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USPS Agrees To Post Office Closure Moratorium


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Post offices and processing facilities on a closure list have been given a temporary reprieve.   U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced today the United States Postal Service agreed to a five-month moratorium on closing the 120 post offices and 10 processing facilities in Ohio.    Processing facilities on the closure list include Athens, Chillicothe and… Read More

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Prescription Drug Drop-Off Options Expanding


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The Hocking County Sheriff's Department is expanding prescription drug drop-off options for residents.   According to the agency's Facebook page, Sheriff Lanny North announced his office on East Second Street in Logan will accept unwanted prescription medicine daily.   Previously, the department held drug turn-in programs a couple of times a year. During an October… Read More

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Hocking County Sheriff’s Office accepts prescription drug drop offs year-round

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In an effort to keep extra opiates from from potential street abuse, people can now drop-off their unused or expired prescriptions year-round at the Hocking County Sheriff's Office. Previous drop-offs occurred every six months.  This year, the Sheriff's Office collected 23 pounds of extra medications in spring 2011, and another 26.5 pounds in October.  … Read More

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Listen Up: Eddie Ashworth’s Top Music Picks for 2011

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Eddie’s Favorite Records of 2011 (in no particular order): 1. Wilco, The Whole Love: The quintessence of this band’s best work over the past decade. Heartfelt songs, edgy-yet-welcoming arrangements, wonderful sonics. Best album track of the year: “One Sunday Morning.” 2. White Denim, D: This Austin band’s breakthrough. A bracing blend of garage rock, prog,… Read More

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Bellaire Bridge Demolition Delayed

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The contractor charged with demolishing a bridge between Bellaire, Ohio, and Benwood, W.Va., says he needs more time.   Lee Chaklos of Delta Demolition says he'll seek an extension to a federal deadline that the bridge be demolished by Dec. 21.   KDC Investments was unable to let the work begin sooner because of a dispute over ownership. But KDC's… Read More