On the outskirts of Athens, set back in the woods amid the rugged Appalachian landscape, 10 students from the Ohio University Archaeological Field School led by site director Paul Patton, have slowly been unearthing about 1,100 years of history in the form of a Native-American rock shelter.
Ohio University has six capital projects lined up to launch in fiscal year 2014, including breaking ground on a new natural gas-burning power plant, renovations to several Athens campus buildings, and the construction of new buildings in Dublin, Ohio, and Cleveland.
Next Saturday will be the one-year anniversary of the massive derecho storm system that slammed the Athens area on June 29, 2012, while plastering much of the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic areas.
It has been a month since alleged missing or disorganized records at the Athens County Engineer's Office raised questions about how much that department will be reimbursed for nearly $350,000 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) work.
Oh golly gee, Athens, as the Great One once wrote, "You tell me whar a man gits his corn pone, en I'll tell you what his 'pinions is.” Well y'all got pee-lenty o'those. On things like clean hot hot heat, metal thieves, Karma, buying local and our ever-present Athens County Sheriff. These are your voices, Athens, not necessarily the ones in your head. Cherish them.
Athens City Council voted unanimously Monday to add a new chapter to city code called Title 47 that lays out standards for resource extraction and waste disposal monitoring and mitigation in the city.
Long-standing Cincinnati area folk-rock band, Over the Rhine, will be returning to Stuart's Opera House this Saturday for a special acoustic show.
A variety of regional and local musicians will be thrilling Ohio Brew Week audiences when the week kicks off this Friday, June 21. Music and entertainment organizer Marc Secoy has worked with Ohio Brew Week Executive Director Dan Gates to create several events featuring music using local and regional talent.
I was never so comforted in my life than I was a few minutes ago when I was driving home on Old Rt. 33, as I saw sign after sign posted along the road, warning us all of the up-and-coming aerial chemical attack on the gypsy moths.
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