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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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46 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Banks County men end up in jail after foot chase along Epps Bridge Parkway in Oconee

Three Banks County men made a trip to Oconee County on Wednesday afternoon and all three ended up in the county jail after their actions prompted calls about suspicious behavior.

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Lisa Ward Named New Athens-clarke County Human Resources Director

ATHENS, Ga., July 11 -- The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government issued the following news release: Athens-Clarke County Manager Alan Reddish has appointed Lisa Ward as the new Director for the Athens-Clarke County Human Resources Department.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Indictments and accusations this week in Athens

The Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office and the April 2014 term of the Clarke County Grand Jury recently filed the following indictments and accusations and indictments: a- James Wallace: Accused of theft by taking, public intoxication and obstruction of a law enforcement officer; as per plea agreement sentenced to two years in ... (more)

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Video Interview: Allison Schmitt Super Happy to Be Back in Athens

ATHENS, Georgia, July 11. ALLISON Schmitt, a former Georgia Bulldog, definitely seemed happy to be back in her old stomping grounds at the University of Georgia.

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Athens family thanks Station 6 workers for saving the life of newborn son

An Athens-Clarke County family recently thanked local Fire and Emergency Services employees who helped deliver and treat their premature baby this spring.

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Georgia Museum of Art's Museum Mix to focus on music that inspired Pylon

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present Museum Mix, its free late-night art party, July 24 from 8 p.m. to midnight.

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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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