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Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Hocking Foundation commits to long-term growth of college

By David DeWitt
The Hocking College Foundation has been transformed over the last several years into a fundraising apparatus, and held a joint meeting with the college's Board of Trustees Tuesday night to discuss ways to put the college on solid financial ground moving forward.
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Council’s trash talk over

Legislators approve garbage storage amendment

By Conor Morris
Athens City Council Monday evening voted 6-1 to approve an amendment clarifying and adding new regulations to the city's garbage preparation and storage ordinance.
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

All of the lights: Uptown Athens gets festive makeover for holidays

By Conor Morris
Court Street in Athens undergoes festive changes each year during the Yuletide season: the Athens Armory building's fašade shines, LED lights and wreathes adorn lighting poles, and holiday music is piped through speakers above the street.
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Third report of campus rape filed at OUPD

A rape that allegedly happened three years ago in Shively Hall on Ohio University's campus was reported to the OU Police Department last Tuesday (Nov. 25).
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Reinstated sheriff’s deputy fired again

By David DeWitt
An Athens County sheriff's deputy who had been fired, reappointed, then suspended, has now been fired again.
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Power line falls across East State Street

Road closed to traffic, should be open again later today

A power line was felled across East State Street in front of the Athens Community Center earlier this morning around 8 a.m. 
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Film, fundraiser seek to save colts that are born to die

By Dennis Powell

The horse racing industry is big business. Encouraged by rules that view race horses as tax-favored agricultural animals, it benefits breeders to make sure their prize mares produce as many offspring as possible. But a mare can't foal again while nursing a newborn.

Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Rebuilding West Union in sweets

Annual holiday contest includes topical entry

By Dennis Powell
Sarah Boumphrey had planned all along to enter the Uptown for the Holidays Gingerbread Competition, but the events of Nov. 16 led her to take it a step further.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Sheriff plans to continue victim advocacy position

Loss of grant for funding will not dissuade office

By Conor Morris
Those duties, according to Crook, involve riding along with deputies to respond to on-scene victims of sexual assault or domestic violence, walking victims through both the court and criminal investigation process in Athens County, and handling protection orders.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Developer of proposed River Gate apartments wants to join variance fight

Attorneys for the River Gate apartment building being planned near Ohio University's South Green have asked to be joined to an administrative appeal of a variance granted to the development by the Athens Board of Zoning Appeals.
 
 
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