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  1. UGA student protester not in violation, rules university panelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... orders of police or other officials. Witnesses testifying for Veale in Friday's hearing included activist and former Athens mayoral candidate Tim Denson and state Sen. Vincent Fort, among others. The hearing was closed to the public, but witnesses ...

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  2. Peyton Manning donates $3 million to UTRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Peyton Manning greets fans on the sidelines during the first half against Georgia in Sanford Stadium Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014 in Athens, Ga. MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL Former Tennessee quarterback and five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning has made a $3 million donation to UT, according to an athletic department press release on Friday night.

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  3. New course expected to shake up the 2015 Athens TwilightRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cycling News

    ... Tina Pic (Colavita Sutter Home P/B Cooking Light) and Brooke Miller (Team Tibco) For a race as storied as the annual Athens Twilight Criterium, the 35th anniversary of the event has a few tweaks thrown into the mix that are sure to add a new ...

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  4. Georgia Bulldogs New Indoor Facility Could Be Ready by 2016Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Dawn of the Dawg

    Aug 1, 2013; Athens, GA, USA; Georgia Bulldogs defensive end Sterling Bailey and offensive tackle Kenarious Gates battle during practice at the University of Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The Georgia Bulldogs are going to get a long-awaited and desperately needed indoor practice facility, and recent reports are that it could be ready by the 2016 season.

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  5. Electronics, fuel pump stolen in AthensRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A burglar reportedly pried open the front door of a home in the 200 block of Reed Street between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday and stole two TVs altogether valued at $400, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. In a separate incident, several tools and a fuel pump altogether valued at $730 reportedly were stolen from University of Georgia greenhouses on South Milledge Avenue between 6-7:20 p.m. Thursday, according to the UGA police website.

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  6. Athens woman injured in scuffleRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman reported to Athens-Clarke County police that when fighting with neighbors Thursday at Bethel Midtown Village she was dragged into their apartment and stabbed in the throat. Responding officers found the woman with blood on her clothes and a wound to her head.

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  7. Athens store employee assaulted by coworkerRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An employee at Sam's Food Mart, 1452 Prince Ave., reported he was assaulted Thursday night by another employee, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. The employee said his coworker strangled him by the throat after he refused to relinquish a key to the store, according to the report.

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  8. Athens man arrested after knocking over mopedRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nigel Miles White, 22, of Bloomfield Street, was arrested early Friday morning after a police officer saw him knock over a moped in an alley behind an East Clayton Street bar, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report. White, who the report noted had an odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath and was unsteady on his feet, was unable to give a reason for being in the alley.

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  9. As a 'goodbye' to Athens, Uga WR Conley to sign T-shirts for homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... who distinguished himself at UGA as much for what he did off the field as what he did on it, is taking leave of Athens while using his status to shine some light on the plight of less fortunate community members. Saturday, at what might be one of ...

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  10. Take the Power Back!, Della Ray, Blaine Duncan leading live music lineup in Tuscaloosa...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Bar also has a fun weekend in store for music fans with southern progressive rockers The Kinky Aphrodisiacs from Athens, Ga., and Tuscaloosa's own Blackwater Thieves tonight and the all-female Nashville-based Rage Against the Machine tribute band ...

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  11. Athens man gunned down by cousinRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Street, where police said a trail of blood led to the shooting scene on Anderson Street. He received treatment at Athens Regional Medical Center. Police closed Anderson Street and the 1600 block of East Broad Street for about two hours after the ...

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  12. Southeastern Bank Financial Corp. Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings and Declares DividendRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... offices in Aiken County, S.C., operating as Southern Bank & Trust and one limited service Loan Production Office in Athens, Ga. The company also has mortgage operations in Augusta and Savannah. The banks focus primarily on real estate, commercial ...

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  13. Prison for ex-Athens cop in bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A South Carolina man who once put criminals behind bars now must spend the next four years behind those same bars. Former Athens-Clarke County police officer Christopher Lee Burton received on Thursday a 10-year sentence, including four years in prison, for his role in a bribery scheme.

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  14. Get to know: Jacob Eason is Georgia's top-rated QB since Matt StaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... Georgia and threw for nearly 8,000 yards in just three seasons. When Eason participated in "Dawg Night" last July in Athens, Ga., the comparisons to Stafford were rampant. He displayed a cannon arm, and he's one of the most highly ranked QBs to come ...

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  15. Athens-area hunters invited to Outdoor BlastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Several Athens-area hunters who killed exceptional bucks last season will be heading to the Gwinnett Center July 24-26 with a chance to win some big prizes, including a new truck. A total of 273 deer racks from bucks taken in Georgia last season were measured in Madison and Tifton from among 716 bucks entered during the 2014-15 Truck-Buck Contest, GON's annual big-buck contest.

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  16. Athens gardener association to hold plant saleRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Area Master Gardener Association will hold its Spring Plant Sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Athens-Clarke County Extension Office, 2152 W. Broad St. Vegetable plants, annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, ferns, ground covers and seedlings will be available for purchase. The association also will have a variety of herbs available for sale.

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  17. Here's your Friday schedule for the Twilight CriteriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Although the main cycling events aren't until Saturday, there's still plenty to do today as Athens kicks off the 2015 Twilight Criterium. Cycling fans and casual enthusiasts will enjoy the men's grid qualifying heats, a high-tech matchup of riders on their stationary bikes vying for the best spots in the Criterium.

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  18. Clayton Street, Hull Street businesses weigh in on Twilight course changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Washington, setting up the finish line at College Avenue. That means the post office, First Presbyterian Church and Athens First Bank hold some of the front row spots on Hancock. The inclusion of Hull Street means bars Little King's, World Famous ...

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  19. Athens airport officials in contact with mainline air carrier to provide flightsRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Ben Epps airport officials hope that dangling a potential $2 million federal funding carrot might entice a commercial air carrier back onto the airfield. Seven months after SeaPort Airlines pulled out of Athens, airport officials are having serious conversations with what Airport Director Tim Beggerly described this week as a "mainline" carrier to provide air service out of Athens-Ben Epps Airport.

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  20. LSU edges past Texas A&M, 4-3, to claim first game of intense series at Alex BoxRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    ... six hits while striking out one. Zardon's Moment: LSU sophomore infielder Danny Zardon didn't even make the trip to Athens, Georgia, last weekend. But with a runner on second and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 3-3 game, Zardon made ...

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