A series of fires set to altar linens inside St. Paul's Catholic Church Sunday led to an Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office investigation and a confession from a suspect Monday afternoon.
When Ohio University top administrators signed off on an agreement to lease 31 Coventry Lane, a South Side Athens home owned by a local businessman and prominent OU donor, for its presidential residence, the Ohio University Foundation agreed to purchase all of the furnishings in the house for $75,000.
Wrapping up on Sunday, the four-day Nelsonville Music Festival featured sunshine, mellow vibes and for the most part, fabulous live music.
Ohio University's contractor has stopped long-awaited repair work on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway between Richland and Stimson avenues while it addresses "questions" relating to the project.
Tucked away on a side street in one of London's toniest neighborhoods, just across the street from the sprawling department store Harrods, sits a brick, Victorian-era apartment building that houses the Ecuadorean Embassy. Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, walked into this embassy on June 19, 2012, and hasn't stepped foot outside since.
A Nelsonville husband and wife charged with multiple felonies related to a lack of care that allegedly contributed to the death of a disabled woman might have their jury trials joined if a motion by the Athens County Prosecutor's office is approved.
Andi Lynn Watt is a new community gardener who is doing more than putting food on the table.
A judge has declined to award default judgment in a lawsuit from a former College of Education faculty member against Ohio University after OU answered charges in the suit one day late.
Human trafficking is not just a problem in faraway lands. It happens here in America, in Ohio, in Athens County. And it doesn't happen like it does in a Liam Neeson movie. It's subtle. It's insidious. And it can be hard to spot.
Bruce and Jane Ergood have spent more than 15 years providing health-care education, sustainable farming and economic opportunities to rural Honduras with their initiative Honduras Health, putting the "American way" aside and adapting to the Honduran culture to provide the best care possible.
To the Editor:
I am grateful to Athens NEWS Associate Editor David DeWitt for writing about the discrimination faced by the LGBT community at Hocking College.
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