Fire investigators sifted - literally - through the burned-out coals and ashes at the back of 16 W. Union Street Monday as they continued to look for evidence pointing to the cause of the fire that heavily damaged that and nearby buildings early the morning of Nov. 16.
Members of the Athens Christian Education Committee, the group that maintains the Church Directory sign outside the Athens County Courthouse, met with the Athens County Commissioners Tuesday to voice opposition to the directory's removal.
The Ohio University community is mourning the traffic death of retired music professor Richard D. Syracuse Friday evening on the road in front of his rural Athens home.
More than half of the Ohio University Gamma chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) was suspended by its national headquarters Nov. 15 in the wake of a membership review brought on by hazing allegations and an alcohol violation.
Coming off back-to-back byes, the Ohio volleyball team started out a bit rusty Sunday against Western Michigan in the semifinal of the MAC postseason tournament. But after being down 6-1 in the first set, Ohio rallied at the Convocation Center and won each of the first two sets. Up 2-0, the Bobcats seemed to have the semifinal in control.
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A crowd of roughly 100 people, mostly Ohio University students, assembled on Baker Center's fourth floor Monday night upon news of a grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in connection with the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown last August.
While Athens County Common Pleas Court held only four jury trials between September 2013 and today, that could be doubled in the coming months with eight prominent cases scheduled for trial between now and early February.
Seniors Bean Willis and Maurice Ndour had strong individual efforts, helping the Ohio Bobcat men prevail over pesky Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 69-60, Tuesday night at the Convo.
Needing a win against an inferior rival, Ohio's football team faced a 21-point deficit after a fever-dream of an awful start in Oxford Friday. Then the 'Cats rattled off 24 straight, in this nationally televised game (ESPN2), making a field goal on the final drive as time expired to get to 6-6 on the season and earn a chance to play a bowl game.
While the on-site investigation into the Nov. 16 West Union Street fire in uptown Athens has been completed, the Ohio State Fire Marshal's office is continuing to conduct interviews.
Ohio University and the OU Police Department Monday welcomed the university's second bomb-sniffing dog at a press conference. This is the second grant-funded position held by a canine that was announced by the OUPD this year.
A petition with 248 signatures of Nelsonville residents requesting a referendum of a recently approved property maintenance code to be placed on a future ballot has been passed along to the Athens County Board of Elections.
As many are aware, a fire broke out and spread through many buildings on Athens' West Union Street early in the morning of Nov. 16. The fire spread rapidly through the businesses and apartments, leaving a lot of damage behind, and students without homes and belongings.
An informational forum last Thursday evening in Athens aired concerns and information about proposals to install 70,000 miles of oil and gas pipelines throughout Ohio.
As I prepared to write about my experiences as a hospice volunteer for an Athens NEWS Reader's Forum, I was boarding a flight to Charlotte, North Carolina.
A Glouster man has pleaded not guilty in Athens County Common Pleas court after being arrested last week for allegedly trafficking in crack cocaine inside a school zone.
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