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6:53 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Temporary Athens County Sheriff To Be Appointed Today

Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly
Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly
Credit athenssheriff.com

  

Athens County Commissioners today plan to appoint a temporary replacement for suspended Sheriff Pat Kelly, who has been indicted in a corruption case.

The charges include improper use of public funds to buy meals and personal apparel, selling county property to a scrap yard and stealing wire from a county garage. Kelly has denied wrongdoing. His trial begins in September.