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  1. Athens First A.M.E. Church gets new pastor, celebrates 151 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two services on July 30, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., will mark the anniversary. The later service will feature guest Rev.

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  2. Yarbrough: Time to declare end to Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    My son, a learned philosopher, says of an impending competition between two football teams he particularly dislikes: "May they play a zero-zero tie in the mud." He made that observation before football became an indoor sport and added as many overtimes as necessary to break a tie and expose us to more beer commercials.

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  3. Kirby Smart on media picking UGA to win SEC East: - We're going to work as hard as we can on us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Kirby Smart stood behind a lectern in a hotel ballroom for a session with reporters before a Georgia donor event Wednesday night. "Good to see you guys again," the Bulldogs football coach said.

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  4. Georgia mother charged with murder after baby found dead in hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police near Atlanta have charged a mother with felony murder after they say she left her 1-year-old daughter in a hot car while she got her hair done at a salon. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Dijanelle Fowler also faces charges of child cruelty and concealing the death of the girl, Skylar Fowler, on June 15. Police have not alleged that the death was intentional.

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  5. Loran Smith: Remembering Tom StricklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The dateline has nothing to do with the forthcoming subject matter - except that this happens to be where I landed after hearing the depressing news that one of the most loyal aficionado's of Athens and the University of Georgia had passed away. As I try to bring worthy and regarded praise to Tom Strickland in one of the most exciting cities in the world, there are guilt feelings emanating as I try to balance the enjoyment of a fun-laced trip with sympathy for the departure of a long and valued friend.

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  6. Lawsuit: Atlanta arena security measures based on raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A former security manager at the arena where the Atlanta Hawks play says white entertainers performing there were allowed to bypass security measures while similar requests by black entertainers were denied. Alleging racial discrimination, Samuel R. Hayes III filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against Atlanta Hawks LLC, which operates the arena.

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  7. Athens' GOP congressmen drawing Democratic challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nothing becomes official until election qualifying in March 2018, but it appears both Republican congressmen now serving Athens-Clarke County will face Democratic opposition. Athens-Clarke County is part of both the 9th Congressional District, currently represented by Doug Collins, a Gainesville attorney; and the 10th Congressional District, currently represented by Jody Hice, a former conservative radio talk show host involved in Christian ministry.

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  8. Athens businessman wins international awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Wesley Rogers, CEO, president, and co-founder of Landmark Properties, stands in front of The Standard, one of the many Landmark communities in Athens and across the country. Rogers was recently named Ernst & Young's 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year in the real estate and construction category for the Southeast.

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  9. Athens police optimistic two murders nearly a year ago will be solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nearly a year has passed since two men were gunned down within a few days of each other in unrelated homicides on opposite sides of town, but Athens-Clarke County police said both killings are being actively investigated and they remain optimistic the crimes will be solved. In one of the cases, the suspected killer has actually been in custody at the county jail the past two months while investigators try to build a case.

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  10. Camp DIVE, where fun plays role in learning, winds upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    One Camp DIVE project aimed at teaching math skills by designing a house and making a small-scale model of it. Photo by Lee Shearer/Staff One group of students at Camp DIVE worked on a real-world project - envisioning what a community center at an Athens public housing complex could become.

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  11. 8-time All-Star Dwight Howard: I have a lot left in the tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    At 31 and entering his 14th NBA season, eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard says his best basketball is ahead of him. Wearing a teal suit with black trim, a smiling Howard insisted Monday he can return to being a dominant center with the Charlotte Hornets, where he will be reunited with coach Steve Clifford and play for one of his childhood heroes, team owner Michael Jordan.

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  12. Tant: Political histories make great summer readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need," said Roman orator and philosopher Cicero. I can't give readers any gardening tips, but I can recommend some favorite books for summer reading.

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  13. Athens faces challenges in economic development, consultant saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County has land available for economic development - whether it be new industries or smaller bioscience - and technology-oriented enterprises, but that land is on the wrong side of the county and much of it is not served with adequate infrastructure, including access to the digital world. That was one of the messages from a consultant who recently spoke with members of the steering committee for Envision Athens, a broad-based community effort to chart a course for the future of Athens-Clarke County over the next two decades.

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  14. Hawks draft Wake Forest F John Collins at No. 19 in NBA draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this June 2, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk speaks during an introductory press conference at Philips Arena in Atlanta. After dumping Dwight Howard and facing the loss of four-time All-Star Paul Millsap, the Hawks could be heading into a major overhaul under new general manager Travis Schlenk as they select 19th in the NBA draft.

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  15. AthFest to showcase Athens music, cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The three-day, three-stage outdoor festival combines local music, art, comedy and culture to benefit AthFest Educates and its mission of supporting high-quality music and arts education for Athens-Clarke County youth. "AthFest serves a dual purpose," said Jill Helme, director of AthFest Educates.

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  16. Movies Now Playing in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Encore screenings of the new documentary "Athens In Our Lifetimes" will run this weekend at Athens Cine. Meters Down": Originally slated for a direct to video release under the title, "In the Deep," this aquatic survival thriller hopes to pull a "Jaws"-style summertime horror hit by taking Mandy Moore and Claire Holt and locking them in an underwater cage surrounded by sharks.

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  17. Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Returns from absentee and early voting show the tight race that is expected in Georgia's 6th Congressional District, where Republicans are trying to stave off a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The first returns from the northern Atlanta suburbs have Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff seesawing around 50 percent.

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  18. Woman who abandoned child at Atlanta airport found at Athens hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Maryland woman who authorities said abandoned her 4-year-old child Thursday evening at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was located at a hotel in Athens on Saturday morning, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Maranda Harvey, 30, apparently drove from her home in Odenton, Maryland, and after arriving in the Atlanta airport atrium asked a couple to watch her daughter while she shopped, according to police.

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  19. Acheson to close Savannah restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    "Sometimes you build something pretty with a lot of awesome artisans, you cook good food with skill and precision, you serve it with heart, professionalism and a smile, and at the end of the day it is still a financial puzzle that just doesn't work," Acheson's post read. The announcement comes a little more than a month after Acheson told the Savannah Morning News that although the restaurant at 1 West Victory Drive was listed for sublease, the space was operating as usual, adding that essentially someone could buy the restaurant and renegotiate the lease terms.

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  20. UGA Student indicted for walking cane attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A grand jury recently indicted a 22-year-old University of Georgia student on assault charges for allegedly using a walking cane to brutally attack another man during a fight at a bar in downtown Athens two months ago. Omar Mohib Hamed was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, according to the indictment that was filed last Tuesday in Clarke County Superior Court.

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