Commission updates police eligibility list

The Urbana Civil Service Commission approved updating and establishing patrol officer eligibility lists for the Urbana Police Division during a meetin...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Man indicted for gun possession charges

Man indicted for gun possession charges

A man previously convicted of a violent offense was indicted this week for weapon possession charges.Jacob M. Heyder, 26, of 136 Bloomfield Ave., Urba...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Crews respond to fire at ColePak

The Urbana Fire Division responded to a structure fire at ColePak, 1030 S. Edgewood Ave., at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported.Urbana Fir...

January 11th, 2019 |  



Chamber offers Workers’ Compensation discount

Business owners who want to maximize their Workers’ Compensation premiums are invited to join the Champaign County Safety Council. Most Ohio emp...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Radon – a silent killer

Radon – a silent killer

Champaign Health District (CHD) is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a nationwide campaign to educate Americans about the dange...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Village OKs camper ordinance

MECHANICSBURG - The Mechanicsburg Village Council unanimously passed an ordinance regulating the residential occupation of camper vehicles following t...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Nominations sought for Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS - Since its inception, more than 450 older Ohioans have been inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. If you know someone who bel...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Five individuals indicted in UU shooting

A Champaign County grand jury has indicted five people in relation to a shooting during an alleged drug transaction at Urbana University last fall.Ryo...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Man pleads guilty to felony domestic violence charge

Man pleads guilty to felony domestic violence charge

A man will be sentenced later this month for a violent offense after pleading guilty to a felony charge last week in the Champaign County Common Pleas...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Income tax proposal returns

The Urbana City Council will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. today in the council chambers to discuss a proposed additional six-tenths of one percent ...

January 9th, 2019 |