Local News

09/16/2013 - 3:08am
The Athens City School District is in the process of adopting new state education standards, which Ohio Department of Education officials argue will better prepare students for a college career...
09/16/2013 - 2:57am
An Albany man, who turned himself in for robbing a bank in Athens this summer, was sent back to jail Tuesday after drug use. Emmanuel Arocho, 31, turned himself in to the Athens Police Department...
09/16/2013 - 1:58am
Environment Ohio, a Columbus-based environmental group, held a news conference outside the Athens Public Library last week to announce the release of their new study, “America’s...
09/13/2013 - 4:52am
Athens County’s higher gas prices can empty your wallet faster than other counties’ prices, and local law enforcement officials say they’re no different. “When the gas...
09/13/2013 - 4:50am
The Athens County Department of Job and Family Services stands to lose about $1.3 million in food assistance program funding this November, continuing what county officials say is a trend of less...
09/13/2013 - 4:41am
Even 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech, the topic of racial income inequality still plagues the nation and Athens. In the city of Athens,...
09/12/2013 - 10:09pm
A local man received a four-year prison sentence Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with evidence and another for aggravated possession of drugs, among other charges....
09/12/2013 - 2:38am
In less than a year, both Colorado and Washington legalized the use of marijuana — and some suspect Ohio will soon join the list. Following last year’s decision, the U.S. Department of...
09/12/2013 - 2:37am
After receiving a grand jury subpoena from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Office on Tuesday, Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly plans on taking action. Kelly was issued a subpoena...
09/12/2013 - 1:19am
Asa B. Hauser, an Ohio University student convicted for aggravated trafficking and tampering with evidence, settled his case Tuesday at the Athens County Court of Common Pleas. Hauser was given...

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