Ohio Brew Week wrapped up its eventful eight-day festival with Last Call on Court Street Saturday. Last Call featured dozens of craft breweries from all over Ohio, along with various art and food vendors and performances from six local bands.
The decision has been made, and Athens drivers will just have to get used to it. The East State Street/U.S. Rt. 33 interchange will be home to a new diamond-shaped traffic flow design in 2016, which will direct drivers to drive on the opposite side of the road.
When the news first breaks, I'm incredulous. Only the last hour of the afternoon is separating me from a nice walk home when the door to the office flies open.
An Athens native living out her dream as a pop artist in Los Angeles released her first music video July 11. Alex Cappelletti, stage name Al-x, grew up in Athens and graduated from Athens High School.
Those shelter dogs have some great friends. Anti-smoker propaganda. What's Athens County have to do with the price of bread, or Meigs County, for that matter? Sheriff Kelly. Barking Dogs. Ukrainian blowback. "All or nothing," ?!? And more barking dogs. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
A one-vehicle crash on Ohio state Rt. 329, north of the village of Stewart in Athens County, claimed the life of 18-year-old Michael Allen Rood last night.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources confirmed Wednesday that it has identified the presence of the emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle in Athens County. Ron Lucas, Athens deputy service-safety director, says the EAB is an incredibly destructive invasive species from Asia that only infests ash trees, of which the city has about 300.
It is always a pleasure to drop in at Miller's Chicken for lunch. Someday one of the cable channels, doing a "best anywhere" program of the kind that used to focus on hamburgers and more recently has been limited to barbecue, will turn to fried chicken.
Suspended Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly is now slated to go to trial on a 25-count indictment in January 2015 due to a "voluminous" amount of discovery that needs to take place.
A magistrate has decided against the Ohio University Police Department and recommended a judgment of over $22,000 in a lawsuit from a student alleging an officer broke her thumb during a drunk-driving arrest.
More than 50 students converged upon Athens last week for the Media High School Summer Workshop at Ohio University. The Scripps College of Communication School of Media Arts and Studies sponsored the event, and most sessions took place in the new Schoonover Center.
Throughout high school, Bobcats defensive lineman Tarell Basham had perfect attendance.
Basham, out of Hargrave Military Academy, is an enforcer on and off the gridiron.
Fans saw first-hand how Basham punishes quarterbacks and ball carriers: In his redshirt freshman season, the 6-foot-4, 250 pound defensive end recorded 32 tackles and a team-high 7.5 sacks. He was rewarded with a spot on the Football Writers Association of America's Freshman All-American team, and named to a number of watch lists both in the MAC and nationally.
So the Ohio Athletics Youtube channel published a video Monday showing how Basham keeps the department focused on the task at hand.
The "Office Enforcer" lays down the law with an open-court tackle on a lollygagging employee watching basketball practice instead of focusing on the task at hand. In between Basham unseating a worker who doesn't understand the purpose of a business phone, testimonials on how Basham has improved productivity abound.
Athens City Council unanimously approved a potential 0.1 percent income tax rate increase to be put on the ballot in November to benefit the city's Arts, Parks and Recreation Department last Monday.
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