It used to be that an Athens County resident with a developmental disability could expect to find a job only at the local sheltered workshop or some other segregated program. These days, however, many are employed in community settings alongside regular workers.
When we first began covering the huge news about an ethane cracker/plastics manufacturing complex proposed for 32 miles east of Athens last week, our journalistic reflex was to report it as a local story.
An injection well for storing wastewater from oil-and-gas drilling operations, which triggered strong opposition in the Athens area, was permitted by a state agency Monday.
The Ohio Bobcats football team received some unlikely news Sunday afternoon as they found out they will in fact be heading to a fifth-straight bowl game. The 'Cats will be heading to St. Petersbu
A U.S. Coast Guard proposal to allow transport of oil-and-gas drilling wastewater on river barges - which includes a requirement that every batch be lab-inspected - is meeting with criticism from both environmentalists and the oil-and-gas industry.
Are Liberals and the First Amendment comparable to the gun crowd and the Second? The anthropomorphism of corporations. The Holidays in uptown Athens. Following the rule of law. Plus a whole lot more on Christmas music uptown. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
As the seconds ticked off the massive scoreboard at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon, Ohio, the grandstand with red-and-white clad Trimble Tomcats fans broke out in a "Tomcat Pride" chant.
The Holiday Shoppe at the Athens Community Center this weekend is to local artists what Black Friday is to the nation's retail merchants - a crucial time for turning a profit.
If a proposed petrochemical complex is built just across the river in West Virginia, it will have enormous impacts on the economies of the region, including Ohio's.
Athens City Auditor Kathy Hecht Tuesday praised the budget plan put together by Mayor Paul Wiehl and said that the city probably will not pull in as much revenue next year due to a slowdown of its delinquent tax collection program.
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