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  1. DENNIS: A chat off the course will have you rooting for Kisner on itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The reporter giving the advice seemed so certain that I'd be able to catch Kisner by the tree that he said it one more time. Yep, he'll come by there.

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  2. Day of reckoning for Kemp, Cagle in Tuesday runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tuesday will be a day of reckoning for 10 Georgia politicians - eight Republicans and two Democrats seeking their party's nominations for statewide offices in runoff elections. Some local elections are also on runoff ballots around the state, but not in the Athens area, where Democratic voters are going to polling places 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. solely to choose a candidate for State School Superintendent, and Republicans will choose candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and secretary of state.

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  3. Search warrants detail events surrounding alleged murder at Nellie BRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Court documents suggest David Rojas Garcia set out the night of June 4 to sell a handgun to Saheed Rakkel Snow during a meeting at the Nellie B Homes apartment complex in east Athens. After Snow got into a car with Garcia and his cousin Martin Borja Garcia, Snow tried to steal the gun and Martin Garcia's wallet, so David Garcia shot Snow in self-defense.

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  4. Athens woman sprayed with maceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 39-year-old Cone Drive woman was assaulted Monday evening in Pan Am Grocery on Nellie B Avenue by a woman who sprayed her in the face with mace, Athens-Clarke County police said. The victim said she went to the store in the Triangle shopping center to buy snacks and when she tried exiting the store the suspect blocked her path and dared the victim to hit her, according to police.

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  5. Nurse bitten at Athens hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A patient at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center was facing a simple battery charge for biting a nurse Monday night, Athens-Clarke County police said. Details of the assault were redacted from a police report of the incident.

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  6. UGA students design proposals for landscape revitalization at Athens churchRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The 109-year-old campus of Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens will be getting a face-lift with assistance from University of Georgia students. Students from the UGA College of Environment and Design assessed the 6-acre campus on Prince Avenue and drafted plans to update the grounds and facilities.

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  7. Woman fails to break into Athens pharmacyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 34-year-old homeless woman was suspected of burglarizing a CVS pharmacy on North Avenue early Tuesday by shattering a glass entrance door with a large rock, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  8. Russian exhibition opens Saturday at Georgia Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    An exhibition of paintings from the Russian Belosselsky-Belozersky collection opens this weekend at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. From Russia to Finland to London to Massachusetts and now to Athens, the Belosselsky-Belozersky Collection has traveled the world.

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  9. Athens police looking for motive in fatal shooting at Perry's storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police continue to investigate the circumstances of a fatal shooting outside Perry's convenience store on Cedar Shoals Drive. Athens-Clarke County police on Thursday continued to investigate the motive for the fatal shooting of an Athens man Tuesday night at an eastside convenience store.

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  10. Jeremy Pruitt responds after Aaron Murray questions if he's head coach materialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Jeremy Pruitt left Georgia after two seasons with a reputation for having a formidable defense and sometimes rubbing people the wrong way. Tennessee turned to Pruitt after a protracted coaching search that was widely ridiculed but landed with a guy who coached on four national title teams at Alabama and Florida State.

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  11. Derek Dooley already a major influence on Missouri's LockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Missouri's Drew Lock led the Southeastern Conference in passing yards and passing touchdowns last season, so when word came down that he was losing offensive coordinator Josh Heupel, who left to be Central Florida's head coach, the senior gunslinger certainly had reason to worry about who was coming in next. Dooley will be Lock's third offensive coordinator in four years, but the Athens native has already been an influence to Lock, even in his short time in Columbia.

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  12. Winterville bluegrass concert a fundraiser to end Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Winterville senior center hopes the lure of Bluegrass will entice Athens area residents to come help them end a deadly disease. At 6 p.m. Friday, Avery Place Senior Living, 124 Avery St., will play host to Red, White and Bluegrass at Avery Place.

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  13. Shouting woman barred from Athens storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 26-year-old Cabin Lakes Court resident as barred from Family Dollar on Winterville Road because she loudly cussed and used abusive language while on the phone, Athens-Clarke County police said. When an employee asked the woman to stop she refused, citing her First Amendment right to free speech, according to police.

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  14. Homeless man barred from Athens shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 57-year-old man was barred Sunday night from the Salvation Army homeless shelter on Hawthorne Avenue because of disruptive behavior, Athens-Clarke County police said. The shelter's night manager said the man kept getting up and going into the women's dorm.

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  15. Career criminal indicted for burglary of occupied Athens homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A career criminal was recently indicted for burglarizing an occupied Athens home in June, just eight months after he was paroled from his most recent prison sentence. Tony Aaron Daniel, 53, of Poplar Street was charged with first-degree burglary, according to an indictment filed July 10 in Clarke County Superior Court.

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  16. Clarke ambulance service 'high quality," oversight committee saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The private company responsible for emergency ambulance service in Clarke and Oconee counties provides “high quality and timely care,” according to an oversight committee. Athens' two large hospitals recently released a statement from an oversight committee in support of National EMS.

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  17. Woman and kidnapped child may be 'hiding in plain sight' in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman who abducted her daughter from her home in Illinois a year ago might be hiding in plain sight in Athens, according to law enforcement officials and the 10-year-old kidnapped girl's father. After picking up her daughter for a court-ordered visitation last July, 35-year-old Heather Unbehaun did not return Kayla Unbehaun to her father.

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  18. Athens cyclist critically injured when struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens man was critically injured over the weekend when his bicycle was struck by a car, Athens-Clarke County police said. The collision occurred shortly before 6:30 a.m. Saturday, when Richard Field, 75, was riding his bike south on South Milledge Avenue, police said.

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  19. Planning begins for next Athens sales tax voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A vote is still more than a year away, but Athens-Clarke Commission is already gearing up to build a spending plan for up to $275 million in construction and other government infrastructure projects. A five-year continuation of the county's 1 percent “Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax,” or SPLOST, would yield an estimated $132 million; a six-year extension, $159 million; and a 10-year extension would garner $278 million, Keith Sanders, Athens-Clarke's SPLOST administrator, told the Athens-Clarke mayor and commission in a recent briefing on a possible "SPLOST 2020” vote.

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  20. New UGA Press books explore Georgia's garden historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The books are large in scope and literally large - a combined 11 pounds and nearly 1,000 10- by 12-inch pages. One of the books, “Seeking Eden: A Collection of Georgia's Historic Gardens” by Staci Catron and Mary Ann Eaddy, grew out of the other book.  “Garden History of Georgia 1733-1933,” compiled by Loraine M. Cooney, a founder of Atlanta's long-running Piedmont Arts Festival, and edited by Hattie C. Rainwater, was originally published in 1933 by Atlanta's Peachtree Garden Club.

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