A local man was acquitted by a visiting Franklin County judge Tuesday of criminal mischief in a case that revolved around different interpretations of the First Amendment.
Ohio University on Friday became the first of 14 public universities in Ohio to implement a tuition guarantee plan that sets tuition rates for four years for each future incoming cohort of undergraduate freshmen at OU.
In 2013, a Huffington Post article caused quite a kerfuffle in the literary world when it asked the question "Is poetry dead?" and answered in the affirmative.
After a trying 0-4 start to the Ohio men's Mid-American Conference season, the biggest thing coach Saul Phillips has to worry about this week is a fist pump.
An Athens High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a student dating back to December 2013.
Just when the Bobcat men looked as if they could put up a fight in the Mid-American Conference during this season of transition, Ohio produced a clunker in that state to the North. Visiting Easter
Eva Coleman lived it. Married to a preacher, she had taught, and taught well, at the local "colored" school when schools were still segregated.
An Athens city recreation official last Tuesday chased down a man who allegedly stole money from lockers in the Athens Community Center. To his advantage, Andrew Chiki, assistant arts, parks and recreation director, is also a long-time cross-country runner who coaches Athens High School's cross-country team.
This gift called life. Old v. New. Ban the dude? Historical preservation. Using the pool. Abortion protests. Supporting equal marriage rights. A congregation of atheists. Wearing purple. Hurray for retroviruses. Bravo to Sandy. And Get a Life, dude. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
For scores of shoppers gathered in the lobby of Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville Saturday, vinyl never left.
If you're looking for a bold plan to address the biggest energy problems facing people today, the place to look is not in Columbus, Ohio, or Washington, D.C., but in Athens County, Ohio. Several southeast Ohio governments, officially organized as the Southeast Ohio Public Energy Council or SOPEC, have joined together and created a plan that will lower electricity prices, create jobs and produce more renewable energy.
What techniques should police officers use while speaking with a victim of sexual violence? In the aftermath of a reported sexual assault, what strategies help ensure a perpetrator will be brought to justice? How does a college town atmosphere and university judiciary complicate sexual-assault investigations?
"Imagine if we did something different." Those were just seven words out of close to 7,000 that President Barack Obama spoke during his State of the Union address.
Two men were arrested by Athens Police officers early Sunday morning outside Courtside Pizza following a fight. One of them is an Ohio University football player.
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Community members had a lot to say at a meeting last Wednesday devoted to gaining input on a proposed new aquatic center at the Athens Community Center. The facility will be funded by a recreation lev