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Athens singer-songwriter Leah Nairn shares her top music picks of the year, including releases by Bonnie Raitt, Alabama Shakes and Kathleen Edwards.
After 2013, ESPN will end its BracketBusters series in its current form. ESPN announced the news that is will discontinue its BracketBusters series going forward late Monday in a statement. "Given the evolving college landscape, we felt the event in its present form has run its course," said the statement, according to ESPN.com news services…. Read More
Ohio University students and local archaeologists are excavating the site of a 2,400 year-old tribal village. The village was recently discovered west of Athens and the outlines of the four structures found are believed to be Native American houses. Professor of Anthropology Elliot Abrams said this is a special type of site because it is… Read More
New rules for street vendors in the city of Athens will go into effect January 1. The Athens City Council unanimously passed the changes during Monday night’s meeting. Under the new rules all street vendors will be located on the south side of East Union Street. Ten parking spots will be provided for street vendors… Read More
State officials say a beetle that threatens walnut trees has been found in Ohio. Walnut tree products have been quarantined in southwest Ohio after the discovery of Walnut Twig Beetles. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the small insect carries an incurable fungus that kills walnut trees. The department said Monday that eight beetles… Read More
Athens City Council is taking additional steps to pay off the city's newest fire truck. On Monday, Council approved a plan to issue up to $300,000 in bonds to pay off the remaining portion of the $1.2 million price tag for the vehicle. The new truck, purchased last year, was recently used during a fire… Read More
A Lawrence County mayor has been charged with a DUI. Motorists in New Philadelphia may see a "jaraff" today. Details in your morning update.
Ironton police have charged a Lawrence County mayor with D-U-I. Police arrested 43-year-old Hanging Rock Mayor Christopher Davidson early Sunday morning. Authorities say they detected a strong odor of alcohol and his speech seemed to be slurred. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says they were called to help the Ironton Police check on a suspicious… Read More
In a game full of physical play and turnovers, the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes overcame the Alexander Lady Spartans on Alexander’s home floor. A full team effort from Nelsonville-York, with four players scoring in double digit, paced the away team to a 71-41 victory. Shelby True and Madison Davis lead their team as each recorded double-doubles… Read More