You are viewing the May 7, 2021 daily archives
WOUB Digital · Plenty Of Jobs But Few Applicants As Business Picks Up ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Art Oestrike, who owns the Jackie O’s brewpub and taproom in Athens, is facing an unusual problem. With pandemic restrictions easing, business is picking up. But he can’t find enough employees to meet the demand. “I want to… Read More
U.S. employers added 266,000 jobs last month, far fewer than analysts had expected. The unemployment rate rose to 6.1%.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 5,188 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after six were reported Friday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on May 7, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates the new cases involved three people 40-49, two people 20-29 and a… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio’s sales tax revenues were up for the last month, but income tax collections were way down. The state’s Office of Budget and Management says overall, revenues were nearly 13% off forecasts. Sales taxes were up by nearly 23% – and with car sales going briskly, auto sales taxes were up… Read More
MASTERPIECE RENEWS RED PLANET PICTURES’ ACCLAIMED DRAMA FOR TWO MORE SEASONS BRITBOX UK BOARDS AS UK STREAMING PARTNER MASTERPIECE on PBS announced, with Red Planet Pictures, the renewal of the acclaimed and hugely popular drama, Sanditon, for a second and third season. Streaming service, BritBox UK, will be the UK partner. Voted one of the… Read More
ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media’s Learning Lab knows how important teachers are and the tireless work they have done during this unpredictable year. To mark Teacher Appreciation Week 2021, Educational Services Manager Deborah Brewer delivered lunch totes with treats for all the teachers in the Alexander Local School District in Albany. “We have been working… Read More