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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
C yclists can't stay away long from the Athens Twilight Criterium, the annual bike race that rushes through downtown Athens this weekend.
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Turnout was lighter than last year at an electronics recycling event on the University of Georgia campus - though for some reason, people brought many more microwave ovens than in previous years of the "recycling happy hour" Thursday evening at the UGA intramural fields.
4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
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)
8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A man who was apparently under the influence of hallucinogenic mushrooms assaulted an Athens-Clarke County police officer attempting to get him medical attention.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Unemployment in Northeast Georgia decreased slightly from February to March, according to the Georgia Department of Labor.
13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A man who was on parole was arrested at his home in east Athens on Tuesday because he was wanted as a fugitive in Missouri, authorities said.
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.
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.
Bray, a professor in the University of Georgia's department of theatre studies, has had his play, "Donkey," in the bag for some time.
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.
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.
Description: Clarke Central High School had its 2014 Junior -Senior Prom at The Georgia State Botanical Gardens in Athens, Ga.
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.