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The latest news in southeast Ohio.
Employers are posting more jobs online in southeast Ohio. That's according to the latest snapshot of job postings from the state's website OhioMeansJobs.com. The report covers mid-April to mid-May and shows an increase of 560 ads from the previous reporting period. Angela Terez with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says that's good… Read More
If you asked Barb Campagnola, the executive director of Circle Round the Square, if she ever thought eight years ago a summer art program she started would nearly double in size, she'd just laugh. "Never. I never in a million years imagined that so many great outcomes could happen from a program this size," said… Read More
Motorists will soon risk getting pulled over and ticketed if they text while driving in West Virginia. The State Police and other law enforcement agencies plan to start enforcing this part of a new distracted driving law on Sunday. Also as of July 1, drivers can be cited for hands-on cell phone use. But… Read More
The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is celebrating moving to a new office building today, but the new space isn't too far from the old one in Nelsonville. Foundation president Cara Dingus Brook says the new office at 35 Public Square is just across the street on the public square, but the added space makes all… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Jackie Wolf speaks with Mayla Puckett, the director of the Athens County Child Advocacy Center. Puckett discusses the purpose and services provided by the Athens County Child Advocacy Center, as well as the manor in which cases are investigated. The Athens County Child Advocacy Center specializes… Read More
Evan Shaw, award-winning videographer, is joining the staff of WOUB Public Media as Chief Videographer/Editor. He begins July 1. He will have a dual appointment. Shaw also will remain in his position as Assistant Athletic Director of Multi-media Marketing for Ohio University Athletics. At WOUB, Shaw will continue producing sports multimedia stories and documentaries such… Read More
The latest news in southeast Ohio.
More than $12 million in federal money will go toward funding storm cleanup efforts in Southeast Ohio. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the $12,193,752 National Emergency Grant today. The money will to toward 1,400 temporary jobs to help with cleanup and recovery following storms and flooding that struck the region between April and… Read More
Your update of state and regional news.
UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. Traffic has resumed normal route on US Route 33 following a morning accident that pulled down power lines in the area. Damage to an electrical pole following a traffic accident has shut down US Route 33 through Nelsonville at this time. According to Sheriff Pat Kelly, the accident happened in front of… Read More
A Zanesville man is in custody in connection with a Guernsey County double homicide. Communities in 11 counties, including eight in Southeast Ohio, are a little cleaner thanks to a scrap tire round up. Details in your morning audio update.
Much of Southeast Ohio is under a heat advisory Friday as heat indices are expected between 100 and 105 degrees. The forecasts mark the second day of sweltering heat and little relief is in sight. The National Weather Services predicts weekend temperatures in the mid-90s and triple digits. The area's heat advisory is in effect… Read More
Two West Virginia men have been hospitalized after the small, twin-engine airplane they were in crashed in a northeast Ohio field. The Holmes County sheriff's office says the 1957 Piper Apache reported engine trouble before it crashed Thursday nearly 30 miles southwest of Canton. The pilot, 60-year-old Floyd S. Pierson of Milton, W.Va., was… Read More
A Zanesville man is in custody in connection with a double homicide last weekend near Cambridge. Anjomo Allen Churchill, 19, is charged with a felony count of complicity to commit aggravated robbery. The charges against Churchill are tied to theft with the intent to harm others. Christopher Morrison and Justain Nelson were both… Read More