After more than a century an East side Columbus public school shut its doors for good Thursday afternoon. Fair Avenue Alternative is one of 9 schools closing this year within the Columbus City Schools to save money and keep a levy promise.
Ohio’s jobless rate declined again last month to 4.8%. The new number is the latest sign that central Ohio’s job market is turning in favor of workers. The tightening labor market helps job seekers but may put a brake on growth of some individual companies.