Ohio University roots have led these alumni to creating and finding new opportunities.
Athens food truck owner seeks vending license amid possible penalty increases for unlicensed vendorsBy Lydia Colvin | Oct. 25
An ordinance was introduced at City Council’s previous meeting that, if passed, could result in jail time for vendors breaking Athens City Code.
Medical marijuana represents a potential, but not proven, alternative to pain relief in Southeast OhioBy Nolan Simmons | Oct. 21
As medical marijuana enters into the region, it is yet to be seen whether it has an effect on addiction.
The OU Center for Entrepreneurship supports student entrepreneurs and provides skills to students looking to create their own businesses.
Ben Ziff, manager at Donkey Coffee, said it will be interesting to see how COVID-19 affects Athens businesses during Homecoming 2021.
Multiple Athens businesses said they are continuing their masking policies throughout Homecoming but are not expecting to face any problems.
John Murphy, co-owner of the “Field of Screams,” said he’s expecting more than 10,000 customers this fall.
Union Street Diner added a parklet mid-July and El Tenampa opened its doors to the public in April.
City Council: Athens discusses creation of mental health emergency response team; urgent repairs needed to fire departmentBy Sophia Young | June 15, 2021
The mental health emergency response team is meant to aid in crises where law enforcement can not, as well as prevent personal injury to the individual.