Author: CAITLIN TURNER

Athens continues to work with HAPCAP

Athens continues to work with HAPCAP

The City of Athens plans to re-establish their deal with the Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) program. The deal, run through the Ohio Rural Intercity Bus Program, has been called a...

Unpaid city income taxes creating revenue

Unpaid city income taxes creating revenue

It seems that “all’s well that ends well” following an auditor’s report to city council during Monday’s meeting regarding the city deal previously made with an income tax collecting company...

Athens hopes to improve local canopy

Athens hopes to improve local canopy

People from around the country are fascinated by the landscape surrounding Athens, but it does not come easy as the city Shade Tree Commission plans their next move to improve...

Committees unite to fight wastewater in Athens

Committees unite to fight wastewater in Athens

Hydraulic fracturing, or as it is commonly called, fracking, is no stranger to Athens County. Following multiple public hearings, legal action and city council debates, the Athens League of Women...

Athens summer proves to be a busy one

Athens summer proves to be a busy one

Summertime in Athens appears to be nonexistent to many students and professors as they leave town and head off for home. But the world does keep spinning, news keeps coming,...

DOMA Defeated!

DOMA Defeated!

Shouts of ‘Death to DOMA’ and ‘Equality for all’ rang out on the steps of the Supreme Court as hundreds gathered to hear the news that both same sex cases...

City looks for areas in need of improvement

City looks for areas in need of improvement

City improvements may soon be possible as the mayor’s office and city council plan to apply for the annual Community Block Grant Fund (CBDG). During Monday’s public hearing, Mayor Paul...