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  1. Athens police issue lookout, offer reward for Popeye's armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police have issued a lookout for one of two gunmen who robbed a Prince Avenue restaurant last week, pistol-whipping the manager and forcing him into a freezer.

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  2. Direct Auto in Athens hosting back to school bash on SaturdayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Direct Auto in Athens is participating in a Back-to-School Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in which parents can receive a free school supply kit for their children and nominate their school for a $250 gift card.

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  3. 2015 Lousiana wideout commits to Georgia.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    This time with a commitment from the No. 8 overall player in Louisiana, Chigbu is considered one of the best wide receivers in the country and a four-star prospect by Scout.com.

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  4. Alliance encourages Georgia's faith communities and government to work togetherRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Working together became the theme during a meeting of the Ministerial and Faith Community Alliance in Athens held this week at the Early Learning Center.

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  5. Wanted Florida man nabbed in AthensRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    James John Crawford, 24, of Florida, was arrested Thursday on felony warrants from his home state after officers conducted a traffic stop on his car on Oconee Street at about 1 p.m., Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  6. Madison County blotterRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    MOLESTATION CHARGED: On July 20, an Athens man was charged with molesting a Madison County girl.

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  7. Athens man pulling wagon arrested for prowling, drug offenseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    John Alan Butterfield, 51, of Clover Street, was arrested Wednesday after he was reported to have been acting suspiciously on Holman Avenue, pulling a wagon and looking into people's homes, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  8. Athens good Samaritan nearly robbedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 60-year-old man reported someone attempted to rob him at gunpoint Wednesday night outside of his home on Nellie B Avenue, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  9. St. Mary's named to hospital association's honor rollRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    St. Mary's Hospital in Athens has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association's Partnership for Health and Accountability Core Measures Honor Roll.

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  10. Unemployment rate rises in JuneRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia Department of Labor announced on Thursday that the Athens area's unemployment rate increased to 6.3 percent in June, up seven-tenths of a percentage point from 5.6 percent in May. The rate increased because of seasonal factors, such as the summer job loss among non-contract school workers and temporary layoffs, primarily in ... (more)

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  11. Athens teen arrested for robbery 2 months after release from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities arrested on Thursday an Athens teen on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, two months after he was released from prison for previous robbery and assault convictions.

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  12. Athens teen arrested for robbery two months after release from prison ...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities Thursday morning arrested an Athens teen on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges, two months after he was released from prison for a previous assault conviction.

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  13. South Milledge reopened after portable toilet contents mopped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A stretch of South Milledge Avenue in southeastern Athens-Clarke County was closed three hours Wednesday due to spilled waste from portable toilets.

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  14. No waiver, but no worries, for Athens-Ben Epps AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Ben Epps Airport officials won't be seeking a waiver that could keep federally subsidized commercial passenger air service on the airfield for a year beyond Sept.

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  15. The Editor's Desk: And now, it's time to governRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    AND NOW, IT'S TIME TO GOVERN: In a great many ways, it's good to know that longtime local activist Melissa Link will be taking a seat "behind the rail" in January in the Athens-Clarke County Commission's meeting chambers in City Hall as the new District 3 commissioner.

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  16. Rash of car break-ins reported in AthensRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The thefts were not reported until Tuesday. a A car was broken into at Oak Hill Apartments on Oak Hill Drive between 8:30 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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  17. Homeless Athens man caught stealing soapRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A homeless career criminal paroled from prison last month was arrested Tuesday night after he was caught shoplifting at the CVS on Oglethorpe Avenue, Athens-Clarke County police said, David Wilson Jr., 53, stole deodorants and soaps, police said, and was charged with felony shoplifting because of numerous previous convictions for that offense.

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  18. Electronics stolen from Athens homesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A burglar entered a home on Cavalier Road, possibly through an unlocked window, between 11:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and stole a cellphone, laptop computers, a computer tablet and a power cord altogether valued at $2,190, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  19. Athens mom nabbed for shopliftingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Katherine Gipson, 27, of Wiltshire Drive, was arrested at Walmart on Lexington Road on Tuesday after she was caught shoplifting children's merchandise while shopping with her child, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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  20. 11-year-old tries to fight Athens officersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    An 11-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday night after he ran away from his grandmother's house and attempted to punch and kick officers who tried to interview him upon his return, Athens-Clarke County police said.

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