The Athens Public Works Department
participated in a workshop with Athens City Council on Tuesday morning
to introduce and discuss the rough draft of a six-year capital
improvements plan. The program calls for roughly $34 million worth of
city infrastructure improvement and repair projects.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was still investigating a one-vehicle accident northwest of Athens Tuesday morning that injured eight members of the Georgia family who were in the large van.
Sean Kiser hopes to bring a whole new demographic to his barbecue business by opening up a new location for Kiser's Barbeque on South Court Street, in a building that until very recently housed a Quiznos (42 S. Court Street).
Area volunteer fire departments struggle to staff fire calls
By Fred Kight
you will probably not see a sign like this posted, the fact is all volunteer
fire departments in Athens County could use additional personnel. It's not that
their ranks are particularly thin; the problem is job conflicts.
The Federal Hocking School District is
continuing to push the Athens County Commissioners to void several
previous actions related to Holzer Health Clinic as the clinic continues
to seek a tax exemption.
Athens County Commissioner Chris
Chmiel said Thursday that he'd like to see the county planner position
come back under the umbrella of the board of commissioners after
tensions arose recently regarding a new hire.