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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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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Washers and dryers stolen from Athens duplex

The owner of a vacant duplex on Tallassee Road called police Saturday to report two sets of washers and dryers had been stolen, police said.

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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Grenade found in Athens storage unit

A man on the 100th block of Commerce Blvd. in Athens called police Saturday after discovering a military-issued grenade in a storage unit, police said.

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8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Volunteer opportunities

UGArden Harvesting and Maintenance needs volunteers 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday to help harvest vegetables for Campus Kitchen and provide general maintenance at UGArden, a 3-acre student-run farm at the University of Georgia.

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12 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

Brown-Kittrell

Lillian Akers Brown of Statesboro and James Michael and Mariana Brown of Chatsworth, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine Brown of Statesboro, to Nathaniel Taylor Kittrell, son of Charlie Tull Kittrell Jr. and Debbie Harper Kittrell of Waynesboro, Ga.

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16 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

ECMS, ECHS compete at annual TSA State Conference

First row, from left, Maritza Robles, Madison Hightower, Yolanda Peralta, Natasha Barrett, Will Futral, and Lauryn Jennings.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

New partnership to bring fresh vegetables to Our Daily Bread

A project growing fresh vegetables for an Athens area soup kitchen was saved from the chopping block recently thanks to a partnership between Action Ministries and Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Smith: Sunday drive to Augusta offers chance to relax

The hectic life can sometimes be ameliorated with a Sunday drive that begins before daybreak.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Singh: LEAD Athens trains future community leaders

The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce each year holds a 10-month program for community leaders called LEAD Athens to help identify, develop and equip tomorrow's leaders in our community.

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Eater

Menu Watch: Here's a look at some of...

Here's a look at some of the dishes at Chef and Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson's new restaurant Cinco Y Diez in Athens, Georgia.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Agency needs

Oconee Regional Humane Society: Donations of Clorox wipes, Lysol cleaner, laundry detergent, bleach, paper towels, kitchen trash bags, waste basket liners, clumping and non-clumping cat litter, dog and cat toys, flea products for dogs and cats, puppy pads, copy paper, paper clips, staples, pens and pencils, Post-It notes, Scotch tape, hand ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

White County woman researches old graveyard in Greene County

Rhonda Bruce knelt next to a sunken grave as she brushed chalk on a weathered stone that might provide the only clue to the secret of who lies beneath the forest floor.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Suspect struggles after arrest

An Athens man with a suspended driver's license made death threats against authorities after he was arrested early Friday, according to Athens-Clarke police.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Ponsoldt: Mayor slowing progress in Athens

Athens-Clarke County Mayor Nancy Denson is a very good person who has given many years of public service to the community.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Man charged with exposing self outside Athens bank

Employees at Athens First Bank on West Hancock Avenue called Athens-Clarke police after they observed a man sitting on the sidewalk masturbating.

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Athens Banner-Herald

2 insurers picked for university health plan

The contract for state employees and teachers has dominated the discussion of Georgia health benefits this year, because of widespread complaints that erupted over choice of plans and out-of-pocket costs.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Differing church denominations help each other, new church gears up...

Living Hope Church is located at 2150 Lexington Road. The church will have discipleship hour 9 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. each Sunday.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Band serenades Whit Davis Elementary School students with anti-bullying message

Little girls screamed with delight Thursday at Whit Davis Elementary School as a Los Angeles boy band with Athens connections gave a mini-concert in the school's gym.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Briefs: Sketch of suspect in home invasion rape; Murder supect caught in Florida

A woman was raped during a home invasion last week in Athens - and police on Thursday have released a sketch of the suspect they said assaulted the woman.

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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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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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