Athens County voters are being asked to decide on a five-year, one-mill replacement levy for Emergency Medical Services that the chief said in a recent interview keeps prices on services down and will help maintain personnel levels and proper equipment.
The two candidates for Athens County
auditor carved out some more differences between themselves Tuesday
evening at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Athens County
at the Athens Public Library.
For many years tuberculosis has
been a widespread and in many cases fatal infectious disease, but great
strides have been made against the disease in North America, in no small
part due to advanced screening and treatment techniques.
A 70-year-old Chauncey man indicted on
charges related to having paid with money and drugs to have sex with a
16-year-old girl has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one year in
prison last week in Athens County Common Pleas Court.
Hocking College's signature fall event,
Hocktoberfest, transpired Saturday less than two days after the college
accepted the resignation of its president, and with a backdrop of
continued enrollment and financial crises at the community college.
Since last week when a Hocking College
official announced the college was facing a $4.2-plus million budget
shortfall, as well as continuing to hemorrhage enrollment, speculation
has been rife on the campus that President Ron Erickson would be fired
or let go.