Franklin Township

Franklin Township voters on Tuesday approved a five-year, 4.1 mill tax levy to fund the restoration of third-shift police officers.

Franklin Township trustees have voted to lay off four of the township's eight police officers on February 6. Trustees cite budgetary problems.

Franklin Township fire officials are laying off 5 firefighters today after voters rejected an operating levy on Tuesday.

Franklin Township could receive 39 million dollars over 50 years from shared revenues from the Columbus casino.

The fight over a proposed winter shelter for the homeless in Franklin Township is forcing other shelters to fill beyond capacity.

A Franklin County judge has refused to grant a request by a child care center to block the opening of a 190-bed homeless shelter next door in Franklin Township.