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Monday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association takes Governor Deal to breakfast, tweets about it

"The citizens and voters overwhelmingly support being able to buy direct from the local breweries.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Nathan Deal, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance, Crawford, GA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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."

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, Southern University, Georgia Southern University

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.

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Related Topix: Crawford, GA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Clarke County, GA, Winterville, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

'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."

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Stephens, GA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

SavannahNow

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.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Carlton, GA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Winterville, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Josephine Carithers

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.

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Related Topix: Madison, GA, Morgan County, GA, Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County, GA, Piedmont College, University of Georgia, Madison County, GA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Ann Alewine

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.

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Related Topix: Comer, GA, Madison County, GA, Stephens, GA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Madison County, GA, Danielsville, GA, Prison, Carlton, GA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

SavannahNow

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.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Norcross, GA, Crawford, GA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Crawford, GA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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)

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Related Topix: Jefferson, GA, Jackson County, GA, Georgia, Barrow County, GA, Oconee County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Walton County, GA, Stephens, GA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Arnoldsville, GA, Wedding, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones

MainStreetNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: Madison, GA, Morgan County, GA, Madison County, GA, Oglethorpe, GA, Macon County, GA

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