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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 $159,600 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Athens information.

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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police: Employee Helped Armed Men Rob Athens Fast-Food Restaurant

An employee at a Popeye's restaurant in Athens has been arrested and charged after police say he helped two men rob the store after closing time late Thursday night.

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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Another alleged gang member arrested for east Athens home invasion

Authorities on Thursday arrested one of two purported gang members who was wanted in connection with a home invasion armed robbery earlier this week in east Athens.

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7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Children First to host storytelling series

All stories told during "Stories from Childhood: From a Tiny Acorn" will start 3 p.m. each Sunday through Aug. 24. The event will be held at the Historic Meeting House of Piedmont College located at 595 Prince Ave. The schedule of storytellers includes: Barbara Dooley: July 13 Lee Epting: July 20 Darius Weems: July 27 Joan Prittie: Aug. 3 Charlie ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On July 2, Deputy Kendall White was dispatched to the AT&T store on Experiment Station Road, where an employee found where someone had tried unsuccessfully to break in through a door.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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This song! This band! This whole fucking record! My god, this is just 100% Summer, isn't it? Just go ahead and throw a few dashes of Velocity Girl, Superchunk, and Veruca Salt into a blender, add a few of your favorite summer camp movies, mix on medium , and you've got Cancers .

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Athens Banner-Herald

Vehicles stolen outside Athens homes

A Chateau Terrace resident reported that his 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle valued at $3,400 was stolen from a location on Jasmine Trail between 4 p.m. Tuesday and 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

New CMT show looks to pull pranks in Athens area

The new Country Music Television show from the creators of "Punk'd" is looking for help from locals willing to help set up a friend to have a comedic prank pulled on them.

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Athens Banner-Herald

First arrest made in Athens under new strangulation law

Athens-Clarke County police on Wednesday made their first arrest under a revised state law that made strangulation a felony.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Sweet Peppers Deli to close Athens location

Sweet Peppers Deli in downtown Athens plans to close its location at the corner of Pulaski and Broad streets after lunch service on July 20. The local franchise of this Mississippi-based chain is owned by the Pope family, who also own the building.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens police announce reward in search for alleged gang members

Athens-Clarke County police have announced rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of two suspected gang members wanted in connection with an armed robbery and assault early Tuesday morning at an eastside apartment complex.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Best Bets: Circulatory System, Athens Chefs Dinner, Tiny Acorn and more

Sponsored by the University of Georgia Parents and Families Association, the Georgia Museum of Art hosts the Picturing America Film Series.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Burglaries reported in Athens

Entry was gained by breaking through a roof skylight. a A thief forced open the side door of a home on Jefferson Drive between noon Sunday and noon Tuesday and stole cash and a TV altogether valued at $770.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Authorities arrest suspect in fatal Athens nightclub shooting

Authorities on Wednesday arrested an Atlanta man who allegedly killed one person and wounded another when he started shooting outside the Bootleggers nightclub on Commerce Road in May. Corey Antwan Blount, 33, was apprehended by members of the U. S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, according to ... (more)

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Athens man says dog left in hot car in Oconee was accident

An Athens man arrested last week in Oconee County after he left his pet dog inside a hot car while he shopped said Wednesday he is devastated that his dog could have died on a day when the temperature reached 95 degrees.

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Athens Banner-Herald

UGA to host national political science conference

Political science professors and graduate students from across the U.S. will meet later this month for a conference at the University of Georgia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Patch.com

'Tomatoes at Terrapin' Celebrates Local Music, Beer and Tasty Sandwiches

Submitted by Athens Nurses' Clinic The Athens Nurses' Clinic is pleased to announce the fifth annual "Tomatoes at Terrapin," a celebration of local music, locally crafted beer, and-of course-delicious sandwiches made with locally grown tomatoes, donated by the Athens Farmers Market.

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Widespread Panic | December 30 & New Year's Eve In Charlotte

Following a return to Philips Arena in Atlanta for last year's New Year's show, Widespread Panic have just announced they are bringing NYE back to Charlotte at the end of this year.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens woman attacks boyfriend with hammer, knife

Diane Campbell Allen, 52, was arrested early Tuesday morning following a dispute with her boyfriend at the Hallmark Estates mobile home park where she allegedly went after the victim with a hammer and knife, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Drunk man fights with police in downtown Athens

One intoxicated man was arrested and another was taken to the hospital early Sunday after they caused problems at Lay-Z-Shopper on East Clayton Street, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens police arrest alleged gang member, seek three othersin eastside armed robbery and assault

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested an alleged gang member and are searching for three others in connection with an armed robbery and assault Tuesday morning at an eastside apartment complex.

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