The Major Crimes Unit that includes law
enforcement in Athens, Fairfield and Hocking counties executed a large
heroin-related search and arrest warrant round-up late last week,
resulting in charges against seven different people in Logan, northwest
of Athens County.
With Athens Law Director Pat Lang
slated to take up the bench on the Athens County Common Pleas Court,
replacing retiring Judge L. Alan Goldsberry in November, the Athens
County Democratic Central Committee again will be appointing an interim
replacement for a local official.
Nearly one year after the city of
Nelsonville filed an appeal to proposed new floodway maps from the
Federal Emergency Management Agency, businesses and property owners in
the city are still awaiting a decision.