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Auctioning Seized Property To Fight Drug Crime

The Oglethorpe County Board of Commissioners is auctioning off  property from various drug seizures by the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s department. People can be bid on online at GovDeals.com, a site that provides services to various government agencies that want to sell surplus or confiscated items over the internet. Items can also be viewed in person at 882 Athens Rd, Crawford, Georgia 30630. The money earned from selling these items will help fund the purchase of equipment and training for the employees of the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Department. Oglethorpe County Sheriff…

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Information Technology Department details cyber attack on campus

ATHENS, Ga. — The University of Georgia’s Internet connection has been under attack. This on-going attack has been affecting the University’s network server for about a month now. The cyber-attack has led to a “sluggish” connection, according to the Information Technology Department at UGA. “This attack is more sophisticated and is attacking many, many more targets on campus,” said Vice President for Information Technology, Timothy Chester, in an email sent to other faculty. “We are currently working with our campus Internet service providers and others in order to effectively blunt the…

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