In the tiny world of sousaphone players, it’s a very big deal to be chosen to dot the “i” when Ohio State University’s marching band draws its Script Ohio on the football field.
The tradition goes back nearly 80 years: A designated fourth-year musician follows the drum major around until he breaks off the final “o,” falls into position on the “i” and takes a bow before more than 100,000 screaming fans.
Akron General Medical Center is fighting a state ruling that it must pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in property taxes for the fitness center portion of its Health & Wellness Center-North in Stow.
Little Raine Tranthem, a Junior Girl Scout, and eight of her friends are working on their Bronze Award. That’s a big deal in the world of scouts. To earn the award, troop 90094 of Akron is hosting a family Christmas party Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. at 111 E. Voris St.