The outdoor emergency warning sirens in Nelsonville, The Plains and New Marshfield will be tested at 12 noon on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, with a one minute sounding of the sirens. Local residents are asked not to call local emergency … Continue reading
The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing County Road 97, Pearl Wood Road 1000 feet north of the Meigs County line in Alexander Township for 30 days, starting Tuesday, December 2nd. The road is being closed to repair a … Continue reading
The Coolville Water Department announces a 72 hour boil order for the entire Village of Coolville. The boil order will expire on Saturday, November 29th at 1:30 PM. Boil orders are put into place as a result of broken water … Continue reading
The holiday shopping season is already well underway and Black Friday is this Friday, 11/28. We would like to remind you to keep these basic safety tips in mind this coming weekend and throughout the holiday season. Keep gifts and … Continue reading
Athens Co RD 17, Fisher Rd Reopened to Traffic, Please Drive Safely!
The Richland Area Volunteer Fire Department is on the scene of electrical lines down on County Road 17, Fisher Road. Due to extensive repairs need to the electrical line, the roadway will be closed until further notice. The roadway is … Continue reading
WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ATHENS COUNTY MONDAY, 11/24 FROM 11AM TO 8PM. WINDS – SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. TIMING – LATE MORNING INTO THE EVENING. IMPACTS – TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES MAY … Continue reading
Athens County has canceled the snow emergency. Road crews are still active. Please continue to use caution and watch for icy conditions on remote sections of roads. Drive carefully! US Route 33 has also been re-opened.
Please Stay home unless you must travel. Roadways are Icy and Dangerous! Crews are working on the roads but it will take time. Stay home where you are safe and warm, instead of in a ditch alongside a road.
US RTE 33 West of Nelsonville toward Logan is CLOSED due to icy and dangerous conditions until further notice!!!