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  1. WGTA is now broadcasting and WUGA-TV is no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Television station WGTA took to the air on July 1 and officially ended the University of Georgia's involvement in the TV broadcasting business. New owner Marquee Broadcasting closed on the previously announced $2.5 million sale and recently converted the station from a noncommercial use into a commercial one that carries three networks that specialize in "classic" TV shows and movies.

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  2. Atlanta man arrested on a variety of traffic chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens-Clarke County Police officer reported that while patrolling Tallassee Road on Saturday, he noticed a vehicle driving through a construction zone from a closed road. Once the vehicle reached Tallassee Road, the officer noticed the driver sped up and he followed the vehicle - a tan Kia Forte - and turned on his lights and siren.

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  3. Drone supporters say ban around Georgia Capitol goes too farRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Drone enthusiasts are calling a ban on the unmanned vehicles within five miles of Georgia's Capitol an overreach of authority by state officials, while agency officials argue the change is necessary and follows federal guidelines. It's the latest clash between supporters of the technology and government officials balancing their desire to encourage high-tech research and development with security concerns, as federal aviation officials slowly continue developing their policies.

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  4. Girl, 16, killed by stray bullet that enters her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities say a 16-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet that entered her home in College Park, southwest of Atlanta. Police tell WXIA-TV that Rasheedah Evans was sitting on a couch inside a home on Harper Valley Drive when the bullet came through the wall and struck her on Saturday.

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  5. Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 win over PhilliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Teheran threw seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night. Teheran allowed one unearned run and seven hits in seven innings.

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  6. Georgia newspaperman, radio and TV personality Billy Dilworth diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Billy Dilworth interviewed singer Elvis Presley, President Harry Truman and four other U.S. presidents, but his friends and fans are those people who lived in small towns and along rural roads throughout Northeast Georgia and western South Carolina. Dilworth, 80, died late Thursday night at a hospital in Athens.

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  7. North Oconee grad, UGA golf signee earns spot at U.S. Junior AmateursRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    University of Georgia golf signee and North Oconee graduate David Mackey carded a 3-under 139 and earned a spot in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The championship will be at Colleton River Plantation Club in Bluffton, S.C. July 20-25.

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  8. Theft of $100,000 in liquor, wine in Athens likely part of organized ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The theft of a tractor-trailer load of liquor and wine in Athens may be the work of an organized ring of thieves, who steal cargo loads of merchandise, authorities said Thursday. The truck load of $100,000 worth of alcohol was stolen sometime between Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday from a parking lot off Newton Bridge Road, according to Athens-Clarke police.

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  9. UGA golf signee David Mackey qualifies for U.S. Junior Amateur ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    University of Georgia golf signee and North Oconee graduate David Mackey carded a 3-under 139 and earned a spot in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. The championship will be at Colleton River Plantation Club in Bluffton, S.C. July 20-25.

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  10. Atlanta airport anticipates busy holiday travel weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In a statement Wednesday, the airport says this represents a 14 percent increase over the same four-day period last year when 285,606 passengers flew out of Hartsfield-Jackson. The airport says due to the spike in volume, domestic passengers are reminded to arrive at least two hours prior to scheduled departure.

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  11. Four chosen for UGA's Circle of HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Football All-American Peter Anderson and national champions Matias Boeker of tennis, Leah Brown of gymnastics and Maritza Correia McClendon of swimming have been chosen for induction into the University of Georgia's Circle of Honor. The Circle of Honor is designed to recognize and pay tribute to extraordinary student-athletes and coaches who by their performance and conduct have brought honor to the university and themselves, and who by their actions have contributed to the tradition of the Georgia Bulldogs.

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  12. Atlanta Cyclorama to leave building it occupied since 1921Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Atlanta Cyclorama, the colossal Civil War painting created about 130 years ago, is leaving the building it has occupied since 1921 to move across town. Cyclorama officials say Tuesday is the last day visitors can see the 15,000-square-foot oil painting in Grant Park.

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  13. Georgia high court says bonds for Braves stadium are validRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the authorization of up to $397 million in bonds to build a new baseball stadium for the Braves in Cobb County. Three Cobb County residents opposed the authorization and appealed a Cobb County Superior Court ruling approving the bond issuance to the high court.

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  14. Hearse carrying body stolen in downtown AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Atlanta police say a hearse with a body inside was stolen outside a hospital. Both were recovered a short time later.

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  15. Athens officials making some progress on recommendations to help Atlanta HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two years ago, Athens-Clarke County officials paid $15,000 to Atlanta-based Urban Land Institute to study the economically troubled Atlanta Highway. Counted among those stakeholders was Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mike Hamby, who leads a committee seeking strategies to improve the fortunes of Atlanta Highway.

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  16. Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute will take vision, fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national average of nearly 26 minutes, according to an Associated Press analysis of the most recent U.S. Census data from 2013.

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  17. Agency OKs sale of bulk of Atlanta military base to filmmaker Tyler PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A vote moves filmmaker Tyler Perry one step closer to opening a movie studio on a former military base in Atlanta. The agency overseeing the redevelopment of Fort McPherson voted unanimously Friday to complete a deal to sell the bulk of the base to Perry.

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  18. Agency OKs sale of bulk of Atlanta military base to filmmaker Tyler PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A vote moves filmmaker Tyler Perry one step closer to opening a movie studio on a former military base in Atlanta. The agency overseeing the redevelopment of Fort McPherson voted unanimously Friday to complete a deal to sell the bulk of the base to Perry.

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  19. Teachers learn gardening basics in UGA classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Thirty schoolteachers learned the basics of gardening on the University of Georgia campus Thursday, but they had more in mind than backyard tomatoes. Their students will be the beneficiaries, explained Marylyn Schroeder and Laura Ward, teachers at Athens' St. Joseph Catholic school and two of those who came out in the blistering heat at the university's UGArden on South Milledge Avenue.

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  20. UGA players' visit to Camp Sunshine brightens many a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tate, a 2014 University of Georgia graduate who teaches eighth grade math, is part of a large corps of former campers who are now councilors, tasked one or two weeks each summer to enrich the lives of children with cancer. "There's not any part of me that thinks it would be OK to not come back and to give back," Tate said.

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