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Energy Assessments Free To Athens County Residents

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A free program that aims to help Athens County homeowners save energy and reduce costs launched in Athens on Thursday. The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development is providing more than 150 free energy home assessments to Athens County residents. The assessments include suggestions for basic energy improvements, and auditors can troubleshoot potentially dangerous problems.  Mary… Read More

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Athens Offering Tax Amnesty


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The City of Athens is offering a one time opportunity for "non-taxpayers" to get back on track without penalties starting Friday. Failing to pay your income taxes could get you into hot water with the government, along with penalties and interest.       Prior to signing a new contract with the Central Collection Agency,… Read More

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Elementary School Honored With Safety Award


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A boy from Westview Elementary in Jackson has a new bicycle for summer thanks to the Ohio Department of Transportation.  Fourth grader Sebastian Kirby was awarded a bicycle for having the best poster on bicycle safety.   The Westview Elementary Fourth Grade Team worked on an ODOT campaign.   The campaign is called "Every Move… Read More

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OU Professor Dispels Obesity Myths

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An Ohio University professor is doing research on obesity to discover how big of a problem it really is. Professor of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness Darlene Berryman says there are many misconceptions about obesity. She says the difference between being overweight and obese is actually about how much fat tissue a person has. "We… Read More