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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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3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

'Party Down South' cast member investigated for alleged rape while show filmed in Athens

Documents filed this month in Clarke County Superior Court noted that a cast member of the "Party Down South" reality TV show was recently investigated for what authorities now call an unfounded rape allegation.

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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Hull woman sends money to Nigeria and Connecticut in check scam

A Hull woman has found herself in debt for $2,600 after she fell for a scam in which she wired money to people in Connecticut and Nigeria.

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10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Recommended reading on education and public art

RECOMMENDED READING: It's been a while since the "Recommended Reading" feature has appeared in The Editor's Desk, but I've recently run across, or been directed to, at least a couple of items that I think are worth passing on.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Sentencing delayed for Jim Donnan co-defendant

Sentencing has been delayed for a man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to defrauding dozens of investors in a company he ran with former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan.

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Watch Athens-Themed Episode of Noisey's "Made in America" Series

Got 10 minutes? To be transported to Athens, Georgia? Of course you do. It's time to be American made.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Grayson teen charged following fight in downtown Athens

Alex Zeidan Abouzeidan, 18, of Grayson, was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with a fighting incident on North Jackson Street in which another man was severely beaten, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man, teen arrested following reports of gunshots

Officers responding to a report of gunshots in a westside neighborhood early Tuesday morning ended up arresting a man on drug charges and a teen for having an outstanding arrest warrant, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Two arrests made amid rash of thefts from vehicles in Athens

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested two men on Monday for stealing a cellphone from a car parked at a northside convenience store.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Kroger to host ribbon cutting for new Athens Fuel Center

Kroger will play host to a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Fuel Center at 1720 Epps Bridge Road in Athens at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens homes burglarized

A tool bag, batteries, a battery charger, a saw, a drill, assorted hand tools and a half-gallon of Scotch altogether valued at more than $700 were stolen.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Bras stolen from Victoria's Secret store in Athens

Shoplifters stole 24 bras altogether valued at $1,320 from Victoria's Secret at Georgia Square Mall between 12:45-1 p.m. Saturday, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Hate going to the gym? Dance yourself to better health

Below is a list of social dances and dance studios and classes in Athens: The Omni www.theomniclubathens.com Bodyplex www.bodyplex.com Athens Vertical Pole Dancing Academy www.avpda.com Canopy Studio www.canopystudio.org DanceFX Athens www.dancefx.org Unstrictly Ballroom www.unstrictlyballroom.com Alice DePass Studio of Dance ... (more)

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Athens Banner-Herald

Luke Bryan announces Farm Tour dates; will play Athens area Oct. 9

Country superstar Luke Bryan announced the dates for his 2014 Farm Tour on Tuesday.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Man arrested for rape in Athens also suspected of vandalizing student housing complex

A 27-year-old North Carolina man arrested Sunday for the alleged rape of a woman at her home in Athens also is suspected of causing thousands of dollars in damage at a local student housing complex, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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'Good Morning America' anchor to speak at cancer society fundraiser in Athens

The American Cancer Society announced today that Amy Robach, news anchor for ABC's Good Morning America and University of Georgia alum, will be the featured speaker at its fifth annual Suits & Sneakers gala on Aug. 16 at Stegeman Coliseum.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Mental health evaluation requested for woman accused of raping 10-year-old Athens boy

An attorney representing a woman charged along with her boyfriend with the alleged rape last year of a 10-year-old Athens boy has asked that his client undergo a mental health evaluation, according to a motion recently filed in Clarke County Superior Court.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Ex-con arrested for firing gun through window of Athens home initially blames mom

Police said they arrested a 61-year-old man Saturday after he shot a gun out the window of a home in northeast Athens-Clarke County because he thought some men were trying to break in.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Police provide more details on Dui arrest of Uga LB

Athens-Clarke County police on Monday morning provided more details about the DUI and speeding arrest of Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy early Saturday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Volunteer opportunities

Books For Keeps needs volunteers to help during its fourth annual BFK Book Sale.

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Nonprofit Warrior Pointe seeks to start Athens chapter

Warrior Pointe, a nonprofit organization with the mission to connect veterans and war fighters at the community level, currently is seeking veterans from all branches of the military and those in Active Duty, the Reserve and the National Guard to help create local chapters in Athens.

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