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55 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Athens Technical College adds $46.7 million annually to the northeast Georgia economy and accounts for more than 600 jobs, according to a new study.
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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Books for Keeps will present its inaugural "Are You Smarter than an Athens Grade-Schooler?" event from 6-8:30 p.m. March 22 at the Holiday Inn in Athens.
2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Athens-Clarke County police have asked the public's help in locating a burglary suspect to cut short his alleged crime spree.
3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
People who are searching for ancestors involved in American wars can learn more about resources available to them at the Athens-Clarke County Library this weekend.
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
As an Athenian, I want to shop at the hippie grocery stores. As an Athenian, it's required and expected of me to at least occasionally drop by the farmers market and to frequent Earth Fare and/or Trader Joe's.
By restoring fixtures from the past, University of Georgia officials hope to better light the paths of students in the future.
"English Oceans," the new album by Athens, Ga.-based Drive-By Truckers, has everything we've come to expect from them: solid, guitar-heavy songs, tales of everyday despair and transcendence and a coterie of shady characters .
Athens-Clarke County police said they are investigating the reported robbery on Monday of more than $1,300 out of a woman's bra at a west Athens motel.
A Statham man reported Monday that he was the victim of an alleged carjacking the day before in west Athens.
Authorities on Monday arrested a convicted child molester who failed to register as a sex offender upon his release from custody last week.
An Athens man was sentenced to life in prison after a Clarke County jury convicted him Monday of murdering another man who was shot to death in 2012 in the Stonehenge neighborhood of western Athens-Clarke County.
His former band Drivin' N Cryin' broke the sad news on their Facebook.com page over the weekend , and announced plans for a memorial service at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia on 5 April .
The Athens-Clarke County Police Department recently named Det. Richard Boyle Officer of the Year for 2013 for outstanding work as a robbery-homicide investigator.
Athens-Clarke County police Sgt. Courtney Gale was making some extra money the night of Dec. 11, 2007, working in uniform as a security guard at the Alps Road Kroger.
Nearly a dozen University of Georgia students arrested for allegedly engaging in hazing lined pledges up against a wall and took turns striking them as part of an initiation rite, according to arrest warrants filed by UGA police.