The son of a former Ohio University trustee pleaded guilty on May 22 to slaying of his father in their suburban Columbus home.
A Hocking County man was arrested by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office recently after allegedly attempting to steal multiple items, including two vans and six laptops, from Nelsonville’s Hopewell Reach Program facility, and then allegedly setting one of those vans on fire.
The Ohio House has approved an additional $11 million in funding to help local communities hit by flooding over the last 18 months, state Rep. Jay Edwards announced earlier this week in a news release.
The State Controlling Board has approved funding for projects at Ohio University and Hocking College, state Rep. Jay Edwards, R-Nelsonville, announced earlier this week.
Sixteen public forums are being held across Athens County to discuss a potential countywide 0.25% Transportation Sales Tax levy, according to a news release from Athens County, Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action (HAPCAP).
One of the biggest events of Athens’ summer calendar arrives on Saturday with a celebration of the life of the late Ivan Faske, operator of the legendary uptown Athens bar Swanky’s.
Daryl and his son Frank sat outside on a sunny day last week on Daryl’s porch in Nelsonville as Nelsonville Code Enforcement Officer Becky Barber pulled up in a beat-up red 1994 Chevy truck. A small collection of large water containers sat at their feet.
Around 300 people showed up Saturday morning to participate in an uptown Athens Pride Parade as a part of festivities for the third annual Athens Pride Fest from June 5 through June 9.
A national debate over so-called “drag queen story times” and other events featuring drag queens at public libraries gravitated down to the state of Ohio level two weeks ago, and now the controversy appears poised to make its second Athens appearance in the past year.
A regional opioid conference last Wednesday, June 5, in Piketon, an hour west of Athens, featured a surprising keynote speaker – an executive for one of the major pharmaceutical companies in the crosshairs of state governments across the country for allegedly being complicit in the opioid epidemic.
A misdemeanor charge was filed Tuesday against a Glouster woman eight days after her dog allegedly bit her neighbor’s 11-year-old daughter, injuring her.
Demolition continued this (Monday) morning on South Green residence halls, with Smith House nearly leveled and the razing of Atkinson House well under way.
- Glouster mother calls for action after daughter bit by dog
- Hocking College's globe-trotting president
- Hocking student indicted for multiple break-ins
- Local man IDed after fall from top of parking garage
- Alex levy survives mandatory recount with one-vote edge
- Plains residents may get to vote on zoning issue
- Hocking faculty union has 4 grievances pending against college
- Who says summertime in Athens is dullsville?
- Meigs Co. man indicted in shooting death of Shade man
- Longtime OU athletics director is leaving