Archive

You are viewing the "Susan Tebben" Archives

broadband internet_ap featured image

Summit Hopes To Bring Broadband To Appalachia

By:
Posted on:

In the hopes of bringing awareness of the need for broadband access in Appalachia, activists and government leaders alike are meeting in Marietta tomorrow. Members of technology organizations, local governments and a representative from the federal government will meet at the Appalachian Ohio-West Virginia Connectivity Summit and Town Hall. A keynote speaker at the event… Read More

athens_city

Smedley Takes Council Seat

By:
Posted on:

ATHENS – A newer candidate to the Athens political scene has taken a temporary seat on Athens City Council. Arian Smedley was chosen by members of the Athens County Democratic Central Committee on Wednesday night, to fill the last months of Jennifer Cochran’s term. Cochran left council last month for personal reasons. Smedley was nominated… Read More

Shawn Lawson appears in Athens County Common Pleas Court on May 9. 
(Susan Tebben/WOUB News)

Serial Rapist Gets 40 Years

By:
Posted on:

An Athens man hunted by local law enforcement as a serial rapist admitted to his crimes and received four decades of prison time on Tuesday. Shawn Lawson, 26, formerly of Hawks Nest Road, changed his plea to guilty in Athens County Common Pleas Court, and was sentenced to 40 years in prison by Judge George… Read More

police background FEATURE

Arrest Made in Murder Of Chauncey Woman

By:
Posted on:

An Athens man is in custody, charged with the murder of a Chauncey woman. William D. Blair, 54, of Gun Club Road, was charged with aggravated murder, burglary, trafficking in drugs and possession of controlled substances, according to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. Blair is charged in connection with the death of Mary Robinson, 71,… Read More