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A screenshot from google maps about the land where the building will be constructed

Athens County Port Authority receives a large grant to build an industrial facility

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Athens County Port Authority has received a $5 million grant to assist with the construction of an industrial building in The Plains.  The Port Authority plans to build a 60,000-square-foot facility with the goal that it will attract businesses. The grant was from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. JobsOhio has… Read More

Doctor Tee Ford-Ahmed poses for a portrait next to the stain-glass window inside of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church that has since become the symbol for the church, in Athens, Ohio, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Historic Black Church Receives Grant To Begin Major Renovation Project

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Mount Zion Baptist Church in Athens is one of 40 historic sites in America to receive part of a $3 million grant that will help preserve African American landmarks. The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund announced July 15 that Mount Zion was among the grant recipients. Competition for the grants… Read More