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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 $149,900 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Athens information.

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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Ponsoldt: Mayor slowing progress in Athens

Athens-Clarke County Mayor Nancy Denson is a very good person who has given many years of public service to the community.

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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Man charged with exposing self outside Athens bank

Employees at Athens First Bank on West Hancock Avenue called Athens-Clarke police after they observed a man sitting on the sidewalk masturbating.

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5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

2 insurers picked for university health plan

The contract for state employees and teachers has dominated the discussion of Georgia health benefits this year, because of widespread complaints that erupted over choice of plans and out-of-pocket costs.

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9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Differing church denominations help each other, new church gears up...

Living Hope Church is located at 2150 Lexington Road. The church will have discipleship hour 9 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. each Sunday.

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13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Band serenades Whit Davis Elementary School students with anti-bullying message

Little girls screamed with delight Thursday at Whit Davis Elementary School as a Los Angeles boy band with Athens connections gave a mini-concert in the school's gym.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Briefs: Sketch of suspect in home invasion rape; Murder supect caught in Florida

A woman was raped during a home invasion last week in Athens - and police on Thursday have released a sketch of the suspect they said assaulted the woman.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens' students learn about fruit trees through Edible Neighborhoods

Aaron Cavin carries pruning shears as he leads students from his horticulture classroom at Clarke Central High School toward about a dozen fruit trees behind the school's greenhouse.

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Canada.com

Q&A: Drive-By Truckers's Mike Cooley

After a few false musical starts, friends Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood formed Drive-By Truckers in Athens, Georgia in 1996.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Athens-Clarke PD release sketch of rape suspect

According to police, the rape was reported on April 11 between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on the east side of Athens.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens AMVETS expands to include riders chapter

The AMVETS Post in Athens expanded recently and now includes AMVETS Riders Chapter 10, which is made up of Veterans, Sons of Veterans and the Ladies Auxiliary.

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Patch.com

Have You Seen This Man? Athens-Clarke Police Seek Alleged Rapist

A reward is being offered for the capture of a rape suspect in Athens. Athens-Clarke County Police released a composite drawing of the suspect, who allegedly raped an eastside woman between 2:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. on April 11. Police say he knocked on the door of the residence and forced his way inside when the woman answered the door.

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The Island Packet

Of Montreal frontman imagines himself in Pharrell Williams' hat and the results aren't great

If there was an archetype for an indie rock star, Kevin Barnes would almost certainly need to be on the shortlist.

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Free Times

The Many Mutations of Georgia's Of Montreal Keep Audiences Guessing

When a band's been around for almost two decades, it typically finds a groove: Audiences know what to expect.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Exhibits to explore how art begat rock in Athens

Art Rocks Athens, a city-wide exhibit exploring the art community that spawned Athens' world-renowned rock scene, is more than a month away from its Memorial Day weekend debut.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens Confederate monument to be reassembled next month

The Confederate monument on the East Broad Street traffic island at College Square in downtown Athens will be made whole next month.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens photographers, film festival win environmental awards

This year's Alec Little Environmental Awards have a decidedly visual focus - the winners are a film festival and a husband-wife team of nature photographers.

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Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Looking at Athens' mayoral race

Nancy Denson will be the next mayor of Athens-Clarke County. The power of incumbency, her long history of serving in elected office, and her record of service to the community are formidable obstacles for any challenger to overcome.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Tix for Luke Bryan tour go on sale Friday

Almost a year after the country superstar took the stage at Sanford Stadium, tickets for his "That's My Kind of Night" in Atlanta tour go on sale 10 a.m. Friday morning.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Defense cries foul over prosecutor's motion in Athens death penalty case

Defense attorneys for a woman accused of murdering a pregnant Athens convenience store clerk more than three years ago have accused prosecutors of violating a court order in the death-penalty case.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Comer woman praises Jesus, asks about - boob job'

An Athens woman called Athens-Clarke County police on Monday to complain that an acquaintance from Comer had been acting out inside her home and when made to leave remained loitering in the area.

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