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New case of COVID-19 confirmed; Athens County total now 14

A new COVID-19 cases was confirmed by the Athens City-County Health Department on Sunday afternoon, bringing the county total to 14. Read more

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Proposed closure of US 33 and Johnson Road intersection

A common site of traffic accidents on US 33 near The Plains is under consideration for closure by the Ohio Department of Transportation (OD… Read more

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Bulldogs conclude virtual track season

Under normal circumstances, last weekend would have been a big one for high school track and field athletes.  Read more

Recent Obituaries (last 7 days)

Glenn Brooks

ALBANY – Glenn E. Brooks, 94, of Albany, died Sunday morning May 25, 2020 at his home with his family. Born Feb. 23, 1926 in Athens, he was… Read more

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Abby Agranoff Lavelle

COLUMBUS – Abby Agranoff Lavelle left this Earth on May 21, 2020 for a beautiful new adventure. She was surrounded by her loving family; so… Read more

Helen Ellen Conley

LOGAN – Hattie Ellen Conley, 92, of Logan, Ohio, formerly of Nelsonville, passed away May 22, 2020, at Carlin House, Logan, Ohio. Read more

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Ann Fugate

ATHENS – Sheila “Ann” Fugate, 82, of Athens, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. Born Aug. 12, 1937 in … Read more

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Helen Hazlebeck Watkins

COLUMBUS – Helen Anne Hazlebeck Watkins, born May 8, 1929 in Portsmouth, Ohio, died April 20, 2020 in Columbus. Survived by daughters, Cath… Read more

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Wayne Dunlap Jr.

UNION, KENTUCKY — Charles Wayne Dunlap, Jr., “Wayne,” passed away peacefully at his home in Union, Kentucky, on Friday May 15, 2020, just o… Read more

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Joyce Richardson

ATHENS – Joyce Richardson, 81, Athens, died on Wednesday, March 25, at her home. It was her 61st wedding anniversary with husband Phil Rich… Read more

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Ruth Bojanowski

GLOUSTER – On Friday, May 15, 2020, our loving mother and grandmother, Ruth Gaynell Bojanowski, went to be with the Lord our God in Heaven … Read more

Allen Mohney

NELSONVILLE – Allen Mohney, 62,of Nelsonville, Ohio passed away May 16, 2020. Graveside services will be May 22, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Whitmore… Read more

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Jill Lallier

ALBANY – Jill Lynn Lallier, 47, of Albany, died Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Holzer Meigs in Pomeroy. Read more

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Phyllis Billy

ATHENS – Phyllis A. Billy, 84, of Athens, passed away Friday morning, May 15, 2020 at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. Born Aug. 1… Read more

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Pauline Ervin

ATHENS – Pauline Ervin, 86, of Athens, died Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 4, 1933 in Shade… Read more