The Ohio University Board of Trustees will be asked Friday to approve letting the university award contracts to move ahead on three big capital improvement projects: the renovation of Boyd Dining Hall; the second phase of OU's new Schoonover Center; and a renovation project at a facility in Cleveland connected to the OU Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
At 11 a.m. on March 4, the key to the front door of "The House that Rocky Built" on Elizabeth Street in Nelsonville was turned over to Melinda King and her two sons.
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.
Twenty-four Ohio University students will descend Tuesday on the glittering mecca of entertainment, music and technology culture that is the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas.
Who loves the smell of discrimination in the morning? The streets aren't in such great shape, and Old Man Winter ain't making matters any better. Partisan politics, grrr. Can't we all just get along? Lucky that burning house was empty. Mayor Ed Beckett, in memoriam. And the truth about cats and dogs. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
A 19-year-old man has been charged with three felony counts in connection with an incident in which he and another man allegedly used an online personals ad to lure a man to a promised "casual encounter" with a non-existent woman, then tried to rob him when he showed up.
People sometimes ask, out of politeness surely, how one selects the subject of a weekly newspaper column. It is a question for which there is no single answer. Sometimes ideas present themselves, while other times they hide under that pile of really good boxes over there, the ones I should throw away but won't, knowing that the minute I do I'll need them.
Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free from prison last week, just one month shy of 44 years behind bars. He was convicted of the April 1970 killing of a Baltimore police officer. Conway has always maintained his innocence.
For every college basketball team that has the good fortune of making a run through a conference tournament, there's one player who steps his game up to another level.
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
Spring cleaning could lead to extra money this year thanks to a creative competition. ReUse Industries, an Athens-based non-profit organization, is encouraging people from 32 Appalachian Ohio counties to find artistic or clever uses for what might be considered junk by many.
The first day of spring is March 20 so if you're interested in growing a food garden, now's the time to get into gear. And Community Food Initiatives is ready to help, whether you're a first-timer or an old hand.
Dear Harlan: My friend gets blackout drunk several times each week, and I am concerned for him. When I try to talk to him about it, he puts up a massive wall and won't talk about it. What should I do? - Shut Out
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.
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