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Athens Co. Confirms 17 COVID-19 Cases For September 30

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 757 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 17 cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 30. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates 12 of these new cases involved… Read More

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Athens City School District Plans Gradual Return For Some In-Person Instruction

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens City School District will begin to bring students back into the classroom gradually after beginning the semester with complete remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic. In an email to board members, administrators, faculty, and staff Wednesday morning, Superintendent Tom Gibbs outlined a draft of the plan. October 12-16 Preschool October… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine gives a coronavirus update from his home on August 20, 2020.

DeWine Signals Some Restrictions On Bars Could Be Lifted Soon

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Bars throughout the state have been begging Gov. Mike DeWine to loosen the restriction put in place under a coronavirus order that requires them to cut off sales at 10 pm.  Now, DeWine signals those rules might be relaxed soon. DeWine said he’s hearing complaints from bar owners that the 10… Read More

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Appeals Court Rules Secretary Of State Does Not Have To Allow Electronic Absentee Ballot Requests

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — An appeals court has ruled Secretary of State Frank LaRose does not have to allow online absentee ballot requests for Ohioans who want to vote by mail. A Franklin County Common Pleas Court judge had said LaRose had to allow electronic requests as the Ohio Democratic Party wanted. Chair… Read More

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Anticipated Arts West Update Not Given During September 28 City Council Meeting

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City of Athens Arts, Parks, and Recreation Director Terri Moore was not able to give an update on the status of municipally funded arts center Arts West during the September 28 City Council meeting. In early August, Arts West was temporarily shut down when Program Specialist Emily Beveridge was temporarily laid off with an anticipated… Read More

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Celebrate the recipients of the annual Hispanic Heritage Awards – October 6 at 8 pm


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33rd HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS TO BE BROADCAST ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6th Broadcast Will Feature More Intimate Performances and Honoree Tributes on Location in Lieu Of Live Ceremony because of COVID-19   The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced that the 33rd Hispanic Heritage Awards, presented by Target for the eight year, will be broadcast on October… Read More