Flood insurance premiums across the nation are threatening to more than double in the coming years, and if this comes to pass, will drastically impact local property owners, new homebuyers and the real-estate market.
Athens entrepreneur William Beale, a former Ohio University mechanical engineering faculty member with a distinguished career in the development and manufacturing of new engine and power generation systems, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Konneker Medal for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, according to a news release from OU.
A group of female and male students walked down the runway set in Ohio University's Walter Hall Rotunda Thursday evening to show off the latest spring items - and the bonus is that they're mostly available at uptown stores.
Ohio University's Kennedy Museum of Art will present a selection of 11 African masks out of its permanent collection of African art for its latest exhibition, The Arts of Africa, which will be on vie
The final regular season game for the Ohio Bobcats served as a perfect microcosm for just how wild the conference slate has become. At times the 'Cats played like a contender for the MAC champion
A dab of Sarah Palin, a dash of school bus vandalism, a scintilla of marijuana legalization, a grain of four-wheeler snow shoveling, a dollop of Furtherance of Justice funds, a shard of engineer's office road clearing, a sprinkle of Pat Kelly's suits, a flake of applicant testing, a pinch of global warming, a slice of purpose, and a smidgen of love, and you get a delicious and delectable Athens Voice pie. Cherish it.
Athens Police have obtained arrest warrants and are looking for two men they suspect of having set an arson fire in a Stewart Street rental home. The suspects, who appear to be Ohio University students, were reportedly still at large as of Wednesday afternoon.
Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn has notified the county commissioners that in his legal opinion, they can name a short-term replacement for Sheriff Pat Kelly as soon as Kelly's suspension by a special state commission—which may or may not happen—becomes final within the next month.
Faced with the prospect of man-made climate change, and the potential environmental impacts of increased oil-and-gas drilling, some people may give in to a sense of hopelessness. While they might feel that America's heavy dependence on fossil fuel needs to change, and soon, they see the problem as overwhelming, and don't know how to make a start in their own lives.
Recently, my 92-year-old mother had a stroke. We have been sitting by her bed daily, watching her get stronger in small steps.
Austin Shifflet, 17, a young man from Glouster, has been suffering from a rare bone disease for over two years, which resulted in the amputation of both his legs. To raise money and medical supplies to help Shifflet and his family, the local Eagles Club will hold an all-day benefit this Saturday.
The main defendant in a lawsuit over an uptown Athens stabbing has claimed in a court filing that Athens County Common Pleas Court does not have jurisdiction over the case, and that his victim's injuries can be attributed to either the victim himself, or to some third party.
There's no shortage of people wanting to step into Kim Jones' superintendent shoes. Monday was the deadline for submitting applications for Trimble Local Schools' top job, and 13 were received.
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In a lawsuit stemming from the renovation of Ohio University's old Baker Center into the new home of the Scripps College of Communication, a general contractor who was sued by a painting subcontractor on the project has now countersued the plaintiff company.