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Athens, Georgia is located in Clarke County. Zip codes in Athens, GA include 30602, 30609, and 30612. The median home price in Athens is $159,500 which is roughly $75/per square foot. More Athens information.

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3 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

UGA student receives scholarship in agriculture education

University of Georgia student Sarah Lovett has earned a $1,500 scholarship from America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders.

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4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens youth program encouraged students to follow dreams

The Athens Neighborhood Youth Leadership Academy celebrated the end of its summer learning program Thursday during a banquet at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

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7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Former Athens, UGA officer now commander of Georgia State Patrol

As commanding officer, Tommy Waldrop is responsible for and will oversee the daily operations of all 51 state patrol posts and specialized units.

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7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Wrongful death lawsuits filed in separate Athens pedestrian fatalities

Survivors of two pedestrians killed in separate collisions on Athens roadways recently filed wrongful death lawsuits in Clarke County Superior Court.

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9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens police gearing up for program to check on welfare of 'at-risk' seniors

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is preparing to launch a program to keep tabs on at-risk senior residents.

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13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens boy facing reconstructive surgery following dog attack

The 10-year-old Athens boy also likely won't be joining his fifth grade classmates the following week as they begin the new school year at Gaines Elementary School.

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17 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Sounds of R.E.M. at gig in Bromley Cross

THE music of R.E.M. left such an impression on one fan, he now tours the country playing the band's music live.

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21 hrs ago | TMZ.com

'Party Down South' Star Ryan 'Daddy' Richards -- CLEARED Of Rape Allegation

"Party Down South" star Ryan "Daddy" Richards was investigated for rape and CLEARED ... after cops viewed 20 hours of videotape.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens area girls 'rock out,' gain confidence during Girls Rock Camp

As a woman in Athens who plays music, Erica Strout of local band Incendiaries said there have been times when she felt like she wasn't "part of the club" in the town's music scene.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Big gap between math, literature scores at Athens area high schools

Most area high schools did better than state averages on Georgia's end-of-course tests, which students are required to take in eight core high school courses.

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Dawn of the Dawg

2015 UGA commit Rico McGraw flips to Alabama

Sep 28, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; A general view of the field prior to the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and LSU Tigers at Sanford Stadium.

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Best Bets: Effie's, Matt Blanks and Max's Reggae night

The latest installment of the Georgia Museum of Art's Picturing America Film Series picks Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" as its featured movie depicting U.S. political, social and economic history on screen.

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Denney Towers residents show off art work during building's second annual art show

More than a dozen residents of Denney Towers, a housing complex for the elderly in downtown Athens, displayed their artwork and crafts Wednesday during the building's second annual arts fair.

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Fangirling: Garth Brooks announces Atlanta tour date

It was announced Wednesday that Garth Brooks' second tour stop on his upcoming comeback world tour will be in none other than Atlanta.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Barker, Gilbert win Athens Rotary fellowships for Athens Tech

Two recent graduates of Clarke County public schools will attend Athens Technical College this fall with fellowship funds provided by the Rotary Club of Athens.

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Second arrest made in fatal May shooting of Athens teen

A second arrest on a felony murder charge has been made in connection with the May 30 shooting of an Athens teen, Athens-Clarke County police announced in a Wednesday news release.

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Cosmic Charlie's Grateful Dead revival celebrates 15 years with Athens show

For Michael Wegner, it's the Grateful Dead. As a teenager, Wegner learned to play guitar by listening to Jerry Garcia's licks.

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Review: Wildwood Revival a welcome addition to summer in Athens

From AthFest to Slop Fest, ATHICA Emerges to Cine's Summer Comedy Classic Series, the town might be half empty of students and vacationers, but us lucky stragglers have a lot to appreciate.

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Missing wheel doesn't deter Athens bike thief

A thief stole a gray Giant Boulder mountain bicycle valued at $350 from the porch of its owners home at Riverwood Apartments on Cole Manor Drive between noon Monday and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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'Party Down South' cast member investigated for alleged rape while show filmed in Athens

Documents filed this month in Clarke County Superior Court noted that a cast member of the "Party Down South" reality TV show was recently investigated for what authorities now call an unfounded rape allegation.

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