Athens Co Rd 1, Kimberly Rd CLOSURE EXTENDED, Perry Ridge Rd to Connett Rd, until Tue, 5/15, 3:30PM, avoid this area

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The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be extending the closure of Athens County Road 1, Kimberly Road, from Township Road 268 Perry Ridge Road to County Road 2, Connett Road in York Township. The roadway will remain closed until Tuesday, 5/15/2018 at 3:30PM.  The roadway is being closed for multiple culvert replacements, weather permitting. Please avoid this area.

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Nelsonville Grover St CLOSED, Tue, 5/8/18, 8AM to 4PM, Scott St to Fairview St, please use an alternate route

Nelso Road Closed

The City of Nelsonville announces that Grover Street will be closed from Scott Street to Fairview Street, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 8:00AM until 4:00PM. The roadway is being closed for a water main repair.  Please use an alternate route.

Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous May 2018, Crimes of the Month

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The following incident has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as the May, 2018 Crime of the Month.

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is requesting your information pertaining to a crime which occurred in the County.

On February 15, 2018 at approximately 3:40 AM, P.A.’s Sure Stop, located at 8942 United Ln. Athens, was forcibly entered. After gaining entry into the business, three males quickly gathered a large amount of cigarettes and then fled the scene with them.  Area convenience stores/gas stations have suffered similar break-ins in the past and the same items (cartons of cigarettes) are stolen in large quantities.  Residents are asked if they see individuals sitting in vehicles or loitering in the early morning hours near these types of businesses, to call the appropriate law enforcement agency as soon as possible.  The board is offering a $2000 reward for information on this crime.

The Ohio University Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a crime which occurred near campus.

On April 19, 2018 at approximately 8:00 PM, an individual was walking on Dairy Ln near the 7900 block when she was confronted by an unknown male displaying a knife. The male grabbed the individual, pulled her from the roadway, and then stole property.  The individual was able to fight off the attacker and then fled the area.  The board is offering a $2000 reward for information on this crime.

The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a crime which occurred in the City.

Between March 29 at 6:00 PM and March 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM, unknown individuals forcibly entered a building located at 1 Deere Dr, Athens and stole three motorcycles. The motorcycles are described as a green Honda 350 4×4 quad-runner, a red Artic Cat 250 4×4 quad-runner, and a Yamaha 100 motorcycle.  The board is offering a $2000 reward for information on this crime.

Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous is offering a cash reward for information on the above crime if that information leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible. *Information on serious misdemeanors will be limited up to a $1000.00 cash reward.  **Any information that leads to the arrest of an individual responsible for graffiti, the board can authorize up to a $500.00 cash reward. If you have information on these crimes, please call (740) 594 – 3331.  You may also visit our website at www.crimesolversofathens.org or on Facebook. Remember!  Crime Solvers Anonymous needs your information and not your name so that your information can be passed onto the proper authorities.

Help us to help Athens County become a safer place.

Athens Co Rd 1, Kimberly Rd CLOSED, Perry Ridge Rd to Connett Rd, Mon, 5/7, 8:30AM to Thu, 5/10, 3:30PM, avoid this area

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The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing Athens County Road 1, Kimberly Road, from Township Road 268 Perry Ridge Road to County Road 2, Connett Road in York Township. The roadway will be closed Monday, 5/7/2018 at 8:30AM through Thursday, 5/10/2018 at 3:30PM.  The roadway is being closed for multiple culvert replacements, weather permitting. Please avoid this area.

ATHENS CO RED FLAG WARNING 12NOON TO 8 PM, TUE, 5/1/18 FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, NO OPEN BURNING!

Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity for Athens County, which is in effect from 12 noon until 8 PM, Tuesday, 5/1/18. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

  • Winds…Southwest 8 to 12 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
  • Timing…This afternoon and early evening.
  • Relative Humidity…As low as 20 percent.
  • Temperatures…In the upper 70s to around 80 degrees.
  • Impacts…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
  • Outdoor burning is not permitted.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

ATHENS CO FIRE WEATHER WATCH FROM NOON THROUGH 8PM, TUE, 5/1/18, NO OPEN BURNING!

Fire Weather Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Athens County, which is in effect from noon today through 8PM, Tuesday, 5/1/18.

  • Winds…Southwest 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
  • Timing…Noon today until 8PM this evening.
  • Relative Humidity…As low as 20 percent.
  • Temperatures…In the mid to upper 70s.
  • Impacts…There is potential for fires to spread rapidly.
  • Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.