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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 $149,900 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Athens information.

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41 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens' students learn about fruit trees through Edible Neighborhoods

Aaron Cavin carries pruning shears as he leads students from his horticulture classroom at Clarke Central High School toward about a dozen fruit trees behind the school's greenhouse.

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4 hrs ago | Canada.com

Q&A: Drive-By Truckers's Mike Cooley

After a few false musical starts, friends Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood formed Drive-By Truckers in Athens, Georgia in 1996.

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8 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Athens-Clarke PD release sketch of rape suspect

According to police, the rape was reported on April 11 between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on the east side of Athens.

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10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens AMVETS expands to include riders chapter

The AMVETS Post in Athens expanded recently and now includes AMVETS Riders Chapter 10, which is made up of Veterans, Sons of Veterans and the Ladies Auxiliary.

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12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Have You Seen This Man? Athens-Clarke Police Seek Alleged Rapist

A reward is being offered for the capture of a rape suspect in Athens. Athens-Clarke County Police released a composite drawing of the suspect, who allegedly raped an eastside woman between 2:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. on April 11. Police say he knocked on the door of the residence and forced his way inside when the woman answered the door.

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14 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Of Montreal frontman imagines himself in Pharrell Williams' hat and the results aren't great

If there was an archetype for an indie rock star, Kevin Barnes would almost certainly need to be on the shortlist.

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18 hrs ago | Free Times

The Many Mutations of Georgia's Of Montreal Keep Audiences Guessing

When a band's been around for almost two decades, it typically finds a groove: Audiences know what to expect.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibits to explore how art begat rock in Athens

Art Rocks Athens, a city-wide exhibit exploring the art community that spawned Athens' world-renowned rock scene, is more than a month away from its Memorial Day weekend debut.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens Confederate monument to be reassembled next month

The Confederate monument on the East Broad Street traffic island at College Square in downtown Athens will be made whole next month.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens photographers, film festival win environmental awards

This year's Alec Little Environmental Awards have a decidedly visual focus - the winners are a film festival and a husband-wife team of nature photographers.

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Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Looking at Athens' mayoral race

Nancy Denson will be the next mayor of Athens-Clarke County. The power of incumbency, her long history of serving in elected office, and her record of service to the community are formidable obstacles for any challenger to overcome.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Tix for Luke Bryan tour go on sale Friday

Almost a year after the country superstar took the stage at Sanford Stadium, tickets for his "That's My Kind of Night" in Atlanta tour go on sale 10 a.m. Friday morning.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Defense cries foul over prosecutor's motion in Athens death penalty case

Defense attorneys for a woman accused of murdering a pregnant Athens convenience store clerk more than three years ago have accused prosecutors of violating a court order in the death-penalty case.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Comer woman praises Jesus, asks about - boob job'

An Athens woman called Athens-Clarke County police on Monday to complain that an acquaintance from Comer had been acting out inside her home and when made to leave remained loitering in the area.

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The Atlantic

The Globalizing Golden Age of Beer

Short version: the biggest sellers are still the blandest water-beers ; but those big sales are dropping fast; and meanwhile craft beers, of which Samuel Adams is by far the largest and Sierra Nevada #2, claim only a tiny sliver of the market but are the main category that's growing.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Yellow Jackets even series with Bulldogs

Freshman Ben Parr tossed six shutout innings to lead No. 25 Georgia Tech to a 4-1 win over Georgia Tuesday at Russ Chandler Stadium to even the season series.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Final draft of master plan for downtown Athens accepted

Almost two years after the process began, the final draft of a master plan for downtown Athens was turned over to the Athens Downtown Development Authority on Tuesday, with little comment from the authority board.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens teens charged with burglary

Two Athens teens were arrested Monday morning soon after they broke into a home on Club Drive and stole a TV, a laptop computer and a computer monitor, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man gives dead brother's name to police

Tobin Davess Adkins, 39, of Hollow Ridge Drive, was arrested Monday morning after he acted suspiciously at a home on Vincent Drive, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens woman, friend damage ex's car

A woman and a friend were arrested early Tuesday morning after they scratched a car belonging to the woman's former boyfriend and flattened its tires, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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