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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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Police provide more details on Dui arrest of Uga LB

Athens-Clarke County police on Monday morning provided more details about the DUI and speeding arrest of Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy early Saturday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Volunteer opportunities

Books For Keeps needs volunteers to help during its fourth annual BFK Book Sale.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Nonprofit Warrior Pointe seeks to start Athens chapter

Warrior Pointe, a nonprofit organization with the mission to connect veterans and war fighters at the community level, currently is seeking veterans from all branches of the military and those in Active Duty, the Reserve and the National Guard to help create local chapters in Athens.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Huckaby: Aftermath of Battle for Atlanta is interesting history

We have just passed the 150th anniversary of the Battle for Atlanta, which occurred during the recent unpleasantness between the North and the South.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens area bars create unique mojitos at Casa de Amistad's mojito themed fundraiser

Athens area bartenders mixed drinks for a good cause Saturday during a competition to see who could make the best mojito during Casa De Amistad's Mojito Fest at La Puerta del Sol.

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Athens-Clarke County blotter

Police responded to multiple reports Friday that catalytic converters were stollen from Athens area hospitals between Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Athens-Clarke County police reports.

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Carrier Transicold named inaugural Athens-Clarke Manufacturer of the Year

A fter celebrating its 25th anniversary in Athens and undergoing a significant facility modification last year, Carrier Transicold has kept its cool mojo rolling in 2014.

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Terrell: Athens Chamber focusing on members and partnerships in 2014

As we move into the second half of 2014, it is a good time to look back on the first six months to see how the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is performing and what we have planned going forward.

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GSP troopers getting ready to enforce 'slowpoke' law

Corporal Tracy Webb on Thursday monitored traffic on the Athens Perimeter from an overpass and radioed instructions to Georgia State Patrol troopers posted nearby to pull over certain motorists.

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Tribute planned for B.W. Coile, the man behind Roscoe Pucannon

The music stage at the Independence Day Celebration in Colbert was missing its star this year for the first time in more than 40 years.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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