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  1. Two cars damaged in north AthensRead the original story

    9 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A resident of Burkland Drive reported to Athens-Clarke County police that between 11 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday someone damaged two vehicles. The 54-year-old man said all four tires on his Honda were flattened, the body was extensively scratched and a headlight busted, while the back window of his GMC Yukon was smashed and the body scratched.

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  2. Suspect tells Athens cops he swallowed drugsRead the original story

    9 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police arrested two men and a woman on methamphetamine charges early Monday morning after they were seen leaving a known drug area. Officers stopped the car on the Athens Perimeter after observing it pull behind the Bulldog Inn on Commerce Road, then leave five minutes later, police said.

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  3. Man surprises burglars at Milledge Avenue homeRead the original story

    9 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 45-year-old man returned to his South Milledge Avenue home at about 10 a.m. Saturday to find two burglars. The man saw a dark green Acura parked in his driveway with an Automax drive-out tag and on the car seat he saw an employee badge with the name Mark, according to Athens-Clarke County police.

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  4. Former cellmate defrauds Athens womanRead the original story

    9 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 48-year-old Athens woman reported Athens-Clarke County police on Sunday that was defrauded of her money and some clothes by a woman whom she met while serving time in jail. The woman said she was jailed for four months after her probation was revoked, but she met a 26-year-old Winterville woman in jail and they became friends.

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  5. Egg throwers caught in AthensRead the original story

    9 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke police responded Sunday afternoon to reports of someone throwing eggs from a red SUV in the area of Broad Street and MLK Boulevard. After the SUV was stopped on Lexington Road, the 17-year-old driver admitted that it was his two 16-year-old passengers who were tossing the eggs, according to the report.

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  6. Report: Mike Bobo, Colorado State Finalize Head Coach DealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    Aug 1, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs offensive coordinator Mike Bobo shown during practice at the University of Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Longtime Georgia Bulldog and offensive coordinator Mike Bobo is getting his shot at guiding his own program, as he has been offered the position of head coach of the Colorado State Rams, according to a report via BleacherReport.com .

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  7. Do One Thing: Donate eyeglasses to local Lions ClubRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    If you're in the process of purchasing new eyeglasses and are about to toss the old pair, think about donating them to the Classic City Lions Club. Dozens of children and adults in Athens are unable to afford eyecare and must live with poor vision.

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  8. Holiday calendar of eventsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Dancing in the Street New Year's Eve Package: Graduate of Athens, 295 E. Dougherty St. The evening and package will feature Motown legend Martha Reeves & The Grains of Sand Band at the Foundry, one night stay, bottle of champagne, two tickets to the pre-show dinner buffet, party favors, midnight balloon drop and champagne toast and post show grab-n-go breakfast. Prices from $329.

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  9. Featured Charity: Triple Play FoundationRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    As the number of at-risk youths steadily increases, the executive team and partners of Triple Play Foundation are fighting to provide a program that will support these kids and teach them how to turn their lives around. Established in December 2006, TPF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using sports as a means to promote education, health and community service to at-risk youths in the Atlanta and Athens areas.

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  10. Events around Athens todayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

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  11. Empty Stocking Fund helps mother recover from the loss of her sonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Fund is an annual holiday fundraising campaign. Its mission is rooted in relieving the plight of poverty-stricken Athens residents, who have been turned down or have been unable to secure adequate financial aid through other organizations. Unlike ...

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  12. Georgia Football: Grading Jeremy Pruitt's First Year as Defensive CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    Sep 20, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt coaches against the Troy Trojans during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Troy 66-0.

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  13. Police: Suspects Talk about Eating Drugs While in Patrol CarRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Athens-Clarke Police arrested three people early Monday morning after a traffic stop revealed drugs and drug-related equipment in the vehicle. Police said in a news release that driver Molly Lucille Allen, 30, of Griffin, and passengers Blake Preston Coulter, 26, and Fernando Quevedo Gomez, 31, both of Athens, all face drug-related charges.

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  14. More Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

    ... during the Golden Eagles' 9-0 run spanning halftime to get within 38-33 but Georgia State answered with a 15-2 run. ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Kenny Gaines scored 15 points, Marcus Thornton added 13 and Georgia easily beat Seton Hall 65-47 on Sunday night. ...

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  15. 3 things Seton Hall men's basketball can do to crack the AP Top 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | NJ.com

    Dec 21, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Seton Hall Pirates guard Isaiah Whitehead tries to control the ball against Georgia Bulldogs forward Nemanja Djurisic during the second half at Stegeman Coliseum. Georgia defeated Seton Hall 65-47.

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  16. Make My DayTHE Better B.S. DetectorRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... provide fast broadband in both directions for free. This past Saturday I was at a Panera bread on Atlanta Highway in Athens, Ga., home of the University of Georgia. There must have been 20 or more students working together or alone at booths ...

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  17. Georgia Bulldogs Should Go With Multi-QB System in Belk BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    Sep 20, 2014; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Faton Bauta runs for a touchdown against the Troy Trojans during the second half at Sanford Stadium. Georgia defeated Troy 66-0.

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  18. Volunteers pack food donations for homeless children Sunday at TransmetropolitanRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Transmetropolitan's Oglethorpe Avenue location stopped its regular restaurant service Sunday afternoon. There just wasn't room, as the space was taken over by dozens of volunteers and the community-donated food they packed up for distribution to homeless children in Athens.

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  19. Empty Stocking Fund helps elderly grandmother purchase new refrigeratorRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    After many months of disrepair, Debbie's refrigerator stopped working, leaving her and the granddaughter she is raising without means to keep cold food in the house. The Athens Community Council on Aging referred Debbie and her granddaughter to the Athens-Banner Herald for assistance with purchasing a new refrigerator for their home and to keep adequate food in the house.

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  20. Hargrove graduates from Army basic trainingRead the original story

    Sunday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... rmy history, traditions and core values. Hargrove is the son of Herman L. Hargrove of Atlanta and Virginia A. Berg of Athens. He is the brother of Amber D. Smith of Athens. Hargrove is a 2012 graduate of Clarke Central High School in Athens.

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