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The man charged with allegedly driving into and damaging an Athens bar will appear in court on traffic charges, according to Athens Municipal Court records. Logan Graber, 29, of Sidney, was charged after he allegedly went the wrong way on Court Street during a late-night ride in June. According to police reports, Graber's vehicle was… Read More
With a national conversation happening about sexual assault, Ohio University has implemented a new online course to educate students about consent, bystander intervention and sexual assault. The program, called Not Anymore, is now mandatory for all new undergrad students, including transfer students. According to OU Women’s Center Director Susanne Dietzel, offering the mandatory class is… Read More
A unique book project called Growing Up in Athens is being co-sponsored by the Athens Community Arts, Parks and Recreation Department and the Athens County Historical Society and Museum. The book will be a collection of hometown memories of people who grew up in or near the city of Athens. The co-sponsors are currently soliciting stories from current and former residents.
The private vendor with the contract to feed Ohio prison inmates says it will work with the corrections agency to address several recommendations to fix problems. Ideas raised by a legislative oversight committee include returning to a larger ladle size to scoop food, to moving dumpsters away from loading docks to prevent vermin from getting… Read More
It is no secret that the Southeastern Conference is known for its speed. Year-in and year-out the Alabamas, Auburns and Georgias of the college football world recruit some of the fastest players in the country, which is part of the reason why the SEC won nine of the 16 BCS Championship games, including a stretch… Read More
The Bowen House will welcome a new exhibit on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Men at Work event is a follow-up to the Women at Work exhibit that was displayed at The Bowen House in May. “It was very well received in the community,” said event coordinator Dani Bell. “It was the same concept, just showcasing… Read More
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has appointed four members to a panel dedicated to reviewing a new law to protect drinking water supplies. Appointees include engineer Rick Roberts, hydrologist Ed Watson, public health expert Dr. Mike McCawley and citizen representative Pam Nixon. Top officials from state environmental and health agencies, Public Service Commission and… Read More