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Four-Time State Fair Grand Champion Wins Athens’ Inaugural Gingerbread Competition

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The key to the perfect gingerbread structure is patience, says Nancy Mingus, winner of Athens’ inaugural holiday gingerbread-building contest. The winners were announced Wednesday night. Mingus walked away with $600 after winning first-place in the professional category ($100) and then snagging the grand prize ($500) for the most accurate depiction of a county historic structure…. Read More

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Ousted Deputy Objects To Sheriff’s Office Claim In Appeal

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Former Athens County Sheriff’s Office deputy Shannon Sheridan is objecting to the office’s arguments against his return to duty after an arbitrator ruled that Sheridan should have his job back. Sheridan, 43, was fired in June 2012 after he was accused of insubordination and sexual harassment. He has since appealed his termination to the Ohio… Read More

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Trimble Schools Start Pen Pal Project As Bully-Prevention Initiative

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As part of a broader anti-bullying initiative within Trimble Local Schools, three teachers have started a pen pal project between the high school in Glouster and elementary school in Jacksonville. Through the process of matching high schoolers with fifth graders, the teachers hope the experience instills a better understanding of the negative impacts of bullying… Read More