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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 $159,500 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Athens information.

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1 hr ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Gunman robs Athens sex shop, assaults customer

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Court records reveal lurid details in Athens man's child...

A recently-filed indictment and other court documents reveal disturbing details of an Athens man accused of sexually exploiting children.

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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Celebrity Krysten Ritter featured on PETA billboard in Athens to promote animal protection

Celebrity Krysten Ritter recently took the "bad girl" persona she's known for in television shows like "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" and put it to use for good to help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving a dog unattended in a hot car.

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5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Serial shoplifters arrested in Athens

Shaquita Lashawandra McCommons, 24, of Coleridge Court, and Maria Luisa Fair, 34, of Michelle Drive, were each charged with felony shoplifting after they were caught stealing clothing valued at about $30 from Rugged Warehouse on Atlanta Highway, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

WR prospect accused of burglary returns to Georgia, posts bond

One of the nation's top wide receiver recruits for 2016 turned himself in Friday in Athens after an arrest warrant was issued three days earlier on a charge of felony first degree burglary.

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12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man charged with raping 12-year-old Oconee girl

A 20-year-old Athens man charged Thursday with molesting a 12-year-old girl at her home in Oconee County had assault charges dropped against him in Athens for an alleged attack on a 13-year-old girl in 2013.

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12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Armed bandit robs Athens sex shop

Officers responded at about 1:30 a.m. to the reported robbery at Elations, a store at 4100 Lexington Road that sells adult novelties.

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16 hrs ago | Patch.com

Phone Scammers Say They Can Make An Arrest Warrant Go Away

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is warning citizens about a phone scam reported this week involving a caller posing as a police officer saying there's an arrest warrant with your name on it.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Direct Auto in Athens hosting back to school bash on Saturday

Direct Auto in Athens is participating in a Back-to-School Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in which parents can receive a free school supply kit for their children and nominate their school for a $250 gift card.

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Dawn of the Dawg

Georgia Recruiting: Dawgs land 4-Star WR Michael Chigbu

Sep 28, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt reacts to the action against the LSU Tigers during the second half at Sanford Stadium.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Madison County blotter

MOLESTATION CHARGED: On July 20, an Athens man was charged with molesting a Madison County girl.

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Athens Banner-Herald

St. Mary's named to hospital association's honor roll

St. Mary's Hospital in Athens has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association's Partnership for Health and Accountability Core Measures Honor Roll.

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Athens teen arrested for robbery two months after release from prison ...

Authorities Thursday morning arrested an Athens teen on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, two months after he was released from prison for a previous assault conviction.

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MainStreetNews.com

On Race and Justice: A look back at the murder of Lemuel Penn

The eyes of the nation turned to Madison County 50 years ago July 11 when a black WWII veteran was murdered in the night by the Ku Klux Klan.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)

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Athens Banner-Herald

Rash of car break-ins reported in Athens

The thefts were not reported until Tuesday. a A car was broken into at Oak Hill Apartments on Oak Hill Drive between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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Athens police issue lookout, offer reward for Popeye's armed robbery suspect

Athens-Clarke County police have issued a lookout for one of two gunmen who robbed a Prince Avenue restaurant last week, pistol-whipping the manager and forcing him into a freezer.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Authorities round up nearly a dozen criminal suspects in Athens sweep

Authorities on Tuesday rounded up nearly a dozen criminal suspects during a sweep of Athens that sought out people with outstanding arrest warrants.

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Responding to report of naked dancing man, Athens cops unwittingly end up in CMT reality show

A pair of Athens-Clarke County police officers this week made an unexpected appearance in a television show that was being filmed downtown.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Lyndon House to present gallery tour and discussion on 'Paper Covers Rock'

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a gallery tour and discussion featuring "Paper Covers Rock," an exhibition of graphic and fine arts held in partnership with "Art Rocks Athens," an organization seeking to revisit, celebrate and archive the unique relationship of art and music in Athens between 1975-1985.

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