Athens County was placed under a Level 3 Snow Emergency early Thursday morning, meaning all motorists other than emergency drivers should stay off the roads while the Level 3 status remains in effect.
Athens City Council wishes to designate four buildings on West Union Street damaged by the ravaging fire on that street last year as part of a local historic district.
Ginseng is prized for its health benefits and demand for the wild plant has driven the price sky-high. Here in Appalachia Ohio - the heart of ginseng-growing country - more and more people are interested in the plant.
The Athens Historic Preservation Commission sent a letter to the Ohio University administration Friday asking that the university reconsider its plans to demolish the President Street Academic Center, a largely-unused, historic building on the corner of President and South Congress streets in Athens.
The snow storm which ended up dumping between eight and 12 inches on southeast Ohio between Wednesday and Thursday afternoon covered Athens, Athens County, and Ohio University's campus in an indiscriminate white blanket of precipitation.
There are trends in planning and resource management that lend credence to the preservation of our built environment and discourage the demolition of buildings that still retain their structural integrity.
Athens City Schools' middle school and high school health classes could get some new curriculum based around consent, healthy relationships, dispelling myths about sexual assault and abuse, and supporting survivors as soon as next year.
In this week’s files, we find the 2003 case of a frightened white-tailed deer that had wandered across College Green to find itself inside Alden Library after crashing through a window on the fourth floor, which, as the article notes is at ground level because the library sits on a hillside.
Everyone in the 740 area code, which includes more than 30 counties in central and southeast Ohio, will have to start dialing the area code plus the phone number for all calls starting on March 21, 2015, according to a news release.
To the Editor:
I am noting the increasing hostility towards our own country among a certain portion of today's American youth, bred through a lack of understanding of history, along with a concerted effort by our "educators" to replace the "Protestant Work Ethic" with the "Hey, if I don't win the lottery or a million dollar lawsuit, I'll just have the government take care of me" mindset.
Throughout Ohio's seven-game losing streak, certain tropes have been rampant: Sloppy ball security. Ineffectual defense. Little offensive cohesion or ball rotation. A stretch in which Ohio surrenders some points and can't recover.
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