Weather Update

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-Over the past week or so, WHIZ has received numerous calls, emails, etc., regarding the temperature on the website and app being incorrect or stuck at 72°. A little background on what is happening… The official observations for Zanesville are taken at the Zanesville Municipal Airport (KZZV) via an Automated Surface Observation System (ASOS). […]

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Port Authority Sees Employment Boom

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-The Muskingum County Port Authority held its monthly meeting this morning.  The meeting discussed capital investment and employment figures. Executive Director Matt Abbott says unemployment is at about 5% across the county.  “Employment trends are looking very good. Post pandemic employment trends, we’re seeing  an unemployment rate of about 5%. Workforce participation rates are […]

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Parks District Celebrates Earth Day

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-The Muskingum Valley Park District is happy to raise awareness for Earth Day 2021. It is the fifty-first Earth Day in United States history meant to celebrate our planet and raise awareness for what ails her. Park District executive director Russell Edgington looks to do the same within Muskingum County.  “We are actually concentrating […]

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Dog of the Week

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-This week’s Dog Warden and Adoption Center’s dog of the week is a little pooch named Red.  Red is a friendly and timid boy just looking for his forever home. If you always wanted a piece of the rainbow in your home then he could be the dog for you.  “This is Red, he’s […]

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Prosecutors Office Dropping Case Management System

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio-The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office spoke with county officials about dropping their current case management system manager.  Prosecutors were deeply dissatisfied with the amount of progress made by their current case management system. They felt that many promises made to them were not kept.  “A case management system allows for the courts, the […]

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