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Athens, Georgia is located in Clarke County. Zip codes in Athens, GA include 30602, 30609, and 30612. The median home price in Athens is $157,000 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Athens information.

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Does Andi Dorman Look Just Like Josh Murray's Sister? You Be the Judge

Hey, So what made us think of all this? Well, while Josh and Andi were in Athens, Georgia, this weekend to celebrate Josh's sis Stephanie's 22nd birthday, the newly engaged couple found their social media bombarded with comments about how much Steph resembles her future sister-in-law. Some even referred to them as “twins.” While we probably wouldn't go that far, it's been clear to us since Hometown Dates that the Dorf fits in well - both visually and personality-wise - with the Murray clan.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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UGA pharmacy names assistant dean to develop its Savannah 2+2 campus

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy recently named Ray Maddox as assistant dean to oversee the development of the college's new southeast Georgia campus in Savannah, an expansion of the college's 2+2 program. Students take courses in Athens for the first two years of pharmacy school and finish their degree requirements with two years of training in one of three places - Athens, Augusta or Albany.

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The Daily Caller

College Football Player Joins Middle-Age Women's Book Club

College athletes have an average literacy level of a junior high reader, but one football player is striving to improve his reading skills. University of Georgia Bulldogs' star wide receiver has been meeting with a women's book club to improve his reading level, after being sidelined due to injury, according to WTSP .

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Twins facing charges in alleged Athens assault

An alleged assault Sunday afternoon at a mobile home off Lexington Road led to charges being filed against one man, and to plans for taking out a warrant against his twin brother, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. Police said they arrested one of the brothers, 39-year-old Robert Greg Lee, and will seek warrants for William Craig Lee.

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Police seek duo who stole elderly Athens woman's credit cards, charged $10k

Athens-Clarke County police said they are searching for two suspects in the theft of an elderly woman's credit cards that were subsequently used for an expensive shopping spree. Credit cards from the 77-year-old victim's stolen wallet were used the same day to make purchases at businesses on Epps Bridge Parkway, including Lowe's, Best Buy and The Home Depot, according to police.

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Police arrest gun-toting alleged Athens gang member at Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals game

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested on Friday an alleged gun-toting gang member during the Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals football game at Cedar Shoals High School. Shaddrick Demerious Cox, 18, of Gretchen Lane, was said by police to be associated with a gang whose members were responsible for a fatal drive-by shooting in May. He was detained at the high school Friday night because police said he had previously been barred from all Clarke County School District property.

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Rogers-Childers Wedding

Kay Elizabeth Rogers and James William Childers were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on May 31, 2014, at Cloverleaf Farm, in Arnoldsville. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Thomas Hayden Rogers Jr. and Dr. Cynthia Mercer Rogers, of Athens.

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Mexican Independence Day celebration to be held Tuesday in Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will present the "Viva Mexico!" Happy Mexican Independence Day 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mexican Independence Day is celebrated in Mexico with parades, fiestas, fireworks and picnics.

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Athens area movie theaters to participate in 'Cinema for a Cause'

Georgia Theatre Company will participate in the 11th annual Cinema for a Cause Sept. 21 at all 30 of its theatre locations throughout Georgia.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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You Matter: Meet Ashley Yost

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following biography was submitted by Frances Gibson, owner of Dover Grace Alternative Boutique in Watkinsville, as part of her new campaign "You Matter." The campaign is an effort to promote positive self-esteem in women of all ages and to encourage them not to feel pressured to conform to society's constricting definition of beauty.

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Patch.com

Thrive Senior Living Facility On Virgil Langford Road Received Building Permit From Oconee County

The Oconee County Code Enforcement Office issued a building permit on Thursday for construction of the 70-unit Thrive Senior Living facility on Virgil Langford Road in Resurgence Park. Construction of the $6 million, upscale, assisted living facility to be known as The Village at Athens is expected to begin in two weeks and be completed by the end of July of 2015, according to the building permit.

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The Times-Herald

Jones new principal of Winston Dowdell Academy

Kevin Jones has started the new school year as principal of Winston Dowdell Academy, the school system's high school alternative school. Jones who has been Assistant Principal at East Coweta High School for the past two years was named by the Board of Education in August to the position.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Women buying a car want what men want -- usually

Sarah Harkins, 20, a student at the University of Georgia in the College of Education, drives her recently purchased car, a 2011 Kia Forte, on Monday, Sept.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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49ers Complete Day Two Of Fall Tournament Openers

The 49ers completed day two of their fall tournament openers. The 49ers are competing in the Southern Intercollegiate Championships in Athens, Georgia and the Duke Fab Four Invite in Cary, North Carolina.

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Athens man reports gun pointed at him

A 50-year-old man called police Friday to report he was assaulted by a black male with a handgun in the area of Cook and Washington drives. According to an Athens-Clarke County police report, police met the man at his home on Washington Drive.

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Thousands in jewels, guns stolen from Athens home

A 72-year-old Athens resident called police Friday to report thousands of dollars worth of items were stolen from her home on Evergreen Drive. According to an Athens-Clarke County police report, the woman reported the residence was broken into between noon Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday.

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Judge orders forced medication of mentally-ill man who shot deputy outside Athens courthouse

A Superior Court judge recently ordered that medication will be involuntarily administered to a mentally ill man who in 2012 shot at several deputies, wounding one of them outside of the Athens-Clarke County Courthouse. Judge Lawton Stephens issued the order following a recent hearing in which psychiatrists testified that 28-year-old Larry Lavelle Henderson was refusing to take anti-psychotic drugs.

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Local artist, musician sells decades items in yard sale, makes room for new things

A line of cars on Pope Street led the way to Paul Thomas' house Saturday as dozens of people parked to rummage through items collected by the local artist and musician over the last few decades. The items sold in the yard sale were the product of Thomas' days as a local business owner in downtown Athens where he ran stores catering to alternative and artistic audiences.

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Chamber 101 helps new members learn benefits

When Christy Terrell began her tenure as chair of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce's board of directors, she had two specific goals in mind. "We needed to deliver more value to our members and we needed to improve our communication," Terrell, external affairs manager at Georgia Power, said.

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Alabama Live

Southern college towns add excitement to retirement: guest opinion

While financial security is a priority for most people when planning for retirement, where you live when retired can have a significant impact on finances, and equally important, quality of life. Regions with a lower cost of living - such as the Southeastern U.S. - put less strain on a fixed income, while the region's mild climate makes winters more agreeable and less hazardous.

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