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Vendor Buggies Could Face Changes


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Each morning Thomas Fitzmaurice drives his mobile business, Uptown Sweaters, to a metered spot on Union Street, and pays the meter every few hours as any other driver would. But he may not be able to much longer, if Athens City Council approves a recently introduced ordinance.   The council is considering a number of… Read More

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Marietta School Theft Total Rises

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An auditor found a former Marietta City School District assistant treasurer allegedly stole more than $145,000 over a period of five-and-a-half years. According to Washington County Sheriff detectives, Barbara Mincks admitted to stealing from the district when questioned by investigators earlier this year. Treasurer Matt Reed says Mincks started stealing in June 2007. "She would… Read More

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Gas Line Ruptures In Washington County

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UPDATE 11:40 a.m.  Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks says a gas line rupture Monday night should be considered a natural accident. “At this point, we are not able to really say it was a gas explosion, although that's what we suspect," says Mincks. The gas line fire was extinguished Monday night. The amount of burned acres is unknown… Read More

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Lady Spartans Fall To New Lexington


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  Coming off a 2-19 season last year, the Alexander Lady Spartans opened their 2012-2013 season in hopes of notching a win against the New Lexington Lady Panthers. Unfortunately, the Lady Spartan’s fell short in a back-and-forth battle, 60-53. Alexander (0-1) fought the Lady Panthers (1-0) hard for the first three quarters as they entered… Read More

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ODNR Wants Woodland Owners To Voice Concern


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Hocking Hills woodland owners are encouraged to attend a public meeting about efforts to benefit the area. The Ohio Division of Natural Resources (ODNR) is developing a woodland plan that focuses on maintaining the environmental benefits of forests in urbanized areas. The meeting is designed to help area land owners share their needs and concerns with… Read More

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Lady Buckeyes Begin Season On Positive Note


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Coming off a disappointing end to the 2011-2012 season, the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes were determined to prove themselves this year.  Monday night in Nelsonville, the Lady Buckeyes defeated the Sheridan Lady Generals in an offensive showdown, 61-47.       The night started with a back-and-forth scoring battle between Nelsonville-York junior guard Brooke Breeze and… Read More