Avoid Court St. week of Aug. 9–13

Part of South Court Street will be down to a single lane from Monday, Aug. 9, through Friday, Aug. 13, while work is being done on the Athens County Courthouse clock tower. Drivers should avoid the area if possible. For more information or to register concerns, call the Athens County Commissioners Office at 740-592-3292.

Public Transit changes

Athens Public Transit Line 6 and Line 5 now stops at 26 Hospital Drive, the new facility on the Ohio Health Complex. Line 6 is scheduled to stop at the facility at 18 minutes past the hour.

Line 5 PM is back up and running. The morning line is still suspended.

Full public transit scedules are online at hapcap.org/athens-public-transit or use the DoubleMap app to track buses in real time. If you or a loved one need assistance with transportation, contact the Athens County Mobility Manager, Jessie Schmitzer, at jessie.schmitzer@hapcap.org or 740-767-4500.

Utilities Billing Office closed Aug. 13

The Utilities Billing Office will be closed Friday, Aug. 13. Payments can still be made at the drop box in front of City Hall, online, or at Hocking Valley Bank. The office will reopen on Monday, Aug. 16. For questions call 740-592-3347. Any calls received on Aug. 13 will go to voicemail and messages will be returned at the earliest opportunity next week.

Day care, soccer registration open now

The Athens Community Center is now accepting registrations for before- and after-school care for grades K–5 and for youth soccer in grades K–6. For information call 740-592-3325, email athensparks&rec@ci.athens.oh.us, or visit http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/555/Athens-Community-Center/.

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