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Athens County Democrats Appoint Smith As Sheriff Once Again

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Athens County Democrats have appointed a new sheriff for the fourth time. After being appointed for the first time one-year ago this month, Rodney Smith was appointed to Acting Athens County Sheriff by the Democratic Central Committee on Wednesday. The county commissioners and the democratic committee chose Smith as Interim Athens County sheriff to take… Read More

Council Passes $2 Million Parking Garage Renovation Ordinance

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Athens residents will be paying more to park later this year. Athens City Council passed anordinance Monday night to renovate the city’s East Washington Street parking garage. Athens mayor Paul Wiehl said the $2 million in repairs are needed to maintain safety, a need made evident two years ago when concrete fell off the structure…. Read More

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Students Protest Ferguson Decision

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After hours of protesting, nearly 100 Ohio University students finally got the result they wanted. Baker University Center officials agreed to keep the building open until students felt ready to go home. Students were left talking in smaller groups after the larger protest at 1 am. They spoke about their experiences, feelings, and how they… Read More

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Monroe Voters Refuse School Levy

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Two schools will likely close now that Monroe County voters rejected their income tax levy. The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Income Tax Levy failed 3,132- 1,946. As a result of the failure, Swiss Hills Career Center and Powhatan Elementary School both will close for the 2015-16 school year. These closures will save over… Read More

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Trick-or-Treating Schedule

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Albany: 6:00-7:00 (10/30) Amesville: 6:00-7:00 (10/29) *Party at Amesville Fire Department after Athens: 5:30-6:30 (10/30) *Party at community center from 7:00-9:00* Athens Uptown Business Association: 5:30-7:00 (10/27) *Held at participating uptown businesses (Court, Union, State, Washington Streets) Buchtel: 5:30-6:30 (10/30) Chauncey: 5:30-6:30 (10/30) Coolville: 5:30-7:00 (10/30) Glouster: 6:00-7:00 (10/30) *Costume parade at 5:30 (lineup at… Read More

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CDC Creates New Ebola Regulations

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The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is teaming up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Emergency Nurses Association to fight the Ebola epidemic. They also announced strategies to establish procedures to assist emergency personnel when evaluating and managing suspected Ebola patients. Experts will discuss the CDC’s newly published guidelines… Read More

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Police Seek Help to Find Local Man

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Police are seeking community assistance to locate a local man.  26-year-old Brad Kasler is wanted for three active felony warrants out of Athens County for aggravated posession of drugs, recieving stolen property, and failure to appear on other criminal charges. Kasler has been found in the Hollister/Glouster area driving a yellow 4-wheeler, however has eluded… Read More

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Student Senate Treasurer Resigns, Calling Senate A ‘Circus’

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Ohio University’s Student Senate treasurer resigned from the organization at Wednesday’s meeting after saying it had turned into a “circus” in the aftermath of the controversy surrounding a video posted by its president. Carter Phillips said he joined the organization to make a lasting impact on campus.  However, Phillips said the “body had not just… Read More

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Man Arrested In Hit And Run Case

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West Virginia State Police have made an arrest in a hit and run involving a 15-year-old bicyclist.   Officials arrested and charged Darren Parsons Wednesday morning with leaving the scene, causing a death.    The boy's body was found Tuesday afternoon on West Virginia Route 47 however Jason Wharton with the Wood County Prosecuter's Office… Read More