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Wednesday, January 7,2015
Local NEWS

New J&FS director talks job, Jack Frech’s legacy

By Conor Morris
Bob Gallagher says he's glad to be back on the job serving the poor and disadvantaged families of Athens County with his new executive director title at the Athens County Department of Job & Family Services.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Local NEWS

Kroger store manager, a locavore’s friend, retires

By Conor Morris
For the last 14 of his 45 years spent working at Kroger stores in Ohio, Athens store manager Dave Shull has been a reliable, friendly constant at the Athens Kroger.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Local NEWS

WOUB, considered Columbus station, dropped from area satellite

By Dennis Powell
WOUB, the only non-Access television station broadcasting from Athens, is not a local Athens station according to the Federal Communications Commission, and therefore may not be distributed here by a leading satellite provider.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Local NEWS

Hipster paradise: Uptown Athens’ legendary ’70s hotspot, Swanky’s

Exhuming the Morgue

If you've lived in Athens for more than a few years and haven't heard the term, "Swanky's," you probably haven't been listening.
Wednesday, January 7,2015
Local NEWS

Warrant roundup leads to meth busts

By David DeWitt
The Athens County Sheriff's Office has had a busy week making violation-of-parole arrests and methamphetamine busts.
Tuesday, January 6,2015
Local NEWS

Level 2 Snow Emergency downgraded to Level 1

Schools closed for snow, along with a variety of community events

By Terry Smith
Schools closed and travel restrictions were in effect in Athens County early Tuesday morning, as a result of several inches of snow that fell in southeastern and central Ohio overnight Monday and was still lightly falling in the early afternoon Tuesday.
Monday, January 5,2015
Local NEWS

Jackie O's returns some of classic menu post-fire

Brewpub kitchen ready to serve pizza, burgers

By Conor Morris
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery's owner confirmed today (Jan. 5) that the brewpub (small side) of his business will be serving a large portion of its normal menu seven days a week.
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

Patrol investigates accident in which Chauncey man dies from injuries suffered in fall from truck

Alcohol contributed to incident, report states

By Terry Smith
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a Chauncey man Sunday afternoon, eight days after an incident in which he fell from the back of a pickup truck.
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

Two more craft breweries on tap for 2015 in Athens

By Conor Morris
At least two new craft breweries likely will open in Athens this year - with the owners of both hoping to get their businesses off the ground by the time Ohio Brew Week 2015 comes around next July.
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

Dozens heap scorn on local injection well proposal

Commissioners look for ways to monitor water and air quality near K&H wells

By David DeWitt
The Athens County Commissioners are investigating ways to monitor air and water quality in the Torch area in the aftermath of holding a public meeting about a third proposed fracking waste injection w
 
 
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