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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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Georgia adds nonconference opponent to 2016 schedule

Nicholls State, an FCS school from Thibodaux, La., will get $525,000 for the game in Athens.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA Ag school to tear down 155 buildings across state

As many as 155 buildings identified as surplus across the state will be torn down once final approval is received by the University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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Seasoned criminal and younger accomplice go on alleged spree of violence in Athens

Stevie Trountay Allen had a couple minor scrapes with the law in Athens two years ago when he was 19. Convictions on misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction charges in separate 2012 cases earned him a total of 29 days in jail.

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Armed felon flees from Athens police after running red light

Joe Greg Rucker, 50, of Rustwood Drive, was arrested Thursday night after an officer chased him for a traffic violation.

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Athens teen charged with drug possession after speeding in school zone

A 16-year-old Athens girl was arrested Thursday morning after she sped through the Whitehead Road Elementary School's speed zone and led an officer on a chase, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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UGA Activities Fair encourages student involvement in clubs, organizations

The University of Georgia Center for Student Organizations will hold its annual Fall Activities Fair 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday on the Tate Student Center Plaza, North and West Lawns.

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Miami New Times

Terrapin Brewmaster Taps Rare Midnight Monk Cask at Kush Monday

Terrapin, the turtle-themed brewery that hails from Athens, Georgia, is a consistent hit with beer fans.

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Project Safe's annual Groovy Nights fundraiser to be held Saturday

Project Safe will continue its fight against domestic violence with the 13th annual Groovy Nights, a fundraiser with a 1970s flair, from 8-11 p.m. Saturday at The Classic Center in downtown Athens.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: 'Connectivity' may not be best argument for greenway routing

Every time that Athens-Clarke County's Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission sneezes, my neighborhood catches a virulent cold whose most dramatic symptom is an outbreak of a small feverish email war.

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Dawn of the Dawg

Students join Georgia Bulldogs in Sanford Stadium practice

Aug 1, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs including receiver Tramel Terry compete in a drill during practice at the University of Georgia.

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Man claiming to be Marine questions service of wrong Athens cop

An intoxicated man who claimed to be a U.S. Marine when arrested early Thursday morning in Athens for urinating in public chose the wrong police officer to question when he asked her about her service to her country.

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Best Bets: AJ Ghent, Casual Comedy and a Piano Recital

Teen students ages 13-18 can participate in a workshop led by former ATHICA director Hope Hilton.

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The Editor's Desk: Good to see new cycling infrastructure at UGA

Hard to believe, but for someone who began cycling a few years ago as a skeptic about the efficacy of bicycle commuting, I've become a regular bicycle commuter.

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Barrow County News

Grant, Patterson to wed

Jake and Marisa Grant, of Statham, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Jonathan "Andrew" Grant, to Elise Bernadette Patterson, daughter of Dave Patterson of Sydney, Australia.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Northwest News and Tribune

This soup is as cool as a cucumber

Summer is cucumber season, and grocery stores and roadside produce stands are selling the crop at prices so low they are jaw dropping.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Some Athens area libraries opening late on Friday

The following Athens Regional Library System branches will open an hour later than usual on Friday to accommodate staff training: We love our readers at OnlineAthens.com, so we're giving you a soapbox.

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Person with diarrhea most likely source of parasite at Athens splash pad

An infected person with diarrhea who used the East Athens Community Park splash pad earlier this month is the likely source for the recent spread of the parasite Cryptosporidium confirmed to have infected at least 16 children, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department and the Clarke County Health Department determined this week.

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University of North Georgia galleries busy with Athens-centric art exhibits

The Oconee campus of the University of North Georgia hosts part of a trio of art exhibitions that also includes collections at the university's Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses.

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Washed Out Outlasts the Chillwave Tag 53 mins ago

From the start, Ernest Greene has been a sonic craftsman-an expert in evoking specific moods from texture and production.

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Alleged dealer fights with Athens cops while eating weed

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested a suspected dealer Tuesday evening after he fought with officers following a traffic stop and ate bags of marijuana.

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