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Appalachian Spring Celebration Hits Nelsonville This Week

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The 12th annual Little Cities Appalachian Spring Celebration will kick off on Thursday on Nelsonville’s Historic Public Square. The annual celebration — which highlights the region’s coal mining history — will begin with a half-day tour of some of the Little Cities of the Black Diamonds on Thursday. A full-day tour is scheduled for Friday…. Read More

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OU Doctoral Student Follows Her Ancestry To Ghana


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Above: Carol Hector-Harris finds Sangmorkie Tetteh, her tribal cousin, less than 24 hours after she landed in Ghana. Below: Hector-Harris at the Elmina Fort, where slaves were detained before becoming part of the Transatlantic slave trade. (Catherine McKelvey) Twenty nameless faces shuffled into Scripps Hall at Ohio University, dumping their tired bodies and high hopes into… Read More