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The track at Alexander High School

Crumbling Track At Alexander Puts Athletes, Entire Program At Risk

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — Fourteen years after its construction, the running track at Alexander High School is still occupied by student athletes. But the coat of black rubber is showing its age; in fact, it has been for years. Athletes and parents spoke out at Wednesday’s school board meeting.  They say it’s time for an upgrade. “Our… Read More

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Living Nativity


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Albany Baptist Church in Albany, Ohio is hosting a drive-through, “Living Nativity” December 11, 12, and 13, 2020 from 7-9pm! It will be a dramatic telling of the Christmas story with narration, acting and music. The event is free to the public.

A marker in memory of Christopher Davis, who was lynched in 1881 by a mob of White men. The marker is on Mulberry Street in Athens, Ohio.

New Historical Marker Memorializes Man Lynched In Athens

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A new historical marker has been dedicated to a Black man from Athens County who was lynched in 1881. The marker sits on Mulberry Street in Athens, near the old South Bridge. It was installed Wednesday morning. A mob of approximately 30 White men lynched Davis the day before he was… Read More

A row of desks in a classroom with a backpack hanging up on the back wall

Alexander Local School District Cancels Classes Through March 29 as a Coronavirus Precaution

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — Alexander Local Schools will be closed to students from March 16-March 29 in response to three confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ohio. According to a release from the district, says the decision was made after a meeting yesterday with local superintenents and the Athens City-County Health Department. All 12-month employees are… Read More