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The recession may be over, but the state of Ohio still owes the federal government $1.4 billion for the money it borrowed to pay jobless benefits to unemployed Ohioans. Last year, Ohio employers started paying more in federal unemployment taxes because the state still owes a huge debt to the feds. Ohio was among 14… Read More
Athens will once again see changes to the traffic patterns in the city. Four years after the construction of a roundabout at the Richland Avenue and Route 682 intersection, another new traffic pattern unlike any other in southeast Ohio will be coming to Athens. The City of Athens announced this week the selection of the… Read More
Chances are that if you’ve nailed a college degree to your wall recently, you’re also nailed with debt. But some new research from the Federal Reserve Bank says degree earners are still better off in the long-term than those without a diploma. The study examined households of people in their 20s where at least one… Read More
Habitat for Humanity will be returning to Perry County this year with the hope that it will be able to resume building homes early next spring. Perry County Habitat for Humanity went out of business a few years ago and transferred their assets to Athens County Habitat for Humanity. Since then, Athens County Habitat has… Read More
An Ohio University-Chillicothe student’s challenge of how social media treats body image is getting worldwide media attention. 19-year-old Samm Newman’s story has been covered by media organizations across the country and around the world. Fox News, Cosmopolitan, England’s The Daily Mail, Australia’s NEWS.com, and the list goes on, and on, and on. “I have been… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will welcome back acclaimed singer-songwriter Jolie Holland and her band this Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m. A founding member of The Be Good Tanyas, Holland has been recording solo material since the early 2000s, with notable musicians such as Mark Ribot and M. Ward guesting on her albums. While… Read More
It’s a bird, it’s a plane — no, it’s a Segway. Many outdoor enthusiasts in the area and those traveling to explore the beauty of the Hocking Hills can ride a Segway on an outdoor adventure trail, seeing the area in a way that has never been done before. Seven years ago the Hocking Hills… Read More
A music festival with a purpose will again spring up in Logan on Saturday, Aug. 2, aimed at raising funds and awareness of the homeless in Hocking County. In its second year, Inspirefest is a music festival and much more. Activities range from motorcycle runs to fire spinning. New to the festival this year is… Read More
The bill for ammunition reportedly bought more than a year ago, according to the company owed the money, is still hung up at the Athens County Auditor’s Office, county officials say. The bill, totaling more than $22,000, is for ammunition bought through the Athens County Sheriff’s Office from Vance Outdoors, Inc., according to office invoices…. Read More
A police chief says a phone call to his village water department led to an investigation into a possible shooting at Ohio University. Bryan Mount, chief in Mount Orab in southwestern Ohio, says the Tuesday afternoon caller claimed to have shot his mother and gave an address in Athens, more than 100 miles away. Mount… Read More
WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions, a 15-part video series.
On this episode, Athens, Ohio, singer-songwriter Adam Remnant previews new songs from his upcoming solo debut.