Hocking College has a new president, though she will only serve in an interim basis until a permanent president is named over the next several months. She started work on Tuesday.
The annual Halloween street celebration on Court Street is a night for both saints and sinners to crowd Court Street and Athens. This year's festivities were no different as thousands of costumed and often tipsy Halloweeners converged on uptown and nearby student neighborhoods.
This Thursday, the Athenian Berean Community Players (ABC Players) will open their production of "Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage" at Stuart's Opera House.
The Ohio House Democratic Caucus filed a complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission Thursday against the Republican candidate for the 94th House District seat, alleging her campaign failed to report TV ad buys.
While the Athens Police Department continues to search for a suspect who fired several gunshots on Court Street in the early morning hours of the Athens Halloween block party, city officials are starting discussions about what changes might be considered for the popular event in the future.
For the sake of continued investment in and dedication to public education, we recommend the selection of Robert F. Hagan in the race for the 8th District member for the Ohio Board of Education.
The Bill of Rights Committee that has an anti-fracking proposal going to city of Athens voters Nov. 4 said in a press release last week that passage of Issue 7 is just the beginning.
No tiki, no laundry! And no sewer either. Show us your cans! Jack Frech has been Frech-ing phenomenal. Surveillance this! Mayer does not miss Halloween, not one bit. The problem comes. The finger pointers v. the finger smellers. S**t that don't stink, too much. And the disease of gullibility. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
Sponsors of a recently passed Ohio University Student Senate resolution detailing five collective demands, including a $15 minimum wage on campus and in the city, are speaking out in defense of their goals and platform in response to criticism, including from fellow senators and the campus newspaper.
To the Editor:
I support Issue 8 for the city of Athens. As a member of the Arts, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, I was involved with the update to the Master Plan for the department. Citizens were involved in the development through surveys and public meetings.
To the Editor:
I confess that I am one of those people who does not closely follow politics. This year's Auditor's race in Athens County is particularly important to me, however. Jill Thompson is up for re-election, and I want to make sure she stays in office. Here is why:
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