Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
It might seem that Mary Beth Hall has a thankless job. As Union Countyâ€™s dog warden, Hall is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But for Hall itâ€™s been the most rewarding job of her life.