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Monday, March 16,2015
Local NEWS

Area students can apply for Rotary Youth Leadership Camp

The Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) is a leadership camp designed for high school sophomores and juniors with a potential for leadership and a commitment to community service.
Monday, March 16,2015
Local NEWS

Local 8-year-old invited to Jack Nicklaus award event

By Samantha Nelson
The last two years have been exciting for 8-year-old Addie McGarry. A few weeks ago, Addie's parents received an invitation for their daughter to be present at legendary PGA golfer Jack Nicklaus' receipt of the Congressional Gold Medal in Washington D.C on March 24.
Sunday, March 15,2015
Local NEWS

Global Dialogues presents ‘A Day Like All the Rest’

Athens area entries from the Global Dialogues contest will be on display at ARTS/West at 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and March 22. This will include live readings, dramatizations and art exhibits, followed up by a discussion, according to a new release.
Sunday, March 15,2015
Local NEWS

What would you do?

The Athens NEWS asks local officials if they would support enforcing the city’s fracking ban considering recent court decisions that have struck down oil and gas regulations in other Ohio cities

By Conor Morris
While no drilling companies have proposed drilling oil or gas wells in the city of Athens, city voters last November overwhelmingly approved a ban on oil and gas drilling, fracking and related activities within the city limits.
Sunday, March 15,2015
Local NEWS

New Far East Side apartment project moves forward

By David DeWitt
Integrated Services of Appalachian Ohio will move forward with a second apartment building project on Athens' Far East Side after securing more than $505,960 in funding from the Ohio Housing Trust Fund.
Sunday, March 15,2015
Local NEWS

Zoning board OKs Stimson bed & breakfast, for now

By Conor Morris
The Athens Board of Zoning Appeals voted 5-0 last Tuesday in favor of allowing local business owners Fred and Christine Tom temporary use as a bed and breakfast lodging, for one year, of an apartment they own above Lamborn's Studios at 48 E. Stimson Ave.
Sunday, March 15,2015
Local NEWS

Glouster stabbing will be taken up by grand jury

By David DeWitt
A man accused of stabbing his ex-wife was being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Nelsonville on a $125,000 bond, as of Sunday afternoon.
Thursday, March 12,2015
Local NEWS

Stimson Ave. bed and breakfast temp variance approved by Athens zoning board

Board members largely agree B&B city code needs changed

By Conor Morris
The Athens Board of Zoning Appeals voted 5-0 on Tuesday in favor of allowing local business owners Christine and Fred Tom temporary use, for one year, of an apartment they own above Lamborn's Studios at 48 E. Stimson Ave as a bed and breakfast.
Wednesday, March 11,2015
Local NEWS

Woman in critical condition after stabbing at Glouster area home

52-year-old man arrested and jailed in connection with assault

As of late Wednesday evening, a 46-year-old woman remained in critical condition in the ICU of a Columbus hospital trauma center, from injuries received in an apparent stabbing at a Glouster area residence.
Wednesday, March 11,2015
Local NEWS

Drug stats tell the story

Local dope convictions rise over past year

By David DeWitt
The number of felony drug charges handled by the Athens County Sheriff's Office was greater in 2014 than any other year in the past six.
 
 
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