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Parents, Teachers Voice Opinions At School Board Meeting To Save Chauncey Elementary School

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More than 150 people showed up at an intense Athens City Schools board meeting last night to try to save Chauncey Elementary School. Superintendent Carl Martin recommended back in December for the school to be closed in order to lessen the burden of a million dollar budget problem. If the recommendation is approved, students from… Read More

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Afternoon Audio Update December 11


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Athens City Planning Commission gives the go-ahead for plans to tear down a historic building to build a student housing complex. Athens County Commissioner Mark Sullivan says he is "100 percent not guilty" in court today. Details in your afternoon audio update.

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WV Sheriff’s Trial Set For April

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Mason County Sheriff David Anthony is scheduled to stand trial in April on 42 counts that include embezzlement, domestic assault and child neglect creating risk of injury. Media outlets report that the 42-year-old Point Pleasant resident pleaded not guilty to the charges today in Mason County Circuit Court.   Circuit Court Judge David Nibert scheduled… Read More

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College To Host Fracking Event Series


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Community members will have the opportunity to participate in an open coversation and debate about a controversial drilling practice at Marietta College later this month. As part of the college's annual theme "Energy and Environment", the Office of Civic Engagement will hold a series about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The series begins with a documentary… Read More

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Update: Mark Sullivan’s Niece Talks About Confrontation With Athens Co. Commissioner

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Update 11:10 am The niece of Athens County Commissioner Mark Sullivan says a fight that resulted in Sullivan being arrested on a domestic violence charge started over a fight about parking in the driveway. Sullivan pleaded not guilty in court this morning after his niece, Samantha Sullivan, 29, told police he head-butted her during a… Read More