The Ohio University community is mourning the traffic death of retired music professor Richard D. Syracuse Friday evening on the road in front of his rural Athens home.
One week ago Sunday, Tia Kropko, an Ohio University senior studying visual communications, lived in a sweet apartment above Jack Neal Floral on West Union Street with five roommates. After a weekend t
Property owners of burned buildings, displaced Ohio University students, and firefighters and city officials were taking stock Sunday after a major blaze heavily damaged the north side of West Union Street's uptown block early that morning.
T-shirt sales are among the ongoing local efforts to help Union Street businesses (and their employees) recover from the devastating fire that swept the block early last Sunday Late last week, Tra
They don't graduate until spring, but Athens High School seniors are already making a difference.
While the on-site investigation into the Nov. 16 West Union Street fire in uptown Athens has been completed, the Ohio State Fire Marshal's office is continuing to conduct interviews.
Things change. Aww, SNAP. I drive upon a slip, when I slip you slip we slip. Venus in furs. Minecraft! No minefield. Anyway, Hocking. Special delivery: Thank you Charlie Rose. Everybody keep lying, or something. Uptown fire. No more fish and chips. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it!
A week before flames surged through multiple buildings on Union Street, The Plains-based rental company Bobcat Rentals had just finished moving into a building at 14 W. Union St. that for many decadeshoused the Campus Sundry store in half of its street-level storefront.
The 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival is still more than six months away yet is already announcing the first round of acts, including country music legend Merle Haggard.
The director of Ohio University's Global Leadership Center was placed on paid administrative leave in early October pending the outcome of an investigation into "allegations of inappropriate conduct," according to recently obtained university documents.
It was a dramatic scene in the U.S. Senate this week. As Sen. Elizabeth Warren, presiding, announced the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline, a Crow Creek Sioux man from South Dakota sang out in the Senate gallery. A massive people's climate movement against extracting some of the dirtiest oil on the planet had prevailed... at least for now.
The ongoing four-person exhibition at the Majestic Galleries on historic Public Square, Nelsonville features four outstanding artists with unique visions, according to a news release reviewing the exhibition.
Athens County Common Pleas Court Judge George McCarthy has taken another step toward setting up a specialized drug court in Athens County, attending a symposium in Columbus last Thursday about such courts.
Athens City Council adopted an ordinance last Monday increasing some of the city's administrative fines for garbage regulations and increasing the fee landlords in Athens must pay for rental permits.
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The Major Crimes Unit that includes law enforcement in Athens, Fairfield and Hocking counties executed a large heroin-related search and arrest warrant round-up late last week, resulting in charges against seven different people in Logan, northwest of Athens County.
In what would have been only the fifth jury trial in Athens County since September 2013, a last-minute plea now has a Reyonoldsburg man heading to prison.