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16 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Jeep enthusiasts in northeast Georgia plan to give Santa a helping hand on Saturday during the second annual "Jeep Train" to deliver toys to Toys for Tots.
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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A drug suspect tipped off a Athens-Clarke cop that he and his buddies were up to no good on Wednesday when he shouted out in surprise as the officer drove by.
8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
CLARKE GRADUATION RATES Although Clarke County's overall graduation rates are slightly below the state average, the school district actually did a better job in every subgroup, according to figures released by the state Department of Education.
12 hrs ago | Franchising.com
Veteran ZFI multi-unit franchisees Ben Williams Sr. and Bill McGeary, joined by Ben Williams Jr., signed a deal this fall that gives them exclusive rights to northeast Oklahoma, including the DMA of Tulsa.
16 hrs ago | Patch.com
First Presbyterian Weekday School invites the community to a Live Nativity, this evening, December 12th from 6 pm- 8 pm.
Buy from the Table Top Craft Collective WHAT: Wares from TREEHOUSE's Table Top Craft Collective, a group of preteens selling homemade crafts to benefit women's entrepreneurial clinic, will be sold at the Hollyday handmade holiday market.
Eddie James Appleby, 55, of Atlanta, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a woman called police to report that he was bothering her and officers learned he was wanted for a felony probation violation, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Members of the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force on Monday searched a home at 493 Ruth St., arresting two residents and seizing an undisclosed quantity of marijuana, hash oil and cash along with firearms and equipment used to grow marijuana and manufacture hashish, Athens-Clarke County police said.
IF YOU GO Christmas at The Classic Center - Dec. 13-22 Festival of Trees - 6 p.m. Friday Breakfast with Santa - 9 a.m. Saturday and Dec. 21 All events will be held at The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens.
A state prisoner escaped Wednesday morning from a work detail in Athens then led authorities on a wild chase that ended when he crashed a stolen taxi in Oconee County.
Athens art and music communities are invited tonight at 6 p.m. outside the 40 Watt to hear what plans LEAD Athens has for implementing the Athens Mural Project .
Authorities on Tuesday arrested an Athens teen they say orchestrated a home invasion two months ago in which one of two victims was stabbed and beaten.
A man and woman charged with raping a 10-year-old autistic boy at knifepoint in his Athens home pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Clarke County Superior Court.
Authorities are searching for a state prisoner who escaped Wednesday morning from a work detail on the Athens Perimeter and stole a van.
ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens restaurant has its catchphrase printed on 18 million albums.
Today, Books for Keeps is sharing some big news. A successful week - combined with the news that we have received a majorgrant - cut the number of un-sponsored children down the 546.
The Athens downtown master plan inched closer to its conclusion Tuesday - provided the Athens Downtown Development Authority doesn't find major qualms with it.