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Muskingum University receives multiple national ratings

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Muskingum University was recently recognized on the U.S News and World Report’s “Best College Rankings” in three different categories. They ranked eighth in Midwest Best Value School, 18th in Top Performers on Social Mobility, and 46th in Midwest Regional Universities. Enrollment and Marketing Vice President, Steven Soba said this is something […]

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Former sheriff’s deputy convicted of workers’ comp fraud

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Zanesville man and former county deputy sheriff must reimburse the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation nearly $235,000 in restitution following his felony conviction for workers’ compensation fraud Monday in a Franklin County courtroom. A judge ordered Gregory A. Fitzer, 56, to pay BWC $211,536 in restitution and $23,187 in investigative costs after Fitzer […]

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Genesis Celebrates Employee Service With Awards Ceremony

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Genesis HealthCare System executive celebrate the service of hundreds of their employees during an awards ceremony Thursday evening. “Five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty-five, forty, and we actually have one with fifty years on the job,” says Genesis Chief Executive Officer Matt Perry. In all, 418 employees received awards for their service. […]

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Renovations on ZMC Health Department to begin late October early November

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Representatives from the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department met today with the County Commissioners to discuss their renovation plans. Health Commissioner, Corey Hamilton said they are hoping to get construction underway, as early as late October or early November. The project is expected to take 14 to 18 months and cost around 3.2 […]

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