Friday Aug 15
3 arrested for indecent exposure at Athens park
Three men were arrested Thursday morning at Ben Burton Park, where they were found masturbating together on a trail leading to the park, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Winterville Elementary students get backpacks, and chance to star on T-shirts
Students at Winterville Elementary School sported new backpacks Tuesday, thanks to an Athens clothing company that has found a market niche for its high-end shirts combining body-hugging style, children's art and an appeal to philanthropy.
Police deal with teens fighting
Officers from Athens-Clarke County and Winterville on Wednesday responded to a Bear Pointe Drive resident's report that a group of people, one of whom was a teen brandishing a handgun, were fighting in the neighborhood.
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Johnston steps up as chief of police
Former Statham Assistant Chief of Police Allan Johnston was sworn in as the city's new chief of police on Wednesday morning.
Winterville man sentenced to eight years for statutory rape
A Winterville man was sentenced recently in Madison County Superior Court to eight years confinement for statutory rape.