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Chesapeake school board of education to meet about purchasing technology

The Chesapeake Union Exempted Village School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday via Zoom meeting. The purchase ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Auditor Faber launches online portal for potential inaccurate COVID-19 test results and data

COLUMBUS — Auditor of State Keith Faber today announced the launch of an online portal for personal experiences with inconsistent or erroneous COVID-19 test results. ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

7 Lawrence County students receive FAO scholarships

NELSONVILLE — Seven students from Lawrence County received scholaships from the Foundation for Appalachia. FAO is supporting the region’s students in pursuing post-secondary education. This ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Reports.

OU named Ohio’s best online college

ATHENS — Ohio University has been ranked as the best online college in Ohio for its broad range of affordable online options and extensive partnerships with ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Scout becomes first female in region to advance to Life rank

It’s been a little over a year since the Boy Scouts of America changed their policy to allow girls to join in separate, gender specific ... Read more

17 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

Repairs start on Brumberg building

Crews fixing brickwork before tackling inside The decade-long work effort to fix up the century-old Brumberg building on the corner of South Third and Vernon ... Read more

17 hours ago by Mark Shaffer.

DeWine says he is confident in school preparations

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he believes administrators in Ohio schools are taking proper precautions as they prepare to restart from the COVID-19 ... Read more

23 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

Ohio University, OhioHealth partner to provide access to services

ATHENS — Ohio University is partnering with OhioHealth to provide services for students, faculty and staff across campuses during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Ohio University’s partnership ... Read more

24 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Brown urges reopening of health marketplace 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, along with 25 Senate Democrats, sent a letter on Friday calling on President Trump to reopen the ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Ohio accepts plan for $300 in federal unemployment aid

COLUMBUS — Ohio unemployment claimants would receive $300 in federal weekly unemployment assistance under an option provided by the White House that doesn’t require extra ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Beshear recommends late September start of in-person classes in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear recommended Monday that Kentucky schools delay the resumption of in-person classes until late September to provide more time ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

Over 100 active cases of COVID-19 in Lawrence County

There were six new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Lawrence County on Monday, bringing the total number of active cases to 102. Since the first ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Not your average hamburger: Wise Guy’s Restaurant serves up angus beef and more at Elks

Wise Guy’s Restaurant, located at the street entrance of the Ironton Elks Club, isn’t your average burger joint. “They’re fresh-pattied burgers, and are high quality ... Read more

2 days ago by Sarah Simmons.

Real to Reel: Bary Center’s new music released in handcrafted, limited edition of 70 cassettes with photos, artwork

Mark Williams is an electronic music and video producer based in the Tri-State. Under the name Bary Center, he has released several experimental techno, ambient ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Family Medical Centers to open clinic at Rock Hill schools

Later this month, Family Medical Centers of Lawrence County will open a new clinic in the Rock Hill school district, the first school-based site in ... Read more

2 days ago by Heath Harrison.

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