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Hocking College Implements Layoffs, Furloughs

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Hocking College has announced that 36 people will lose their jobs due to layoffs in order to help reduce a portion of the $4.4 million deficit the college is currently facing. In a news release issued Thursday evening, it was announced that the following positions have been eliminated: nine non-bargaining/administrative positions; 16 professional bargaining unit… Read More

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Athens Co. Job And Family Services Director To Resign At End Of The Year

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Athens County Department of Job and Family Services Director Jack Frech will resign from his position at the end of the year. The decision was announced following a pre-disciplinary hearing with the Athens County Commissioners on Tuesday. The commissioners decided to take no action following the hearing, but Frech said he will resign at the… Read More

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Athens County Law Enforcement Agencies Join Major Crimes Task Force

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Law enforcement officials from several departments within Athens County have officially joined with officers from Fairfield County and Hocking County to form a major crimes task force. The Athens County Sheriff's Office, Nelsonville Police Department, Athens Police Department, Ohio University Police Department and the Athens County Prosecutor's Office have joined with the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes… Read More