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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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Charges dropped against parents of child found on Hwy. 72
Charges have been dropped against a Carlton couple arrested after their 1-year old daughter was found crawling along Hwy.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Barrow County News
Johnston steps up as chief of police
Former Statham Assistant Chief of Police Allan Johnston was sworn in as the city's new chief of police on Wednesday morning.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Brantley "B W" Webster Coile, Jr., 75, known to many by the name of his comedic character Roscoe PuCannon, died peacefully Wednesday evening, July 16, 2014.
Winterville man sentenced to eight years for statutory rape
A Winterville man was sentenced recently in Madison County Superior Court to eight years confinement for statutory rape.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Jones: Athens minister led way for Baptist giving
Jesus said, "Blessed are the peace makers for they will be called children of God."
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Wildwood Revival features Americana music, camping in Oglethorpe
A new music festivals sounds off in Arnoldsville this weekend, bringing national rock acts, regional alt-country rockers and a few bluegrass pickers to an Oglethorpe county farm on Saturday.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Charges dismissed against Madison County couple whose child was found on highway
Criminal charges against a Madison County couple arrested after their 1-year-old daughter was found crawling alongside Georgia Highway 72 in Carlton have been dismissed, Northern Circuit District Attorney Parks White said Monday.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Man Reported Wrecked Vehicle Was Stolen, But He Was Charged with DUI, Hit-and-Run
Reported by Athens-Clarke County Police ARRESTS Around 12:30 a.m. on July 9 officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Firewood Street near Reed Street.
Bicycling farm tour scheduled for Watkinsville
Food and bicycle loving Athenians will get the best of both worlds when they register to participate in the Summer Agro Cycle Tour by Georgia Food Tours scheduled for Sunday.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Georgia will soon be losing one of its most entertaining political personalities in U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, the Republican from Athens.
Pet owners perplexed by missing dogs in Carlton
When Robert Parrott's pet Shih Tzu named Geno turned up missing Saturday evening near his home in Carlton, he began a search that so far has revealed no clues as to the dog's whereabouts.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Police: Suspect in Drive-by Shooting Arrested
Athens-Clarke County police officers say three people were injured in a drive-by shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Dr. and Mrs. Britt Pilcher of Kathleen, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brenna Elizabeth Pilcher, to William Allen Kent, son of the Reverend Bill Kent of Pitts, Ga., and the late Mrs. Cindy Kent.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
UGA Senior Police Officer Josh Robinson: More than just a cop
When Josh Robinson joined the University of Georgia Police Department about three years ago he arrived already with a wealth of experience and training.