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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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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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10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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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14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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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Athens Banner-Herald

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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Athens Banner-Herald

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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Athens Banner-Herald

'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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Athens Banner-Herald

Hull woman sends money to Nigeria and Connecticut in check scam

A Hull woman has found herself in debt for $2,600 after she fell for a scam in which she wired money to people in Connecticut and Nigeria.

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The Editor's Desk: Recommended reading on education and public art

RECOMMENDED READING: It's been a while since the "Recommended Reading" feature has appeared in The Editor's Desk, but I've recently run across, or been directed to, at least a couple of items that I think are worth passing on.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Sentencing delayed for Jim Donnan co-defendant

Sentencing has been delayed for a man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to defrauding dozens of investors in a company he ran with former University of Georgia football coach Jim Donnan.

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Watch Athens-Themed Episode of Noisey's "Made in America" Series

Got 10 minutes? To be transported to Athens, Georgia? Of course you do. It's time to be American made.

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Grayson teen charged following fight in downtown Athens

Alex Zeidan Abouzeidan, 18, of Grayson, was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with a fighting incident on North Jackson Street in which another man was severely beaten, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man, teen arrested following reports of gunshots

Officers responding to a report of gunshots in a westside neighborhood early Tuesday morning ended up arresting a man on drug charges and a teen for having an outstanding arrest warrant, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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Two arrests made amid rash of thefts from vehicles in Athens

Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested two men on Monday for stealing a cellphone from a car parked at a northside convenience store.

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Kroger to host ribbon cutting for new Athens Fuel Center

Kroger will play host to a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Fuel Center at 1720 Epps Bridge Road in Athens at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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Athens homes burglarized

A tool bag, batteries, a battery charger, a saw, a drill, assorted hand tools and a half-gallon of Scotch altogether valued at more than $700 were stolen.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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