We present a photo gallery of the University Program Council's free throw-back Thursday concert/celebration Thursday afternoon and evening on South Beach, the sandy area near the South Green.
Nine Athens community members spoke out against Number Fest's 13th edition last weekend at an Athens City Council meeting on Monday night.
Well, this is embarrassing. My old friend, Tom Bennett, unearthed the letter that he received in July 1976 from our then landlord in Athens, informing us that we were not welcome to return to the same house for Ohio University's fall quarter, less than two months from then.
Heavy-duty tow trucks were needed to right this Federal Express trailer, which overturned on U.S. Rt. 33 near Movies10 early Thursday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported no injuries.
A group of anti-fracking activists announced Tuesday they will be circulating petitions to turn Athens County into a charter government and ban the dumping of oil-and-gas hydraulic fracking waste, as well as use of water from sources in the county for fracking activities, on the November ballot.
Ban it! Fixing stupid. No deposit back for you! Living up to obligations. Suposably. Chaos, pronounced with a Chay. He's a witch! He turned me into a newt! Constant crybabies. A goofball, but not a Total goofball. Housing-Gate. Always angry Athens County. Fix the roads. Frack Fest. You shall be revealed! Better have that spring bod ready. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
The city of Athens has provided notable leadership in addressing numerous kinds of issues. In the arena of energy, the solar array at the Community Center still appears to be the largest municipally operated solar system in the state.
Former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly doesn't want to remain in prison while he appeals his conviction on 18 felonies, but in a filing Monday the state of Ohio argued that he should.
Ohio University has hosted an annual Take Back the Night (TBTN) Week for more than 30 years, and this year's events paid homage to the week's history while focusing on creating a safe space for a diverse spread of participants.
To the Editor:
Why are the Number Fest crowd so disrespectful and destructive? That question was raised at Monday's (April 20) City Council meeting.
An attorney for an Athens County sheriff's deputy who had been fired, reappointed, then suspended and fired again, has sent a certified letter to three area residents demanding they publically retract allegations of sexual misconduct against the deputy and withdraw complaints made to the Sheriff's Office.
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A top energy and sustainability expert from Stanford University will be speaking at Ohio University Friday evening to call for clean energy at OU, and explain why a natural gas pipeline across the Hocking River is not a good idea.