After its annual August recess, Athens City Council returned last night with a session in which 13 ordinances were adopted, many of which were motioned to bypass normal ordinance rules because of urgency.
After facing domestic violence charges earlier this year, County Commissioner Mark Sullivan is being investigated for allegedly growing marijuana plants in the backyard of his Millfield home.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Athens Police Dept. are investigating a bank robbery that occurred earlier this afternoon on Richland Ave.
By: Sara Lowenstein
Ohio voters, including 7,134 in Athens County, have submitted the necessary valid signatures to push a citizen’s vote on Senate Bill 5, completing a petition process that began in April of this year.
About 36 hours after going missing, the Athens man who failed to return home from a Rotary Club meeting early this week has been located.
The city of Athens will borrow more than $500,000 to begin the construction on the Waste Water Treatment Plant, which would make it more energy efficient.
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Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly announced he will be running for re-election in 2012, according to a post today on his Facebook page.
Ohio beer enthusiasts will have reason to rejoice this fall when the Pennsylvania brewery, D.G. Yuengling & Son, will begin selling its products in the Buckeye state.
About three weeks after spending time in a hospital for jumping from the second tier of her female housing unit at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, Sandra Inman was court ordered to be transferred to a separate institution yesterday.
While last night's Athens City Council meeting resulted in zero adopted ordinances, members read and discussed amendments to the noise ordinance as well as using grant money to fund an energy-efficiency project.