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Ohio drivers are seeing cheaper prices at the pump compared with a week ago. A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was listed at an average of $3.58 in today's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. Today's gas prices in Ohio are 15 cents cheaper than last Monday's… Read More
Ohio University's Campus Involvement Center is offering students the opportunity to spend their spring break helping the less fortunate in Appalachia. The seven students currently registered, and anyone else who would like to sign up, will spend the week giving back to the local community through a series of service projects having to do with… Read More
Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosted its annual Schuneman Symposium this week. An Ohio man could face the death penalty if he is convicted of killing three men who replied to fake Craigslist job ads. The Ohio Supreme Court will hear the case of a public school teacher fired on accusations that he… Read More
The Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee has granted an ordinance allowing for a revocable license that would provide for the construction of a balcony at 63 N. Court St. The ordinance reads that the inhabitants of the apartment will have to agree to respect noise restrictions and will not be allowed to have furniture… Read More
The Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee has recommended approval of an ordinance allowing for a revocable license that would provide for the construction of a balcony at 63 N. Court St. The ordinance reads that the inhabitants of the apartment will have to agree to respect noise restrictions and will not be allowed to… Read More
A domestic situation in Glouster forces Nelsonville police officers and Athens County sheriff's deputies to respond to Nelsonville Elementary School. According to a post on Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly's Facebook page, central communications received a call from a concerned resident saying that her boyfriend had left with their young children following a dispute. Nelsonville-York… Read More
Gov. Kasich proposes using turnpike toll money for infrastructure repairs. Amish men convicted of hair and beard-cutting attacks appeal their convictions. Gay rights group in Kentucky is urging lawmakers to support an anti-discrimination bill. West Virginia's governor plans to redirect or increase spending through four proposals. Details in your afternoon update.
An unusual situation at The Summit at Coates Run Apartments has caused the complex to reduce the size of its parking spaces. After part of the parking lot began to slide down the hill, several parking spaces were lost. Athens Code Enforcement Director John Paszke said that due to this loss, the complex did not… Read More
Ohio Senate expresses interest in Kasich's second budget. Lawrence County fire chief hospitalized after accident Tuesday afternoon. Three men arrested for possession of Oxycodone pills seized during a traffic stop. Details in your afternoon update.
The Glouster man accused of sexually assaulting five young girls may not have the chance to face his accusers in court. Athens County Assistant Prosecutor Rob Driscoll moved Monday in Athens County Common Pleas Court to have the juvenile victims give their testimonies via closed-circuit televison rather than confront Thomas Shifflet, 75, face-to-face in the… Read More