The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing County Road 53, Bethany Ridge Road in Rome Township, Township Road 146, McGill Road and Township Road 149, Henderson Road, on Wednesday, September 10th, 7:00am to 7:00pm, weather permitting. The roadway is … Continue reading
The outdoor emergency warning sirens in Nelsonville, The Plains and New Marshfield will be tested at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, with a one minute sounding of the sirens. Local residents are asked not to call local emergency … Continue reading
Just in time for the traveling public this Labor Day Weekend! The Wayne National Forest has launched a new mobile-based tour designed to better connect visitors with National Forest System lands in southeast Ohio. Approximately 39 sites around the Wayne … Continue reading
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL SATURDAY 8/23 AT 3AM. ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED INTO TONIGHT. IN THE MUGGY AIR ANY SHOWER COULD CONTAIN A DOWNPOUR. THE SOIL IN … Continue reading
The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing County Road 32, Congress Run Road in Trimble Township, between Township Road 1259, Black Road and Township Road 1258, Walnut Hill Road, on Thursday, August 21st 8:00am to 3:00pm, weather permitting. The … Continue reading
The National Safety Council has examined the leading causes of unintentional deaths and injuries, and is taking action in five areas where it can make the greatest impact. One of these areas is teen driving. Learn how you can get … Continue reading
Safety tips for motorists to share the road safely with school buses during back-to-school season and throughout the year.
Back-to-School Tips for Parents – Teach your children how to stay safe on and around school buses.
Fire departments form around the Athens County area have spent this past week making sure their firefighting equipment is safe and ready to fight fires in emergencies. Every year fire departments are required to have some of their emergency equipment … Continue reading
Athens County Road 7, Johnson Road has been reopened to normal traffic. Please drive safely!