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  1. Passing of movie 'prop' money in Athens leads to three arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Three Athens residents who police said were connected to heroin and meth abuse were arrested this week after two of the suspects passed movie "prop" money at a local fast food restaurant. Justin Blake Gunter, 21, reportedly was at the drive-thru window of the McDonald's on Gaines School Road, when the cashier saw his passenger, 24-year-olf Halley Michelle Hogan, take a bill from her wallet and hand it to Gunter.

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  2. Athens named as great city for rentersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A recent study by the Forbes business magazine names the Athens metro area, consisting of Clarke, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe coutnries, as an under-the-radar city for renters, offering high job growth and low rent prices. According to Forbes, the national average for rent pricing is approximately $1,291, and Athens rent prices come more than $400 cheaper at $837 for June 2016.

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  3. Learning academy opens in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Destiny Starr Creative Learning Academy, which has a center in Conyers, recently opened in Athens after receiving a grant to open in the Classic City. The grant, called Early Education Empowerment Zones, focuses on regions with a large population of under-served young children with high needs and the community capacity and willingness to deliver services to help reduce the achievement gaps.

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  4. Lawrenceville man accused of punching Athens woman in faceRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Alexander Tregnard Middlebrooks, 26, of Lawrenceville was arrested July 18 after he allegedly assaulted a woman at her home at North Grove Apartments on Old Hull Road, Athens-Clarke County police said. The victim's roommate told police the victim broke off a relationship with Middlebrooks and he was in the process of moving out when he punched the victim in the face.

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  5. Athens man comes home to find girlfriend tried to commit suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A man called police Monday night after he returned to his home in northern Athens and found his girlfriend tried to commit suicide by hanging. The woman tied an electrical cord around her neck and a stairway railing but the cord broke and she reportedly was found unconscious on the floor, according to police.

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  6. Athens brothers argue over deceased father's willRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Officers early Tuesday responded to a Bedford Drive residence where two men were having a loud argument over their deceased father's will, Athens-Clarke County police said. One of the brothers accused the other of not giving him money his father intended to leave him from cash he left behind in a bank safe deposit box, according to police.

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  7. Athens agency that helps Latinos could close by end of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens non-profit helping area Spanish-speaking residents launched an "urgent" fund-raising drive to keep providing its services. The Athens Latino Center for Education and Services was founded about six years ago to provide a variety of programs such as English classes for Spanish speakers, Spanish classes for English speakers, bilingual GED preparation and bilingual counseling.

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  8. UGA's online courses lift summer enrollment to new recordRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Enrollment in University of Georgia's slate of online summer school courses has more than doubled in two years, helping push the university's summer school enrollment to a new record this year. Students registered for 7,507 virtual seats in online courses this summer - up from 4,500 in 2015 and 2,965 in 2014, said UGA Vice President for Instruction Rahul Shrivastav.

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  9. Pope on Prince raising money to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Monica Bischoff is asking for a little help from anyone who wants to see Pope on Prince come back to Athens. The vintage clothing and goods store is moving from its former spot above Daily Groceries to another second story space, the previous Community location above Jittery Joe's on Jackson Street.

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  10. Church events around Athens this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    First Friday Night Singing: 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Calvary Baptist Church of Statham, 1975 Highway 82, Statham.

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  11. Athens area events for Friday, July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Seeing Georgia: Changing Visions of Tourism in the Modern South: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., UGA Special Collections Library, 300 S. Hull St., Athens. "Multiple" exhibition: Noon to 9 p.m., Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens.

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  12. Kreis: Athens' anti-discrimination effort doesn't go far enoughRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    There are many songs to sing in praise of Athens. It is a vibrant and diverse community, making it a cultural hub for Georgia and the South.

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  13. Winder-Barrow graduate Travis Demeritte traded to BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Atlanta traded pitchers Lucas Harrell and Dario Alvarez for Rangers prospect Travis Demeritte Wednesday. Demeritte is a Winder-Barrow graduate.

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  14. Passing of movie 'prop' money in Athens leads to three arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Three Athens residents who police said were connected to heroin and meth abuse were arrested this week after two of the suspects passed movie "prop" money at a local fast food restaurant. Justin Blake Gunter, 21, reportedly was at the drive-thru window of the McDonald's on Gaines School Road, when the cashier saw his passenger, 24-year-olf Halley Michelle Hogan, take a bill from her wallet and hand it to Gunter.

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  15. Photos:Athens Latino Center for Education and ServicesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Latino Center for Education and Services provides free English and Spanish lessons to those that have recently arrived to Athens or may be travelling abroad. ALCES is facing financial hardship and has been fundraising to stay afloat.

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  16. Rev. Conner Tribble quickly becoming Athens stapleRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Rev. Conner Tribble, like many before and after, knew he would be a musician after watching The Beatles perform on TV.

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  17. TV stolen from Athens student apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A flatscreen TV valued at $2,500 was stolen from the club house at River Mill, a student apartment complex on Stone Mill Run, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  18. Meth, pot, pills found at home of Athens manRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tavis Renero Barrow, 32, was arrested July 20 when the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Big Oak Circle and seized methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills and a gun, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.

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  19. Florida woman accused of slamming into motorcyclist in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Emma Helen Fletcher, 24, of Florida was arrested Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs after she plowed her car into a motorcyclist who stopped for a red light on Atlanta Highway, Athens-Clarke County police said. One witness who followed Fletcher from Georgia Highway 316 told police Fletcher was all over the road, driving into oncoming traffic, and also "digging for something" in the passenger seat of her car while driving, according to police.

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  20. Bloods street gang reference scratched onto Athens sidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Someone scratched a reference to the Bloods street gang into a sidewalk at an undisclosed location in Athens between midnight and 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.

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