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  1. Athens' students learn about fruit trees through Edible NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... School District school, became caretakers recently for small fruit orchards through a grant administered by Keep Athens Clarke County Beautiful. KACCB received $9,000 in grants in 2013 as part the Edible Neighborwoods project, an eco-friendly ...

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  2. Band serenades Whit Davis Elementary School students with anti-bullying messageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Little girls screamed with delight Thursday at Whit Davis Elementary School as a Los Angeles boy band with Athens connections gave a mini-concert in the school's gym.

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  3. Differing church denominations help each other, new church gears up...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... pastor of Watkinsville First Baptist, Carlos Sibley, had a vision to plant a church at every exit on the loop in Athens. Calvary Bible Church on South Milledge Avenue was planted early last year and soon after Holt noticed a "for sale" sign at ...

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  4. Community Easter events in Athens areaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Bob Holman Road. Activities hosted by Ekklesia. www.ekklesiaathens.com . Easter egg hunt: 11 a.m. Saturday at East Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Drive. For children in kindergarten through fifth grades. The day will feature a traditional ...

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  5. The Editor's Desk: More (what else?) Prince Avenue; Voting changes; Go, CoraRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... yet, the area proposed for the study - from Pulaski Street to Milledge Avenue - is becoming an extension of downtown Athens, with an array of restaurants and other locally owned businesses lining the sidewalks. Why, then, shouldn't there be some ...

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  6. Snoop Dog, Wiz Khalifa bring joint interest to Seattle on SaturdayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... Drive By-Truckers will play the Showbox SoDo one night earlier, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The group got its start in Athens, Ga., making its opening statement in 1998 with the debut album "Ganstabilly." Since then, the band has both satirized and ...

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  7. Panhandlers barred from Athens businessesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 22-year-old Athens man was banned from Kroger on Alps Road after he was asking customers to purchase diapers for his baby, police said.

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  8. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in the neighborhood has been dumping waste building materials on his lot. The man said he has advised the 33-year-old Athens man to stop the dumping, but the dumping has continued for several months. The deputy tried unsuccessfully to contact the ...

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  9. Multiple Athens homes burglarizedRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 31-year-old resident of Cedar Shoals Drive reported Wednesday that someone burglarized his home between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. by entering through a kitchen window, according to an Athens-Clarke police report.

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  10. Athens traffic stop leads to seizure of drugsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens-Clarke police officer who stopped a car Tuesday evening after knowing the driver had a suspended license ended up seizing methamphetamine and marijuana.

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  11. Athens-Clarke PD release sketch of rape suspectRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    According to police, the rape was reported on April 11 between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on the east side of Athens.

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  12. New Madrid at CAMEO on SaturdayRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Free Williamsburg

    ... less than five minutes from their recording studio, joining lead vocalist Phil McGill in the small college town of Athens, Ga. The band felt like it was a better fit for them than "Music City" Nashville, and I couldn't agree more. Having gone to ...

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  13. Vagaries of match play can't keep USC women from their No. 1 rankingRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Golf World

    ... vagaries of match play don't always work against the best teams. Playing at the Liz Murphey Collegiate last month in Athens, Ga., (sight of their 2013 NCAA title), the Trojans finished fourth in the 18-hole stroke-play qualifier, yet marched through ...

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  14. Athens AMVETS expands to include riders chapterRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The AMVETS Post in Athens expanded recently and now includes AMVETS Riders Chapter 10, which is made up of Veterans, Sons of Veterans and the Ladies Auxiliary.

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  15. Former Oconee County student graduates from boot campRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... nd the grandson of Rev. James and Carolyn Ashe, also of Bishop and Celeada G. Cochran and the late Wade S. Cochran of Athens.

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  16. Have You Seen This Man? Athens-Clarke Police Seek Alleged RapistRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A reward is being offered for the capture of a rape suspect in Athens. Athens-Clarke County Police released a composite drawing of the suspect, who allegedly raped an eastside woman between 2:30 a.m. and 5 a.m. on April 11. Police say he knocked on the door of the residence and forced his way inside when the woman answered the door.

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  17. Athens photographers, film festival win environmental awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... GreenFest Awards Ceremony at Flinchum's Phoenix. "It's taken a few years to kind of figure out what works for the Athens audience," said EcoFocus Film Festival Director Sara Beresford. Ecologists Laurie Fowler (a former Alec Little winner), John ...

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  18. Final draft issued of master plan for downtown AthensRead the original story

    Wednesday | Planning

    April 16 --Almost two years after the process started, the final draft of a master plan for downtown Athens was turned over to the Athens Downtown Development Authority this week with little comment from the authority board.

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  19. The Many Mutations of Georgia's Of Montreal Keep Audiences GuessingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Free Times

    ... an established sound. But that's never been the case for Of Montreal, which has followed the unpredictable whims of Athens, Ga.'s Kevin Barnes since its 1996 inception. Despite the precedent set by the group's more consistent peers, Barnes argues ...

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  20. Defense cries foul over prosecutor's motion in Athens death penalty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Defense attorneys for a woman charged in the murder of a pregnant Athens convenience store clerk more than three years ago have accused prosecutors of violating a court order in the death-penalty case.

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