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It's not trick "or" treat for the pets of Athens - it's trick "and" treat.

Owners accompanied their costume-clad dogs and cats for the fifth annual pet trick and treat last night at Friendly Paws Pet Supplies and Grooming.

WOUB's Rachel Bailey has the details on the event.

A southwest Ohio city is implementing a federal initiative focusing on improving the lives of young minority males.

A recent grant award from the Clean Ohio Trails Fund means the city of Athens will more than likely move forward with construction of the Columbus Road bike path spur in 2015.

A federal judge won't impose a sentence on an ex-Ohio deputy treasurer in the man's absence.
 
Authorities say Amer Ahmad fled to Pakistan to avoid prison time, and the government had asked Judge Michael Watson to sentence him in absentia.
 

Nelsonville residents will be asked to support a 2-mill renewal street levy this election.

The five-year levy generates $92,958 per year and would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $63 a year.

Further engineering on the proposed Route 50W sanitary sewer project was authorized Tuesday by the Athens County Commissioners.

Following a third consecutive year of declining autumn enrollment, Hocking College is looking at new strategies and tactics to boost enrollment not only for the upcoming spring semester but long term.

About 400 homes in eastern Ohio were evacuated after a nearby fracking operation sprung a leak and began shooting invisible gaseous discharge into the air.
 

Multiple townships are asking voters for continued support for their fire departments, and one village wants voters to bring more money to its police force.

A Glouster man that has been on the run from the Athens County Sheriff’s Office since September has been taken into custody.

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