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UGA police detective honored for 'Respect for Law'
John Gagliano's team-player attitude emerged while growing up in Oglethorpe County, where he also found he had a desire to do "worthy work."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Crawford man shot to death
The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI are investigating a homicide that took place Monday morning on Haywood Circle, according to a sheriff’s news release.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
3 arrested for indecent exposure at Athens park
Three men were arrested Thursday morning at Ben Burton Park, where they were found masturbating together on a trail leading to the park, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
'Laughing with the Stars' features BET comics at Morton Theatre Saturday
The historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens will play host to on Saturday an evening of nationally-touring comedians, acts featured on shows like BET's "Comic View" and MTV's "Wild 'N Out."
Wed Aug 13, 2014
No new cases for arrested Alabama federal judge
This photo provided Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, shows U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller after his arrest on a misdemeanor battery charge in Atlanta.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Winterville Elementary students get backpacks, and chance to star on T-shirts
Students at Winterville Elementary School sported new backpacks Tuesday, thanks to an Athens clothing company that has found a market niche for its high-end shirts combining body-hugging style, children's art and an appeal to philanthropy.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Josephine Carithers, 90, died Saturday, August 9, 2014. Born November 22, 1923, in Oglethorpe County, she was the daughter of the late Mell and Ola Webb Carithers.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Barbara Ann Alewine, 67, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Born in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Noah William and Callie Mae Lord Alewine.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Madison County man, woman charged after boy found wandering highway
A Madison County man and woman were charged with reckless conduct last week after an 8-year-old boy in their supervision was found wandering along Georgia Highway 98 in Danielsville.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Legislation needed for license plate reader data retention
Athens-Clarke SPO Geoff Walsh explains how the new license plate readers work on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 in Athens, Ga.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
License plate readers raise questions cocerning government over-reach
A device mounted on patrol cars that instantly scans every license plate it sees is the focus of a debate over personal rights and government data collection.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
NeSmith: Battling armyworms is for the birds
"They covered the ground until it was black. They devoured all that was left after the hail - everything growing in the fields and the fruit of trees.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Classes start today in Barrow, Jefferson; others soon to follow
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL More than three weeks separate the first day of school for public schools and colleges in Northeast Georgia: Today: Barrow County Today: Jefferson City Wednesday: Oconee County Aug. 8: Commerce City Aug. 8: Jackson County Aug. 8: Oglethorpe County Aug. 8: Prince Avenue Christian Aug. 11: Clarke County Aug. 14: Piedmont College ... (more)
Authorities arrest possible driver in drive-by shooting that killed Athens teen
Authorities on Wednesday arrested a teen they believe was behind the wheel at the time of a May drive-by shooting that killed another teen in west Athens.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Madison Co. could eliminate road contract work
With road-paving prices skyrocketing, Madison County officials are exploring the possibility of purchasing more equipment and handling paving jobs in-house.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.