A section of a row of corn stalks left from last years harvest sits at the edge of the soybeans growing on the Yarnell Farm field along Africa Road. My Final Photo for Aug. 22, 2019.
An Otterbein University groundskeeper trims low-hanging branches from trees lining a section of Cooper Road adjacent to the school's hayfields. My Final Photo for August 1, 2019.
The desiccated skin of a mature cicada clings to the trunk of a tree along the roadway leading into Alum Creek Park North. My Final Photo for July 31, 2019.
Workers pour a section of sidewalk around the edge of what will become the parking for DHL's new North and South America headquarters building nearing completion in the Westar development area. My Final Photo for July 30, 2019.
A lone driver travels down Cooper Road into the morning sun. My Final Photo for July 29, 2019.
Bill Goldsmith stands in the dining room of the Ebenezer Washburn historical home on South Sunbury Road during the Tapestry of a Town annual tour of homes and businesses in Westerville that bear a portion of the region's heritage. My Final Photo for July 28, 2019.
A mother and daughter navigate their paddleboards back to the shore at Hoover Reservoir under a deep blu sky with light cumulous cloud cover on a warm late July afternoon. My Final Photo for July 27, 2019.
A group of young girls watch from the curb as an older group dances on West College during the Fourth Friday street festival in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for July 26, 2019.
A brother and sister head downstream searching for minnows to add to their father's catch from fishing below the lowhead dam in Alum Creek Park North in Westerville. My Final Photo for July 25, 2019
Workers begin completion of the roofing and facade upgrades to the Cockerell Building at the corner of State and College after upgrading the upper facade and major repairs to the brick exterior. My Final Photo for July 24, 2019.
A man bathed in light from the morning sun reflecting off Hoover Reservoir sits on a picnic table at Red Bank Park. My Final Photo for July 23, 2019.
Workers for two contractors begin construction on the Uptown Streetscape Improvement project by removing bricks from the sidewalk, cutting away about a foot of asphalt roadway, and removing streetlights in front of Hanby Elementary before rebuilding the sidewalks and expanding them about a foot into State Street before school starts August 13. My Final Photo for July 22, 2019.
A mister at the edge of the Bobel patio sprays cooling water for guests as Bob Bobel, left, describes his home's garden during Sunday's WesterFlora garden tour in Westerville. My Final Photo for July 21, 2019.
A steamroller compacts fresh asphalt laid on the end of the northbound lanes of Spring Road as the project prepares to switch traffic to the completed section and begin rebuilding the southbound lanes on Monday. My Final Photo for July 20, 2019.
A father photographs his two sons sitting on the rear fender of a Westerville Parks and Recreation tractor during the city's Touch-A-Truck day at the sports fields on Cleveland Ave. My Final Photo for July 19, 2019.
A worker carries concrete blocks across the site where his team is building the foundation for a new set of restaurants at Polaris Parkway and Meridian Way. My Final Photo for July 18, 2019.
Uptown Dave with his coffee and cigar takes refuge from an afternoon rainstorm on the leeward side of the Holmes Hotel at State and Main in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for July 17, 2019.
Contractors began Tuesday changing the path for the Starbucks on South State Street by removing almost all of the trees, the shrubs, and vegetation at the rear of the property to make way for a new parking lot, drive-through lane, and entrance to the coffee shop. My Final Photo for July 16, 2019.
An auctioneer rearranges items for viewing in the dining area of Max & Erma's on North State Street at Maxtown Road as the company prepares to sell restaurant equipment from the kitchen and memorabilia from the dining room in an online auction Tuesday. My Final Photo for July 15, 2019.
A red Triumph Roadster leads the line of British sports cars taking The British Invasion to the stage at the Alum Creek Amphitheater where the group performed popular British songs from the 60s and 70s. My Final Photo for July 14, 2019.
A few of the artist's tents at the Westerville Music & Arts Festival are reflected in the main pond as the two-day festival opened Saturday morning at Heritage Park. My Final Photo for July 13, 2019.
A worker grinds away small sections of reinforcing rod before placing a stone cover at the top of pillars recently built at the entrance to Sharon Woods Metro Park on Cleveland Ave. My Final Photo for July 12, 2019.