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  1. Yarbrough: Georgia's juvenile justice system is exemplary effortRead the original story

    Monday | Athens Banner-Herald

    This is just one of the lessons I've learned during my short time on the Department of Juvenile Justice board. All I knew about the department up until my appointment was what I had read about Gov. Nathan Deal's efforts to restructure Georgia's criminal justice system in his first term.

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  2. Athens officials eye limiting number of alcohol licenses downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Seeking greater balance and variety in the type of businesses in downtown Athens, the Downtown Development Authority is working to determine if a cap should be placed on the number of alcohol licenses issued to downtown establishments. The board could recommend that the Athens-Clarke County mayor and commission limit the number of alcohol licenses at bars and restaurants in the downtown tax district.

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  3. McKoy: 18-year-olds ready for legislative serviceRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Both Sen. Josh McKoon, R-Columbus, and Sen. Ben Harbin, R-Evans, are sponsoring resolutions in the current state legislative session to lower the ages for service in both the state Senate and the state House. McKoon's measure would lower the minimum age for senators from 25 to 21; Harbin's would lower the minimum age for serving in the House from 21 to 18. The resolutions are a response to a proposal from C.J. Pearson, a seventh-grader at east Georgia's Columbia Middle School.

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  4. Conjoined twins born to Alabama family in AtlantaRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Conjoined twin boys have been born at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the boys - Asa and Eli Hamby - share a torso, arms and legs and are joined side-by-side.

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  5. Augusta VA center still faces strugglesRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A year after thousands of delayed gastrointestinal procedures at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center led to three cancer-related deaths, the Augusta hospital still lacks permanent leadership and a former whistleblower continues to lobby for accountability at the facility. Dr. Raymond Kostromin, a former primary-care physician at the Augusta hospital, wrote a letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald on Nov. 14, stating the initial Inspector General investigation he requested in January "did not result in justice for the veterans that use this facility for their health care."

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  6. Column: Fist fights, sideline tailgates and other memories from the Deep South's Oldest RivlaryRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    It would be difficult to imagine a rivalry any closer than Georgia and Auburn, the two schools which began the Deep South's oldest rivalry in 1892 on January 30th. Football would later become a ritual on the fall calendar, affiliating with the harvest season, the turning of the leaves and the cooler temperatures.

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  7. Groups question Georgia election leaders after hasslesRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    State and national civil rights groups say issues some voters faced when they went to the polls Tuesday reinforced their skepticism toward Georgia elections officials and voter registration efforts. Diamond Walton, an 18-year-old college student in Columbus, said she called the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and the New Georgia Project after being told to cast a provisional ballot because she wasn't on a list of eligible voters.

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  8. Sewer line collapse creates 30-foot deep craterRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities blame a sewer line failure for creating a 30-foot-deep crater in a parking lot in the eastern Alabama town of Phenix City. City Engineer Angel Moore says the hole near Tate Furniture is about 25 feet in diameter.

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  9. Trial in massive ID theft case postponedRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A federal judge has delayed the trial for nine people from east Alabama and west Georgia accused in a massive identity theft case. U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins postponed the trial from Nov. 3 to April 13. He did it at the request of the defense and prosecution, which say they need more time to prepare.

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  10. Trial in massive ID theft case postponedRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A federal judge has delayed the trial for nine people from east Alabama and west Georgia accused in a massive identity theft case. U.S. District Judge Keith Watkins postponed the trial from Nov. 3 to April 13. He did it at the request of the defense and prosecution, which say they need more time to prepare.

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  11. Police seek more suspects in Phenix City killingRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police in the east Alabama town of Phenix City say they're seeking more suspects in the killing of 17-year-old Central High School senior Tyrelle Kynard. One suspect -- a 17-year-old Phenix City boy -- faces a murder charge after Kynard was shot in the head after a party let out at a community center.

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  12. Police seek more suspects in Phenix City killingRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police in the east Alabama town of Phenix City say they're seeking more suspects in the killing of 17-year-old Central High School senior Tyrelle Kynard. One suspect -- a 17-year-old Phenix City boy -- faces a murder charge after Kynard was shot in the head after a party let out at a community center.

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  13. Teen arrested in killing of Phenix City boyRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Police in the east Alabama town of Phenix City have arrested a 17-year-old Phenix City boy. He faces a murder charge in the killing of 17-year-old Central High School senior Tyrelle Kynard.

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  14. Historic riverfront mansion gutted by fireRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A historic mansion on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus has been severely damaged by fire. The Sunday blaze gutted the home known as the Mott House, built by the second mayor of Columbus and later owned by some of the city's pioneering businessmen, authorities said. 17 comments

  15. Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in ColumbusRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a bridge in Columbus.

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  16. Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in ColumbusRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle on a bridge in Columbus.

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  17. 1st piece in place for zip line over ChattahoocheeRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - Work has begun on a zip line that will carry people across the Chattahoochee River at the Georgia-Alabama state line.

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  18. Train collides with high school teacher's SUVRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    SMITHS STATION, Ala. - A high school teacher from east Alabama is recovering in a hospital after a train collided with her SUV near her school.

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  19. River course could see 20,000 rafters in 2nd yearRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The lone outfitter on the Chattahoochee River whitewater course was preparing to put more than 200 rafters down the river on a mid-week day.

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  20. Co-founder of Aflac insurance company dies at 88Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Amos and his two brothers founded the company, originally known as American Family Life Insurance Company, in 1955 in Columbus, Georgia.

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