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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Athens-Clarke County Mayor Nancy Denson and a group of four Athens-Clarke County commissioners have signed on to a proposed amendment to a pending contract between the county's and the University of Georgia's transit systems that could keep UGA buses picking up passengers at stops on Prince Avenue.
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8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Carrier Transicold's Athens transport refrigeration plant, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in the community last year, was named the inaugural Athens-Clarke County Manufacturer of the Year during a Wednesday dinner hosted by the county government's Economic Development Department.
11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Bray, a professor in the University of Georgia's department of theatre studies, has had his play, "Donkey," in the bag for some time.
11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
W hat do speeding bicyclists like to listen to as they race through the streets of downtown Athens? One might think, given the intensity of the sport on display during the Athens Twilight Criterium, the soundtrack to lean metal or electronic dance music.
15 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested a 37-year-old man Tuesday night after he allegedly stabbed his partner during a domestic dispute at their home on the east side.
16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Description: Clarke Central High School had its 2014 Junior -Senior Prom at The Georgia State Botanical Gardens in Athens, Ga.
20 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Two teenage boys were injured Sunday when they crashed their four-wheeler after hitting a large hole on the side of a rural roadway, according to a Madison County Sheriff's Office report.
A former police officer accused of rocking out on stage as the lead singer of a metal band called Cousin Sleaze while he claimed he couldn't work because of an arm injury pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday.
A 24-year-old Madison County man, who had a propensity to run when confronted by authorities, was captured Tuesday morning in Athens, authorities said.
T he first signature beers from Creature Comforts, Athens newest brewery, become available in Athens during Twilight Criterium this weekend.
Leaders in the Athens elder care community have launched an educational series called "Charting a Course for Care," to promote awareness of aging options.
Yes, the former Georgia defensive coordinator got a hefty increase in salary of $125,000 when he left Athens for Louisville, but the reports at the time that he would be making a guaranteed $1 million a year appear to be a little high.
Beginning July 1, University of Georgia buses no longer will stop on Prince Avenue if Athens-Clarke County commissioners approve a new contract between the county's transit department and the university's bus service.
The Mile High City was the epicenter for all things high on Sunday, as the most sacred day on the stoner calendar -- April 20, or 4/20 -- was marked by a host of events all across Colorado, currently the only place in the world where adults over the age of 21 can legally purchase recreational marijuana at retail stores.
Authorities are working to extradite from California an Athens man who they said in February shot his stepfather in the eye and fled the state.