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City Council’s Resolution On School Facilities Plan Postponed

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ATHENS — Some members of Athens City Council attempted to make a statement about the as-yet incomplete city school district’s facilities plan’s “impact,” but saw the resolution postponed indefinitely. Councilwoman Michele Papai read the resolution during Monday’s regular meeting, which stated “changing the existing Athens City School District facilities will represent a historic shift in… Read More

‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ Headed to OU Oct. 4

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There are few duos more iconic than Simon and Garfunkel. Not only a huge part of the folk-pop boom of the ‘60s, the group’s slim but ultimately incredibly powerful discography also influenced generations of indie rockers, singer-songwriters and just about everybody else who has picked up a guitar since the late ‘60s. On Oct. 3,… Read More

GREAT PERFORMANCES | October 13


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GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2017™ Honoring Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, And The Velvet Underground To Air On PBS’ Great Performances Friday, Oct. 13, at 9:00 P.M. Broadcast Event Features Performances by Honorees Caesar, Pride And The Velvet Underground’s John Cale And Maureen “Moe” Tucker, As Well… Read More

Nelsonville Robbery Suspect Apprehended

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NELSONVILLE — The suspect in a bank robbery that caused the lockdown of Nelsonville schools on Monday has been apprehended, according to officials. Kyle Alexander Jones was arrested on two active warrants out of Perry County, according to a press release by the Nelsonville Police Department. “Contact was made” with Jones during a search that… Read More