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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 $76/per square foot. More Athens information.

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36 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Yellow Jackets even series with Bulldogs

Freshman Ben Parr tossed six shutout innings to lead No. 25 Georgia Tech to a 4-1 win over Georgia Tuesday at Russ Chandler Stadium to even the season series.

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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Final draft of master plan for downtown Athens accepted

Almost two years after the process began, the final draft of a master plan for downtown Athens was turned over to the Athens Downtown Development Authority on Tuesday, with little comment from the authority board.

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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens teens charged with burglary

Two Athens teens were arrested Monday morning soon after they broke into a home on Club Drive and stole a TV, a laptop computer and a computer monitor, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man gives dead brother's name to police

Tobin Davess Adkins, 39, of Hollow Ridge Drive, was arrested Monday morning after he acted suspiciously at a home on Vincent Drive, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens woman, friend damage ex's car

A woman and a friend were arrested early Tuesday morning after they scratched a car belonging to the woman's former boyfriend and flattened its tires, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Former Athens cop indicted for bribery

A former Athens-Clarke County police officer was recently indicted by a Clarke County grand jury on bribery and other charges for allegedly trying to help a friend buy his way out of a DUI arrest.

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9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Symposium digs into lesser known stories within Athens music history

Two University of Georgia academics interested in exploring Athens' music history beyond its storied independent rock scene holds their first symposium 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library on South Hull Street.

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11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens Christian's Levi Cummings signs with Mars Hill

Cummings will play football for Mars Hill . Cummings set school records for receptions and receiving yards last season for Athens Christian.

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15 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens DUI suspect charged with felony for fighting with officer

An Athens man was charged with a felony early Sunday morning for fighting with an officer who suspected him of drunken driving.

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22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Diet Roundup: Find the best diet for your lifestlye and make a plan for success

Starting a new weight loss program can be daunting and many often feel discouraged before they even start due to past failed attempts.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Cycling News

Redlands winner Rosskopf sets sights on Winston-Salem UCI race

When Hincapie Sportswear's Joey Rosskopf dropped the cream of the US domestic peloton at the Redlands Bicycle Classic last week on his way to winning the final stage and taking the overall, it was the natural progression in a steady stream of better and better results.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Former Athens 911 dispatcher pleads guilty in counterfeit currency case

A former Athens-Clarke County police dispatcher recently pleaded guilty in federal court to a felony charge stemming from a conspiracy between her husband and others to flood the Athens area with counterfeit $100 bills three years ago.

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Athens Banner-Herald

In 'The Scar Boys', an Athens punk rock vacation becomes the stuff of fiction

Woofing Cookies, a 1980s punk band from New York, is likely one of many musical acts to get stranded in Athens while touring the country.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Former Athens firefighter indicted for assaulting UGA student

A former Athens-Clarke County firefighter was recently indicted on a felony assault charge stemming from an incident last year at a downtown bar in which he allegedly knocked a University of Georgia student unconscious and fractured his jaw.

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The Huffington Post

What's Your Story?

I'm an auricular raconteur and sonic archeologist. I listen to old 78s that were recorded before our parents were born, and these old records speak to me sometimes.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens library system celebrates National Library Week

The Athens Regional Library System will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nation-wide to celebrate National Library Week through Saturday to highlight the value of libraries and library workers.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Volunteer opportunities

Timothy Baptist Church needs volunteers to help during its Good Friday Brunch from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 18 at the church, located at 380 Timothy Road.

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The Georgia Straight

Truckers' new album dedicated to fallen merch man Craig Lieske

Any fan of the Drive-By Truckers is aware of how cool their merchandise is. A lot of it has to do with the southern-goth artistry of Wes Freed, whose work has long been a staple of the band's album covers, t-shirts, and posters.

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2014 NFL Mock Draft: Mulvihill Version 2.0

Sep 7, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney rushes the passer against the Georgia Bulldogs during the second half at Sanford Stadium.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Kretzschmar-Hartman Wedding

Bill and Claudia Kretzschmar, of Athens, are pleased to announce the marriage of their son, Brendan Kretzschmar, to Corey Hartman, daughter of Gail Hartman, of Atlanta.

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