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Addiction and Recoverynew

When the impossible becomes possible.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  11-12-2015  |  Drugs

Former Athens Sheriff Gets 7 Years for Racketeering, Theft, Perjurynew

Supporters of former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly applauded him as he was led handcuffed from the courtroom after being sentenced to seven years in prison on 18 felony counts early Friday afternoon.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  03-20-2015  |  Crime & Justice

Drug Convictions Rise in Athens, Ohionew

Former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly was convicted and jailed in February on 18 felonies related to theft. His supporters have continued to argue that Kelly had outperformed other sheriffs, past and present, in the fight against drugs. The stats tell a different story.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  03-13-2015  |  Drugs

Southeast Ohio Scrambles to Get Ready for Fracking Boomnew

In Ohio's Athens County, the issue of "fracking" for oil and gas just keeps on getting hotter.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  03-05-2012  |  Energy

Ohio Officials Worried About Higher Ed Cuts From Fed Stimulusnew

One provision of the stimulus legislation passed by the U.S. House that sustained cuts during the bipartisan Senate compromise was billions of dollars designed to aid ailing state economies, including funds Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland was counting on to keep tuition frozen next year.
The Athens NEWS  |  David DeWitt  |  02-13-2009  |  Economy

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