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  1. Athens man poked in nose after road rageRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 53-year-old man said he was threatened and poked in the nose following a road rage incident Monday on the Athens Perimeter, according to Athens-Clarke police. The man drove onto the bypass from Danielsville Road.

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  2. Athens man charged with shoplifting steaksRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens man was charged with felony shoplifting after he was spotted concealing $100 worth of rib eye steaks at the Kroger on Alps Road on Monday, according to Athens-Clarke police. The man was observed placing the steaks inside his coat, but before he left the store, he apparently became spooked, and placed the steaks back in the cart and left without them, police said.

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  3. Empty Stocking Fund helps local student graduate high schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    After being displaced out of her home due to an abusive situation, Brittany found it difficult to focus on completing her education. A senior in the Clarke County School District, Brittany had only one course to complete for her diploma, but the course was only provided through a private program and charged a substantial fee.

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  4. Downtown Athens men's clothing store George Dean's closing doors for good on Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    For Kim Moss, shopping at George Dean's men's clothing store in downtown Athens is a family tradition. Moss' family has shopped at George Dean's for the past 20 years, beginning with her father and continuing with her husband and sons.

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  5. Holiday calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Dancing in the Street New Year's Eve Package: Graduate of Athens, 295 E. Dougherty St. The evening and package will feature Motown legend Martha Reeves & The Grains of Sand Band at the Foundry, one night stay, bottle of champagne, two tickets to the pre-show dinner buffet, party favors, midnight balloon drop and champagne toast and post show grab-n-go breakfast. Prices from $329.

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  6. Featured Charity: UGA HEROsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    After traveling internationally to work with AIDS orphans and seeing firsthand how the disease affected these children and their families, former UGA student body president Garrett Gravenen and AISEC UGA President Ryan Gembala saw the need for a local organization in Athens that supported and served children in the state affected by HIV/AIDS. Before they graduated, Gravensen and Gembala founded the group UGA HEROs to raise money for HIV/AIDS children in Georgia.

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  7. Christmas church services in AthensRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens Church, 10 Huntington Road, will have Christmas Eve services 2, 4 and 6 p.m. today. A Christmas message will be delivered by Athens Church pastors and holiday music by Athens Church bands.

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  8. Forecasters predict bad weather, wet roads on Christmas EveRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Forecasters say strong storms, some with the potential for isolated tornadoes, are possible over large parts of Georgia on Christmas Eve. The National Weather Service said the storms will form along and ahead of a cold front expected to move across north and central Georgia on Wednesday.

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  9. Two cars damaged in north AthensRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A resident of Burkland Drive reported to Athens-Clarke County police that between 11 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday someone damaged two vehicles. The 54-year-old man said all four tires on his Honda were flattened, the body was extensively scratched and a headlight busted, while the back window of his GMC Yukon was smashed and the body scratched.

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  10. Suspect tells Athens cops he swallowed drugsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police arrested two men and a woman on methamphetamine charges early Monday morning after they were seen leaving a known drug area. Officers stopped the car on the Athens Perimeter after observing it pull behind the Bulldog Inn on Commerce Road, then leave five minutes later, police said.

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  11. Man surprises burglars at Milledge Avenue homeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 45-year-old man returned to his South Milledge Avenue home at about 10 a.m. Saturday to find two burglars. The man saw a dark green Acura parked in his driveway with an Automax drive-out tag and on the car seat he saw an employee badge with the name Mark, according to Athens-Clarke County police.

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  12. Former cellmate defrauds Athens womanRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 48-year-old Athens woman reported Athens-Clarke County police on Sunday that was defrauded of her money and some clothes by a woman whom she met while serving time in jail. The woman said she was jailed for four months after her probation was revoked, but she met a 26-year-old Winterville woman in jail and they became friends.

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  13. Egg throwers caught in AthensRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke police responded Sunday afternoon to reports of someone throwing eggs from a red SUV in the area of Broad Street and MLK Boulevard. After the SUV was stopped on Lexington Road, the 17-year-old driver admitted that it was his two 16-year-old passengers who were tossing the eggs, according to the report.

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  14. Do One Thing: Donate eyeglasses to local Lions ClubRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    If you're in the process of purchasing new eyeglasses and are about to toss the old pair, think about donating them to the Classic City Lions Club. Dozens of children and adults in Athens are unable to afford eyecare and must live with poor vision.

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  15. Featured Charity: Triple Play FoundationRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    As the number of at-risk youths steadily increases, the executive team and partners of Triple Play Foundation are fighting to provide a program that will support these kids and teach them how to turn their lives around. Established in December 2006, TPF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using sports as a means to promote education, health and community service to at-risk youths in the Atlanta and Athens areas.

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  16. Events around Athens todayRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

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  17. Empty Stocking Fund helps mother recover from the loss of her sonRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    After her son tragically passed away, Kim was left with debilitating funeral costs, leaving her unable to pay her rent. The Empty Stocking Fund is an annual holiday fundraising campaign.

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  18. Volunteers pack food donations for homeless children Sunday at TransmetropolitanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Transmetropolitan's Oglethorpe Avenue location stopped its regular restaurant service Sunday afternoon. There just wasn't room, as the space was taken over by dozens of volunteers and the community-donated food they packed up for distribution to homeless children in Athens.

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  19. Empty Stocking Fund helps elderly grandmother purchase new refrigeratorRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    After many months of disrepair, Debbie's refrigerator stopped working, leaving her and the granddaughter she is raising without means to keep cold food in the house. The Athens Community Council on Aging referred Debbie and her granddaughter to the Athens-Banner Herald for assistance with purchasing a new refrigerator for their home and to keep adequate food in the house.

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  20. Hargrove graduates from Army basic trainingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    During the nine-week training period, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons, rifle marksmanship and bayonet training, chemical warfare, field training and tactical exercises, and armed and unarmed combat. He also was trained in military courtesy and justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, traditions and core values.

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