After a year of running the Chica Chica Chop Chop, food-buggy owners Todd and Tuti Wilson are losing their wheels and trying their hand at the stationary restaurant business.
A panel discussion at Ohio University yesterday saw about 50 people gather to debate the possibility of hydraulic-fracture mining in Athens County — though, some attendees were not intimidated by the possibility.
Editor’s note: This is the third of a three-part series about campaigning for office in Athens.
As Athens City Council prepares to finalize its budget plans for the upcoming fiscal year, 3rd Ward candidates believe council should utilize innovative approaches to create more revenue for the city.
There is a roadblock keeping Ohio University from extending Bobcat Lane, the strip of street that runs from the Peden Stadium parking lot and dead ends in front of Baker University Center, into Richland Avenue. But that block is more than just the physical curb owned by the city.
Angry birds, Zanesville exotic animals, and university and city officials ambled away from Court Street after a quieter-than-usual Halloween jubilee. Arrests were down from last year, and there were no major incidents throughout the night, officials reported.
With congressional redistricting in Ohio delaying the date that candidates can register to be on the ballot, state residents will hit the polls twice before reaching the November 2012 elections.
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series about campaigning for office in Athens.
With Athens County experiencing a 9.6 percent unemployment rate and 32 percent poverty rate, both Athens mayoral candidates agree there needs to be a focus on economic change after this November’s elections.
With the ability to recover 85 percent of the contaminated water used in the hydraulic fracturing process, Cunningham Energy and Ohio senators hope to promote positive economic effects despite public outcry.
After paying off nearly $2 million worth of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fines, Athens City Council is breathing a sigh of relief. However, the sigh isn’t coming from an increase in budgetary breathing room, but rather an end to more than three decades worth of fine payments.