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Wednesday, August 20,2014
Local NEWS

Hocking College goes wild for wetlands

The Hocking College School of Natural Resources has partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to bring wetlands back, according to a news release from the college.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

West Side gets 'mini-me' roundabout

City says traffic circle will protect pedestrians in hazardous area

By Conor Morris
Once roadwork is complete on the city of Athens' $1.1 million West Union Street Infrastructure Project this fall, there will be a new one-lane roundabout at the intersection of Smith and Union Streets.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

Magazine ranks local Third Sun Solar as best in Ohio

An Athens-based solar company was recently selected as the best in Ohio by Solar Power World magazine in its annual rankings.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

County Commissioners authorize EMS to hire another paramedic

By David DeWitt
Struggling to fill out work schedules while reducing overtime costs, Athens County EMS has been approved by the county Commissioners to hire a new full-time paramedic.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

Teacher accused of mistreating student heads back to class

By Fred Kight
Students return to classrooms today (Monday) in the Federal Hocking Local School District, and Jenny Silvus planned to be there to welcome them back. Silvus is a Coolville Elementary physical education teacher who was accused of mistreating a student but contested an effort to have her fired.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

Have a barky dog? Try these tips

By Conor Morris
We've all had to deal with it - a neighbor's obnoxious pooch barking up a storm at squirrels (real or imagined) late at night, a dog yapping from inside a neighbor's house after he leaves for work while you're trying to snooze on your day off.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

Anyone in the market for the United Appeal house?

United Appeal for Athens County is auctioning its Richland Avenue building to provide an endowment for the future of its programs and partner fundraising agencies.

Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

Protest dismissed, but no drilling in Wayne anyway

By David DeWitt
The U.S. Department of the Interior has dismissed a protest against oil and gas drilling in the Wayne National Forrest but also has decided against allowing any such drilling.
Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

Prosecutor launches program for addiction services & more

A program that will provide for addiction services and other community justice efforts in Athens County has been launched, county Prosecutor Keller Blackburn announced Friday afternoon in a news release.

Sunday, August 17,2014
Local NEWS

So when’s the block party? For now, it’s Oct. 25

By Conor Morris
Ohio University students and townsfolk alike, ready your costumes and message your out-of-town friends (and warn them not to break anything this year). The 2014 Athens Halloween Block Party is currently set for Saturday, Oct. 25.
 
 
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