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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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1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Bras stolen from Victoria's Secret store in Athens

Shoplifters stole 24 bras altogether valued at $1,320 from Victoria's Secret at Georgia Square Mall between 12:45-1 p.m. Saturday, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Hate going to the gym? Dance yourself to better health

Below is a list of social dances and dance studios and classes in Athens: The Omni www.theomniclubathens.com Bodyplex www.bodyplex.com Athens Vertical Pole Dancing Academy www.avpda.com Canopy Studio www.canopystudio.org DanceFX Athens www.dancefx.org Unstrictly Ballroom www.unstrictlyballroom.com Alice DePass Studio of Dance ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Luke Bryan announces Farm Tour dates; will play Athens area Oct. 9

Country superstar Luke Bryan announced the dates for his 2014 Farm Tour on Tuesday.

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14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Man arrested for rape in Athens also suspected of vandalizing student housing complex

A 27-year-old North Carolina man arrested Sunday for the alleged rape of a woman at her home in Athens also is suspected of causing thousands of dollars in damage at a local student housing complex, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

'Good Morning America' anchor to speak at cancer society fundraiser in Athens

The American Cancer Society announced today that Amy Robach, news anchor for ABC's Good Morning America and University of Georgia alum, will be the featured speaker at its fifth annual Suits & Sneakers gala on Aug. 16 at Stegeman Coliseum.

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17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Mental health evaluation requested for woman accused of raping 10-year-old Athens boy

An attorney representing a woman charged along with her boyfriend with the alleged rape last year of a 10-year-old Athens boy has asked that his client undergo a mental health evaluation, according to a motion recently filed in Clarke County Superior Court.

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18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Ex-con arrested for firing gun through window of Athens home initially blames mom

Police said they arrested a 61-year-old man Saturday after he shot a gun out the window of a home in northeast Athens-Clarke County because he thought some men were trying to break in.

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19 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Police provide more details on Dui arrest of Uga LB

Athens-Clarke County police on Monday morning provided more details about the DUI and speeding arrest of Georgia linebacker Davin Bellamy early Saturday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Volunteer opportunities

Books For Keeps needs volunteers to help during its fourth annual BFK Book Sale.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Nonprofit Warrior Pointe seeks to start Athens chapter

Warrior Pointe, a nonprofit organization with the mission to connect veterans and war fighters at the community level, currently is seeking veterans from all branches of the military and those in Active Duty, the Reserve and the National Guard to help create local chapters in Athens.

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Huckaby: Aftermath of Battle for Atlanta is interesting history

We have just passed the 150th anniversary of the Battle for Atlanta, which occurred during the recent unpleasantness between the North and the South.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Athens area bars create unique mojitos at Casa de Amistad's mojito themed fundraiser

Athens area bartenders mixed drinks for a good cause Saturday during a competition to see who could make the best mojito during Casa De Amistad's Mojito Fest at La Puerta del Sol.

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Athens-Clarke County blotter

Police responded to multiple reports Friday that catalytic converters were stollen from Athens area hospitals between Thursday night and Friday morning, according to Athens-Clarke County police reports.

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Carrier Transicold named inaugural Athens-Clarke Manufacturer of the Year

A fter celebrating its 25th anniversary in Athens and undergoing a significant facility modification last year, Carrier Transicold has kept its cool mojo rolling in 2014.

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Terrell: Athens Chamber focusing on members and partnerships in 2014

As we move into the second half of 2014, it is a good time to look back on the first six months to see how the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is performing and what we have planned going forward.

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GSP troopers getting ready to enforce 'slowpoke' law

Corporal Tracy Webb on Thursday monitored traffic on the Athens Perimeter from an overpass and radioed instructions to Georgia State Patrol troopers posted nearby to pull over certain motorists.

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Tribute planned for B.W. Coile, the man behind Roscoe Pucannon

The music stage at the Independence Day Celebration in Colbert was missing its star this year for the first time in more than 40 years.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Gunman robs Athens sex shop, assaults customer

Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags.

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Court records reveal lurid details in Athens man's child...

A recently-filed indictment and other court documents reveal disturbing details of an Athens man accused of sexually exploiting children.

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Celebrity Krysten Ritter featured on PETA billboard in Athens to promote animal protection

Celebrity Krysten Ritter recently took the "bad girl" persona she's known for in television shows like "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" and put it to use for good to help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving a dog unattended in a hot car.

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