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“As a Christian who takes seriously our Lord’s commandment to love God and love our neighbor, I will be attending the Pride Month drag-queen events, loving my neighbors however they dress and appreciating the amazing diversity of God’s creation.” 

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Editor’s note: Now that The Athens NEWS has gone to weekly publication, of course, ‘The Athens Voice’ will be weekly as well. Assuming we receive around the same number of ‘Voice’ submissions, that means this feature will be longer. In order to keep it from getting ridiculously long, we will…

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Editor’s note: Now that The Athens NEWS has gone to weekly publication, of course, ‘The Athens Voice’ will be weekly as well. Assuming we receive around the same number of ‘Voice’ submissions, that means this feature will be longer. In order to keep it from getting ridiculously long, we will…

  • 4

“How or why is it that those holding 9 to 5 jobs tend to be the most politically apathetic yet tend to hold positions that generate the greater number of problems for everyone else?” 

  • 4

“It’s very difficult for our students to study in a study hall where the adviser does nothing but yell and shush. Students with anxiety have no chance to be as relaxed as possible when they are studying.” 

  • 5

“Thank you so much, city and county workers, who accepted items during the household hazardous waste drop-off on the OU campus Saturday morning. Although there was a substantial wait in line, I was so pleased with the courteous, hardworking men and women who processed my items quickly and ef…

  • 0

“The Bradford pear tree remarks have been informative and interesting. Whether viewed as beautiful or offensive, the blossoming Bradford pear likely will be heralding our spring for a while. In any case, I really appreciated the fast track to knowledge! Thank you, fellow nature observers, an…

  • 3

“Yippee Skippy calls it ‘the community voice,’ by right and choice. What is in a name? There is no reason to play that game. I am commissioner of the ‘community voice’ hall of fame. Once a week, what a shame!”

  • 3

“I just thought someone might be interested to know that the house at 5 Maplewood Avenue that the Athens City School Board has purchased is a Sears Roebuck kit house and that someone might like to take a photo of it for historical purposes.”

  • 2

“It’s nice to see Athens Township taking the lead on this, despite resistance from Dover Township. Zoning will only benefit the community and protect residents from inappropriate development.” 

  • 9

“The sustainability office can build a new LBGT center with all the trees that fell!” 

  • 2

“Please, can we come up with something new to replace Social Security numbers? There is no longer any ‘security’ in this broken system."