At the SEPTA center, a Nelsonville community-based correctional facility, the 102 inmates - all adult-male non-violent felony offenders - live with three shelter dogs waiting for adoption. The inmates teach the animals to sit, or to catch a Frisbee, while they take care of every aspect of their existence, from food, to playtime, to administering medicine.
The product of nearly two weeks of dredging (scraping off and removing silt and muck off the bottom of Emeriti Park pond) sits in two huge bags situated between the Ohio University's Ping Center and the new Walter Fieldhouse along South Green Drive.
A former Detroit police officer has been arrested and indicted for first-degree felony racketeering after the bust of a Glouster-based drug ring in Athens County led back to him as the supplier.
When it comes to matters involving streets and traffic, everybody seems to be an expert. Not just an expert, but the sort of snooty, dismissive know-it-all who ridicules and dismisses anyone else who might have a differing opinion, even if that person actually is an expert.
The takedown of a local prescription pill ring and its Detroit-area supplier has crippled the painkiller drug supply chain that had generated around $3 million in profits, Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn asserted on Tuesday.
Hurray for the attendant at the Recycling Center! A grandstanding county prosecutor? Just say No to Hazing. No stinkin' apologies necessary. It's just about time for the Athens County Fair, and funnel cake! Why-oh-why-oh-why-oh, did I ever leave Ohio? That's a 'spensive roof! Barking dogs, ugh, again. This never dies. Rejoice! Just, y'know, because. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
Athens City Council unanimously approved ordinances for the annexation and B3 business zone designation of a property on Armitage Road at a special session Monday after a public hearing. The 2.2-acre site likely will be the site of Athens' latest microbrewery.
To the Editor:Last Friday, our elected representative to the U.S. House, Bill Johnson, voted against a bill to recover his own authority to deploy troops in Iraq. Since 2001, the authority to deploy troops has been invested in the president by the law enacted at that time.
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) held a two-day policy development meeting in Athens earlier this week. Tuesday morning during the event, three local CEOs and an area mayor spoke at the Ohio University Innovation Center on how to build opportunities in emerging regional business sectors.
One of two men indicted for having had sex with a juvenile girl at a party in Glouster late last year has taken a plea agreement and is awaiting sentencing.
Ohio University has compiled a list for the academic year 2014-2015 salaries of all of its administrative and classified employees. Of 1,449 people employed in administration or research positions at
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