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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 $75/per square foot. More Athens information.

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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Police: Athens man stabs partner in domestic dispute

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested a 37-year-old man Tuesday night after he allegedly stabbed his partner during a domestic dispute at their home on the east side.

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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Clarke Central Prom

Description: Clarke Central High School had its 2014 Junior -Senior Prom at The Georgia State Botanical Gardens in Athens, Ga.

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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Madison County teens hurt in four-wheeler wreck

Two teenage boys were injured Sunday when they crashed their four-wheeler after hitting a large hole on the side of a rural roadway, according to a Madison County Sheriff's Office report.

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11 hrs ago | Free Republic

Confederate Memorial Day of Southern memories

Memorial Day in America was first held in the South in honor of both the soldiers of Confederate gray and Union blue.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

NY policeman pleads guilty for head-banging as Cousin Sleaze frontman while on disability

A former police officer accused of rocking out on stage as the lead singer of a metal band called Cousin Sleaze while he claimed he couldn't work because of an arm injury pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Madison County man sought for running from officers nabbed in Athens

A 24-year-old Madison County man, who had a propensity to run when confronted by authorities, was captured Tuesday morning in Athens, authorities said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Elberton man arrested in Athens on drug charges

Two Athens-Clarke police officers working special duty at Athens Garden Apartments on Coleridge Court early Tuesday arrested an Elberton man on cocaine and marijuana charges.

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Meet the Creatures: Athens newest brewery set to pour this weekend

T he first signature beers from Creature Comforts, Athens newest brewery, become available in Athens during Twilight Criterium this weekend.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens elder care community launch educational series to promote awareness of aging options

Leaders in the Athens elder care community have launched an educational series called "Charting a Course for Care," to promote awareness of aging options.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Blog: Grantham's Louisville salary: $975,000

Yes, the former Georgia defensive coordinator got a hefty increase in salary of $125,000 when he left Athens for Louisville, but the reports at the time that he would be making a guaranteed $1 million a year appear to be a little high.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables are healthy choice

With farmers' markets in full swing, fresh fruits and vegetables are readily available.

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Athens Banner-Herald

The Editor's Desk: Will downtown plan simply gather dust?

It was a little surprising last week to watch as the Athens Downtown Development Authority board perfunctorily accepted the downtown master plan it had commissioned from University of Georgia College of Environment and Design professor Jack Crowley almost two years ago.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Transit contract would end free rides on UGA's Prince Avenue route

Beginning July 1, University of Georgia buses no longer will stop on Prince Avenue if Athens-Clarke County commissioners approve a new contract between the county's transit department and the university's bus service.

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Examiner.com

U.S. Cannabis Cup 2014: A cornucopia of consumption and commerce

The Mile High City was the epicenter for all things high on Sunday, as the most sacred day on the stoner calendar -- April 20, or 4/20 -- was marked by a host of events all across Colorado, currently the only place in the world where adults over the age of 21 can legally purchase recreational marijuana at retail stores.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man who allegedly shot setpfather in eye to be extradited from California

Authorities are working to extradite from California an Athens man who they said in February shot his stepfather in the eye and fled the state.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Indictments this week in Athens

The January 2014 term of the Clarke County Grand Jury and the Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office recently filed the following indictments and accusation in Clarke County Superior Court: Tekeio Tabias Browner: Indicted on charges of use of a firearm with an altered identification mark, possession of marijuana , and possession of a ... (more)

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Noisy church service in rural Athens area prompts complaint

An Athens-Clarke police officer was summoned to investigate a noise complaint Sunday against an church group holding an Easter service in a rural area off Belmont Road.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Burglars hit Athens home, steal property

Burglars broke into an home while the resident and her children were away Sunday evening and stole about $2,500 in items, according to a Athens-Clarke police report.

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Patch.com

Earth Day 2014: Quick Tips to Conserve Electricity, Save Money

Every day is a good day to conserve energy, but consider Earth Day 2014 a good time to re-examine your electricity use.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Washers and dryers stolen from Athens duplex

The owner of a vacant duplex on Tallassee Road called police Saturday to report two sets of washers and dryers had been stolen, police said.

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