If he was following the news, Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly likely got a glimpse this week of what might be in store for him if he's found guilty of the public corruption charges that he's facing in Athens County Common Pleas Court.
Students met with Ohio University President Roderick McDavis during his monthly office hours 2-4 p.m. Tuesday in Cutler Hall to protest rising administrative salaries, low student worker wages and high student debt.
"I sighed a little as I gazed at the moon outside. It was one of those nights - one of those velvet nights when one couldn't help but gaze, mesmerized, at the horizon… and reminisce about their past, as well as the past of all humanity."
Since last week when a Hocking College official announced the college was facing a $4.2-plus million budget shortfall, as well as continuing to hemorrhage enrollment, speculation has been rife on the campus that President Ron Erickson would be fired or let go.
It makes good sense for Athens voters to lend their support to local Issue 8 on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot. Informally called the "parks and rec levy," Issue 8 will renew the 0.1 income tax levy from 1996 that built the Athens Community Center.
Findings from the Ohio University Police Department's annual report of all crimes that happened on and off campus for 2013 show that most crime and disciplinary referral categories were down from previous years.
Enjoy one of the last outdoor festivals of the year in the Athens area this Saturday with the second annual Hocktoberfest on the Hocking College campus.
To the Editor:Congratulations to Bruce Mitchell, Guy Philips and the staff of The Athens NEWS on making a positive difference in the quality of life in Athens County for so many years.
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