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Spin It To Win It

Spin It To Win It

By: Andrew Gillis   Tucked on the side of a mountain in Fairfield County lies a rugged patch of land that’s not as green as the trees that mask the mountainside.    Eagles Nest Disc Golf Course, where a landfill was once located, is one of the premier disc golf […]

Yesteryear’s Toys, Today’s Treasure

Yesteryear’s Toys, Today’s Treasure

By Alyssa Lyons  In the historic district of Marietta lies old boilermakers home full of toys and treasures to transport adults, children, and families back in time.    “People are drawn to the opportunity of going back in time and having an opportunity to see what […]

Forgotten Fountains

Forgotten Fountains

By Alyssa King Blake Pharmacy is home to one of the few remaining soda fountains in Ohio. On Jan. 1, 1961, C. Robert Blake bought a storefront in West Union, and with it came a soda fountain. In 1968 he built a pharmacy next door and moved the soda fountain inside. That same year […]

Horsin’ Around

Horsin’ Around

Katie Pittman: I don’t know how it happened, but one day Grace and I started chatting about going horseback riding. I hadn’t been on a horse since I was about 10 years old, and I was thrown off that horse (a story for another day), […]

Young Athens Professionals Q&A: The premiere local club for networking

Young Athens Professionals Q&A: The premiere local club for networking

Anywhere is a good place to network, but Athens tends to be especially good. The Young Athens Professionals (YAP) aims to encourage local young professionals to meet, network and work for companies by connecting them with business leaders and entrepreneurs in Athens. I sat down […]

Start your engines: Here are nine handpicked roads for motorcycle riders in SEO

Start your engines: Here are nine handpicked roads for motorcycle riders in SEO

THE ATHENS COUNTY VISITOR’S BUREAU IS GIVING AWAY MAPS OF SOME OF OHIO’S BEST MOTORCYCLE ROUTES By: Jeremy Hill Motorcycle riders rejoice: the Athens County Visitor’s Bureau has your next ride planned for you. “Ohio’s Windy 9” is a group of nine backcountry routes curated […]

How a paintball park in Southeast Ohio stays alive

How a paintball park in Southeast Ohio stays alive

On an unusually warm day last fall, Frank Casto fired paintballs at a target latched onto a tall tree near his shop. The dye-filled capsules zoomed through the humid air. As they ricocheted off the target, the paintballs splattered and burst into a cloud of […]

Perry County Woman Discovers “Llama Love”

Perry County Woman Discovers “Llama Love”

30 years ago, Donna and Jack Moore had no idea what they were getting themselves into—a lifetime of working with wooly creatures. The two were educators from Cleveland Ohio. He was a superintendent; she was an English teacher. Jack’s health was declining, so they decided […]

Two of Pomeroy’s most familiar faces have been delivering mail for more than three decades

Two of Pomeroy’s most familiar faces have been delivering mail for more than three decades

7:30 a.m.—As street lamps finish their midnight shift and flicker off one by one, the double front doors of the Pomeroy Post Office hold back the only visible light source on a sleepy 2nd Street. For 31 years, Jim Pullins and Jan Davis have been […]

PLAYLIST: What to listen to when you’re fishing in Southeast Ohio

PLAYLIST: What to listen to when you’re fishing in Southeast Ohio

As seen in our winter/spring edition of Southeast Ohio, Jordan Horrobin broke down the fishing scene in the region. If you’re hankering to explore what these fishing holes have to offer, the staff made a playlist to listen to when trying out these new spots.