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  1. Make My DayTHE Better B.S. DetectorRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... provide fast broadband in both directions for free. This past Saturday I was at a Panera bread on Atlanta Highway in Athens, Ga., home of the University of Georgia. There must have been 20 or more students working together or alone at booths ...

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  2. 'Not This Clinic': VA Calls Alleged Mistreatment of Veteran 'Unacceptable'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The veteran, identified by the nonprofit North Georgia Veteran's Outreach Center as Chris Dorsey, is shown in the video approaching a counter at the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Oakwood, Ga. After waiting for more than five minutes, Dorsey tells a man at the counter he was previously receiving care at a clinic in Athens, Ga., but had lost his job and needed to switch clinics.

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  3. Still holding his mud: A day in the life of 'struggling' guitarist Merle HaggardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Incredibly composed while Merle Haggard was walking from his tour bus to a stage somewhere in London, England, click to experience "A Thousand Lies Ago," ultimately released on Hag's final album for Epic Records, '5:01 Blues,' in July 1989. "Are we still holding our mud?" After admitting to Merle Haggard that I had witnessed him several years ago delivering a sold-out, entirely impromptu concert in Athens, Georgia, that was the first self-effacing remark out of the prolific songwriter's mouth.

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  4. How To Prepare Yourself For The Perfect, Stress-Free VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Switched

    ... of cutting down on the amount you have when you come back," says psychologist J. Kip Matthews, vice president of Athens, Georgia-based AK Counseling and Consulting, Inc. "But it seems like there's always a lot of work when you get back," no matter ...

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  5. Half A Century of Monhegan Summers'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... collections - those of the Lamar Dodd Art Center at LaGrange College, Ga., and the C.L. Morehead Collection from Athens, Ga. -along with other private collections, this exhibit spans work from his first Monhegan visit to his last, in 1992. It is the ...

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  6. Another juror excused for bias in Jamie Hood murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A juror this morning was excused from the Jamie Hood murder trial after she told the judge she could no longer impartially sit in judgment of the admitted Athens cop killer. The young woman was in tears as she told Judge H. Patrick Haggard, "I feel right now nothing could change my mind.

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  7. Anne's Kitchen: NOLA, with loveRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    ... studied cool. I learned that Austin has peaked on the cool curve; Nashville is on the way down; and my hometown of Athens, Georgia, is just at the top of the cool bell curve. That unexpected edginess and feeling of the unexpected around the next ...

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  8. VA to Veteran: Take a HikeRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... line for more than 5 minutes. When he reaches the check-in counter, he informs the desk he needs a transfer from the Athens, Georgia, VA system and an appointment. "We're not accepting any new patients - not this clinic," the VA employee behind the ...

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  9. Thieves make off with semi loaded with liquor and wineRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    Law officers in Athens are investigating the theft of an estimated $100,000 worth of bottled liquor and wine after a semi-trailer loaded with the alcohol went missing. Athens-Clarke County police say the truck was stolen at a location on Newton Bridge Road sometime between noon Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  10. Crawl-space burglar leaves without goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens woman called Athens-Clarke police Tuesday after hearing someone trying to break into the crawl space of her home on Martin Circle. Officers arrived at 12:05 a.m. to find the padlock was cut off, but the thieves left without taking anything.

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  11. Athens woman expects gift, but is trickedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 30-year-old Athens woman reported to Athens-Clarke police Friday she was defrauded by a man she had known for only two weeks. The woman said the 27-year-old man wanted to give her $500 so he asked for her debit card and PIN so he could deposit the money into her bank account.

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  12. Athens man provides reasons for behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke police arrested Jimmy Lee Howell on obstruction, prowling and attempted entering auto charges Monday after a witness reported seeing a man prowling through the parking lot of University Garden Apartments on Baxter Street. The resident saw the man about 3:45 a.m. in the lot looking inside cars and pulling on door handles, police said.

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  13. Athens man charged with unlawful gunRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens man was arrested early Tuesday after an officer making a traffic violation stop found him in possession of a pistol with the serial number filed off, according to Athens-Clarke police. After the stop on Commerce Road, Antonio Demon Johnson, 33, of Westchester Drive was arrested because he was driving with a suspended license, police said.

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  14. Two remain hospitalized following 3-vehicle wreck in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two people were seriously injured in a three-vehicle wreck Saturday in Jackson County on U.S. Highway 441 in the Center community, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck occurred about 1 p.m. when an Oldsmobile Bravada driven by Bruce Hale, 64, of Athens made a left turn toward Georgia Highway 334 and failed to yield the right of way, a patrol spokeswoman said.

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  15. Thieves in Athens steal trailer loaded with $100,000 worth of liquor and wineRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Thieves stole an estimated $100,000 worth of bottled liquor and wine when a tractor-trailer rig loaded with the merchandise went missing over the weekend in Athens. The truck was stolen at a location on Newton Bridge Road sometime between noon Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Athens-Clarke police said.

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  16. Events around Athens on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... topic. Participants should be prepared to hike up to 2 miles on wooded trails in the garden. (706) 542-6156. Athens Farmers Market Downtown: 4-7 p.m., every Wednesday, Creature Comforts Brewing Co., 271 W. Hancock Ave. Free. ...

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  17. Big change could come around West Broad Street areaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County might see the biggest redevelopment project in the city's history in an area around the historic West Broad Street School - or a consulting firm might determine that it's just not feasible. But it's just too early to say what might be possible in an area bounded roughly by Milledge Avenue, Alps Road, Broad Street, Hancock Street and Baxter Street, according to representatives of three governmental agencies and an Athens non-profit involved in early planning for the idea.

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  18. Ovation Cinema 12 open and ready to serve Athens movie-goersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A thenians and movie-goers alike have a new theater in town that's open for business and ready to serve. Ovation 12 on Lexington Road, formerly known as Carmike 12, opened its doors this last week and is already receiving rave reviews and a constant flow of business from the Athens community.

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  19. Kyprianou named UGA track & field, cross country coachRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Conference individual titles, earned a CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team certificate and returned to Athens with 15 NCAA First team All-American certificates. In addition, his group accounted for 93 NCAA combined points in 2015 and 133.5 SEC ...

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  20. Eyewitnesses testify they saw Jamie Hood shoot police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Jamie Hood ran past Athens-Clarke County Senior Police Officer Elmer "Buddy" Christian's patrol car, stopped upon realizing the officer was in the vehicle, then returned and shot the officer, an eyewitness to the March 2011 shooting told jurors during the fifth day of Hood's death-penalty trial. Khalid Bashier pointed at Hood when identifying him for jurors Tuesday in Clarke County Superior Court as the man he saw shoot into the officer's car.

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