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Stimson Avenue Road Work Causes Significant Disruptions For Some Businesses

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Half of Stimson Avenue in Athens has been closed for months due to construction, and some businesses along the street are struggling. Business owners say reduced traffic flow and disruptions from the construction work have created huge costs and drastically reduced revenue. Kevin and Carrie Tidd, owners of The Farmacy, a natural… Read More

Summer School Program Helps Students Catch Up After Pandemic Setbacks

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Local School District has launched an ambitious overhaul to its summer education program in response to academic setbacks related to the pandemic. The district’s Summer Recovery Plan is a significant upgrade from previous summer school projects. The improvement was made possible by federal relief funds. School board President Blake… Read More

Nan Whaley, a Democratic candidate for Ohio Governor in 2022, stands inside the entrance of Donkey Coffee, a local coffee shop, in Athens, Ohio, on Friday, June 11, 2021.

Gubernatorial Candidate Promises To Give Southeast Ohio A Voice

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A Democratic candidate for governor toured through Athens last Friday and promised not to forget about Southeast Ohio if she’s elected. Nan Whaley said every citizen in the state should have a voice but claimed that past administrations have largely ignored this region. “You’ve been working more and more and getting… Read More

Roadway Construction on Stimson Avenue l Ben Byers l

Stimson Avenue Road Work Causes Significant Disruptions For Some Businesses

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Half of Stimson Avenue in Athens has been closed for months due to construction, and some businesses along the street are struggling. Business owners say reduced traffic flow and disruptions from the construction work have created huge costs and drastically reduced revenue. Kevin and Carrie Tidd, owners of The Farmacy, a… Read More

Metal sculpture is seen at the Pioneer School Community Arts Center which is located in and looks over Zanesville, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Zanesville Art Center Houses Not Only Art, But Artists

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — The former Pioneer Elementary School overlooks the city of Zanesville, though it now has a different kind of student.  The Pioneer School Community Arts Center houses an array of artists perpetually honing their crafts, from ceramics to painting to music and more.  “The premises, the building, lends itself to the creativity,”… Read More

Ohio University's Cutler Hall on the first day of the semester.

Ohio University’s Top Financial Officer Announces Retirement

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The leadership shakeup at Ohio University university continued Tuesday as its top financial officer announced she is retiring. Deb Shaffer, who as senior vice president for finance and administration has overseen the university’s efforts to balance its budget in the face of sharply declining enrollment, will step down in August. Shaffer’s… Read More