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Trash talk was a big topic at the Monday Athens City Council Meeting as residents took to the podium to complain about visible trashcan warnings.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is already preparing for the winter season through its “Winter Readiness” program.

A Mason woman was arrested Friday from a home in Nelsonville on drug-related charges stemming out of Franklin County. Her arrest may also lead to additional drug-related charges in Athens County as bulk amounts of LSD were allegedly discovered during the investigation.

Ohio members of Congress are calling on the federal government to step up assistance to state health officials as it revises safety protocols to stem the spread of Ebola.

Ohio University could feel the biggest impact among Ohio’s public universities from some proposed “tweaks” to Ohio’s State Share of Instruction. It could mean up to a $9 million cut in state funding to OU.

Officials at a small college in southeast Ohio say they're trying to address a budget deficit and a dwindling enrollment.

Does poverty directly relate to performance on the school report cards recently released by the state of Ohio?

While the state of Ohio prepares and takes precautions by increasing the state's supply of personal, protective equipment for health care providers, Dr. James Gaskell, Athens City County Health commissioner says people of Athens should not worry.

The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved a plan described as an “innovative and creative financial step” that includes creation of a central bank to handle the proceeds from the sale of $250 million in century bonds which will be used to pay for deferred maintenance and other projects.

Holzer Health System currently has unpaid property tax bills totaling nearly $322,000 on its Athens clinic, according to figures from the Athens County Treasurer’s Office.