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Athens Schools Extend Shutdown; Alexander Imposes Mask Mandate

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens schools are extending their COVID-related shutdown until after Labor Day. And the Alexander Local School District announced that starting Tuesday masks must be worn throughout the school day. The Athens shutdown began Friday when the district found itself with so many bus drivers out due to COVID-19 that it could no… Read More

Country Legend Terri Clark To Perform Sept. 4 at the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival

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WOUB Digital · Country Legend Terri Clark To Perform Sept. 4 at the Millersport Sweet Corn Festival Country music’s Terri Clark will headline the closing night of the 2021 Millersport Sweet Corn Festival Saturday, September 4. WOUB’s Ian Saint spoke to the Canadian country legend about her upcoming Ohio performances, cultivating meaningful relationships with her… Read More

Heath Eighth Grader Completes 10,000-Catch Challenge

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HEATH, Ohio (WOUB) — Joe Ward’s journey began May 28. For nearly three months thereafter, the Heath eighth grade football player worked every day in pursuit of one goal — to catch 10,000 passes throughout the summer. With the help of his father Tim, who coaches the high school team, Joe’s challenge would spark the support… Read More

Recovery Through Employment: ARC Funding Makes Ohio Valley Programs Possible

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Jessica Stapleton was in the thralls of active addiction when she first heard of the Recovery to Work program. She had lost the trust of her family and custody of her six children. She credits the program with not only changing her life, but saving it as well. “It pretty much saved my life. I… Read More

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Housing Advocates Turn To Local Judges After SCOTUS Ends Eviction Moratorium

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Housing advocates are calling on local judges around Ohio to prevent evictions by giving tenants more time to file for rental assistance. They say delaying eviction proceedings is crucial now that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a national eviction moratorium. The Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO), says preventing evictions not only… Read More