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Ohio Football Looks to Finish Record-Breaking Campaign Strong in Bahamas

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13 years ago, Frank Solich brought a pedigree of consistency to Ohio Football (8-4, 5-3). Almost 100 wins and nine bowl trips later, the only thing looming over his coaching legacy is the Bobcats record in December. 2-10 That represents Solich’s head-scratching postseason record during his time in Athens, something he hopes to turnaround when… Read More

State Casino Official Fired for Harassment

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Records obtained by The Associated Press show a state gaming agent’s sexual harassment complaint against her supervisor led Ohio casino regulators to a larger pattern of intimidation and the man’s firing. Records show Columbus-based deputy enforcement director Mark Leatherman lost his job in May. A termination letter obtained through a public-records… Read More

Unemployment

West Virginia Jobless Rate Increases to 5.3 Percent

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point to 5.3 percent in November. WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed residents increased by 100 last month to 39,900 and total nonfarm payroll employment dropped by 1,000. Employment gains included 800 in construction, 600 in educational and… Read More

North Carolina Woman Accused Of Stealing From Cancer Fund

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A woman in North Carolina is awaiting extradition back to Ohio after allegedly stealing from a Trimble Township organization raising money for cancer awareness. Michelle Lowery-Rowan, 46, formerly of Glouster, was arrested by the University of North Carolina Police Department on Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release by the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. Lowery-Rowan… Read More