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  1. NeSmith: The best way to say final good-byesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    In 1998, my father was critically ill. Sixteen years later, my mother's life was slipping way.

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  2. Events around Athens todayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    We love our readers at OnlineAthens.com, so we're giving you a soapbox. In return for giving you a place to speak your opinion, we simply ask you adhere to a few guidelines.

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  3. Guitars stolen from Athens pawn shopRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Someone busted a front window of Athens Pawn Shop, 615 Hawthorne Ave., at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday and stole from a window display two electric guitars and a small amplifier altogether valued at $300, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  4. Athens police officer spots 3 shopliftersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens-Clarke County police officer was parked across the street from the convenience store at about 3 a.m. when he noticed two men go inside, one of whom he knew from "extensive dealings," according to a police report. The officer noted in the report that one of the men came out of the store with a box of beer.

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  5. Athens man robbed of beer, M&MsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 42-year-old East Carver Drive resident reported to police that he was attacked and robbed by three males at about 11 a.m. Thursday in the area of Warren Street and McKinley Drive. He said that after getting off the bus at the Triangle Plaza shopping center, he went to a store and bought a six-pack of beer, M&Ms and peanuts, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.

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  6. Athens police offer precinct lobbies for completing online transactionsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Those who make arrangements online to buy or sell goods can now do so in a very safe location - the lobby of an Athens-Clarke County police precinct. Police Chief Carter Greene said Friday that his department will follow others across the nation in offering safe haven for such transactions in the wake of the so-called Craigslist murders in Georgia this month.

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  7. Elderly Athens woman unhurt as Bentley drives off ledge, lands upside down on carRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An 82-year-old woman Athens woman on Thursday emerged virtually unscathed from an accident in which she drove her car over a ledge and landed upside down on another car that was crushed. An Athens-Clarke County police Traffic Unit supervisor said that the Cleveland Road resident was probably saved from serious injury by the fact her car was a 2000 Bentley Arnage.

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  8. Jackson County police blotterRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    DAMAGE: On Jan. 26, Deputy Charles Clark was dispatched to Interstate-85, where a motorist reported he was passing a dump truck on the interstate when an object came off the truck and cracked his windshield. The motorist flagged the dump truck over.

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  9. Oconee County police blotterRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    YEN STOLEN: On Jan. 19, Deputy Carter Brank met with a 34-year-old Athens woman who reported the theft of more than 30,000 Japanese Yen from her wallet. The woman said she was shopping at Kohl's on Epps Bridge Parkway when she went to the restroom and accidentally left her purse behind.

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  10. Proposed DOT plan would ease congestion at Lexington Road interchange with Athens Perimeter.Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The latest state Department of Transportation plan to address one of Athens-Clarke County's worst traffic chokepoints - Lexington Road at the Athens Perimeter just outside the eastern edge of downtown Athens - got a public review Wednesday, another step along the way to construction, which under the current timetable won't come until 2021. Currently, right-of-way acquisition for the proposed $22 million project, to be funded with a mix of state and federal dollars, is scheduled for 2019, with construction coming two years later.

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  11. Loaded handgun left near children in breezeway of Athens apartment complexRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Arthur Lee Risper, 24, was arrested and charged with reckless conduct Wednesday evening for reportedly leaving a loaded handgun unattended in the breezeway of Dogwood Park apartments on Old Hull Road. Officers found the gun in a bag when searching the breezeway after receiving a complaint about drug activity there, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.

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  12. Athens man charged with drug possessionRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Clinton Tyrell Patterson, 33, of Camak Drive, was arrested Wednesday at a business on Oak Street where Athens-Clarke County police said they made contact with him regarding a drug investigation.

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  13. Foundry VIP launch showcases venue's promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    When a Chicago-based company bought the Foundry Park Inn and the Melting Point and renamed the hotel Graduate Athens we were skeptical and confused: Is it pronounced like the verb or like the Dustin Hoffman movie? And what would become of one of Athens' most loved music venues? But the Melting Point, now called the Foundry, has begun the path to destruction we haven't seen any evidence of it. A VIP launch party for the venue, now packaged with a restaurant called the Foundry Bar and Mill, and the accompanying private event facilities, was Wednesday.

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  14. No answers from administrators on medical campus dean changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A meeting with top administrators Tuesday did little to satisfy area physicians and others who wanted to know why the popular dean of the University of Georgia-Georgia Regents University is leaving. Dr. Barbara Schuster, dean of the Athens medical campus, announced earlier this month that she would be stepping down in May, after the second class of about 40 students graduates from the school, housed at the former Navy Supply Corps School in Normaltown.

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  15. Grimes: Good news in Obama's address overlookedRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The most dramatic sentence in President Obama's State of the Union speech was a simple one, which has not been emphasized enough. As the majority contingent of Republicans were applauding lightly, if at all, he said, with a small smile: "This is good news, people."

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  16. Vehicle break-ins on the rise in AthensRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    In the two-week period that ended Jan. 24, there were 31 reported incidents of entering auto, up from the average of 20 incidents, according to David Griffeth, senior crime analyst for the police department. It doesn't appear that any one area is being targeted as police said they have handled reports from all over the county.

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  17. Grand jury indicts Athens man for alleged sexual assault of 12-year-oldRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Clarke County grand jury this week indicted an Athens man who authorities say tried to rape a 12-year-old girl three months ago while he was free on bond from a previous arrest for the alleged rape of an adult in 2013. Though charged by Athens-Clarke County police with criminal attempt to commit rape for the alleged October assault on the girl, grand jurors on Tuesday returned an indictment against 28-year-old Jason Aragon that included counts of child molestation and sexual battery against a child under 16. Following the alleged assault on the child, Aragon had been thought by police to have left the area before he surrendered to authorities at the Clarke County Jail two weeks ago.

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  18. Students will give help, get hands-on experience with new graduation...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    University of Georgia President Jere Morehead speaks during a meeting the Rotary Club of Athens on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Athens, Ga. The University of Georgia sent thousands of students out into Athens and other Georgia communities last year to get real-world experience and give volunteer time, and the school will be sending out even more students when a new "experiential learning" requirement takes effect next year, UGA President Jere Morehead said Wednesday.

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  19. Athens' unemployment rate unchanged at 4.9 percent in DecemberRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Meanwhile, Georgia's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.9 percent, down from 7.2 percent in November. It was 7.4 percent in December 2013.

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  20. Athens cop fights with gang member at Rolling RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens-Clarke County police officer fought early Wednesday morning with a known gang member found lurking at Rolling Ridge apartments, police said. Senior Police Officer Ryan Giles was on foot patrol at the complex off Kathwood Drive shortly after midnight when he saw a man wearing a dark hoodie crouched in the shadows behind one of the buildings, according to a police incident report.

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