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Health Recovery Services in Athens has received a $600,000 grant to expand its efforts to improve services for opiate addicted mothers and their newborn babies. The goal is to reduce long hospital stays for babies born to mothers with opiate abuse issues. Babies born to these mothers often have to stay in the neonatal intensive… Read More
The Ohio University Performing Arts Series has announced a concert featuring country acts Scott McCreery and Danielle Bradbery on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
Pre-sale tickets will be available starting Aug. 20 with the public sale scheduled for Aug. 22.
While Southeast Ohio offers plenty of beautiful sights for both visitors and locals to visit, some of the most stunning places to visit are the covered bridges that dot the state. Perhaps the most scenic of these is the National Forest Covered Bridge Scenic Byway, a driving trail that follows 35 miles of stunning Ohio… Read More
Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams. We continue in the MVL, where physical football is the name of the game. After a very successful 2013 season that featured a trip to the playoffs,… Read More
Kiser's Barbeque is bringing a bit of The Big Easy to The Plains this weekend. A day-long New Orleans Jazz BBQ and Dance Party is scheduled for Saturday at the restaurant's Eclipse Company Town location. The event will feature top-notch local talent and an all-you-can eat barbeque and crab buffet.
The 2014 Third Thursday Event Series continues in downtown Circleville on Aug. 21 with the annual "Taste of Pickaway,” which features delicious food items from area eateries. Many of the restaurants are working with the Ohio Fresh Food Corridor to promote the inclusion of fresh produce and vegetables from area growers, so look for fresh… Read More
A legislative committee has requested a study on whether West Virginia's small craft beer industry is unfairly burdened by regulations meant to govern large beer distributors. Blackwater Brewing Co. owner and brewer Lincoln Wilkins in Davis says brewers can face thousands of dollars in licensing fees in order to produce and sell craft beers. He… Read More
The Zanesville Museum of Art’s 2014 free summer concert series concludes this Saturday with The Wayfarers, playing old-time Appalachian mountain music.
Hailing from Zanesville, the group performs its own blend of American roots music, taking a cue from old-time radio shows, traditional mountain tunes and pre-bluegrass music of the 1920s.
State records show the U.S. military has given armored vehicles, assault rifles and thousands of other types of surplus military equipment to Ohio law enforcement agencies in recent years. Ohio law enforcement agencies have received nearly 4,900 assault rifles and 36 mine-resistant vehicles since 2006 under a Department of Defense program that provides surplus military-style… Read More
A proposal has been submitted to the city of Athens for redeveloping the Court Street site now occupied by Dale’s BP. Athens Code Director John Paszke confirmed that documents have been submitted to the city for a project that would involve constructing a building with ground-floor commercial space and two additional floors of apartments. Paszke… Read More
The Mid-American Conference and ESPN have announced a 13-year rights extension deal that runs through 2026-27. The deal is the largest in the 68-year history of the conference. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A statement from MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher highlighted the MAC's midweek football games late in the season as a "significant… Read More