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Friday, April 24,2015
Local NEWS

Your package is delayed... or somebody's is

Express trailer overturns on Rt. 33

By Dennis Powell
Heavy-duty tow trucks were needed to right this Federal Express trailer, which overturned on U.S. Rt. 33 near Movies10 early Thursday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported no injuries.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

OU announces bike path repairs

Repairs to the section of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway extending from Richland Avenue to Stimson Avenue will occur beginning in early May, according to a news release.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

Group pushes for county home rule, injection well ban

By David DeWitt
A group of anti-fracking activists announced Tuesday they will be circulating petitions to turn Athens County into a charter government and ban the dumping of oil-and-gas hydraulic fracking waste, as well as use of water from sources in the county for fracking activities, on the November ballot.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

Number Fest venue sold to event promoters

By Conor Morris
Number Fest festival organizer and founder Dominic Petrozzi confirmed earlier this week that a local corporation has sold the property where Number Fest occurs each year to Petrozzi's festival organization group.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

Citizens sound off about #Fest

Some promise to work toward ending what they call a dangerous and disruptive event

By Conor Morris
Nine Athens community members spoke out against Number Fest's 13th edition last weekend at an Athens City Council meeting on Monday night.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

Festival organizer talks about what went wrong

Offers possible solutions to address failures at festival

By Conor Morris
Number Fest's founder and current director is promising changes for future festivals at his site just west of Athens, after recurring problems with transportation and other issues arose during and after Saturday's edition of the huge college student-oriented music festival.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

Sustainability expert to make call for clean energy at OU

A top energy and sustainability expert from Stanford University will be speaking at Ohio University Friday evening to call for clean energy at OU, and explain why a natural gas pipeline across the Hocking River is not a good idea.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

Attorney for fired deputy demands retraction from complainants

By David DeWitt
An attorney for an Athens County sheriff's deputy who had been fired, reappointed, then suspended and fired again, has sent a certified letter to three area residents demanding they publically retract allegations of sexual misconduct against the deputy and withdraw complaints made to the Sheriff's Office.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

State: Don’t let Kelly out of prison while he pursues appeal

By David DeWitt
Former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly doesn't want to remain in prison while he appeals his conviction on 18 felonies, but in a filing Monday the state of Ohio argued that he should.
Wednesday, April 22,2015
Local NEWS

ReUse hosts awards event

The exhibition and awards event for ReUse Industries' second annual Appalachian Ohio ReUse Competition took place on yesterday (April 22), which was Earth Day, according to a news release.
 
 
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