Ohio University announced yesterday (Thursday) that it has hired Julie Cromer as the university's new director of athletics. Cromer is the first woman to serve as AD in the school's history, according to the announcement.
A Glouster man was sentenced last week to 19 years in prison on a first-degree felony count of involuntary manslaughter for the shooting death of an Athens man at a West Washington Street apartment last November.
Six sexual-assault incident reports were logged by the Athens and Ohio University police departments since late April, when OU students were preparing to leave town.
McArthur resident Kaylee Queen attended her first demolition derby at the Athens County Fair last summer and recalls telling herself, “Yeah, I could do that.”
In light of the recent tragic events in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (The Alliance) has released research showing nearly 500,000 years of life were lost in Ohio due to gun violence from 2009-2018.
Preparations have been under way all summer to get West Elementary in Athens ready for East Elementary’s kindergarten-through fifth grade students to move to that facility, while the Athens City School District demolishes the old East Elementary building.
The Athens County Commissioners last week sent a letter to the Athens County Fair Board asking the board to “immediately” cease fair vendors’ sale of Confederate flag merchandise and ban future sales of those products, prompting a contentious debate among many in Athens County.
Hocking College Board of Trustees Chair Andy Stone confirmed this week that he’s not seeking another term on that governing body after his term expires on Aug. 31.
It’s been more than a year since STAR Community Justice Center took over stewardship of the former SEPTA Correctional Center in Nelsonville. That year has seen significant employee turnover as well as allegations from former employees of mismanagement and other problems.
Thanks to generous donor support, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital will soon begin offering a new program for patients being treated for cancer, according to a news release.
- McGee back on the November ballot for Athens City Council
- Nelsonville will see lively city election this fall
- NW Ohio woman dies from injuries received in three-vehicle crash near Athens
- Skateboard camp intends to stoke kids' interest in the sport
- In July, four child-porn cases handled in local court
- Award to honor locals who work with people with disabilities
- Local woman to compete in world CrossFit games
- Commissioners vote to put sales-tax hike on November ballot
- APT's new route to Nelsonville and Albany launches today
- Eviction notice