City Plans to Redraw Voting Wards

By: BARRETT LAWLIS  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
25
Feb
2013

Following the 2010 census, Athens City Council and Athens County will be making changes to voting wards and precincts within the area. Athens City Council adopted the changes to the voting wards on Dec. 19 of 2011. Clerk of Council Debbie Walker said the entire council introduced the move. “It was done just after the results of.

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Jackie O’s Opening New Brewery on Stimson

By: KALEB CARTER  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
25
Feb
2013

The operators of the popular Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery, which has earned a great deal of acclaim from locals and beer lovers alike, have recently opened up a new brewery on Stimson Avenue. Jackie O’s has grown from what used to be O’Hooley’s and blossomed into what many in Athens see to be an.

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15
Jan
2013

Earlier this month, Ohio University President Roderick McDavis and Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl signed into effect additional appendices to the Memorandum of Understanding between the university and the city. "By formalizing these appendices, we are strengthening our ongoing commitment to collaborate and enhance our relationship," said President McDavis of the additions, as reported in the OHIO.

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01
Nov
2012

Wednesday’s Halloween-themed Student Senate unanimously passed a resolution supporting rights for Ohio University’s two sitting student trustees the Board of Trustees. “As I’ve said, I’m a big believer in the idea that ‘if you don’t vote, you don’t matter,’” said President Zach George, primary sponsor of the resolution. “While the Board might listen to students at.

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This Halloween, ‘Know Your Rights’

By: NATALIA RADIC  /   Category: Campus / Recent News   /   No Comments
Rights
24
Oct
2012

As we come to the home stretch for the Athens Halloween Block Party, Student Legal Services Managing Attorney Patrick McGee would like students to know their rights and assert them when needed. The Center for Student Legal Services is a non-profit organization committed to representing students in both criminal and civil matters. For students, those.

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23
Oct
2012

Athens City Council continued its campaign for bad roads around Athens when At-Large Rep. Elahu Gosney introduced an ordinance to improve conditions on Columbus Road and Lancaster Street. The infrastructure improvement project is a multi-faceted program. The ordinance, once approved and signed by Mayor Paul Wiehl, would permit the city to send a surveying team to.

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City Council Prepares for Halloween Block Party

By: JACOB BETZNER  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
21
Oct
2012

Each year hundreds of visitors arrive in the city of Athens to join in celebrating the event that makes the area famous: Halloween. To help make the upcoming block party both fun and safe, Athens City Council prepared for the hoards of people by swiftly approving needed legislature. City council approved ordinances for the annual Halloween.

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19
Oct
2012

The race for the White House has come to the point where there is no room for error. A recent Real Clear Politics Poll has Governor Romney leading President Obama nationally with a razor thin lead of 47.4 percent to 46.9 percent. With the presidential election so close, one could postulate that races for the Senate.

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Obama Rallies OU in Historic Visit

By: CAITLIN TURNER  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
17
Oct
2012

As the first president to visit Athens since Clinton, Barack Obama presided over Ohio University’s college green Wednesday to a crowd of 14,000 people, some of whom had waited hours to see him. Fresh off of his townhall debate with Gov. Mitt Romney, President Obama gave special attention to the battleground states by traveling to.

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