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- 2002 Newark Bicentennial
- 2002 Auditorium Theater is demolished in July of 2002 due to exorbitant renovation estimates.
- 2002 Grand reopening of the Midland Theatre on September 14, 2002.
- 2002 The Institute of Industrial Technology, which opened in 1996, changed its name to The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art, and Technology in May 2002.
- 2004 Old Towne West historic district is dissolved on December 6, 2004.
- 2006 A monument is erected at the site of the former Licking County Children's Home in memorial to the six children who died there.
- 2008 Licking County Bicentennial