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Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

Snow Emergency reduced to Level 1

Athens County's Level 2 Snow Emergency was reduced to a Level 1, where motorists are urged to use caution due to road conditions, at 1:20 p.m. Monday.
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

Brew Week Board unveils new staff

Release mentions some changes to popular festival

New additions to the Ohio Brew Week staff and Board of Trustees were announced last week by Steve Patterson, board chair of Brew Week. "I'm very excited to move forward with the team we have
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

With one apparently out, two still in running for interim sheriff

By Jim Phillips
The field of candidates actively seeking to be considered as possible replacements for Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly appears to be down to two, after one of three men who had expressed an interest in the job was told his work history likely disqualifies him.
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

Hoopla grows to near-hullabaloo size; finds bigger venue

By David DeWitt
The Hoopla in the Hills music festival has grown to a point where organizers felt they had to move it from its previous Poston Lake location east of Athens to the site just west of Athens where the Number Fests have taken place in recent years.
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

AG candidate lays out plan he says will protect middle class

By David DeWitt
Though the November election is still nine months away, punches are flying, with David Pepper, a Democrat challenging Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, announcing his plan this week to protect working families.
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

Nelsonville's Rocky Brands resurgent as economic force

By Fred Kight
When Rocky Shoes and Boots closed its manufacturing plant in Nelsonville in 2001, the city mourned. Today, though, there's cause to celebrate as the company now known as Rocky Brands, Inc., is a bigger economic force than ever.
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

OU students model (locally available) spring fashions

By Sijie Wang
A group of female and male students walked down the runway set in Ohio University's Walter Hall Rotunda Thursday evening to show off the latest spring items - and the bonus is that they're mostly available at uptown stores.
Sunday, March 2,2014
Local NEWS

Stewart Street rental fire still being probed

State investigators are still looking into the cause of a fire in an Athens rental home that caused an estimated $230,000 in damage in the early morning hours of Feb. 23.
Wednesday, February 26,2014
Local NEWS

Two men charged with underage sex with 13-year-old

Two Glouster men in their early 20s have been charged with having sex with the same 13-year-old girl at a Glouster residence last November.
Wednesday, February 26,2014
Local NEWS

Sheriff appeals state panel’s reinstatement order for fired deputy

As expected, Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly has appealed a recent ruling by the State Personnel Board of Review, which ordered him to re-hire a deputy he fired in June 2012 for sexual harassment and insubordination.
 
 
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