As western Licking County continues to change, Pataskala City Council has selected a new member that understands the city's roots to help lead it into the future. Pataskala City Council approved Mary Hite in a 5-0 vote as the new representative for the 2nd Ward seat during a special meeting Jan. 30. Council Member Tom Lee was absent.
Intel and other major Columbus-area construction projects are bringing more than jobs. They're amplifying charges of construction-worker poaching.
Pataskala City Council is again accepting applications for the 2nd Ward seat after a council member stepped down late last year to be appointed to a local utility board. During the council's Jan. 17 meeting, members voted unanimously to repost the position after not receiving any applications before the Jan. 10 deadline.