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State Agency Recognizes Southeast Ohio Teachers For Environmental Education

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A state agency is recognizing three Southeast Ohio educators for their commitment to environmental education. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Forestry announced Tuesday its decision to honor Joe Brehm of Athens, Lola Lewis of Massillon, Jenny Ridenauer of Pomeroy and four others from across the state for their roles with the Project… Read More

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Accessibility And The City Of Athens


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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Carolyn Lewis talks with Robin Brigante and Steve Patterson of the Athens City Commission on Disabilities. Lewis, Brigante, and Patterson discuss a host of topics, including the new Athens On Demand Transit service, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance at local Athens establishments, and making the… Read More

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Century Aluminum Reviewing Ruling Over Proposed Electricity Rate Plan

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Century Aluminum is reviewing the Public Service Commission's rejection of its proposals for a special electricity rate for its Jackson County plant. Century Aluminum spokeswoman Lindsey Berryhill said that the company remains committed to restarting the plant in Ravenswood. The company had asked the PSC to reconsider a plan proposed by regulators in October. The… Read More

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New Funding To Help Small Businesses In The Region

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Four Southeast Ohio nonprofits focused on economic development opportunities will be getting funding to help microenterprise companies in the region. Microenterprise is a business with five or fewer employees, including the owner. The four agencies: the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks in Athens County; The Southern Perry Incubation for Entrepreneurs in Perry County; the Community… Read More