Archive

You are viewing the "Rachel Bailey" Archives

WOUB Digital

Ohio Program Links Educators With Criminal Justice Agencies

By:
Posted on:

An Ohio University adminstrator says she is looking into joining a consortium of universities and criminal justice agencies.  Fourteen universities in Ohio have joined the Ohio Consortium of Crime Science, which brings social science researchers and local criminal justice agencies together to solve real-world problems. The federally-funded program, created by the Ohio Department of Public… Read More

WOUB Digital

Highway Sagging Due to Mines

By:
Posted on:

A stretch of highway on Route 33 is resting atop more than just rock and soil. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, there are mines underneath the roadway. “One of our geotechnical engineers felt something in the road,” Public Information Officer for the Ohio Department of Transportation David Rose said. “Normal folks wouldn’t have… Read More

WOUB Digital

Athens Farmers Market Extends Hours

By:
Posted on:

Forget about "Throwback Thursday." The Athens Farmers Market is looking to the future with new evening hours starting this week. Farmers Market manager Kip Parker said the added hours are due to customer request. "Since we had a change in our time this year from 10-1 to 9-12, some people can't get here," Parker said…. Read More

WOUB Digital

City Income Tax Increase Moving Forward

By:
Posted on:

Athens City Council approved an ordinance for first reading to increase the city income tax by ten hundredths percent ($.10) per year for twenty years. The Council described the tax as a “long range planning process” that would allow broadened Arts, Park & Recreation programs. The levy would encompass construction equipment, a new swimming pool,… Read More

WOUB Digital

Project Plant Celebrates 30 Years

By:
Posted on:

The city of Athens is known for its beauty, and volunteers from Project Plant helped make it that way. The organization is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Alvi McWilliams is one of five women who started Project Plant. She said the group got its start after a fire on Court Street left the city charred and bleak…. Read More

WOUB Digital

Glouster Village Council Appoints Nagucki As Acting Police Chief

By: ,
Posted on:

Glouster Village Council on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Ryan Nagucki as the acting police chief and switched the leave of indicted chief Lucas Mace to unpaid. Mayor Miles Wolf recommended to Council that Mace be put on unpaid administrative leave "until further notice." Council voted unanimously in approval of the decision after meeting in… Read More

WOUB Digital

Prescription Drug ‘Take Back’ Day Collection Has Large Turnout

By: ,
Posted on:

In the midst of an increasingly difficult fight against prescription drug abuse, Ohio and West Virginia residents returned more than 30,000 pounds of unwanted prescriptions during a bi-annual drug take-back day. The national prescription drug "Take Back" day was held last Saturday and enabled organizers to collect more than 26,000 pounds of prescription medication in… Read More