Local News

07/28/2014 - 9:32pm
After months of deliberation and a public hearing Monday night, Athens City Council members unanimously approved the city’s annexation of 2.2 acres of land along Armitage Road on the...
07/28/2014 - 3:44pm
A former Detroit Police Officer thought to be the kingpin of a multi-state drug ring will be extradited to Ohio. Brandon Jorge Allen, 29, was arrested Friday at Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport...
07/25/2014 - 5:44pm
Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn is touting the arrest of a "major drug kingpin" Friday as the result of the largest narcotics investigation in county history. Former Detroit...
07/23/2014 - 12:50am
Ohio University filed an objection Monday to a magistrate’s recommendation that finds the university liable for a student’s injury when an OU police officer handcuffed her. Lyndsey...
07/21/2014 - 11:37pm
Athens City Council members weighed in on hydraulic fracturing Monday, albeit in a non-binding manner that likely won’t see any immediate impact. Council members unanimously passed a...
07/17/2014 - 9:09pm
The original trial date for suspended Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly was pushed from Sept. 29 to Jan. 26, 2015, nearly a year after his Jan. 31 indictment, according to visiting Judge Patricia Ann...
07/15/2014 - 12:25am
City council members are getting closer to introducing an ordinance they say will make it easier for law enforcement officers to respond to complaints about noisy pets. At-large Democrat Steve...
07/14/2014 - 10:02pm
When Roderick J. McDavis became Ohio University’s president a decade ago, he moved into 29 Park Place, a 7,000-square-foot, 2 1/2-story home at the heart of OU’s campus in Athens. The...
07/14/2014 - 6:16pm
City of Athens officials say they need a new fire truck. Just like the last time city officials purchased a new one, they announced Monday they’ll once again get help from Ohio University...
07/14/2014 - 5:07pm
The death of an Athens man whose body was found in the Hocking River more than a month after he first disappeared in March was caused by drowning, the Athens County coroner said in an autopsy...

The Post | 325 Baker University Center | Athens, Ohio 45701

Newsroom: (740) 593-4011 | Front Desk: (740) 593-4010 | Advertising: (740) 593-4018 | Fax: (740) 593-0561 | E-mail: posteditorial@ohiou.edu

Surf New Media