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The community’s effect on drug treatment was the topic of the third in a series of talks created by the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. Several individuals receiving treatment for drug addiction were present to listen and ask questions of treatment center representatives who attended the meeting as well. The meeting was a partnership between the… Read More
Downtown Athens will be getting a facelift in the form of perimeter lighting this fall as the Athens Uptown Business Association, Ohio University and the city of Athens have partnered for the project. According to AUBA President John Wharton, perimeter lighting was installed on the tops of downtown buildings about 20 years ago. He said… Read More
Ohio’s home opener with Idaho on Saturday was a tale of two quarters. The first quarter featured some successful drives from the Bobcats offense, jumping out to a 17-0 lead. The second quarter was much different, highlighted by one play. With just over 11 minutes left in the second quarter, Idaho linebacker Marc Millan dove… Read More
Last season on the first Friday night in October, Tri Valley traveled to New Lexington and took care of business, shutting the Panthers out 43-0. One year later the Panthers (2-2, 2-1) will travel into Tri Valley’s (4-0, 2-0) domain on Friday night with aspirations for redemption. This task is a tall one considering the… Read More
Here's a summary of the stories making headlines this afternoon: Thursday Athens Road Closures The Athens County Engineer’s Office will close County Road 143, Potter Road between County Road 53, Bethany Ridge Road and US Route 50 Thursday from noon to 7p.m. The roadway will be closed for roadway repaving. Feds to Review Ohio Wal-Mart… Read More
1) Athens Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0) Joe Burrow, Trae Williams and the Bulldogs offense put on another show in Week 4, beating Alexander 55-9 to open the conference schedule. 2) Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (3-1, 1-0) The rapport that Hunter Edwards and Jeremy Warren have built rivals that of Athens' Burrow and Luehrman. Warren grabbed five receptions for… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House wraps up this year's Free Summer Concert Series this Friday at 7 p.m. with a performance from Portland, Oregon band Quiet Life.
In addition, Stuart's will host opening night for the poetry exhibit Water Visions: Close Writings in the 1879 Gallery.
The Ohio soccer team begins Mid-American Conference play on Friday with a 4 p.m. game against the University of Akron. As the Bobcats delve into conference play, here’s a look at how the MAC opponents have performed this season, with teams are listed in order that they will face Ohio. Akron: The Zips currently sit… Read More
West Virginia is kicking off a $300,000 advertising push to promote education beyond high school. Gov. Earl Tomblin announced the initiative at Wayne High School on Wednesday. The My State, My Life campaign will focus on television, radio, movie theaters, print distribution and social media. The campaign targets middle- and high-school students…. Read More
The Logan Chieftains are not afraid of a little competition, especially against their route 33 rivals. Head coach Billy Burke believes playing tough opponents has prepared his team to thrive and pick up their first win at home against Nelsonville-York this Friday. “Getting back into the friendly confines of home is always pretty exciting,” Burke… Read More