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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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2 hrs ago | 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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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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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7 hrs ago | Patch.com

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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9 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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Athens Banner-Herald

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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Athens Banner-Herald

Largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens

The largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens, located at the intersection of Highways 29 and 72, and becomes the supermarket company's fourth store in the Athens area.

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MainStreetNews.com

Pedestrian killed on Old Kings Bridge Road

An 80-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while checking her mailbox in front of her Old Kings Bridge Road, Nicholson, home on Monday.

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MainStreetNews.com

BOC to consider new IDA member

The group that oversees Madison County's water services will soon have a new member.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Hood claims he heard dead brother's voice before shooting Athens police officers

Jamie Hood claims in recently filed court documents that he heard his dead brother's voice just before he shot two Athens-Clarke County police officers more than three years ago.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Nackerud: Nothing to fear in refugee resettlement

The oppositional remarks attributed to Athens-Clarke County Mayor Nancy Denson and other declared leaders of the social services community in the Friday Athens Banner-Herald story headlined "Mayor, others oppose plan to bring refugees to Athens," were disappointing.

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SFGate

Man accused in investment fraud to be sentenced

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Workforce-focused education may shortchange Georgia

With Georgia's gubernatorial election just a few months away, it's impossible - and maybe a bit foolish - not to look at incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's actions through the lens of the campaign for the governor's office.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Trash or treasure: Construction site discovery offers glimpse into Athens' past

Jeff Potts is a kind of steward for the countless relics he's unearthed during a 30-year career in construction.

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Patch.com

Weekend Accidents Send 3 to Athens-Area Hospitals

ACCIDENTS >> An Athens resident, riding a 2001 Suzuki, was west bound on Binion at a high rate of speed.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Dart board, shotgun stolen from Athens homes

A home on Davis Estates Road was burglarized between 2-9:40 p.m. Sunday. Clothing and a dart board altogether valued at $200 were stolen, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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MainStreetNews.com

Bobby Noel Coker

We are celebrating the new body that Bobby Noel Coker, 69, received on Friday, August 22, 2014.

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