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Athens Co. Judge Discusses Release of Jail Inmates who are More Susceptible to Coronavirus

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O’Connor on Thursday recommended that local governments release people at high risk for the novel coronavirus from jails. “An assessment should be done to determine whether or not they can safely be released given the fact of their age and maybe other health conditions that they… Read More

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Judge: Another Constable Needed At Athens County Courthouse

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The Athens County court system is in need of an additional constable, the county commissioners were told Tuesday by Common Pleas Judge George McCarthy. “We’ve been working on a three-person system now, and we’re just scraping by,” said McCarthy, who is administrative judge for common pleas court. Currently, there are three constables, who are responsible… Read More