Local News

07/10/2013 - 12:12am
  Every year in early fall, members of the incoming freshman class unpack and decorate their new dorm rooms, and most are ready to stay at the university for the long haul; but students are...
07/09/2013 - 4:43pm
Fans of NBC's Parks and Recreation rejoice. Nick Offerman, best known for portraying the office's manly-man, Ron Swanson, will head to the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on...
07/09/2013 - 3:53pm
A former Ohio University student attended his sentencing in the Athens County Court of Common Pleas on July 2 for forgery and election fraud. Timothy Zureick, 22, pleaded guilty to 22 counts of...
07/09/2013 - 1:51pm
The man suspected of robbing the People's Bank on July 8 turned himself in to the Athens Police Department Saturday morning. Athens Police Officer Robert Filar confirmed that Emmanuel Arocho...
07/01/2013 - 4:23pm
Athens could soon acquire a sizable chunk of land on the south side of the city, and several Athens City Council members said last week they support spending as much as $25,000 on the purchase....
07/01/2013 - 9:19am
Gov. John Kasich signed the state’s two-year, $62 billion budget into law Sunday evening and touted it on social media as legislation that would benefit all Ohioans. But Athens’ state...
06/30/2013 - 2:54pm
Rio Grande, a Mexican restaurant in Athens known for its margaritas and enchiladas, will close its doors Sunday evening — possibly for good. The establishment, which operated in Athens for...
06/28/2013 - 11:33am
Ohio Brew week is still hopping. Court Street is currently a backdrop to some of Brew Week’s festivities, including walking historic tours of the various bars and pubs, samplings of unique...
06/28/2013 - 10:24am
The coast is clear. After four days of public scare, one local nature expert found a missing four-and-a-half-foot ball python underneath the Athens residence of the woman who released it. Dave...
06/26/2013 - 2:20pm
Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly has been under a lot of scrutiny the past few weeks, but in a recent email to local news reporters he said that he would not be stepping down. "I am eligible...

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