Ohio University’s director of Sorority and Fraternity Life visited Student Senate on Wednesday, Oct. 16, to discuss the recently suspended greek organizations at OU, saying some may be reinstated as soon as next week.
In what was likely a Halloween prank, the Athens Police Department responded to a call about three people – two dressed as clowns, one as a dinosaur – stalking a man on Columbus Road in Athens on Monday.
Both members of Congress who represent Athens County broke with the White House Wednesday, voting in favor of a bipartisan resolution that formally rebukes President Trump for withdrawing American troops from northern Syria.
An Athens man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Health Recovery Services, Inc., in federal court alleging that a data breach at the private nonprofit agency jeopardized the private information of patients, putting them at “grave risk” of identity theft.
Long-running discussions about making the Johnson Road-U.S. Rt. 33-River Road intersection northwest of Athens safer have been goosed into overdrive, following an injury accident that occurred at that spot last Thursday morning.
Athens City Council and the Athens County Commissioners have a big decision before them in the coming weeks: whether to contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars over the next 20 years toward an 88-mile mountain-biking trail construction project in the nearby Wayne National Forest.
Author’s note: This year is the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion in France and Operation Market Garden in Holland. It also marks the 75th anniversary of a local family’s involvement in these events, Fred Lee Tom and his wife Lucile, the grandparents of Fred Tom, who along with his w…
Folks traipsing along hiking trails on The Ridges property in recent weeks might have wondered why groupings of four solar panels were set up near the trail in different locations, or why on some days, climbers were hauling themselves via ropes to the top of nearby tall trees.
All five men who were indicted on charges in relation to the killing of a local man on West Washington Street in Athens last November have pleaded guilty and are now in jail.
UPDATE: The university revealed today (Thursday) that it's also suspended two other fraternities in addition to the men's rugby club (as explained below) after allegations of hazing.
- After recent crash, all eyes on Johnson-Rt. 33
- Marshalls store to open next Thursday in Athens
- Second Hocking student reported dead in one-vehicle crash Friday
- Passenger dies in crash of SUV filled with Hocking College students
- Two teens arrested in death of woman at Old Man's Cave
- Marching 110 ordered to cease 'non-academic' activities after new hazing allegations
- Serious accident renews discussion about dangerous intersection
- Athens City Council candidates stake out positions in forum
- Police chiefs face public scrutiny in forum on 'use of force'
- OU football player charged with stalking, again