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Jamie Hood claims in recently filed court documents that he heard his dead brother's voice just before he shot two Athens-Clarke County police officers more than three years ago.
The oppositional remarks attributed to Athens-Clarke County Mayor Nancy Denson and other declared leaders of the social services community in the Friday Athens Banner-Herald story headlined "Mayor, others oppose plan to bring refugees to Athens," were disappointing.
With Georgia's gubernatorial election just a few months away, it's impossible - and maybe a bit foolish - not to look at incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's actions through the lens of the campaign for the governor's office.
Jeff Potts is a kind of steward for the countless relics he's unearthed during a 30-year career in construction.
ACCIDENTS >> An Athens resident, riding a 2001 Suzuki, was west bound on Binion at a high rate of speed.
A home on Davis Estates Road was burglarized between 2-9:40 p.m. Sunday. Clothing and a dart board altogether valued at $200 were stolen, Athens-Clarke County police said.
UGArden is seeking volunteers to help harvest produce for Campus Kitchen meals as well as contribute to general maintenance of the garden 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice is hosting two recruitment events in the metro Atlanta area for military veterans and the general public.
Thanks to Athens Banner-Herald Editorial Page Editor Jim Thompson for his recent commentary on the wonders of night skies over Athens .
Care to Continue and Arbor Terrace of Athens will present part three of a community awareness series on elder care titled "Dealing with Dementia" noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Athens First Bank.
"I would still very much like to work together as partners here," said International Rescue Committee Atlanta Director J.D. McCrary of his hope to bring refugees from war-torn countries to the area.
Family Connection-Communities In Schools recently started a campaign to increase the number of site coordinators in Clarke County schools and leaders in area neighborhoods.
A man who authorities said set fire to a motel room in west Athens three months ago is now facing a homicide charge for the fire in which his girlfriend perished.
A man was charged with disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a downtown Athens bar, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police report.
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