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 Circleville is looking into working with a private developer to save the Everts Middle School building that will be vacated at the end of the school year.

A Nelsonville man currently incarcerated after pleading guilty to drug charges has been indicted on more drug charges, this time for allegedly trafficking heroin in a school zone.

Residents of Buchtel and The Plains will see their water bills go up next year, with residents of The Plains also getting a sewer bill increase.

The Athens County Commissioners on Thursday approved rate increases, which are effective in January.

A recent Ohio University transfer student says he will be vying for the Athens mayor position next year as a Republican.

Andrew Looker, 20, announced that he is circulating candidacy petitions for the top city administrative position.

Athens County’s planner has resigned and the search for a replacement is awaiting a decision by the county commissioners on whether they want to take back control of the planner’s office.

On Dec. 6, for the first time in memory, the Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce cancelled the Logan Santa Parade due to the weather.

No rainy-day date had been established, and initially Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce Director Bill Rinehart reported that it would not be rescheduled.

The Logan Fire Department recently launched a new program to help children in need stay warm during the cold winter temperatures. Their efforts resulted in 65 coats being distributed to children of Hocking County.

While this is supposed to be joyous and happy time of the year, Logan City Council members were not smiling when they were presented an overview of the 2015 appropriations (budget).

The Athens County Public Libraries system is partnering with Amesville Grange 798 and the village of Amesville to provide free high-speed Internet in the parking lot between the Grange building and the Amesville post office.

Athens County Children Services has been awarded additional funding to help address the impact of the opiate epidemic on children and families. 

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