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Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Reinstated sheriff’s deputy fired again

By David DeWitt
An Athens County sheriff's deputy who had been fired, reappointed, then suspended, has now been fired again.
Wednesday, December 3,2014
Local NEWS

Power line falls across East State Street

Road closed to traffic, should be open again later today

A power line was felled across East State Street in front of the Athens Community Center earlier this morning around 8 a.m. 
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Film, fundraiser seek to save colts that are born to die

By Dennis Powell

The horse racing industry is big business. Encouraged by rules that view race horses as tax-favored agricultural animals, it benefits breeders to make sure their prize mares produce as many offspring as possible. But a mare can't foal again while nursing a newborn.

Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Rebuilding West Union in sweets

Annual holiday contest includes topical entry

By Dennis Powell
Sarah Boumphrey had planned all along to enter the Uptown for the Holidays Gingerbread Competition, but the events of Nov. 16 led her to take it a step further.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Sheriff plans to continue victim advocacy position

Loss of grant for funding will not dissuade office

By Conor Morris
Those duties, according to Crook, involve riding along with deputies to respond to on-scene victims of sexual assault or domestic violence, walking victims through both the court and criminal investigation process in Athens County, and handling protection orders.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Developer of proposed River Gate apartments wants to join variance fight

Attorneys for the River Gate apartment building being planned near Ohio University's South Green have asked to be joined to an administrative appeal of a variance granted to the development by the Athens Board of Zoning Appeals.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Campaign shines spotlight on poor during holidays

By David DeWitt
It's the most wonderful time of the year, for some, while others struggle mightily throughout the holiday season to meet basic needs and put food on the table.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

December crimes of the month

The following incidents have been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as December 2014 Crimes of the Month. In each case, the reporting agency is the source of the information.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

Plenty of opportunity for charity during the season of giving

The following is a list of opportunities available around Athens County during fall and the upcoming holiday season.
Sunday, November 30,2014
Local NEWS

City Council discusses WiFi for Athens

By Conor Morris
Athens City Council held a brief discussion last Monday about the possibilities of running fiber-optic lines throughout the city to provide Internet services to local businesses, as well as eventual, related city-sponsored WiFi.
 
 
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