Thousands are expected to attend the 16th annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival this weekend at Lake Snowden Park near Albany, southwest of Athens, to celebrate the state's official native fruit - the pawpaw.
Ohio University's Student Senate president has received numerous death threats over the past week after a self-released video of her dumping simulated blood on herself to protest Israeli attacks on Palestinians stirred controversy locally and nationally.
You might not know the name of the senior anchoring one of the best rush defenses in the MAC. Ohio's Antwan Crutcher isn't often the center of attention - that is, except in the game plans of opposing offensive linemen.
Heading into their game at Marshall, the Bobcats had won the past three meetings in the Battle for the Bell. Saturday's rivalry game was all Herd.
For the first time in its 79-year history, the Athens County public library system is asking voters to approve a levy to bolster its operating revenues. Athens County is one of 73 public libraries without an operating levy out of 251 public libraries in Ohio.
It's the blood bucket song that never ends. Red Tape, the most dubious of all the tapes. Ya don't have to go home but ya can't stay here. Expanding sewers. Damn, that's a high dam. Good books? The representation of a representative. Represent. This is your voice, Athens, cherish it.
It's not every Tuesday a jiu-jitsu Grandmaster comes to town. Relson Gracie, of the well-known Gracie jiu-jitsu family, taught a seminar last Tuesday evening at his namesake's gym, the Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Athens, teaching what its official website calls the "most effective style in the world."
The Athens Board of Zoning Appeals voted unanimously last week to approve a single variance a developer had requested for student housing it plans to build near Ohio University's South Green.
Once again this year, Better Together at Ohio University is gathering people of all faith traditions and people of no particular faith to take to the streets for peace, in the fourth annual 9/11 Interfaith Peace Walk today (Thursday) in Athens.
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