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County band in concert

XENIA — The Greene County Adult Band will play a free concert 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Shawnee Park in Xenia. Musical selections include a big band showcase; Hitsville, USA; Scenes from “The Louvre;” and festival of American spirituals. The concert is open to the public and will be held weather permitting. The band has more than 75 members and was formed in 1988. For more information visit

Public meeting on bikeway

XENIA — The City of Xenia is holding a public meeting 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 to present updated plans for a proposed new bikeway on Detroit Street and other safety improvements in downtown Xenia. The meeting will be held in the Xenia Community Library’s first floor meeting room, 76 E. Market St. Residents interested in learning about the revised plan can attend the meeting or view the plans online at under the parks, trails and recreation tab under discover.

Greeneview school board

JAMESTOWN — The Greeneview Board of Education will meet in regular session 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 at 4 S. Charleston Rd.

Volunteers sought

XENIA — The Xenia Food Pantry needs volunteers. The volunteers work one time per month, a shift is three and half hours in length and is either in the morning or afternoon. There is no heavy lifting involved in any of the three positions. To help the Pantry call 937-372-8441 and leave name, telephone number, and the someone will be in contact. A further explanation of the positions will be given at that time. The Pantry is located on Ledbetter Road behind the county building.

Gazette news report compiled by Merrilee Embs and Scott Halasz.

Gazette news report compiled by Merrilee Embs and Scott Halasz.