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Saturday, November 22,2014
Local NEWS

Retired OU music professor killed by minivan while walking across Radford Road

Highway Patrol doesn't suspect alcohol, drugs or excessive speed contributed to the accident

Richard D. Syracuse, emeritus professor of music at Ohio University, died Friday night after being struck by a minivan while crossing Radford Road west of Athens.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Athens to raise water rates by 5 percent in 2015

By Conor Morris
Athens' service-safety director said during announced on Monday a 5 percent increase in the city's water rate from 2014 to 2015.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

State pitches in on double sheriff’s pay

By David DeWitt
The Ohio Attorney General's office has agreed to pay a subsidy for both sheriff salaries being paid by Athens County while suspended Sheriff Pat Kelly awaits trial, slated to begin Jan. 26.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Celebrated local mail carrier to retire

By Fred Kight

Charlie Rose is hanging up his mailbag. The much-honored Athens mailman is retiring. During his more than two decades-long career, Rose has been commended by everybody from Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl to First Lady Michelle Obama. He even has been nominated for a stamp.

Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Area foundation completes successful capital campaign

During a recent press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) celebrated successful completion of a shareholder campaign that has provided the working capital FAO needs to help the region build $100 million in strategic philanthropic investment.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Arrests hit alleged burglars

By David DeWitt
The Nelsonville Police Department last week made multiple arrests in connection with an investigation of multiple aggravated burglaries.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Trial averted at last minute as drug defendant pleads guilty

By David DeWitt

In what would have been only the fifth jury trial in Athens County since September 2013, a last-minute plea now has a Reyonoldsburg man heading to prison.

Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Union St. fire inspires active fundraising

By Sam Flynn
For many Athens residents, the Union Bar & Grill was woven into the fabric of uptown Athens. From its grungy interior, to its legacy as the premiere live music venue (performers in the past included the Ramones, Afghan Whigs, White Stripes, the Black Keys and Dave Davies Band), to its status as one of "America's best dive bars," according to a Maxim magazine ranking years ago, the Union has been a second home to many.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Prosecutor recommends directory removal

County Courthouse Church Directory in question at center of church-state case

By David DeWitt
The Athens County prosecutor has informed the county Commissioners that the potential legal liability of the Church Directory sign on the Athens County Courthouse outweighs its informational use.
Wednesday, November 19,2014
Local NEWS

Owners of fire-damaged businesses assess their situations

West Union blaze took jobs from 70 workers

By Conor Morris
At least 70 full-time and part-time employees are without a job as a result of the fire that ravaged West Union Street in the early hours of Sunday.
 
 
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