Ohio University faculty members and others gathered Friday morning at the south entrance of Grover Center in preparation for a “silent protest” at OU’s January Board of Trustees meeting.
Just north of Athens County’s border with Perry County lies Rendville, the smallest incorporated community in Ohio (with a population of 36 as of the 2010 U.S. Census).
The Athens Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at a South Side apartment complex early Friday morning. The victim, a female, suffered a "non-life-threatening" gunshot wound, according to the APD report.
When news broke in 2000 about the impending closure of Southern Ohio Coal Company’s Meigs County mine complex, worries abounded about the devastating impact that the loss of hundreds of local jobs would have on the region, including in Athens County where many of the miners lived.
A new site option for the Athens Farmers Market is expected to be presented at a community meeting next Thursday (Jan. 23). This would be different from a site proposal that’s been discussed previously, the city’s East Side dog park.
The Athens County Board of Elections had a split vote along party lines after a contentious hearing Tuesday on a protest involving the Democratic candidate for Ohio’s 94th House District.
The Athens City Planning Commission voted unanimously on Jan. 2 to approve a recommendation to change city zoning code to regulate the operation of short-term rentals – such as Airbnb and VRBO – in the city of Athens.
In today's edition of On Court Street, Athens NEWS contributor Sarah Donaldson asks, "Recently, the issue of poverty in Athens County, Ohio, arose in the aftermath of Joe Burrow’s Heisman Trophy speech. In Athens city and county, many off-campus OU students are included in poverty statistics…
The city of Athens, in collaboration with Ohio University, will begin construction of the Richland Avenue Pedestrian Crossing project in early March, according to a news release from OU.
Athens County's Joe Burrow checked the final box in the entry form to the college football hall of legends Monday night. He led his LSU Tigers to victory in the College Football Playoff Championship.
After a lengthy investigation and repeated trial date postponements, Neil Perin, 35, of Athens, pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to 13 felonies and multiple misdemeanor charges and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
- First-ever Unified Basketball League to launch locally
- Joe Burrow leads LSU to national title and does it with grit
- APD investigates 'potential threat' at Middle School from Thursday night
- Athens County now has two state liquor stores, and they're both in Athens
- Rural Action CEO outlines economic development program connected to Baileys Trail
- Two locals charged in connection with killing of Athens area man
- 'Cats join with Wolf Pack in Boise for hunger event
- OU Coach Solich’s contract extended 2 years
- Port Authority pours cold water on city's opt-out clause
- Prepare to freeze: Annual Polar Bear Plunge coming