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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Country superstar Luke Bryan announced the dates for his 2014 Farm Tour on Tuesday.
6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A 27-year-old North Carolina man arrested Sunday for the alleged rape of a woman at her home in Athens also is suspected of causing thousands of dollars in damage at a local student housing complex, Athens-Clarke County police said.
8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
The American Cancer Society announced today that Amy Robach, news anchor for ABC's Good Morning America and University of Georgia alum, will be the featured speaker at its fifth annual Suits & Sneakers gala on Aug. 16 at Stegeman Coliseum.
9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
An attorney representing a woman charged along with her boyfriend with the alleged rape last year of a 10-year-old Athens boy has asked that his client undergo a mental health evaluation, according to a motion recently filed in Clarke County Superior Court.
10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
Police said they arrested a 61-year-old man Saturday after he shot a gun out the window of a home in northeast Athens-Clarke County because he thought some men were trying to break in.
Books For Keeps needs volunteers to help during its fourth annual BFK Book Sale.
Warrior Pointe, a nonprofit organization with the mission to connect veterans and war fighters at the community level, currently is seeking veterans from all branches of the military and those in Active Duty, the Reserve and the National Guard to help create local chapters in Athens.
Athens area bartenders mixed drinks for a good cause Saturday during a competition to see who could make the best mojito during Casa De Amistad's Mojito Fest at La Puerta del Sol.
Police responded to multiple reports Friday that catalytic converters were stollen from Athens area hospitals between Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Athens-Clarke County police reports.
A fter celebrating its 25th anniversary in Athens and undergoing a significant facility modification last year, Carrier Transicold has kept its cool mojo rolling in 2014.
As we move into the second half of 2014, it is a good time to look back on the first six months to see how the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is performing and what we have planned going forward.
Corporal Tracy Webb on Thursday monitored traffic on the Athens Perimeter from an overpass and radioed instructions to Georgia State Patrol troopers posted nearby to pull over certain motorists.
Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.
A recently-filed indictment and other court documents reveal disturbing details of an Athens man accused of sexually exploiting children.
Celebrity Krysten Ritter recently took the "bad girl" persona she's known for in television shows like "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" and put it to use for good to help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving a dog unattended in a hot car.
Shaquita Lashawandra McCommons, 24, of Coleridge Court, and Maria Luisa Fair, 34, of Michelle Drive, were each charged with felony shoplifting after they were caught stealing clothing valued at about $30 from Rugged Warehouse on Atlanta Highway, Athens-Clarke County police said.
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