Shown here is the above-ground portion of the wrought iron brine well that Public Works Director Bob Heady said is likely more than 100 years old. The bubbles bursting on the surface are releasing methane gas into the air.
Images from Ohio University's 2019 Homecoming Parade this morning (Saturday, Oct. 12). The temperature hovered around 45-50 during the parade, but that didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits. The streets of uptown were packed. All photos by Terry Smith.
Seldom does a weekend transpire in the Athens area with as many events as took place this past Saturday. We – OK, I – endeavored to photograph as many of them as possible, though I did miss a few, and apologies for that. (It being my day off, I decided to cut myself a break.)
Roughly 150 to 200 people – representing a diverse mix of college and grade-school students as well as long-time community members – gathered at the Village Bakery in Athens Friday morning to join hundreds of thousands of others participating in a global strike demanding major action on clim…
The 21st annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival drew big crowds to Hocking College's Lake Snowden park near Albany over the weekend, with Saturday especially featuring heavy attendance.
Ohio University's new freshman class went through all of the traditional welcoming traditions Sunday afternoon. That included the annual First-Year Convocation delivered by President Duane Nellis in the Convocation Center, the march en masse up Richland Avenue to uptown, and finally, the Cam…
The annual Athens Community Arts & Music Festival delivered a variety of attractions at various venues in uptown Athens on Saturday, with an outdoor music and arts festival on West Union the main attraction. While the weather was hot and muggy, it didn't seem to hold anyone back from hav…
Attendees at Bounty on the Bricks Saturday evening in uptown Athens enjoyed dry and sunny weather, great food and drink, bonhomie with fellow community members, and the knowledge they were contributing to a good cause, local food pantries.
Ohio Brew Week's culminating weekend ran head-on into Excessive Heat Warnings throughout the country's mid-section and East, though heat indexes well over 100 Fahrenheit didn't seem to impede the fun.
Ohio Brew Week kicked off this past weekend (starting Friday, July 12) with plenty of events, large and small, including the brand-new 'First Call' block party Saturday afternoon on West State Street, near Casa Cantina and Tony's Tavern.