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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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40 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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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 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 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 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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Former Athens cop indicted for bribery

A former Athens-Clarke County police officer was recently indicted by a Clarke County grand jury on bribery and other charges for allegedly trying to help a friend buy his way out of a DUI arrest.

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Symposium digs into lesser known stories within Athens music history

Two University of Georgia academics interested in exploring Athens' music history beyond its storied independent rock scene holds their first symposium 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library on South Hull Street.

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Athens Christian's Levi Cummings signs with Mars Hill

Cummings will play football for Mars Hill . Cummings set school records for receptions and receiving yards last season for Athens Christian.

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Athens DUI suspect charged with felony for fighting with officer

An Athens man was charged with a felony early Sunday morning for fighting with an officer who suspected him of drunken driving.

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Diet Roundup: Find the best diet for your lifestlye and make a plan for success

Starting a new weight loss program can be daunting and many often feel discouraged before they even start due to past failed attempts.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cycling News

Redlands winner Rosskopf sets sights on Winston-Salem UCI race

When Hincapie Sportswear's Joey Rosskopf dropped the cream of the US domestic peloton at the Redlands Bicycle Classic last week on his way to winning the final stage and taking the overall, it was the natural progression in a steady stream of better and better results.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Former Athens 911 dispatcher pleads guilty in counterfeit currency case

A former Athens-Clarke County police dispatcher recently pleaded guilty in federal court to a felony charge stemming from a conspiracy between her husband and others to flood the Athens area with counterfeit $100 bills three years ago.

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