Tag Archives: October 2014

Don’t Forget Tuesday, November 4th is Election Day, So Get Out And Vote!!!

Ohio: Voting at the Polls on Election Day Poll Hours: 6:30 AM-7:30 PM On Election Day, you must cast your ballot in your precinct at your designated polling place between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. If you … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget! Time Change 2AM Sunday, November 2nd, Fall Back 1 Hour!

The end of Daylight Saving Time comes Sunday, Nov. 2. At exactly 2 a.m., local time, clocks should be turned back one hour to 1 a.m. The change will result in an additional hour of light in the morning, but … Continue reading

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Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Safety Tips

Halloween is a cherished tradition but the excitement of the night can cause children to forget to be careful. There is no real “trick” to making Halloween a real treat for the entire family. The major dangers are not from … Continue reading

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AEP power line work across US 33/US 50, Columbus Rd to Stimson Ave, Wed, 10/29, expect delays throughout the day

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, American Electric Power (AEP) will be stringing new power lines across US 33/US 50 in the section from Columbus Road to Stimson Avenue. There will be lane closures in this section of US 33/US 50. … Continue reading

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ODOT asphalt work on SR682 and W. Union St near Athens through Sun 10/26, significant delays, seek alternate routes!

The Ohio Department of Transportation ODOT has announced that motorists can expect delays through this weekend (Oct. 25-26) on SR 682 and SR 56 (W. Union St.) near Athens and The Plains. Motorists are advised to avoid the area during … Continue reading

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ODOT asphalt work on SR682 and W. Union St near Athens until 3PM 10/24, significant delays, seek alternate routes!

ODOT is performing asphalt work on SR 682 and W. Union St. Expect significant delays. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes. The work should be completed before 3PM today.

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ODH Activates Ebola Call Center Providing 24-hour answers to questions Ohioans have about Ebola 1-866-800-1404

The Ohio Department of Health is activating a 24-hour-a-day call center to answer Ohioans’ questions about Ebola and the recent events in Ohio in an effort to ensure Ohioans get accurate, timely information. The number for Ohioans to call is … Continue reading

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The 211 on Ebola Virus Disease from the World Health Organization (WHO)

(Source World Health Organization) Key facts Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 19, Radford Rd CLOSED, Co Rd 10, Baker Rd to SR 56, Thu, 10/16, 8am to 12pm , please avoid this area

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing County Road 19, Radford Road between County Road 10, Baker Road and State Route 56, Thursday, October 16th, 8:00am to 12:00pm , weather permitting. The roadway is being closed for the removal … Continue reading

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Local Eagle Scout Produces Emergency Information Pamphlet to Help Citizens Contact Emergency Services Faster

      We’d like to congratulate local resident Nathan Egan on completing his recent Eagle Scout service project! Nathan worked with Athens County EMS and Athens County 9-1-1 to develop a pamphlet that educates citizens on the best way … Continue reading

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