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Donations will be accepted Saturday at West Elementary.
Task force will hold meetings in Cincinnati


Three students arrested
Ohio University police increase patrol after recent reports of sexual assault.


Another round of snow expected this weekend



 If all goes as planned, a new craft beer brewery will be in production by May in Nelsonville.

An appeals court has upheld a Portage County judge’s ruling against former Ohio University basketball standout Geno Ford over a breach of contract with Kent State University.

A contract for installation of new windows at the former Nelsonville High School was approved Tuesday by the Athens County Commissioners, although the project is smaller than initially planned.

Athens County residents recently laid off from the Buckingham Coal Co. mine in Perry County can visit The Work Station in The Plains to take advantage of free employment services.

The former Columbus schools superintendent has pleaded no contest to a charge of dereliction of duty in connection with the district's attendance data-scrubbing scandal.

Athens County has advanced another step in the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.

The Wayne National Forest is accepting public comment until Friday on a plan to spray for gypsy moths, and one comment they’ll get is opposition from the Athens County Commissioners to use of one of the proposed larvicides.

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling on the Ohio Legislature to support a continuation of Medicaid expansion.

Democratic Central Committee members within the city of Athens have appointed Christine Knisely to serve as Athens City Council president.

With plans starting to gel for a new recycling facility at Theisen Industrial Park near The Plains, the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District board was asked Monday to move forward with a proposal to help fund the facility.