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  1. Police: Two would-be burglars caught in the act in west AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested two would-be burglars Monday afternoon after officers caught them in the act of breaking into a west side home. The arrests came after a man called 911 to report that as he drove on Fortson Drive he saw two males acting suspiciously.

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  2. Woman facing felony charges for punching, kicking and spitting at Athens police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman accused of repeatedly attacking police returned to Athens from prison on Wednesday to face felony charges for one of those assaults. Crystal Reshundra Cross, 31, is serving a 12-month sentence at the Lee Arrendale State Prison in Alto, Ga., for a previous conviction.

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  3. North Oconee's Tyler Jones and Harper Sigler push each other to new limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Running is an individual sport, in which a strong pair of legs, lungs and mind are often the tools pushing a competitor from the pop of the gun to the final white line. North Oconee's track-running tandem of Harper Sigler and Tyler Jones have turned running into a team sport, using each other just as much as they use themselves.

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  4. UGA police officer fired over alcohol amnesty will sue, his lawyer saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A fired University of Georgia police officer will file a $5 million lawsuit against the state over his termination, his lawyer said Wednesday. Jay Park was wrongly fired and is entitled to whistleblower protection after questioning the UGA Police Department's enforcement of a new state medical amnesty law and seeking clarification from outside the department, said the lawyer, Michael Puglise of Snellville.

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  5. Athens-Clarke commissioners to keep closer eye on Athens-Ben Epps AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County commissioners have approved the design plan for a new $3 million commercial terminal at Athens-Ben Epps Airport, but their unanimous Tuesday vote came with some strings attached. At the urging of Commissioner Jerry NeSmith, the commission directed the Athens-Ben Epps Airport Authority, the county's Economic Development Department, and the county manager's office to collaborate in providing the commission with quarterly reports on the airport authority's continuing efforts to get a new commercial air carrier for Athens.

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  6. In celebration of a lost friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Now, four years later, Alanfest is a two-night festival bringing in 13 bands from around the country to venues across Athens. It's the sort of positive outcome and energy Alan Lewis would have loved.

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  7. V Things: April 2 - 8Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens Beer Week kicks off on Monday, with seven days of beer-filled fun. This year's Beer Week, which celebrates the art of inventing, brewing and drinking craft beers in Athens, events range from a Homebrew Meet & Greet at Jittery Joe's Coffee Roaster and Five Points Neighborhood Night to the Creature Comforts first anniversary celebration and Terrapin's 13th Annual Anniversary Carnival.

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  8. Bicycle thief arrested in AthensRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Elisamuel Flores, 21, of Fourth Street was arrested Tuesday night while riding a bicycle he stole from a Magnolia Bluff Drive home, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Two women who had been running in the neighborhood had noticed Flores acting suspiciously, and when they later saw him with a bicycle, they suspected he had stolen it from a neighbor and began to follow in a car, according to the report.

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  9. Yarbrough: Admission to UGA is tough honor to earnRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    If you're a high school senior hoping to attend The University of Georgia, the oldest-state chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South, you have probably heard by now whether or not you have been accepted. Nancy McDuff, UGA's associate vice president for admissions, says the two most important factors in being admitted as a freshman are grades in academic classes and the strength of the courses selected.

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  10. Charges dropped in case against man accused of robbing UGA studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    After a span of several months and recent information coming to light about the case, a 25-year-old Athens man who police arrested for armed robbery last October will face no charges. Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney Ken Mauldin said Wednesday that the new information seemed to cast doubt on the participation of Ralph Lakee Bess in the October armed robbery of three University of Georgia students on College Station Road.

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  11. Habitat home built outside UGA's Russell Library to celebrate archives acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Board by board, Kim Arnold watched her new house rise from the ground. Soon, she'll help take it down.

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  12. Sprockets International Music Video Festival: Merging music, filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Started in 2004, Sprockets International Music Video Festival is the longest-running film festival exclusively for music videos in the world. A three-day event held each summer in the Athens, the Sprockets festival hosts two music video screenings and a VIP reception to honor the filmmakers.

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  13. Athens Twilight Criterium announces t-shirt design winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Banner-Herald teamed up with the Athens Twilight Criterium this year, asking the Athens community to help design the 2015 Twilight t-shirt.

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  14. In and out of prison his whole life, Athens man arrested again for burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Now 58, the Athens man is looking at a possible 11th trip to the big house following his arrest for burglary early Tuesday. Smith's decades-long criminal career in Athens includes arrests for residential and commercial burglaries, stealing vehicles, burglarizing churches and forging checks.

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  15. Gurley bill heads to the governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Sports dealers who tempt college athletes to risk their eligibility might soon become lawbreakers if the governor signs a bill that passed the Georgia Senate on Tuesday. House Bill 3 bears the same number as University of Georgia's former star running back Todd Gurley, who had to sit out four games last season for selling his autograph to a dealer in violation of NCAA rules.

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  16. Gurley bill heads to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Sports dealers who tempt college athletes to risk their eligibility might soon be breaking the law if the governor signs a bill that passed the Georgia Senate on Tuesday. House Bill 3 has the same number as University of Georgia's former running back Todd Gurley, who had to sit out four games last season for selling his autograph to a dealer in violation of NCAA rules.

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  17. Athens woman contacted by man who killed her fatherRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 27-year-old Athens woman went to Athens-Clarke County police on Monday because the man who killed her father two decades ago had sent her a friend request on Facebook. The woman told police that when she refused the request, the man responded in a way that "terribly upset" her and made her feel threatened, according to the police report.

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  18. Let's Do Brunch: Mama's Boy To-GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Whether you are a local or a regular visitor to Athens, more than likely you've experienced the award-winning breakfast at Mama's Boy. If nothing else, you've heard about it.

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  19. Easter calendar of events around AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Easter Bunny is hippity hopping his way into Athens with baskets full of goodies and a full calendar of activities this weekend designed to delight every member of the family. Several local Athens churches and parks will play host to a variety of Easter celebrations, including egg hunts, breakfast with the Easter Bunny and more.

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  20. Periscope shows the weird, pleasantly intimate side of the InternetRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Athens Banner-Herald

    My Twitter account, for the most part, is woefully neglected, but I wasn't discouraged from jumping on the Periscope bandwagon from the second I read about the app. I've never been a fan of Snapchat and I'll send texts or emails long before resorting to a phone call or, heaven forbid, Facetime.

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