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Art Rocks Athens, a city-wide exhibit exploring the art community that spawned Athens' world-renowned rock scene, is more than a month away from its Memorial Day weekend debut.
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The Confederate monument on the East Broad Street traffic island at College Square in downtown Athens will be made whole next month.
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This year's Alec Little Environmental Awards have a decidedly visual focus - the winners are a film festival and a husband-wife team of nature photographers.
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Nancy Denson will be the next mayor of Athens-Clarke County. The power of incumbency, her long history of serving in elected office, and her record of service to the community are formidable obstacles for any challenger to overcome.
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Almost a year after the country superstar took the stage at Sanford Stadium, tickets for his "That's My Kind of Night" in Atlanta tour go on sale 10 a.m. Friday morning.
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Defense attorneys for a woman accused of murdering a pregnant Athens convenience store clerk more than three years ago have accused prosecutors of violating a court order in the death-penalty case.
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An Athens woman called Athens-Clarke County police on Monday to complain that an acquaintance from Comer had been acting out inside her home and when made to leave remained loitering in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cummings will play football for Mars Hill . Cummings set school records for receptions and receiving yards last season for Athens Christian.
An Athens man was charged with a felony early Sunday morning for fighting with an officer who suspected him of drunken driving.
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.