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New Pool, Soccer Fields Among Priorities For Athens Recreation Department

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The need for a new public pool, accessible playgrounds and a new location for soccer fields were major topics of discussion during a town hall meeting unveiling the city of Athens’ Arts, Parks and Recreation master plan on Thursday evening. According to Athens City Planner Paul Logue, the planning process began in 2012. The city… Read More

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Federal Hocking Moves Along With Facility Improvements

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Administrators with the Federal Hocking Local School District are currently reviewing the requests for qualifications (RFQs) from multiple architects with regard to the district’s facility improvements to take place later this year. The RFQs are to be reviewed by the end of the week to be submitted to the state according to treasurer Bruce Steenrod…. Read More

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Athens City Council Files Court Cases Against Richland Avenue Businesses

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Athens City Council filed court actions Wednesday against three Richland Avenue businesses to obtain construction easements for the major street improvement project that will take place this year. Cases were filed in Athens County Common Pleas Court against Chase Bank, SuperAmerica (Speedway) and Wendy’s. City Council had passed resolutions April 7 as a first step… Read More

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Consistency Yields Success For Leon

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“Twice-a-day, every day” means different things to different people. For some, it may mean eating or using the bathroom, but for former Ohio University long distance runner Craig Leon, it means training for a marathon. Leon runs 12-13 miles in the morning and seven or eight in the afternoon six days a week, with a… Read More