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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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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

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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Athens Banner-Herald

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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Dawn of the Dawg

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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Athens Banner-Herald

Madison County blotter

MOLESTATION CHARGED: On July 20, an Athens man was charged with molesting a Madison County girl.

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Athens Banner-Herald

St. Mary's named to hospital association's honor roll

St. Mary's Hospital in Athens has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association's Partnership for Health and Accountability Core Measures Honor Roll.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens teen arrested for robbery two months after release from prison ...

Authorities Thursday morning arrested an Athens teen on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, two months after he was released from prison for a previous assault conviction.

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MainStreetNews.com

On Race and Justice: A look back at the murder of Lemuel Penn

The eyes of the nation turned to Madison County 50 years ago July 11 when a black WWII veteran was murdered in the night by the Ku Klux Klan.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)

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Athens Banner-Herald

Rash of car break-ins reported in Athens

The thefts were not reported until Tuesday. a A car was broken into at Oak Hill Apartments on Oak Hill Drive between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens police issue lookout, offer reward for Popeye's armed robbery suspect

Athens-Clarke County police have issued a lookout for one of two gunmen who robbed a Prince Avenue restaurant last week, pistol-whipping the manager and forcing him into a freezer.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Authorities round up nearly a dozen criminal suspects in Athens sweep

Authorities on Tuesday rounded up nearly a dozen criminal suspects during a sweep of Athens that sought out people with outstanding arrest warrants.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Responding to report of naked dancing man, Athens cops unwittingly end up in CMT reality show

A pair of Athens-Clarke County police officers this week made an unexpected appearance in a television show that was being filmed downtown.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Lyndon House to present gallery tour and discussion on 'Paper Covers Rock'

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a gallery tour and discussion featuring "Paper Covers Rock," an exhibition of graphic and fine arts held in partnership with "Art Rocks Athens," an organization seeking to revisit, celebrate and archive the unique relationship of art and music in Athens between 1975-1985.

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Patch.com

Athens-Clarke Tennis Center Honored By USTA

From the U.S. Tennis Association The USTA announced that Athens-Clarke Tennis Center in Athens, Ga., is one of 12 winners of its 33rd annual USTA Facility Awards Program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Longtime local activist Melissa Link wins Athens-Clarke Commission seat

Longtime local activist Melissa Link, a regular presence in the audience at Athens-Clarke County Commission meetings, has won a seat on the commission, claiming victory in a Tuesday runoff against political newcomer Rachel Watkins.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Dilworth: Recent hospital visit to Athens rekindled memories

It has been years since I wrote a column for this fine newspaper, which gave me employment for more than 20 years.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens-Clarke library hosts program on Athens Food Scene

The Athens-Clarke County Library will host "Meat and Three: Athens Food Scene Then and Now" in the library's Appleton Auditorium 7 p.m. Thursday presented by local historian Milton Leathers and food and event coordinator Lee Epting.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man indicted for choking girlfriend during alleged assault

A Clarke County grand jury recently indicted an Athens man who allegedly choked his girlfriend last year during an assault that was stopped when a witness beat him with a broom.

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