The longtime director of Athens County
Job & Family Services, Jack Frech, announced his retirement Tuesday
afternoon, following a two-hour pre-disciplinary hearing with the County
Commissioners, after which they took no action.
With a nurse for an Ebola patient in Dallas flying
into Cleveland last week, the Ohio Department of Public Safety has issued Ebola
preparedness directives. However, the administrator of the Athens City-County
Health Department said Monday that it's improbable that anybody from Athens
will be stricken with the deadly illness.
The last time author and NPR humorist
David Sedaris came to Athens he recalls it being a "Wacky Wednesday" or
similarly themed party day. He remembers the Burrito Buggy and having to
leave town to catch a flight in Columbus shortly after his performance.
Hocking College brought two candidates for interim president to campus
Wednesday, just days after former president Ron Erickson leveled
accusations of racial turmoil that he said led to the recent upheaval
among top administrators.