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Cell Phone Scanning Technology Purchase Approved


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The Athens Police Department will be buying special software and hardware used to scan cell phones for potential evidence during the course of a criminal investigation. The City Council approved the $17,000 purchase in a unanimous vote during Monday night's meeting. The police department will use the funds to purchase three software and hardware combination… Read More

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Athens Co. Adopts New Emergency Alert System

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Athens County has a new emergency alert system. The "Alert Athens County" program will be able to alert residents about emergency situations. Subscribers of the system can be reached through several forms of communication, including text message, email and landline phones. The mass-notification system is manufactured by the company Everbridge, which will replace the county's … Read More