Mon, Apr 13, 2015 1:05 pm

Host Tom O'Grady talks with Cyrus Moore of the Athens County Historical Society about Athens key role in and following the Civil War.

A new exhibit is coming to the Historical Society, located on 65 N. Court Street, a black and white photography display of images in Athens and at Ohio University during the spring of 1970. This will begin Thursday, April 16th from 5-7pm, refreshments will be provided.


Fri, Apr 10, 2015 3:23 pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens is a mentoring program designed to make a positive lasting impact on the lives of at risk children in the community.  Robin Barnes talks with the executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens, Tracy Kelly, two program coordinators, Eric Long and Megan Exlinem, and veteran Big Brother and local owner of Gourmet You Way, Jonathan Leal, about the program and about its biggest fundraiser of the year.

The 29th Annual Bowl for Kid Sake which will take place:

Wed, Apr 8, 2015 10:25 am

Join host Carolyn Lewis of the Athens City Commission on Disabilities, with guests Larry Jagerman and Mayor Paul Wiehl, as they discuss the upcoming event "Challenged By Choice."

"Challenged By Choice" invites community members to take on a disability for an afternoon and then discuss their experiences.

The event will take place Thursday, April the 16.

12 p.m.: Orientation at Ponderosa of E. State Street.

6 p.m.: Disability Speaks at the Athens Community Center


Thu, Apr 2, 2015 1:32 pm

Romina Spina covers politics and business for the renowned Swiss daily newspaper Neue Zurcher Zeitung. She's interested the economy, globalization, international trade and human rights issues. Additionally, she has contributed to German academic publications.

Currently, she is touring the United States to learn more about states’ trade missions to Asia and how luring foreign companies to a state affects average citizens in those states.  To date, she has learned about foreign investment in South Carolina and Georgia.  She will continue her studies across the country.

Tue, Mar 31, 2015 2:32 pm

In 2007, Eric Mayville was getting his degree from the School of Visual Communication in the Scripps College of Communication.  Eight years later, he has founded a business with 60 employees and two locations in New York City and Columbus.  Eric Mayville is a success story.

This Westerville, Ohio native returned to Ohio University this week to speak at the annual Schuneman Symposium on New Media and Photojournalism and inspire students to be entrepreneurs in the rapidly changing media environment.