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The City of Nelsonville Government Offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 at noon, as well as all day Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Thursday, Dec. 26 for Christmas. The City Offices will re-open on Friday, Dec. 27.

The Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District will hold its next regular board meeting on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. next to the Solid Waste District Offices, located at 1111 Chestnut Street Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

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The Athens Twp. Trustees will close Peach Ridge Road (Twp. Road 213) for through traffic on Monday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A crane will be there for installing tower upgrades in the area of North Point Drive to 10644.

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Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) is planning two public meetings to discuss Line 7, the route connecting Athens, Nelsonville and Albany. 

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The annual meeting of the AMHA Board of Commissioners will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at noon at the Prisley-Wells Commissioner Building located at 10 Hope Drive, Athens, Ohio. Normally regular meetings are held every third Monday of each month.

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There will be a Neighborhood Watch meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at 6 p.m. at Nelsonville City Hall, 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville to discuss crime prevention in the city.

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Leaf removal for the city of Nelsonville will end on Dec. 16, 2019. The last day to call the City Manager’s office to be put on the list is Dec. 13, 2019, available at 740-753-1314.

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The city of Nelsonville Finance Committee will be meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the city council chambers at City Hall to discuss future city budgets.

WINTER SPORTS — The Ohio Bobcats mens basketball team will be competing Saturday at The Convocation center, taking on the Detroit Mercy Titans at 1 p.m. Follow coverage of the basketball team in our upcoming sports sections.