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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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13 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

CMT's Party Down South Will Return for Third Season, Reunion Special

Following the shocking second season finale of CMT's highest-rated series PARTY DOWN SOUTH , Christine Lakin returned to host THE AFTER PARTY reunion special with Mattie, Lauren, Tiffany, Murray, Walt, Ryan and Lyle as they looked back at some of the craziest, most dramatic events from their summer in Athens, Georgia, including the scandalous love ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens library to hold program on Oglethorpe educator

The Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room invites you to learn about Thomas B. Moss, a remarkable educator and surveyor in late 19th century Oglethorpe County, at 6 p.m. Sept.

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7 hrs ago | ChartAttack

30 More Songs Arcade Fire Should Cover

With only two days left of Web Content Tour 2014, there's only two more chances to make headlines.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Country singer Kenny Chesney performs two-hour free show at Georgia Theatre

Country singer Kenny Chesney took the Georgia Theatre stage at 8 p.m. sharp Friday for a free two-hour concert that was filmed for a new CMT show called "Instant Jam".

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Patch.com

Athens Police: Suspect Arrested for Cocaine After Short Chase

On August 29 at 1:13 a.m, an officer on patrol observed a suspicious vehicle maneuver by the driver on West Broad at Rocksprings Street.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Carter, Deal hosting tailgates in Athens on Saturday

Taking advantage of the huge crowd expected to attend the University of Georgia's season-opening football game with Clemson University on Saturday, both Nathan Deal and Jason Carter are bringing their gubernatorial campaigns to the Classic City.

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Triangle.com

New Madrid carries on Athens rock tradition

Athens, Greece, might be the birthplace of civilization, but Athens, Ga., might be the location of the longest running underground music scene in America.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Country superstar Kenny Chesney performs tonight at Georgia Theatre

Fans can only get inside with a wristband and they are free by going to the Phi Mu Sorority, 250 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, between noon and 3 p.m. They are limited to the first 500 fans.

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HotelChatter

Graduate Hotels Want You to Relive Your 'Glory Days' of College

In recent years, we've seen major hotel brands rushing to grab the attention of Millennials as the young, design-savvy, and tech-centric crowd enters the workforce and begins to travel, whether for business, leisure or , bleisure.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's Dan Magill recalled with laughter at memorial service

There was more laughter than tears at a memorial service for Dan Magill Thursday - just as he would have wished, according Pierre Howard, who played tennis for Magill at the University of Georgia in the 1960s.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Boutique hotel to open in former Foundry Park Inn

An upscale hotel offering visitors "an intellectual return to the glory days of college" is slated to open in downtown Athens in October.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens bike cop makes drug arrest

Quometric Quashaun Smith, 26, of West Broad Street, was arrested Wednesday night by a bicycle cop who found him in possession of marijuana, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens churches come together for outdoors Labor Day concert

Athens School of Ministry and Worship Arts will host an outdoor concert on Labor Day called A.D.O.R.E.: A Day Of Rejoicing for Everyone.

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Find Open Houses Near Athens on Labor Day Weekend

Check back every week for a listing of the latest open houses scheduled in the area and new homes for sale.

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Athens Banner-Herald

N.C. man indicted for rampage, rape at Athens student housing complex

A Clarke County grand jury recently indicted a North Carolina man on charges stemming from a rampage last month at an Athens student housing complex, where he allegedly imprisoned and raped a woman and caused thousands of dollars in property damage.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Loran Smith: Cecelia Seiler was 'mom to the Ugas

On Saturday, the opening of football season captured the nation's interest. In Athens, home of the University of Georgia, Uga, the school's bulldog mascot, was in mourning.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Marty and Mary pair up for night of jazz pop

Two of Athens' finest jazz pop singers, a cohort that contains too few members for our own cultural good, pair up next week for a night of sonorously sung standards and new compositions, all backed by a crew of top-notch instrumental talents.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Video: Ice bucket challenge has special meaning at Saint Joseph Catholic School

The ice bucket challenge washing over the United States and United Kingdom is flooding through Athens, too; notable Athenians including University of Georgia president Jere Morehead have been doused with a bucket of ice water, and even the university's mascot, Uga, was challenged to a drenching.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Forecast: Athens area jobs to grow by 1.2 percent

Georgia's economy will continue adding jobs and growing personal income for the rest of the year despite potential international problems, according to an economic forecast released Wednesday.

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Paroled felon leads Athens police, GSP on chase

A convicted felon who is on parole led police on a 6-mile chase Tuesday morning that ended when a Georgia State Patrol trooper forced the suspect's truck to spin out.

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