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A 20-year-old Athens man charged Thursday with molesting a 12-year-old girl at her home in Oconee County had assault charges dropped against him in Athens for an alleged attack on a 13-year-old girl in 2013.
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Officers responded at about 1:30 a.m. to the reported robbery at Elations, a store at 4100 Lexington Road that sells adult novelties.
Direct Auto in Athens is participating in a Back-to-School Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in which parents can receive a free school supply kit for their children and nominate their school for a $250 gift card.
Sep 28, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt reacts to the action against the LSU Tigers during the second half at Sanford Stadium.
MOLESTATION CHARGED: On July 20, an Athens man was charged with molesting a Madison County girl.
St. Mary's Hospital in Athens has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association's Partnership for Health and Accountability Core Measures Honor Roll.
Authorities Thursday morning arrested an Athens teen on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, two months after he was released from prison for a previous assault conviction.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)
The thefts were not reported until Tuesday. a A car was broken into at Oak Hill Apartments on Oak Hill Drive between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Athens-Clarke County police have issued a lookout for one of two gunmen who robbed a Prince Avenue restaurant last week, pistol-whipping the manager and forcing him into a freezer.
Authorities on Tuesday rounded up nearly a dozen criminal suspects during a sweep of Athens that sought out people with outstanding arrest warrants.
A pair of Athens-Clarke County police officers this week made an unexpected appearance in a television show that was being filmed downtown.
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a gallery tour and discussion featuring "Paper Covers Rock," an exhibition of graphic and fine arts held in partnership with "Art Rocks Athens," an organization seeking to revisit, celebrate and archive the unique relationship of art and music in Athens between 1975-1985.
Longtime local activist Melissa Link, a regular presence in the audience at Athens-Clarke County Commission meetings, has won a seat on the commission, claiming victory in a Tuesday runoff against political newcomer Rachel Watkins.
It has been years since I wrote a column for this fine newspaper, which gave me employment for more than 20 years.
The Athens-Clarke County Library will host "Meat and Three: Athens Food Scene Then and Now" in the library's Appleton Auditorium 7 p.m. Thursday presented by local historian Milton Leathers and food and event coordinator Lee Epting.
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