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30 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Court records reveal lurid details in Athens man's child...

A recently-filed indictment and other court documents reveal disturbing details of an Athens man accused of sexually exploiting children.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

30 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Sgt. Ben Dickerson: Former detective supervising officers on patrol

Ben Dickerson spent nearly half of his career with the Athens-Clarke County Police Department's Sex Crimes Unit where he investigated many assaults on young children.

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2 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Deadline approaching for Georgia alligator hunt

SPECIAL TO THE TELEGRAPH An alligator, measuring 13 feet 11 inches, was killed in Lake Seminole during Georgia’s 2013 alligator hunt.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

2 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

North Phenix Baptist Church's new pastor feels like he's come home again

In the span of a couple of years, his wife, Mary Ann, died, his house was foreclosed, his car was repossessed, and he no longer was the pastor of the church he had founded and led for more than 17 years.

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Related Topix: Phenix City, AL, Wedding, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

WR prospect accused of burglary returns to Georgia, posts bond

One of the nation's top wide receiver recruits for 2016 turned himself in Friday in Athens after an arrest warrant was issued three days earlier on a charge of felony first degree burglary.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

6 hrs ago | Business Law Prof Blog

Summer Reading - All Over But the Shoutin'

One of my younger brothers is a PHD Candidate in Literature at University of Alabama.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

10 hrs ago | 101.5 The River

Your Favorite Comfort Food

Where you are from may impact your choice of comfort foods. For instance, MB is from Michigan, that state's official comfort food is the Coney Dog.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

15 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

UGA seeking vice president for instruction

The committee also includes recipients of the university's highest teaching honor, representatives of departments that report to the vice president for instruction, as well as a staff member and an honors student.

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17 hrs ago | Thomasville Times Enterprise

Pecan leaves dropping

The pecan crop in Georgia produced a little over 60 million pounds in 2013. Steady rainfall and pecan scab disease decimated pecans last season, especially in south Georgia.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Georgia, Weather

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA's new wrinkle on tending its beef herd: horses and stockmen

If you don't think they're serious about sustainability out at the University of Georgia's J. Phil Campbell Sr. Research and Education Center in Oconee County, then you haven't seen the revolutionary, yet old-fashioned, way they're tending their cattle herd.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Agriculture, Science

Athens Banner-Herald

Worst of recession over, outlook bright, Morris CEO tells UGA audience

Economic skies are brightening, both for Morris Communications and the national economy, according to the chairman and CEO of the family-owned media company.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Journalism

The Star

Georgia researcher studies sturgeon in Brothers River

Each year, the Buffer Preserve plays home to a handful of researchers from all over the U.S. who live on-site while conducting research in the area.

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Related Topix: Apalachicola, FL, Southern College, Gulf County, FL

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Weird, Underappreciated World Of Plastic Packaging

Food companies spend a lot of time and resources coming up with the perfect plastic packaging to keep their products fresh.

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Related Topix: Weird

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Columbus metro area jobless rate jumps to 8.5 percent in June

The Columbus metro area unemployment rate jumped from 8 percent in May to 8.5 percent in June, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA

The Skanner

Kam Williams Celebrity Interview: Keith Robinson

In a world where talent takes you far, Keith Robinson is ahead of the game. He's a true triple threat -- having already mastered acting and songwriting, he's now positioning himself to take over the music world with a velvety voice.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Oscars, Entertainment

EurekAlert!

Election surprises tend to erode trust in government

When asked who is going to win an election, people tend to predict their own candidate will come out on top.

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Related Topix: Journalism, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Business Journal

Report: UGA has the 4th-most expensive football ticket

The University of Georgia has the 4th-most expensive ticket of the upcoming season, with a median price of $200, just ten dollars cheaper than the median price for an Ohio State ticket, which tops the list, according to The 2014 College Football Tickets Report by Vivid Seats , a secondary ticket seller.

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Buckhead church service project helps homeowners in need

Staff / Samantha M. Shal / From left, Michael Willis, 19, who graduated from Westminster and will attend the University of Georgia in the fall, talks with volunteer Andrew Aiken, a member of Northside United Methodist Church, about the Metro Atlanta Project in which the group is building a wheelchair ramp at the home of a disabled military veteran.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Buckhead (Atlanta, GA), Life, Veteran Affairs, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Georgia Faces

Homegrown tomatoes Plant second crop of tomatoes and harvest fresh...

Bob Westerfield spends his days growing vegetables and watching for problems. As University of Georgia Extension's consumer vegetable horticulturist, he answers questions from backyard gardeners and Extension agents across the state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Vegetables

Athens Banner-Herald

Rash of car break-ins reported in Athens

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.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

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