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A young Meigs team (0-1) could not keep up with the fast Warren Warriors’ (1-0) offense as the Marauders fell 75-39 in their season-opener Friday night. Warren’s offense ran at a high pace. Their ball movement around the court was too fast for Meigs to keep up with. The Marauders came out fierce for the… Read More
Despite sloppy performances from both teams, the Federal Hocking Lady Lancers (1-2) picked up their first win of the 2014 season, 50-32, Thursday night at South Gallia High School against the Lady Rebels (0-3). This also marked the first win for first-year Lancer coach Jeremy Tolson. Senior guard Carley Tabler led Federal Hocking with 19 points,… Read More
Jackie O's Public House opened its doors for the first time since fire damaged it and four other businesses on Union Street. The Public House had power restored Thursday night and water was turned on Friday morning. Though the Public House is not ready to be permanently open to the public it will remain open… Read More
A West Virginia panel suggests introducing a tax credit for landowners and putting $12.2 million toward plans to protect water supplies. Public Water Supply System Study Commission subgroups made the recommendations at a meeting Friday. The income tax credit would benefit landowners who use land for water protection. The $12.2 million in state money over… Read More
Everyone has the hard-to buy-for friend or family member. What do you buy someone who has everything? If you are feeling a little crafty or trying to save some money this holiday season, consider gifting food. Here are some unique options that will add some sugar and spice to the people you love. Coffee Cupcakes… Read More
Longtime Athens City Councilman Jim Sands has tendered his resignation as Council president, effective at the end of the year, due to health issues. In a letter to Council Clerk Debbie Walker dated Monday, Sands wrote, “I have been honored to serve the population of Athens and work with the other elected, appointed and hired… Read More
Chief City Prosecutor Lisa Eliason has taken out petitions to be a Democratic candidate in the 2015 primary election for Athens law director. The term she will be seeking begins Jan. 1, 2016, but Eliason said she will seek appointment to the position this February when Law Director Pat Lang resigns to become an Athens… Read More
Ohio's governor and attorney general are announcing a task force charged with recommending ways to improve relations between police and the communities they serve. Additional details about the panel are expected to be released during a news conference Friday. Gov. John Kasich plans to join Attorney General Mike DeWine and state lawmakers for the Statehouse… Read More
In the second installment of WOUB's video series Meet the Artist, Nicole Schneider talks with Athens resident and Ohio University graduate student Emily Beveridge.
Beveridge's work focuses on elements of nature and storytelling, with animals regularly featured in her paintings.
A nearly $500,000 federal grant is set to expand adult education opportunities across West Virginia. The West Virginia Network says it has received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Distance Learning and Telemedicine grant program. Officials say the money will expand online learning opportunities for adults seeking to complete a Regents Bachelor of Arts… Read More