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Fracking Findings Presented at Commissioners’ Meeting


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A recently completed report by a fracking advisory committee finds that hydraulic fracturing could bring economic benefits to Athens County, but advises county commissioners to focus on the more likely prospect of an increase in wastewater injection wells as a result of regional and interstate shale drilling. The Athens County Strategic Advisory Committee on Horizontal… Read More

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Panel: Impose Financial Penalties On Students Who Don’t Graduate On Time

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A panel studying ways to boost Ohio's college graduation rate says colleges and universities should raise tuition on students to out-of-state rates and impose financial penalties on their institutions if they're taking too long to graduate. In a report released Tuesday, the Complete College Ohio Task Force also says institutions should tie tuition guarantees to… Read More

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Athens Transportation To Help Persons With Mobility Issues


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After months of planning, the Athens On Demand Transit is up and running. According to the Hocking Athens Perry Communiy Action group, this program will provide accessible transportation options to persons with disabilities and also provide transportation to medical-related appointments for elderly, low-income and persons with mobility issues. The ride service hours are offered Monday… Read More

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Community Action Grant Aims To Help Small Businesses


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A Northwest Ohio community action group is in the process of identifying Appalachian Ohio-based companies that will receive technical assistance as part of a grant program. The Governor's Office of Appalachia has recently awarded the WSOS Community Action Commisison with the $50,000 grant from the State Appalachian Development Program. The grant will help provide technical… Read More

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Woman Killed In Single-Vehicle Car Crash


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A single-vehicle crash on Millersport Road in Fairfield County killed a Pickerington woman Monday evening. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Melanie Krieger, 24, went off the right side of the road and her car hit a tree. Officers received the call around 6 p.m. that Krieger's car was the only one involved in… Read More

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Nelsonville Boil Order Rescheduled


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The Nelsonville Water Department has rescheduled a boil order for the entire city. According to a releast from the city, starting at noon on Wednesday Nelsonville water customers may experience temporary low water pressure and water discoloration due to a main water line being relocated for construction of the new water treatment plant. The boil order… Read More