Students at area school districts received their end-of-the-year grades in June. Similarly, every school system in the state gets a report card of its own each fall from the Ohio Department of Education.
Legendary guitarist Jorma Kaukonen led the way as the Fur Peace Ranch Motorcycle Club headed down Ohio Rt. 690 in eastern Athens County Saturday during the club's annual ride over 114 miles of Meigs and Athens county roads.
Athens City Council began its read-through of an ordinance last Monday that would authorize about $7,500 in spending on a "pre-plan" study of the long-closed Armory building at the end of North Court Street.
In the home opener Saturday night, Ohio head coach Frank Solich may have had a season-long quarterback controversy settled in the worst way - a serious injury to starter and team captain Derrius Vick.
Ohio University last week announced a fundraising campaign for a new state-of-the-art Academic Center that will be located in the north end zone of Peden Stadium.
Drive out Ohio Rt. 550 from Athens about six miles and you'll find lots of history. Here in the countryside is Windy Hills Farm, established almost 200 years ago from land owned by the Ohio Compaan and Ephraim Cutler and Thomas Hamilton. And at the farm is Gerard Hilferty & Associates, a museum planning and exhibit design firm whose middle name is practically history.
Entering the Ohio University Student Senate meeting Wednesday night was more like getting on an airplane, with OUPD officers checking bags, signs warning that only those recognized by embattled Senate President Megan Marzec would be allowed to speak, and a rigid 150-person maximum attendance for Walter 235.
Athens County has a public library system that's the envy of southeast Ohio, and rivals in quality library systems in much larger metro areas. We can uphold that quality in the face of crippling budget cuts by the state, by passing the local library levy that's on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
If there was ever a suitable use for taxpayer money, it's to pay for senior nutrition programs that help older people stay in their homes and live independently. That's why we strongly support the Senior Services Renewal Levy that will appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
A Detroit area ex-police officer accused of being the supplier of a multimillion dollar Glouster-based illegal prescription pill ring was found guilty and sentenced to 17 years in prison Friday in Athens.
To the Editor: I have been watching politics for a long time and am very interested in the congressional race between Jennifer Garrison and Bill Johnson in their southeast Ohio district
In a conference call Thursday, Ohio University Transportation and Parking Services highlighted new programs this year that allow drivers to pay for parking with their smart-phones, track the whereabouts of campus shuttles with GPS technology, and take advantage of a new car-sharing network.
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