Test Driving the Teen Defensive Driving Course at the Mid-Ohio School

The Mid-Ohio sports car course is known worldwide for being the track racers love to race and fans love visit. The course sits on 330 acres of rolling hills and features a permanent road racing circuit with multiple track configurations. Mid-Ohio is truly a comprehensive motor sports facility hosting racing events for everything from Indy cars to vintage motorcycles. . . But they’ll tell you the most important work they do happens off the racecourse during their Teen Defensive Driving program — and I would agree!...

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A Day in Lexington: A Growing Community of Families

Founded in 1812, Lexington has been known locally as “A Growing Community of Families” for a long time. A great place to raise a family; the Lexington Local School District is rated highly year after year and the village is ranked the 15th safest community in the US in the category of under 5,000 residents. What started out as a bedroom community, has grown out of that classification with the addition of businesses large and small. Lexington Mayor, Brian White says of the village: “We’re still a Community of Families, but it’s not just about us.” The Lexington community sees themselves as part of the diverse tapestry of communities across Richland County. “We have to work together to move Richland County Forward.”...

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September Happenings and Events

September signifies the start of fall, but here in Richland County, September also brings various activities to fill your autumn calendar. From the Oktoberfest at The Phoenix Brewing Co. to the Malabar Farm Barn Dance, there are happenings for all ages. Enjoy the crisp air with this month’s festivals and fairs or experience the fine arts Richland County has to offer....

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More Events Close Out an Impressive August in Richland County

The long-awaited 25th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption” may be over, but this month still has so much fun left to offer. Three exciting events, the Heart of the City Cruise In (Aug. 24) at Central Park, Dirt Million (Aug. 22-24) at Mansfield Motor Speedway, and the Mansfield Barber Expo (Aug. 25) at the Ohio State Reformatory, will close out an impressive August in Richland County....

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August Happenings and Events

As summer vacation draws to a close, August provides plenty of opportunities for your last month before school is back in session. Enjoy live concerts and music festivals, the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale, NASCAR, and the 25th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption.”...

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May Happenings and Events

May is here and it brought a flurry of activity with it! The first weekend of the month was packed with events, but here’s what’s going on throughout the rest of May. Festivals, special exhibits, and a racing world championship are on deck, but what are you going to put on your calendar?...

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Mansfield Area Welcomes May with a Packed Calendar!

There’s something about May. It’s the month of springtime, flowers, rainstorms, and best of all, warm temperatures without the summer mugginess! This month’s calendar will be packed for sure, but the area is opening the month with a bang. Here are the major events happening the first weekend in May. There’s something for everyone, but how will you choose? We sure don’t know how!...

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