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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 $157,000 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Athens information.

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20 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens police make another family violence arrest under new strangulation law

Athens-Clarke County police on Monday made another family violence arrest under a new state law that makes strangling victims a felony. It marked at least the second time Athens authorities charged someone accused of strangling with aggravated assault.

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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Back to Class Bach for Athens lifelong learning center to be held Friday

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will kick off its fall semester with a "Back to Class Bash" from 1-3:30 p.m. Friday at Central Presbyterian Church on Alps Road. During the event, guests will look at displays and receive information on courses, lectures, travel-study plans, social events, special interest groups and volunteer opportunities for people ages 50 and older.

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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Branded Butcher chef plans move to Atlanta

Matt Palmerlee, executive chef and co-owner of the Branded Butcher in downtown Athens, announced this week his intentions to move to Atlanta and help open a new restaurant in that city's Old Fourth Ward. Palmerlee will join longtime friend and cooking companion Eddie Russell in a new venture called the Last Word, named after a classic cocktail.

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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA garden to host Shakespeare's plants lecture

The botanical garden at the University of Georgia plans to host a lecture on various plants and flowers mentioned in William Shakespeare's works. The lecture titled "Shakespeare's Plants" is set for Sept.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Justice of the Day - Lucius Q. C. Lamar II

Today's Justice of the Day is: LUCIUS Q. C. LAMAR II. Justice Lamar was born on this day, September 17, in 1825.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Scotland took long road to independence vote

On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring - and unfinished, ever since the money to build it ran out two centuries ago.

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Athens Banner-Herald

UGA says it will create preservation plan for buildings, landscapes

The University of Georgia will create a preservation plan for the thousands of buildings the university owns across the state. Daniel Nadenicek, dean of UGA's College of Environment and Design, will lead the steering group overseeing the plan's development, university administrators announced in a press release Tuesday.

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PR-inside.com

Report Published: "Abeome Corporation - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile"

Abeome Corporation is a biotechnology company. The company's technology discovers therapeutic and diagnostic monoclonal antibodies.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Couple caught prowling at vacant Athens home

A man and woman were arrested Monday after they were found acting suspiciously at a vacant home on Fritz Mar Lane, Athens-Clarke County police said. Terrell Devon Witcher, 39, and Nana Akua Dooley, 37, both of Towne Square Lane, were each charged with loitering or prowling.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia names schools that scored high, made progress; Athens area schools included

More than a dozen Athens-area public schools made the cut on two state Department of Education list of the state's best-performing schools. Eleven area schools made the state's list of highest-performing schools, including seven in Jackson County's three school districts.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Two indicted for Athens home invasion, robberies, kidnappings and assaults

A Clarke County grand jury last week indicted two men on charges related to a crime spree undertaken last month in east Athens. The men allegedly committed a home invasion, armed robberies, kidnappings and other offenses.

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Athens Banner-Herald

UGA celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The University of Georgia is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with events hosted by Multicultural Services and Programs and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute. The month-long celebration is observed now until Oct. 15, but events in the Athens area will continue through Nov. 1. It honors the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans in the U.S. while highlighting the diverse heritage and cultures of Latin America.

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Does Andi Dorman Look Just Like Josh Murray's Sister? You Be the Judge

Hey, So what made us think of all this? Well, while Josh and Andi were in Athens, Georgia, this weekend to celebrate Josh's sis Stephanie's 22nd birthday, the newly engaged couple found their social media bombarded with comments about how much Steph resembles her future sister-in-law. Some even referred to them as “twins.” While we probably wouldn't go that far, it's been clear to us since Hometown Dates that the Dorf fits in well - both visually and personality-wise - with the Murray clan.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA pharmacy names assistant dean to develop its Savannah 2+2 campus

The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy recently named Ray Maddox as assistant dean to oversee the development of the college's new southeast Georgia campus in Savannah, an expansion of the college's 2+2 program. Students take courses in Athens for the first two years of pharmacy school and finish their degree requirements with two years of training in one of three places - Athens, Augusta or Albany.

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The Daily Caller

College Football Player Joins Middle-Age Women's Book Club

College athletes have an average literacy level of a junior high reader, but one football player is striving to improve his reading skills. University of Georgia Bulldogs' star wide receiver has been meeting with a women's book club to improve his reading level, after being sidelined due to injury, according to WTSP .

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Athens Banner-Herald

Twins facing charges in alleged Athens assault

An alleged assault Sunday afternoon at a mobile home off Lexington Road led to charges being filed against one man, and to plans for taking out a warrant against his twin brother, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. Police said they arrested one of the brothers, 39-year-old Robert Greg Lee, and will seek warrants for William Craig Lee.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Police seek duo who stole elderly Athens woman's credit cards, charged $10k

Athens-Clarke County police said they are searching for two suspects in the theft of an elderly woman's credit cards that were subsequently used for an expensive shopping spree. Credit cards from the 77-year-old victim's stolen wallet were used the same day to make purchases at businesses on Epps Bridge Parkway, including Lowe's, Best Buy and The Home Depot, according to police.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Police arrest gun-toting alleged Athens gang member at Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals game

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested on Friday an alleged gun-toting gang member during the Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals football game at Cedar Shoals High School. Shaddrick Demerious Cox, 18, of Gretchen Lane, was said by police to be associated with a gang whose members were responsible for a fatal drive-by shooting in May. He was detained at the high school Friday night because police said he had previously been barred from all Clarke County School District property.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Rogers-Childers Wedding

Kay Elizabeth Rogers and James William Childers were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on May 31, 2014, at Cloverleaf Farm, in Arnoldsville. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Thomas Hayden Rogers Jr. and Dr. Cynthia Mercer Rogers, of Athens.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Mexican Independence Day celebration to be held Tuesday in Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will present the "Viva Mexico!" Happy Mexican Independence Day 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mexican Independence Day is celebrated in Mexico with parades, fiestas, fireworks and picnics.

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