See the top stories from August on Orleans Hub

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 September 2015 at 12:00 am

Orleans Hub had one of our biggest months for traffic in August with 648,264 page views, an average of 20,912 each day of the month.

We also averaged 6,684 daily unique visitors. Both stats are up from July, when we had 6,569 daily unique visitors and 617,809 page views.

The top five stories (the ones with the most clicks) for August include:

1. Man drowns after jumping off Kenyonville bridge

Photo by Tom Rivers – Firefighters and law enforcement agencies search for a man who jumped off the Kenyonville Road bridge in Carlton on Aug. 6. A man, 67, from Ohio drowned after jumping into the water. He was visiting the area on a fishing trip.

2. Sheriff identifies 4 injured in Albion accident

3. 4 injured in Albion accident

4. Extreme makeover at Kendall Jr./Sr. High School

5. 2 from Orleans die in Bergen car accident

Mike and Cheryl Wertman also have stayed busy this summer covering local sports. The top sports story for the month was coverage of the season openers in the youth football leagues. Click here to see “Albion Varsity Eagles, Medina Broncos win youth football season openers”.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Mehkyron Drisdom picks up big yardage on a pass reception during the Albion Varsity Eagles season opening win on Aug. 15 over Akron.