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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
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

Dale's BP denied variances for redevelopment

Other uptown project gets OK

By Conor Morris
The Athens Board of Zoning Appeals has denied two requested variances to redevelop Dale's BP convenience store/gas station on North Court Street in Athens into apartments and a retail space.
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

The 10 most click-worthy stories of 2015

By David DeWitt
In the last issue of The Athens NEWS, we showcased our year-in-review of the biggest stories of 2014. Those stories were decided by what's known among pro journalism geeks as "newsworthiness.&qu
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

On Court Street - 1-5-15

This week we asked, "Which could you more easily give up for a month, your smartphone, tablet or laptop?"
Sunday, January 4,2015
Local NEWS

Prosecutor opposes motions by alleged pill drug ring 'protector'

By David DeWitt
The Athens County Prosecutor's Office has filed its opposition to several motions filed in the case of a former village of Chauncey marshal accused of cultivating marijuana and acting as protector of
Wednesday, December 31,2014
Local NEWS

Exhuming the Morgue: Skinnydipping 1977

"Exhuming the Morgue" is a new feature where we take advantage of the nearly 38 years of local newspaper history that's contained in our bound volumes of back issues of The Athens NEWS.
Tuesday, December 30,2014
Local NEWS

Dozens testify against proposed frack-waste well in eastern Athens County

Some say they doubt ODNR will listen to opposition input

By David DeWitt
Not one of 35 community members who spoke Tuesday evening during a public meeting about a proposed  Torch-area fracking waste injection well said he or she favors it.
Tuesday, December 30,2014
Local NEWS

Top Ten web stories of 2014

By David DeWitt
In this issue, we've given our year-in-review of the biggest stories of 2014. Those stories were decided by what's known among pro journalism geeks as "newsworthiness."
Tuesday, December 30,2014
Local NEWS

Another big news year bites the dust in Athens County

By David DeWitt
Another year is in the books, and 2014 has come and gone. We now look with wide eyes toward the possibilities in 2015, when the sun will shine a little brighter, the birds will sing a little sweeter, and The NEWS will rock a little harder.
Tuesday, December 30,2014
Local NEWS

Controversial film does well in first week at Movies 10

By Conor Morris
Movies 10 near Nelsonville was one of only five movie theaters in Ohio that confirmed they were showing "The Interview" on Christmas day, just days after movie distributor Sony Pictures Entertainment reversed its decision to pull the movie from theaters.
 
 
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