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  1. Bill establishing funds to pursue sports events could benefit AthensRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Already flush with year-round collegiate athletic events, Athens could play host to a wide range of sporting events in the future. That's if a bill - state House Bill 510 - continues to trend in the right direction.

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  2. Britt bags top non-typical buck in Oconee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... of all the bucks measured for the Truck-Buck contest, please visit www.gon.com or pick up the April issue of GON at Athens-area convenience stores. Darron Britt's Oconee County 16-point buck had an amazing rack that included sticker points jutting ...

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  3. Dangerous black ice possible this morningRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens area school officials once again plan to keep an eye on the weather report as another winter storm bears down on north Georgia, possibly bringing sleet and freezing rain. Depending on the path the storm takes, Clarke and surrounding counties could see patchy black ice this morning, according to National Weather Service forecasters.

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  4. New services available at Humane Society's Pet Care ClinicRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Pet Care Clinic's are open 1-4 p.m. the first Saturday of each month at Pet Supplies Plus, 191 Alps Rd., Athens. Proof of prior vaccination is required for pets to receive treatment.

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  5. Voting open for cutest kids contestRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Voting remains open for the Athens Kids Expo Cutest Kids Contest benefiting Wee Read, a program of the United Way of Northeast Georgia. Athens Kids Expo is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens.

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  6. Sexual assault at Florida hospital mirrors incident in AthensRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Mirroring an incident in Athens, a Florida man recently filed a lawsuit against a hospital that alleges a male medical technician sexually assaulted him. In November 2012, a man entered St. Vincent's Medical Center in Jacksonville for heart surgery.

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  7. Task force arrests Athens man on drug chargesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Following an investigation by the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force, 30-year-old Randall Ramon Swoops was arrested Wednesday at his Jefferson Circle home on warrants charging him with trafficking in marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana within 1,000 feet of public housing, according to an Athens-Clarke County police incident report.

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  8. Athens couple allegedly threatened by home care workerRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A man and woman reported Wednesday that they had concerns about a 27-year-old home care worker because of comments she made to them, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. The worker, who had been hired to help care for the woman's 80-year-old mother, recently told the couple that she was planning to return home to her family in another state.

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  9. Athens hip hop to be celebrated on Saturday with awards showRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Morton Theater plans to roll out the red carpet this weekend for a celebration of Athens hip hop culture in addition to honoring the music that is the hallmark of this genre. Advance tickets are $15 through www.athenshiphopawards.com .

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  10. Recordings expose Texas high school principal's daily Bible verse announcements to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... them and by Principal Noll. 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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  11. American Idol contestant playing free concert at Village Presbyterian FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Prairire Village Post

    Singer/songwriter Sam Burchfield will play 7 p.m. Friday at the church. Burchfield got his start playing coffee shops and other small venues near his home of Seneca, S.C., before moving to Athens, Ga., where he attended college and won the statewide Campus Superstar singing competition in 2013.

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  12. Dangerous black ice possible Friday morningRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... headed down to about 32 degrees early Friday morning. The freezing rain and sleet won't accumulate here in the Athens area, but there could be patches of dangerous black ice, said forecasters. As temperatures drop below freezing, "patches of black ...

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  13. Musical memorial for UGA student Friday at Nuci's SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Friends are planning to gather Friday at Nuci's Space to celebrate the life of Philip Carpenter, the University of Georgia student who last week died unexpectedly at his apartment in downtown Athens. It was while in Nuci's Space's Camp Amped youth outreach program that Carpenter helped form the band Second Sons.

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  14. Athens-Clarke on fast track with chicken ordinanceRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Egged on by a handful of chicken-raising scofflaws and many others who have been ready to cross that road, a henpecked Athens-Clarke County government is scratching its way toward an urban agriculture ordinance that would allow the raising of backyard poultry in the many residential-zoned areas where it currently is not allowed. After hearing Tuesday night from a number of urban agriculture enthusiasts, commissioners instructed the county government's planning department to develop an urban agriculture ordinance that would allow the keeping of chickens and bees in residential areas, and perhaps in other zoning districts where such activity currently is not allowed.

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  15. Arkansas horror story: Republican lawmaker gave up adopted 6-year-old to man who then raped herRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... proof of citizenship." 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 working ...

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  16. Georgia defeated but not discouragedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia guard Charles Mann passes under pressure as Georgia takes on No. 1 Kentucky at Stegeman Coliseum on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Athens, Ga.

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  17. Patriots' Belichick hanging around AthensRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... nging out with Barkley before the game. Belichick was at Auburn Tuesday and then had workouts with former Bulldogs in Athens on Wednesday. Offensive lineman David Andrews and linebacker Ramik Wilson were among those Belichick watched.

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  18. RoboGlads, best Georgia team in robot competition, head to regionals next weekRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Marco Newman makes a few adjustments to the Robo Glads robot, Maximus, at Clarke Central High School on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Athens, Ga. OnlineAthens / Athens Banner-Herald It isn't the Clarke Central High School football nor basketball teams that are pounding the competition as of late.

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  19. Tim Denson, other Athens activists released from jailRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens for Everyone members conduct a sit-in at the Georgia capitol in Atlanta Monday. Tim Denson, Adam Veale and Adam Lassila, along with nine other people, were taken into custody after refusing to vacate their post, according to an onlooker.

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  20. US has built culture of punishment, speaker saysRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in K-12 education, he said. The new culture of punishment goes far beyond prison expenditures, however, said Rios, in Athens to deliver an annual lecture that honors the late Susette Talarico, a UGA political science professor who headed the ...

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