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Columbus Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Stuart’s Opera House March 17

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Nelsonville residents will have the opportunity to see a professional orchestra perform locally this month at Stuart’s Opera House. The Columbus Symphony Orchestra will perform a variety of songs as well as visit local schools to teach students about classical music and give them a chance to learn about different instruments. “This is something that… Read More

OU Theater Division’s First Play of Spring Semester Kicks Off Feb. 21

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Ohio University Theater Division’s first play of the spring semester tells the story of a young girl who hides herself away in a basement full of talking dolls rather than face the struggles of growing up while pregnant. In Holly Down in Heaven, written by Kara Lee Corthron, 15-year-old Holly banishes herself to the basement… Read More

SEORA Works to Meet the Needs of Athens’ LGBTQ Community

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Southeast Ohio’s LGBTQ community has been receiving additional support and programming since January 2017 thanks to an organization that prioritizes the needs of queer people in the region. The Southeastern Ohio Rainbow Alliance (SEORA), an organization mainly made up of Athens locals, seeks to provide educational resources, queer safe spaces and a sense of community… Read More

Athens County’s Alternative Approach to Addiction

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As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep Ohio, Athens county law enforcement is addressing the epidemic as a public health crisis rather than a criminal one, employing multiple programs to treat the overall problem of drug addiction.   Ohio is rated in the top five for most opioid-related deaths in the country, according to the… Read More