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  1. Podcast: U.S. Open with Brian Harman, Georgia camps, talking wide receiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Eight golfers from the University of Georgia, including one who was on the team this past season, are slated to tee off in the U.S. Open this week. Brian Harman, the fourth year PGA Tour pro from UGA, joins the latest "Bulldog Bytes" podcast from Washington state as he gears up for the season's second major.


  2. Townspeople ponder future of 'frat beach' on Georgia islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    How do you control a revved up crowd of thousands of alcohol-drinking college-age adults who traditionally amass on the beach at St. Simons Island on the eve of the annual Georgia-Florida football game in Jacksonville? Eliminating alcohol on what is popularly known as "Frat Beach" during the University of Georgia-University of Florida football weekend is one proposal county officials and community representatives are considering. Some 30 people gathered Wednesday at the Brunswick-Glynn County Chamber of Commerce to begin working on a way to get a handle on the beach party that requires a presence of police and EMTS because of the amount of drinking that goes on Friday before the game.


  3. Forfeiture bill passes with jury amendmentRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A bill that standardizes procedures for the seizure of private assets by police passed the Georgia Senate easily on Tuesday along with an amendment keeping felony offenders off juries. The measure by Rep. Alex Atwood, R-St.


  4. Athens man honored with Congressional Gold Medal for WWII serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Even before the U.S.'s entry into World War II, German U-boats regularly threatened American shipping along its Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Just six days before our official entry into the war, a group of civilians organized themselves as the Civil Air Patrol, volunteers who would serve their country by watching over the shipping lanes of the coast using their own planes or borrowed aircraft.


  5. St. Simons forms committee to examine UGA student beach parties during Georgia-Florida weekendRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The annual Frat Beach drinking party on St. Simons Island during Georgia-Florida football weekend in late October is a disaster waiting to happen, island businessman Cap Fendig said, and he is asking the Glynn County Commission to intervene. The event draws University of Georgia fraternity and sorority members and others to the beach on the Friday before the game is played in Jacksonville, and the party often gets out of control, Fendig said.


  6. NeSmith: Grimsley's 'Hank' is great Southern readingRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Looking back, I stepped into a hole somewhere, and I've been trying to climb out ever since. To say my 1970s spat with Rheta Grimsley Johnson was minor is like calling the Mississippi River a big ol' drainage ditch.


  7. New downtown restaurant opens MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    University of Georgia alums Alan and Ryan Pope are set to open their new place, a restaurant called The Place, on Monday. Promising "refined, southern comfort cuisine derived from a collection of family recipes," the Pope brothers have also built out the second story of the 229 E. Broad Street location to include a bar that will focus on classic cocktails and craft beer, according to a news release.


  8. Athens native named federal magistrate judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Several years ago, Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge, the dean of the University of Georgia School of Law, met with U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. in hopes of persuading Moore to accept more UGA law students as law clerks in the Southern District. Rutledge said Moore showed him a picture of a young man in a tie and blazer, a UGA law school graduate who had been Moore's law clerk for two years.


  9. Yarbrough: Junior E. Lee predicts Perdue presidential runRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I was on St. Simons Island last week scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. As most of you know, Junior E. Lee is general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Georgia, and is a certified pest control professional.


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