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Fairfield County EMA Releases New Mobile App

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The Fairfield County Emergency Management Agency now offers a new mobile app. The applications allows the community to sign up for alert notifications and to access the NOAA weather radio service as well as the OHGO traffic service. Jon Kochis, Fairfield County EMA director, said the goal is to keep residents in Fairfield County informed… Read More

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Three Of 9 Arrested In Drug Ring Indictments Arraigned

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Update 6:00 p.m. Three individuals facing not only drug charges but racketeering charges were arraigned in Athens County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. Bert C. Sharrer, 45, of Jacksonville, Bert Sharrer, Jr., 18, of McConnelsville and Kendra Rania Sharrer, 22, of Glouster all entered pleas of innocent to various felony drug charges as well as the… Read More

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OU Reaches $450 Million ‘Promise’ Fundraising Goal A Year Early

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A $2 million gift from two Ohio University employees has pushed the university’s The Promise Lives fundraising campaign past its $450 million goal more than a year ahead of schedule. The campaign aimed to raise $450 million in support of the university by June 30, 2015. A $2 million commitment from Goll-Ohio Eminent Scholar and… Read More

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Local Food System Gets Almost $200,000 Grant

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Local and regional food businesses will benefit from a grant of $198,000 dollars. Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, Doug O'Brien, announced the funding Thursday during a visit to the Nelsonville Business Incubator. The Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) will assist in the expansion of the local and regional food system in southeastern Ohio…. Read More

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Career Fair At Ohio University Brings Students And Employers Together

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Over 100 companies sent representatives to Ohio University on Tuesday to talk to students at a career fair. Regardless of their major or degree, students had the chance to ask questions and introduce themselves to national companies and organizations like AT&T, FedEX and JPMorgan Chase. Also, businesses from the region offered information about full-time positions,… Read More