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The Ohio University Board Of Trustees Added A Regional Member And Discussed Enrollment Decline At Latest Meeting
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Regional representation in university leadership and further enrollment decline were among the topics of discussion during the Ohio University’s Board of Trustees’ meeting on Thursday. Misty Crosby, of Marietta, was named the new regional trustee following an unanimous vote during the morning session of the meeting. OU President Hugh Sherman first… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Southeast Ohio has a high number of fatal traffic crashes relative to the state overall, and this year is on track to be one of the worst in recent years. The southeast region has had 11 more fatal crashes than at this time last year. That may not sound like a… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As federal stimulus money flows into states to rebuild post-pandemic, a top priority for southeast Ohio is addressing a longstanding infrastructure problem. The region exists in a digital divide due to the lack of widespread broadband access. The problem is well known and became even more of an issue during the… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — With four weeks left before Ohio’s census deadline, efforts are underway to encourage southeast Ohio residents to make sure they are counted. Overall, response rates in Appalachian Ohio are lower than the rest of the state, according to Census Bureau data. Ohio is above the national response average, with 69.1 percent of… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Joe Burrow is partnering with The Athens County Food Pantry (ACFP) and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) in support of the Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund to fight food insecurity in southeast Ohio. Food insecurity is described as the inability to access sufficient and nutritious food on a regular basis…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Days after Ohio University’s president sent Tuesday’s Persevering In Uncertain Times email, certain faculty, staff, and students came to understand the gravity of his message. By Friday, 140 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and at least three professors from the College of Arts and Sciences were told… Read More
For a look at Southeast Ohio’s contested county races hit this link: Primary 2020 Results Keep in mind, all results are considered unofficial until the results of the final canvas are announced in three weeks.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The state of Ohio has asked all hospitals to cancel elective surgeries, which could put strain on rural hospitals’ finances. The chief nursing officer at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital said she feels confident in the hospital’s ability to serve the Athens community if there is a surge in COVID-19 cases. Rhonda Dixon… Read More
The OEFFA Southeast Ohio (SEOH) chapter, a grassroots voice for OEFFA members from Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Noble, Perry, Vinton, and Washington counties, welcomes farmers, gardeners, educators, businesses, students, and activist interested in growing a regenerative food system, locally and globally. OEFFA strives to support one another in building a healthy… Read More
Indoor winter music festival in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio on Saturday, February 16th. Featuring live music from noon until midnight in five venues including Court Grill, Brickhouse Apothecary, River Roasters Coffee Co., Maple Lawn Brewery, and Bartee Photography. Lineup features Chad Dodson, Connor Stimmel, Levi Westfall, Brent Patterson, Moonbug, the non members, Adam Cox, Nick Michael… Read More
Four girls sit on a black leather couch a few feet in front of Rana Bartee’s heavy-duty camera, surrounded by fake pine trees, artificial snow and holiday decorations in the background. Bartee talks softly, asking the older girls to move a little to the left. Remember to smile, she says. But the youngest girl doesn’t… Read More
Fungi, Lichens and more… Explore the forest in search of fungi, lichens and other organisms that are present in the fall. Learn about the ecology and function of these often overlooked organisms.
The “Family Day in the Woods” program is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18 at Vinton Furnace State Forest. Held between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., families will enjoy a day of wagon rides, nature walks, wildfire prevention activities with Smokey the Bear and other activities. The program is free, though families are encouraged to RSVP… Read More