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Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Athens woman dies in car accident near city Sunday

An Athens County woman was killed in an automobile accident on Ohio Rt. 550 near Athens Sunday morning.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Suspended prof in child porn case seeks to suppress evidence

By David DeWitt
Following a hearing on his motion to suppress evidence against him in a child pornography case, a suspended Ohio University professor is arguing for the motion to be sustained because a second search warrant was never obtained to search the digital contents of items seized from his home.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Tim Horton lands on East State

Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop celebrated the opening of its first Athens restaurant on Friday, Oct. 24. The restaurant is located in an out-lot of the strip mall that contains Sears and Sherman Williams.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Buy your purse for a pooch this Saturday

Friends of the Shelter Dogs are hosting the second annual Purses for Pooches this Saturday, Nov. 1 at The Market on State.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
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Man gets probation in case of sex with 15-year-old

By David DeWitt
A Nelsonville man was sentenced to five years community control probation earlier this month after being indicted in March on charges of engaging in sexual conduct with a juvenile.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

New interim prez downplays issues at previous colleges

By Conor Morris
Hocking College's recently appointed interim president, Betty Young, will immediately begin dealing with a budget crisis that's mainly a result of the past four years of declining enrollment.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Officials to discuss ideas for safer Halloween

By David DeWitt
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.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Summit challenges recent River's Gate zoning decision

By David DeWitt
Attorneys for the Summit at Coates Run apartments have filed an administrative appeal of a zoning variance granted to another apartment development being planned near Ohio University's South Green.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Anti-fracking group looks beyond ballot initiative toward continuing efforts

By David DeWitt
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.
Wednesday, October 29,2014
Local NEWS

Uptown Trick or Treat

Our photo gallery of the AUBA's annual Halloween Trick or Treat event Monday

The annual Athens Uptown Business Association Halloween Trick or Treat took place uptown Monday night. See our gallery of the kids in costume.
 
 
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