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  1. 2015 Daytona 24: Weathertech Racing Running Fifth Six Hours Into Rolex 24Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... Ill.) for the second stint. Shane van Gisbergen (Auckland, New Zealand) was third in the car and Andrew Davis (Athens, Ga.) drove the fourth stint. The WeatherTech Racing team has been running consistently in the top five as the GTD runners cycle ...

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  2. 2015 Daytona 24: Weathertech Racing Running Third 12 Hours Into Rolex 24Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

    ... (Charleston, S.C.), Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Shane van Gisbergen (Auckland, New Zealand) and Andrew Davis (Athens, Ga.) have driven a flawless race the first 12 hours. The top five cars in the ultra-competitive GTD class have exchanged the ...

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  3. Daniells Bridge Road Widening And Flyover On Oconee County Board of Commissioners Agenda AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The project framework agreements with the state for the widening of Daniells Bridge Road and for construction of an extension of Daniells Bridge Road and flyover of SR Loop 10 are back on the agenda of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners for approval on Tuesday night. The two projects would create a new traffic artery to move traffic from Watkinsville to the Epps Bridge Road commercial corridor and then Athens that would parallel Mars Hill Road, now being rebuilt at a cost of $30 million.

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  4. No. 1 USC Men Silence Santa Clara To Finish Out ITA Kick-Off WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | USC Trojans

    ... y's action as a 4-0 USC victory, suspending play on the remaining courts. USC's next competition takes the Trojans to Athens, Ga., for competition at the Pac-12/SEC Showdown. USC will face Florida on Jan. 31 and the takes on host Georgia on Feb. 1.

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  5. Terrapin brewery opens new tasting roomRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Terrapin's tour and events manager, commended the new tasting room's striking design and functionality, executed by Athens-based Oneta Woodworks. "All of the wood is theirs and they came up with the design and flow, and everything really works ...

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  6. Thousands expected to celebrate 10th anniversary of Athens Church at StegmanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The confines of a church sanctuary just didn't offer the elbow room needed for such a big moment for a relatively young Athens church. More than 3,000 people are expected to gather today at the University of Georgia's Stegman Coliseum to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Athens Church.

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  7. Northeast Georgia incidents noted in Project Blue Book filesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The 1954 UFO sighting in Athens listed as "unidentified" by the U.S. Air Force's Project Blue Book may not necessarily be the most interesting mentions of northeast Georgia among the 130,000 pages of documents generated by the initiative. The two area cases noted in the Air Force files, one in Toccoa, the other in Washington, were relatively easily explained, but are nonetheless interesting in terms of how the people in those two communities reacted to the reported phenomena.

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  8. Tickets still available for Athens Wine WeekendRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tickets still are available for the sixth annual Athens Wine Weekend scheduled for Jan. 30 through Feb. 1 at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. Athens Wine Weekend is the primary fundraiser for The Classic Center Cultural Foundation, which annually awards a culinary scholarship to area students.

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  9. Phone scammers fishing for victims in Athens areaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A University of Georgia student last week reported to police that she received a call from someone saying her brother was being held hostage. The hostage scam is just the latest to hit the Athens area, where many of the intended victims have been UGA students.

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  10. Christa Murphy named 2015 Morris President's Club Award winnerRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens Banner-Herald and OnlineAthens.com sales representative Christa Murphy recently was named the 2015 Morris President's Club Recipient. Morris Publishing Group LLC recognizes an employee from each Morris Communication company throughout the U.S. every year who excels in customer service, creativity and significant sales accomplishments.

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  11. 60 years ago, Athens entered annals of unexplained UFO sightingsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and snapped one good black and white picture of the object. (AP Photo) There were 15 or 20 of them in the skies above Athens that night, flying somewhere below 6,000 feet in a 'V' formation. Appearing to be the size and color of grapefruit, they ...

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  12. Huckaby: A night in Uga's 'doghouse'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    and pleasure - often brings me to Athens, and the late-night drives home have gotten harder and harder. My normal bedtime is 9 p.m., you see, and that is on the evenings I stay up late. Then we have those football Saturdays, which start early and end ...

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  13. U. of Georgia student charged in drug-related shooting of fellow studentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | USA Today

    A student at the University of Georgia was charged with felony murder this week after allegedly perpetrating a drug deal that led to the fatal shooting of another student. Police say Lucas Amsler Raposo, 20, and victim Min Seok Cho went to distribute marijuana to two Athens, Georgia, men on Jan. 13. At the meeting, Cho was shot in the head during an altercation and died in a nearby hospital later that night.

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  14. Four vehicles broken into around AthensRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Four vehicles were found late Friday afternoon early evening to have been broken into in different parts of Athens and belongings altogether valued at about $5,000 were reported stolen. Athens-Clarke County police did not say whether they believed the break-ins were related.

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  15. Athens air-conditioning units damagedRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Four air-conditioning units altogether valued at $6,000 at the Athens Dialysis Center, 310 Hawthorne Park, were reported damaged by thieves when stealing copper from the units between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  16. Red Dress founder named a 2015 Enterprising Woman of the YearRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Diana Harbour, owner and founder of Athens-based The Red Dress Boutique, has been recognized as a leading female entrepreneur by Enterprising Women magazine, beating out hundreds of national and international business owners. She will be recognized in Orlando, Fla., in late March at the publication's annual conference.

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  17. Collins: Chamber looking ahead in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and offerings that made an impact in 2014 and looking to build on those accomplishments in the year ahead. The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce experienced a tremendous year last year. As chair of the Chamber board, Christy Terrell was tireless in ...

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  18. Building permits recently issued in AthensRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Description: Repair fire damage to kitchen, new sheet rock in living room and kitchen, replace cabinets, replace 3 broken windows, replace exterior door and repaint

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  19. Accused Vanderbilt football player blames gang rape on...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... for nearly three years. David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently ...

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  20. Kenosha Kid, "Mushmouth" from Inside Voices (2015): Something Else! sneak peekRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Something Else! Reviews

    Athens, Georgia, the town that birthed R.E.M. and the B-52's, is also home for Dan Nettles and his Kenosha Kid band, a bird of different breed. Like the ambiguous figure of the same name in Thomas Pynchon's Gravity Rainbow novel, Kenosha Kid is real hard to pin down, and that's a big part of its appeal.

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