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  1. Athens-Clarke officials working to keep Terrapin Brewing in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A $350,000 line item in Athens-Clarke County's budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 is aimed at keeping the Terrapin Beer Company in Athens, according to documents released by the county under an open-records request from the Athens Banner-Herald. According to those documents, Athens-Clarke County apparently is in competition with South Carolina over Terrapin.


  2. Oversize truck loaded with massive turbine rotor to make way through...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 250-ton turbine rotor bound for the northwest Georgia city of Rome will pass through the Athens area on an oversize truck sometime tonight or early Friday morning, bringing delays to whatever traffic might be on the road at that time. The turbine rotor is bound for a recently reopened General Electric facility in Rome that refurbishes turbines, according to Ken Wright, director of business and industry services for the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce.


  3. Bicyclist killed in collision with car in CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 57-year-old Commerce man was killed Wednesday when the bicycle he was riding collided with a car near his home, according to the Georgia State Patrol. Michael Clifton Manley was coming out of his driveway at 331 Allen Road in Commerce about 7 p.m. and failed to yield to an oncoming Honda Accord driven by an 18-year-old Commerce woman, the patrol said. 1 comment

  4. Magazine cites Jackson County chamber for efforts in economic developmentRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Site Selection Magazine announced Thursday the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the "Top Micropolitan Groups of the Year" for 2015 in Georgia. The magazine, a publication for corporate economic development, cited the chamber based on several criteria, including an increased in jobs and investments.


  5. A look at second-round playoff baseball seriesRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Four area baseball teams advanced to the second week of postseason play, with three posting sweeps in the opening round. The second round begins with doubleheaders on Wednesday.


  6. Job fair opens Tuesday in CommerceRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A job fair is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Commerce Library in downtown Commerce. At least four employment agencies and a retail outlet from Tanger are taking applications for a variety of available jobs including retail, warehouse, assembly, forklifts, and home health care.


  7. SBDC to host e-commerce seminarRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, Office of Minority Business Development, is hosting a Lunch and Learn seminar for small and minority businesses on E-Commerce: Navigating the Internet to Find Procurement Dollars. This course will show small business owners how to identify resources to conduct primary and secondary electronic research, locate specific codes that help identify your company as well as your competitor, utilize a tri-fold effort to help generate buying history from federal government agencies, generate a marketing strategy and more.


  8. Madison County police blotterRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ENTERING AUTO: On March 30, Officer Bradley Osborne met with a woman at the Madison County Sheriffs's Office who claimed several of her belongings were stolen from her vehicle. The woman said at sometime in the days before, someone took a camera, its case and a laptop case out of her green 1995 Chevrolet Z71.


  9. Two band members injured in I-85 wreck near Commerce remain in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Investigators work at the scene where three people died early Monday, April 6, 2015, when a van carrying members of two heavy metal bands crashed near the town of Commerce, Ga., about 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, according to authorities. Members of the Atlanta-based band, "Khaotika, " and the Huntsville, Ala.-based band, "Wormreich, " were in the van.


  10. Elderly motorist hits two buildings, parked car during mishap at Commerce facilityRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A car driven by an elderly woman hit two buildings and a parked car Sunday evening at an assisted living facility on Gary Road in Commerce, according to a report filed with Jackson County Emergency Services. An ambulance was dispatched to the wreck, which occurred 6:40 p.m., but no one was transported for injuries, the spokesman said.


  11. Former Jackson Emc Ceo named 'Distinguished Cooperator'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    "Electric cooperatives and EMC consumers across Georgia are better off today because of Randall's leadership and vision for nearly 50 years," says Hill Bentley, director of the Georgia Cooperative Council. In 2014, Pugh officially retired from Jackson EMC after 30 years.


  12. Jackson County blotterRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    DISPUTE: On March 9, a deputy was dispatched to a home in Hoschton, where a 38-year-old man reported that his wife came home in a drunk and disorderly fashion. The man locked himself in the bedroom, but the wife began yelling and banging on the door demanding to be let inside.


  13. 4-year-old child hurt in Commerce wreck admitted to Atlanta hospitalRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 4-year-old child with critical injuries was flown by helicopter to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta hospital in Atlanta Tuesday following a two-vehicle collision near Commerce, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The wreck occurred shortly before 3 p.m. on Georgia Highway 98 at the U.S. Highway 441 intersection.


  14. Five injured in two-vehicle wreck Tuesday in CommerceRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A child and four adults were injured in a two-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 441 and Georgia Highway 98 in Commerce, according to a spokesman for the Jackson County Department of Emergency Services. Rescue units and ambulances were dispatched at 2:50 p.m. to the wreck.


  15. Prep roundup: Commerce sweeps doubleheaderRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    In the first game, Commerce topped White County 11-6 as Chandler Rogers earned the win on the mound and went 3 for 5 at the plate. In the second game, the Tigers outlasted Banks County 6-5 as Parker Moon picked up the win and Drew Husley added a home run.


  16. Commerce woman remains jailed on charges of dealing in methRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Commerce woman remained in jail without bond Wednesday after Jackson County sheriff's deputies charged her for dealing drugs. Denise Cowart Gary, 58, was the target of a "lengthy investigation" involving the sale of drugs from her home on Allen Road, deputies said.


  17. Prep roundup: Clarke Central's Fairbairn strikes out 15 in 8-0 winRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Fairbairn struck out 15 batters over six innings to lead the Gladiators to an 8-0 win over Prince Avenue Christian. Chandon Haynes had a solid game at the plate, going 3 for 3 with two RBIs.


  18. Athens YMCA celebrates year of changes during 158th anniversary TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens YMCA will kick off a month-long celebration for its 158th anniversary at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the facility located at 915 Hawthorne Ave. Athens YMCA CEO Shae Wilson admits that 158 years is an odd number to celebrate, but said she felt it was important to publicly celebrate this year's anniversary in light of the many changes that have happened at the Y. During the event, attendees will enjoy cake and music, interact with Y staff and members, and be led on tours of the facility. Certificates also will be given to the Y's oldest and youngest members.


  19. Commerce falls in state quarterfinalsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nearly everything that could go wrong for Commerce's girls basketball team did on Tuesday in a 45-31 loss to visiting Terrell County in the Class A Public state quarterfinals. First, the Tigers saw freshman point guard and leading scorer Mya Jones leave the game with an injury in the first minute of play.


  20. Commerce falls in quarterfinals against Terrell CountyRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nearly everything that could go wrong for Commerce's girls basketball team did on Tuesday in a 45-31 loss to visiting Terrell County in the Class A Public state quarterfinals. The Tigers saw freshman point guard and leading scorer Mya Jones leave the game with an injury in the first minute of play.


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