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Local Group Sends Books to Ohio Prisoners


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A small group of volunteers gathered in a home on 1st Street, reading letters, choosing books, and packing boxes to send to Ohio prisons. They are a part of the “Athens Books to Prisoners” program, a local group that sends books to inmates upon request. Sarah Fick spearheaded the program nearly three years ago. After… Read More

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Athens Seeks Bicycle Friendly Certification


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A group of bike-centric cyclists cruised through Athens Thursday morning.   The Athens Bicycle Club organized a public event featuring bicycle expert Stephen Clark from the American League of Bicyclists.  Clark tours various cities around the country studying infastructure and offering insights to improve.  The League then grants cities Bike Friendly certification later on.  Athens… Read More