Athens Co Rd 16, Pleasanton Rd CLOSED, Old Route 33 to Cowan Rd, Mon, 11/27/17 at 8AM for 3 weeks, please avoid area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be CLOSING Athens County Road 16, Pleasanton Road from Athens County Road 33A, Old Route 33 to Athens County Road 102, Cowan Road in Lodi Township, today Monday, November 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM for 3 weeks.  The roadway is being closed for a culvert replacement project. Please avoid this area.

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Athens Co Rd 20, Strouds Run Rd CLOSED 0.1 mile S of Scatter Ridge Rd, Mon, 11/13, 8:30AM to Wed, 11/15, 3:30PM, avoid area

Athens Co Road Closed

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be CLOSING Athens County Road 20, Strouds Run Road 0.1 mile South of Canaan Township Road 215, Scatter Ridge Road, today Monday, November 13, 2017 at 8:30 AM thru Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:30 PM.  The roadway is being closed for a slip repair project. Please avoid this area.

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Rome Twp Rd 226, Mcgur Rd CLOSED at New England Rd until further notice, access Mcgur Rd from Guysville, avoid this area

Road Closed

The Rome Township Trustees have closed Township Road 226, Mcgur Road at County Road 48, New England Road until further notice due to a culvert being washed out. All traffic must access any residence on Mcgur Road from Guysville.  Please avoid this area.

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 11/08/17, 9:00AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads by the Athens County Engineer’s Office;

  • CR 4 – Glen Ebon, US 33 to SR 691
  • CR 24 – Harmony Road, Terrell Rd to 24A
  • CR 31 – Oakdale Road, Antle Orchard Rd to Johnson Rd
  • CR 34 – Dutch Creek Road, SR 690 to Pete Smith Rd
  • CR 58 – Frost Road, Smith Rd into Frost
  • CR 109 – Beebe Road, Co Line to Frost Rd
  • CR 109 – Beebe Road, SR 329 to Jewel Hollow Rd

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Election Day 2017, Tue, 11/7, polls are open from 6:30 AM until 7:30 PM, So, get out and cast your vote!

your vote counts

ELECTION DAY is here! So, get out and cast your vote!

Polls will be open on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 6:30 AM until 7:30 PM. Voters can find their polling location, check their registration and view a sample ballot by going to MyOhioVote.com/VoterToolkit.

Voters planning to cast their ballot in-person on Election Day should remember to bring proper identification.

Ohio law requires that every voter, upon appearing at the polling place to vote on Election Day, must announce his or her full name and current address and provide proof of identity.

The forms of identification that may be used by a voter who appears at a polling place to vote on Election Day include

  • An unexpired Ohio driver’s license or state identification card with present or former address so long as the voter’s present residential address is printed in the official list of registered voters for that precinct;
  • A military identification;
  • A photo identification that was issued by the United States government or the State of Ohio, that contains the voter’s name and current address and that has an expiration date that has not passed;
  • An original or copy of a current utility bill with the voter’s name and present address;
  • An original or copy of a current bank statement with the voter’s name and present address;
  • An original or copy of a current government check with the voter’s name and present address;
  • An original or copy of a current paycheck with the voter’s name and present address; or
  • An original or copy of a current other government document (other than a notice of voter registration mailed by a board of elections) that shows the voter’s name and present address.

For utility bills, bank statements, government checks, paychecks, and other government documents, “current” is defined as within the last 12 months.   “Utility bill” includes a cell phone bill.    “Other government document” includes license renewal and other notices, fishing and marine equipment operator’s license, court papers, or grade reports or transcripts.  “Government office” includes any local (including county, city, township, school district and village), state or federal (United States) government office, branch, agency, commission, public college or university or public community college, whether or not in Ohio.

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Flood Warning for Small Streams in Athens Co until 2:15 PM, Mon, 11/06/17, turn around, don`t drown on flooded roads

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Small Streams in Athens County until 2:15 PM, Monday, 11/06/17.

Observers reported heavy rain overnight that was causing flooding of many roads and low lying areas. Up to three inches of rain have fallen overnight. Although radar indicated that the heavy rain has moved east of the area, expect rises to bankfull, or above bankfull along Sunday Creek, the Hocking, and other small streams and creeks, especially between Athens and Glouster. Run off will continue through the early afternoon.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Glouster, Chauncey, Jacksonville, Trimble, Amesville, Stroud Run State Park, Burr Oak State Park Coolville and The Plains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

 

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Athens Co Flooding Road Closures 11/06/17, 9:30AM, Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

Athens Co Road Closed Flooding

High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads;

  • CR 1 – Kimberly/Carbondale Rd
  • CR 2 – Connett Rd
  • CR 10 – Baker Road
  • CR 17 – Fisher Rd
  • CR 18 – Potter Rd
  • CR 38 – Sand Rock Rd
  • CR 49 – Joy Rd
  • CR 97 – Pearl Wood Rd

Do not drive into high water, TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!! Please avoid these areas.

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Flash Flood Warning for Western Athens Co until 10:15AM. Seek shelter if threatened avoid flooded roads!

Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Western Athens County until 10:15 AM.

At 4:15 AM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 2 to 3.5 inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Nelsonville, Albany, Buchtel, Carbondale, New Marshfield, Shade and The Plains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, NWSRLX.

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Flash Flood Warning for Southeast Athens Co until 9:45AM. Seek shelter if threatened avoid flooded roads!

Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southeastern Athens County until 9:45 AM Monday.

At 3:44 AM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 1.5 to 2 inches of rain have already fallen with more rain on the way.

Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some locations that will experience flooding include Coolville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.

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Flash Flood Warning for Central and Eastern Athens Co until 8:45AM. Seek shelter if threatened avoid flooded roads!

Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for portions of Athens County until 8:45 AM.

At 2:46 AM, gauge reports indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. 2 to 2.5 inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly on medium sized creeks. Some locations that will experience flooding include Athens, Glouster, Chauncey, Jacksonville, Trimble, Amesville, Guysville, Stewart, Stroud Run State Park, Burr Oak State Park and The Plains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

Please report Severe Weather to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.

You may also report severe weather by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.

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