February 2011

Geoff & Michelle Greenfield mix principles and profit

With a name like Greenfield, a career in alternative energy seems like the natural choice. But for Geoff and Michelle [...]

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Dave Scholl: Athens-grown PhD turned CEO

When Dave Scholl moved here in 1977 as a young family man and graduate student, he had no idea what [...]

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Chris Chmiel’s Work/Life Integration

Chris Chmiel keeps a methodical daily schedule. But there’s adventure built into that routine, just like there’s a climbing wall [...]

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Tom Lovdal: Nature’s Contractor

Tom Lovdal doesn’t just build houses; he colludes with nature to create peaceful living spaces. Like the homes he crafts, [...]

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Education

Community Schools. In Athens County, our schools are our communities. PTA, plays, concerts, ice cream socials. We come together for [...]

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Tim Peacock: Music in Athens County is Alive

Tim Peacock’s foray into the music business emerged somewhat unexpectedly, yet with a natural, rhythmic ease, like that of the [...]

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Unique Shopping

Think Global, Buy Local Imagine a shopping experience devoid of big box stores. You don’t even have to “hit the [...]

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Jonathan Leal: Locally-grown Goodness

When Jonathan Leal started Milo’s Whole World Gourmet in 2003, it was a natural extension of his love for food [...]

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Jennifer L’Heureux: Art of Doing Business

Local artist Jennifer L’Heureux realized her dream of becoming a working potter in 2002 when she opened her studio in [...]

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Outdoor Recreation

Eyestrain. Back pain. Carpal tunnel. Sure signs of too much time in front of the computer. Da Vinci said, “To [...]

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Healthcare

Forget what you’ve heard about healthcare in Appalachia. Athens County is not the place to move if you suffer from [...]

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Child Care

Around here, everyone has a different reason for loving Athens County, but parents often say, Its a great place to [...]

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Stewart-MacDonald: Living the Luthier Legacy

Kay Tousley and Melissa Pence are at the helm of Athens’ best-kept secret, an unassailably cool company specializing in supplies [...]

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Josh Antonuccio: Community of Rhythm

Located next to the campus of Ohio University, 3 Elliott Studio is owned and operated by Josh Antonuccio and Christopher [...]

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Alternative and Sustainable Energy

The Outlook By 2030, as many as 1 out of 4 U.S. workers may be green collar, employed in the [...]

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William Beale: Engineering Sustainability

Sunpower founder William Beale laughs easily. He has the good-natured confidence that comes from nurturing a dream, building something great [...]

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Bill Theisen Industrial Park

County Road 110 – Poston Road Athens, OH 45701 Ideally located close to Rail, Highway and Barge. Location

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Advanced Regional Health Care

A strong health care system is vital to supporting a vibrant and diverse community. So it’s no wonder that with [...]

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Life Sciences

Improving Physical & Fiscal Health Theyre important goals for every community. Thirty years ago, Athens County and Ohio University formed [...]

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Athens County Economic Development Council

The Athens County Economic Development Council is the champion of business in Southeast Ohio. We are a public-private partnership committed [...]

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Relocation Incentives

There has never been a better time to move your business to Ohio. The Ohio Business Development Council recently released [...]

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Move Your Business

Moving is never easy, but when it makes good business sense, its worth the short-term hassles. Athens County offers tax abatements [...]

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Move your family

One of the slogans of Ohio Means Jobs states, “Build Your Business. Love Your Life.” Its definitely a theory we [...]

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Stateside Technology Park

1055 East State Street Athens, OH 45701 Built in 1968 by Litton Industries for McBee. This is a 215,200 square [...]

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Aaron Thomas: Customizing Business

Located on East State Street, Class A Sounds is owned and operated by Aaron Thomas, a graduate of Ohio University. [...]

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Specialty Foods

We Love Local Those of us who already live here believe Athens County is a Garden of Eden, capable of [...]

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Donkey Coffee and Espresso: All About the Community

Donkey Coffee & Espresso Owner Chris Pyle and Manager Jake Householder see the shop and Athens County, Ohio, as the [...]

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Athens Arts and Mixed Media

Maybe its the natural beauty of Athens County that inspires artists of all kinds to create and perform. Or maybe [...]

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Arthur Oestrike: Bringing Business Full Circle

When Art Oestrike founded Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery in 2007 with his friend, he was committed to making it [...]

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Chris Cooper: Connecting the Community

Chris Cooper, one of the founders and the managing partner of Intelliwave, wasn’t planning on running an internet provider when [...]

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