fast start to open 2021, holding two meetings on Tuesday, Jan. 5 to set up their governing efforts for the new year.

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Members of Congress are pursuing methods to force President Donald Trump to leave office and accuse Trump of inciting the deadly assault on the US Capitol on Wednesday in support of his false claims of election fraud. (Jan. 11)

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Flags, including one at Dowds Elementary School in Shelby, are at half-staff as shown on Monday, Jan. 11."To honor the life and service of United States Capitol Police Officers Brian D. Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, as well as all Capitol Police officers and law enforcement officers across…

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Shelby Middle Schoolers joined their fellow students from throughout Shelby on Monday, Jan. 11 in returning to their school buildings for the first day of in-person academic instruction since the coronavirus pandemic had forced a return to remote learning just prior to Thanksgiving.

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Crews are carrying out gas line work along Seneca Drive in Shelby as shown on Jan. 7. Mid-Ohio Pipeline is serving as the contractor on the project involving Columbia Gas of Ohio. The site is near Dowds Elementary School in the Shelby community.