• 17

“Agricultural Society: Read between the lines. The citizens of the city of Athens do NOT want the County Fair held in the city limits. Please sell your property and buy some cheaper land outside the city limits to hold the fair. The ‘city folks’ still are not going to like that you permit th…

  • 13

“I would really like to see more reusable bags and sustainability as a whole at the Athens Farmers Market. Maybe even some sort of compost for napkins or scraps of food from eating there.”

  • 13

“I would really like to see more reusable bags and sustainability as a whole at the Athens Farmers Market. Maybe even some sort of compost for napkins or scraps of food from eating there.”

  • 21

 “I see all the wailing and gnashing of teeth over the intersection of Johnson Road and Rt. 33. Not long ago it was Radford Road and Rt. 32/50 and prior to that, it was Blackburn and Rt. 32/50. Are we just chasing the most recent mortality?” 

  • 8

“For the love of all that is holy, when are the lines going to be painted on South Shafer?!”

  • 10

“If everyone who was technologically indifferent would submit to the robot overlords, our transition to the alien society that controls them would be more orderly and efficient.”

  • 23

Editor’s note: With the general election inching closer, we will start screening election-related “Athens Voices” more closely, to avoid the potential for candidates or their allies to submit anonymous attacks on their opponents or glowing endorsements of themselves. Yes, this has happened i…

  • 32

“The most funky thing about Athens is its pervasive undercurrent of self-censure, whether it be to maintain or attain social inclusion, political parity or economic adequacy.”

  • 8

“Dear pathetic person openly burning trash in The Plains. It’s against the law.”

  • 4

“Regarding the meaningless and widely ignored ‘walk your wheels’ sidewalk disks and the postings on the idiotic solar-powered trash cans, the sidewalks are lousy with bikes and skateboards ridden by students. Is there any enforcement and has anyone ever been cited for this?”

  • 21

“If your only complaint about Hocking College is the football team, why are you not also upset about the equestrian and archery teams? Or is the real reason you don’t like the football team due to the race of the players?”

  • 2

“What a mess it was coming home tonight. Orange dividers in the middle of the street in front of West Elementary. Cars parked on both sides of the street, and just try driving through there without hitting another car or the orange dividers. I know there will be two schools crammed into one …

  • 26

Editor’s note: It’s been a while since I explained one of the main screening criteria we apply to “Athens Voice” submissions. We try to screen out submissions that criticize or endorse local businesses, with only rare exceptions (such as when the business is a monopoly or publicly regulated …