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Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | November 20, 2020

Southeast Ohio Foodbank to host food distribution for Perry County residents | November 20, 2020

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting a mobile food distribution on Friday, November 20th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Health Order Enforcing Mask-Wearing in Retail Locations Signed | November 13, 2020

Health Order Enforcing Mask-Wearing in Retail Locations Signed | November 13, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio - November 13, 2020)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health Interim Director Lance Himes signed a health order to enforce mask-wearing in retail locations across the state in compliance with the statewide mandatory mask order signed on July 23, 2020.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | November 12, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | November 12, 2020

Below are the updates from the November 12, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Tuesday, November 17th at 2:00 PM.

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NOVEMBER 2020 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

NOVEMBER 2020 Eco-tip... tips to help the Earth!

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling: Celebrate America Recycles Day on Sunday, November 15, 2020!

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RSVP Volunteer Recognition Drive-Thru | October 24, 2020

RSVP Volunteer Recognition Drive-Thru | October 24, 2020

The Perry County Ohio Retired Senior Volunteer Program Recognition Dinner was conducted as a drive-thru this year on Saturday, October 24, 2020.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | November 5, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | November 5, 2020

Below are the updates from the November 5, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Tuesday, November 10th at 2:00 PM.

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Funding Opportunity: Get Outdoors!

Funding Opportunity: Get Outdoors!

Grant funding is now available through the Environmental Stewardship Pillar of Prosperity at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO). Grants will help public, nonprofit, and fiscally sponsored organizations facilitate connections to nature among those who live throughout the 32 Appalachian Ohio counties. Up to $60,000 in funding is available, with proposals due by November 30, 2020.

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CARES Act Funds for Somerset Ohio Businesses

CARES Act Funds for Somerset Ohio Businesses

There is CARES Act funding available for businesses based in Somerset, Ohio. Application deadline is Thursday, November 12, 2020.

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Perry County Angel Tree Is Seeking Donations

Perry County Angel Tree Is Seeking Donations

Perry County Ohio Angel Tree is seeking monetary donations. Due to COVID-19 we are not dispensing gifts in 2020.

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Governor DeWine's Open Letter to Ohioans | November 1, 2020

Governor DeWine's Open Letter to Ohioans | November 1, 2020

On this Sunday before Election Day, I encourage you to vote if you have not already done so. Exercise and enjoy this sacred right that we, as Americans, hold so dear.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 29, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 29, 2020

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s October 29, 2020 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, November 5th at 2:00 PM.

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Pay your NPCW Water Bill Online | November 1, 2020

Pay your NPCW Water Bill Online | November 1, 2020

Effective November 1, 2020 you may pay your Northern Perry County Water bill online.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 27, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 27, 2020

Below are the updates from the October 27, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, October 29th at 2:00 PM.

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Community Action Begins Winter Crisis Program To Help With Utilities | November 2, 2020

Community Action Begins Winter Crisis Program To Help With Utilities | November 2, 2020

GLOUSTER, OH (October 26, 2020) - The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action will begin November 2, 2020. This program is designed to help families/households who are facing an emergency situation to maintain and/or restore electric/gas service and/or provide a bulk fuel (propane, wood, coal, fuel oil, kerosene). An emergency situation is defined as having a disconnect notice on your electric or natural gas; or having less than a 25% (tank) supply of bulk fuel such as propane, fuel oil, coal, or kerosene, or less than a 10-day supply of firewood. This assistance is available only once per heating season (November through March).

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 22, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 22, 2020

Below are the updates from the October 22, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Tuesday, October 27th at 2:00 PM.

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JobsOhio Update and Economic Impact Memo from JP Nauseef | October 22, 2020

JobsOhio Update and Economic Impact Memo from JP Nauseef | October 22, 2020

Ohio’s recovery continues to show positive results with the unemployment rate lowering and Ohioans returning to work.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 20, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 20, 2020

Below are the updates from the October 20, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, October 22nd at 2:00 PM.

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The Perry County Initiative: Inspiring Tobacco-Free Living

The Perry County Initiative: Inspiring Tobacco-Free Living

The Perry County Ohio Health Department Initiative: Inspiring Tobacco-Free Living. Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,000 deaths per year in the United States.

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 15, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 15, 2020

Below are the updates from October 15, 2020 press conference with Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th at 2:00 PM.

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Fight the flu!

Fight the flu!

The Perry County Ohio Health Department offers flu shots to anyone 6 months of age and older. These are the good old flu shots. NOT COVID!

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Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 13, 2020

Governor's Office COVID-19 Update | October 13, 2020

Below are the updates from Governor DeWine’s October 13, 2020 press conference. The next press conference is currently scheduled for Thursday, October 15th at 2:00 PM.

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Perry County Early Voting Hours for November 3, 2020 General Election

Perry County Early Voting Hours for November 3, 2020 General Election

The Perry County Ohio Board of Elections early voting for the November 3, 2020 General Election has begun at their office in New Lexington, Ohio.

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Little Cities of Black Diamonds | The Prohibition Era

Little Cities of Black Diamonds | The Prohibition Era

Everybody loves a good moonshining story. Learn how Straitsville Special spread far and wide in the era of prohibition. Cheryl Blosser meets up with Eric Hedin at the Black Diamond Distillery in New Straitsville, Ohio. Eric runs the Fermentation Program at Hocking College.

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Perry County Municipal Court Reports October 2020

Perry County Municipal Court Reports October 2020

Criminal/traffic disposition reports. Civil credit and legal news reports. Reports are in PDF format.

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Upcoming Events
Blood Drive Thornville Masonic Lodge | Saturday, January 30, 2021 Jan 30, 2021 07:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Thornville Masonic Lodge #521 - 44 E Columbus St, Thornville, OH 43076
Blood Drive Ludowici - Local 505 | Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Feb 02, 2021 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Ludowici Factory of Ideas - 4757 Tile Plant Rd, New Lexington, OH 43764
Rally 4 Recovery 4th Annual New Years Kickoff | February 12, 2021 Feb 12, 2021 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Live on Facebook
Blood Drive American Legion Post 58, Thursday, February 18, 2021 Feb 18, 2021 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM — American Legion Post 58 - 107 East Gay St, Somerset, OH 43783
Blood Drive Perry County Senior Center | Friday, February 19, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Perry County Senior Center - 520 First St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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