The City of Nelsonville announces that the Public Square will be closed on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon. The Public Square is being closed for the Athens Bando Kickboxing Club 5K walk-fun run. The 5K walk-fun run will also be using Washington, Jefferson, Poplar, Campbell, Pine Grove, Columbus, Franklin, Madison, Grosvenor and Findley Streets.
use caution when traveling in theses areas or use an alternate route.
The National weather service has issued a winter weather
advisory for Athens County from 10PM Monday, 11/11/19 until 12Noon Tuesday,
- WHAT, Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of
1 to 2 inches. Isolated areas may receive up to 3 inches, mainly in West Virginia.
- WHERE, Portions of southeast Ohio, northeast
Kentucky and central, northern, southern and western West Virginia.
- WHEN, From 10 PM this evening to noon Tuesday.
- IMPACTS, Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute on Tuesday.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Rain this evening will switch over to
all snow during the night, with snow ending from west to east Tuesday morning.
As the snow begins, both air and road temperatures will quickly fall to below
freezing, resulting in slick roadways. A few bursts of heavier snow may occur
between midnight and sunrise, resulting in very poor visibilities and further
enhancing hazardous driving conditions.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Slow down and use
caution while traveling. Additional information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/rlx
as well as on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday. City offices will re-open for business on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 for regular business hours.
The City of Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for all of Mill Street. We would like to thank those affected by this incident for their patience and understanding.
The City of Nelsonville announces that Riverside Drive will be CLOSED to traffic from Monday, November 11, 2019 until Saturday, January 11, 2020. The roadway is being closed for a slip repair.
OHIO REGIONAL JAIL
- From East Canal Street travel South on State
- At the split continue straight/slight
right onto Kimberly Road, County Road 1
- Just past REACH/Old Poston School turn
right onto Wolfe-Bennett Road, County Road 73 (Use Caution as this is a narrow
and winding road)
- Continue past Cullison Road (on the left)
until you come to a “T” intersection.
- Continue right at the “T” intersection
staying on Wolfe-Bennett Road.
- Continue on Wolfe-Bennett Road until you
reach the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail at 16677 Riverside Drive on your
The Nelsonville Water Department has issued a boil order for all
of Mill Street.
The Boil Order has been issued due to a repair for a leak on the
mainline. When a boil order is in effect, we ask those affected to boil their drinking
and cooking water for three minutes before being consumed.
This Boil Order is in effect until further notice, unless notified
The City of Nelsonville Finance Committee will hold meetings on Thursday, November 7, 2019 and Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00PM at City Hall. The meetings are being held to discuss the 2020 City budget. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
The City of Nelsonville Water Department has canceled the boil order for the following areas. Watkins Street from Myers Street to Polly Field and Patton Street. We would like to thank those affected by this incident for their patience and understanding.
following incident has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as the
November 2019 Crimes of the Month.
The Athens Police Department is requesting your
information pertaining to crimes which occurred in the City.
#1 – On September 5, 2019 at
12:155 AM, the Athens Police Department responded to Rufus Dr. for an armed
robbery that had just occurred. The
victim explained they were approached by a white male, thin build, 5’8” tall,
wearing a dark colored shirt and had short dark colored hair. A handgun was pointed at the victim and the
suspect was provided a wallet. The
suspect then fled to an early 2000’s model black four door car which was
after the aforementioned robbery was reported to police, 20 minutes later, an
officer was flagged down by an individual on S. Shafer St. The individual advised they were just robbed
at gunpoint. The individual described
the suspect as 5’7” tall, thin build, dark hair, and a scruffy goatee. The suspect went to a waiting car and fled
the area. The board has approved a $2000
reward for these combined incidences.
#2 – On
October 28, 2019 at 9:40 PM, the Athens Police Department and the Athens Fire
Department responded to East Park Dr, near the Athens Wastewater Treatment
Facility, for a vehicle fire. When
agencies arrived, the vehicle, a Toyota Tacoma P/U, was found fully engulfed in
flames and no one around. The fire was
extinguished but the vehicle is a total loss.
The board has approved a $2000 reward for this incident.
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 like us 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.
The City of Nelsonville announces that due to predicted heavy rains on Thursday, Trick-Or-Treat; Beggar’s Night has been rescheduled to Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 2:00PM to 4:00PM. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution while driving in the Nelsonville area and watch for the children during this time period.