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Athens County Commisioners will meet with an organization planning to build a new affordable housing project in the Plains on Thursday. The Frontier Community hopes to get a recommendation letter that they will send with their application to the state. The organization's plan is to build an apartment building, for residents who earn less than… Read More
Rural Action has been given a $100,000 Farm to School Support Service Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The money will go toward purchasing local food and equipment to properly prepare and freeze the food to then ship to the schools. Six schools will benefit from the grant that will help provide local healthy… Read More
Judge Gayle Williams-Byers of the South Euclid Municipal Court in Cuyahoga County acknowledges that there is a high degree of distrust by citizens of the legal system and of grand juries. It is leading to turmoil in Ohio and across the nation. “People are on edge,” she says. “Talk is permeating my entire community from… Read More
Judge Gayle Williams-Byers of the South Euclid Municipal Court in Cuyahoga County acknowledges that there is a high degree of distrust by citizens of the legal system and of grand juries. She feels that people don’t understand the complexities of the legal process and that judges, lawyers, prosecutors and police do not do a very… Read More
Many of Athens County’s most talented performers entertained a receptive audience last night during the Stuart’s Opera House Winter Fundraiser. The annual concert featured classic songs, holiday favorites and comedy skits performed by Alex Couladis, Sharell Arocho, Andy Stone and Bill L’Heureux, Cecilia Rinaldi, Angela Blair, Giles Lee, Celeste Parsons and the Legends Band. In… Read More
The Ohio University Zanesville Choral Union will present its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the Elson Hall auditorium.
The campus’ oldest performing arts group will be celebrating its 14th season under the direction of its conductor, Charles Savage.
About 750 Alpha Natural Resources workers at West Virginia coal mines will keep their jobs, despite layoff warnings this summer. In a news release Monday, Alpha said operations will continue at eight mines in Logan, Mingo, Boone and Raleigh counties. In July, Alpha warned 1,100 West Virginia workers at 11 mines of anticipated layoffs. The… Read More
The state patrol says it's investigating an early morning car crash that killed two 19-year-old teens. The patrol's Lancaster post says the accident happened Sunday about 3:30 a.m. when Nathan Walker of Lancaster lost control of his car and hit a pole in Greenfield Township. Both Walker and Bradley Rhinesmith of Sugar Grove were thrown… Read More
A committee overseeing Ohio's emergency radio communication system is getting an update on a plan to place the radios in schools. The goal is to allow schools to use the Ohio Multi-Agency Radio Communication System to alert first responders that police are needed. The MARCS steering committee is scheduled to discuss that and other issues… Read More
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is hoping to accept credit and debit cards for the first time by the end of next year. The cards will be accepted as payment for driver's license and vehicle registration renewals and other transactions at the state's 192 BMV deputy registrar offices. BMV spokeswoman Lindsey Bohrer… Read More