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Sunday, March 29,2015
Local NEWS

State overrules city objections to beer, margaritas at uptown Chipotle

By Conor Morris
The state Division of Liquor Control does not agree with Athens City Council's contention that sale of beer and margaritas at the Chipotle Mexican Grill on South Court Street would be detrimental to the city.
Sunday, March 29,2015
Local NEWS

On Court Street 3-30-15

This week we ask random people on Court Street: Are you OK with OU's current and future presidents living in a big, nice house on Athens' South Side?
Saturday, March 28,2015
Local NEWS

Grenade found in yard near Glouster Municipal Park

Ohio Rt. 13 open again after detonation

By David DeWitt
UPDATED: Ohio Rt. 13 in Glouster has been reopened after the detonation of a hand grenade Glouster Mayor Miles Wolf said was found Saturday afternoon by an area resident digging in his yard.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Trimble coach, teacher and firefighter mourned by community

By David DeWitt
Members of the Trimble Tomcat community are in mourning following the death of a teacher, coach and volunteer firefighter Monday. The school district brought in extra counselors this week to help stud
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Five local men, one woman, busted in drug roundup

The Athens County Major Crimes Unit conducted a drug trafficking roundup operation on St. Patrick's Day that landed six Athens County residents in jail.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Danger zone to the highway; residents call for safer Radford Road

By David DeWitt
Some residents of Radford Road concerned about safety want to see stop signs and traffic signals installed right away, but according to Athens County Engineer Jeff Maiden that just won't be possible.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Recycling Day mainly for stuff that’s not easy to get rid of

Community members in Athens and the surrounding area will have the opportunity to bring recyclable items and donations to the RecycleMania Community Recycling Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at the Athens County Fairgrounds.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Eighth frack well on way with approval of K&H No. 3

By David DeWitt
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved a new drilling-waste injection well in eastern Athens County that will become the third owned by K&H Partners of West Virginia.
Sunday, March 22,2015
Local NEWS

Speakers take on right-to-work laws in event at Baker Center

By David DeWitt
So far, Ohio's 131st General Assembly has not introduced so-called "right to work" legislation that would allow non-union members to avoid paying dues for collective bargaining contract negotiations and benefits.
Sunday, March 22,2015
Local NEWS

Ex-sheriff sticks to his guns to the bitter end

Pat Kelly sentenced to seven years in prison

By David DeWitt

From the day he took office to the day he was taken off to prison, former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly has been nothing if not controversial.

Kelly's supporters applauded him as he was led handcuffed from the Athens County Common Pleas courtroom after being sentenced to seven years in prison on 18 felony counts early Friday afternoon.

 
 
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