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Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl will not run for another term in office. Wiehl officially announced his intentions for his second term in office be his last term as mayor at the Athens City Council meeting on Monday night. Wiehl was elected in 2008 and then he was reelected in 2012. Before becoming mayor, Wiehl was… Read More
Beverly Jones, a career coach and leadership consultant, is a regular blogger for woub.org. Recently, she came to the WOUB studios and talked with General Manager Tom Hodson about how you can empower your career and also how to handle the emotional letdown after the completion of a big project. She gives guidance on positive… Read More
Update: 6:35p.m. A manhunt is underway for a suspect in three shootings Monday across Monogalia County in north-central West Virginia, leaving four people killed according to West Virginia State police. Police say that Michael David Frum, 28, of Maidsville, and Sharon Kay Berkshire, 39, Westover, were killed in the Cheat Lake area. The names of… Read More
The hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season was left to the local small businesses on Saturday as customers turned out to support the shops often owned by their friends and neighbors. Small Business Saturday came on the scene in 2010 as the local alternative to the big retailers on Black Friday. It gives… Read More
On Nov. 16, flames erupted on West Union Street in Athens, just hours after local band Blond finished their set at The Union Bar and Grill. While no one was in the bar at the time of the fire, Blond ended up losing all of their instruments, valued at nearly $3000.
Now another band is offering assistance. Proceeds from Injecting Strangers' new single, "Last Night at The Union," will help Blond replace their musical equipment. The song is now available for download from the Cincinnati band's Bandcamp page.
The Nelsonville and York Twp. fire departments are asking their communities to donate funds to help them distribute food to those that need it most. The Christmas basket program started in 1948 when firefighters took 14 food baskets to families who didn’t have enough to make a holiday dinner for themselves and their families. “They… Read More
Athens County dog licenses for 2015 went on sale Dec. 1, according to County Auditor Jill Thompson. Renewal applications have been mailed to all current owners of licensed dogs. The new licenses are valid through Jan. 31, 2016. The licenses can be purchased at the Athens County Auditor’s Office, Courthouse Annex, 15 S. Court St.,… Read More
The annual Festival of Trees is set to premiere this Saturday at The Bowen House Cultural Arts and Education Center in Logan.
Various organizations, families, schools and community members are decorating trees that will be on display through Dec. 23.
State officials say more than 400,000 hunters expect to take to the field during the upcoming deer-gun season in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says hunters checked more than 75,000 deer during last year's season and checked almost 87,000 deer in 2012. Hunting hours for all deer seasons are 30 minutes before… Read More
A new Ohio law on school snow days is rolling out in a piecemeal fashion with the rules not taking effect simultaneously for all school districts. The new law requires students to spend a minimum number of hours instead of days in school each year. But the Dayton Daily News reports that the rules… Read More