The Adams County Shelter for the Homeless can house up to 17 individuals at a time. But that is only able to shelter a fraction of those facing housing insecurity in the Appalachian county on the banks of the Ohio River.
A "yes" vote will protect Ohio’s constitution by requiring a higher threshold – a 60-percent majority – to pass any future amendment to our constitution. This 60-percent threshold is well below the federal requirements that make changes to the U.S. Constitution.
The Highland County Community Action Organization, Inc. will host their 17th annual golf outing on Friday, Aug. 18 at Buckeye Hills Country Club located at 7261 Limes Road in Greenfield. Registration will open at 8 a.m.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol-Georgetown Post is currently investigating a two-vehicle fatal traffic crash. The crash occurred on July 7 at approximately 8:27 a.m. on state Route 32 at Tranquility Pike, Scott Township, Adams County.
Since at least March 2013, Hillsboro city officials have been made aware that the city's lodging (motel) tax was improperly levied. Since 2013, Highland County Prosecutor Anneka Collins has told anyone who would listen that this tax should not have been levied. So has The Highland County Press.
Thanks to a group of generous donors who created four scholarship endowment funds, the Adams County Community Foundation will award 25 scholarships to Adams County students attending college or trade school.
In a notice dated May 8, the IRS charged the county a penalty under Section 6722 of the Internal Revenue Code for "failure to furnish payee statements or required information." That penalty totaled $229,067.86, with a due date of May 22, 2023.