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  1. Rawls: Chamber seeks to empower Athens' small businessesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Access to proven, successful resources can be empowering for any business, but at the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, we are taking it to heart, especially for our area's small businesses. Together with other area business partners, the Chamber is developing the "Roadmap to Resources," which will clearly define the who, what, where, when and how to match the appropriate local resources to the needs of a small business.

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  2. Manufacturer of the Year Noramco seeks to raise its profile in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Sometimes the shy wallflower at the dance becomes the belle of the ball. It's a transformation that plays out in various aspects of life, even in the business world.

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  3. Deadline to register for charity golf tournament is MondayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Mercedes-Benz of Athens will present its 2015 Golf Invitational May 4 at the Athens Country Club located at 2700 Jefferson Road in Athens. The event will begin with check-in at 11:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. followed by 18 rounds of golf.

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  4. Federal court Judge Steve Jones to deliver UGA law school commencement addressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones is coming home to Athens next month to deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law's Commencement. Jones was born and raised in Athens, where he earned both his bachelor's and law degrees at UGA.

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  5. Bill signed by Gov. Deal could hinder effort to bring grocery store to downtown AthensRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Five words in a piece of legislation recently signed by Gov. Nathan Deal could hinder local efforts to bring a grocery store into downtown Athens. Somewhat ironically, those words - "at least 10,000 square feet" - are contained in a measure pushed by state Rep. Jay Roberts, R-Ocilla, and state Sen. Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, written specifically to help the small south Georgia town they represent to land a grocery store which the two lawmakers said will bring 200 jobs into the community.

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  6. Severe weather expected across the SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Powerful storms will be moving across Georgia, and forecasters said some of them could cause tornadoes. The National Weather Service said a first round of thunderstorms will move across north and central Georgia on Saturday.

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

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    By the time the NFL draft wraps up next weekend, Chris Conley's transition from college to professional football player will be complete. Something that will carry on through that transition is Conley's philosophy about giving back to his community.

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

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    At about the same time Johnson called 911 to report the shooting, Black also called to report he shot his cousin, saying Johnson planned to shoot him, according to a police report. Police arrested Black, 24, without incident.

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

    Friday | 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, four years of which he will spend in prison, for his role in a bribery scheme.

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

    Friday | 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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  11. Four injured in Jefferson Road crash, elderly Athens woman said to be in critical conditionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The collision that occurred at about 5:25 a.m. on Jefferson Road was reportedly triggered when a Toyota Camry rear-ended an SUV that slowed to a near stop in order to turn into a Marathon gas station. The collision propelled the SUV across the road, where it collided with an oncoming pickup truck, which overturned.

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  12. Kids take on the CriteriumRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The 10-year-old was the first cyclist in his age category to complete the Kids Criterium, held Saturday morning as part of the Twilight Criterium in downtown Athens. "It was fun," he said, still out of breath.

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  13. Vacuum stolen from Athens homeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman reported to Athens-Clarke County police that her Whit Davis Road residence was burglarized sometime between Monday afternoon and Thursday morning. More than $570 worth of cleaning materials were taken from the residence, including a $300 Bissell steam cleaner and a Hoover Vacuum cleaner.

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  14. Man followed, shot at in AthensRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A man reported to Athens-Clarke County Police that at about 8 p.m. Friday night he was assaulted with a firearm by a man he knows on Sartain Drive. The man said he was riding around in his vehicle when the suspect approached him and began calling him names and then followed him.

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  15. Athens duplex employee accused of fraudRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens-Clarke County police officer was dispatched to the Hidden Pines Duplexes on Friday in reference to thefts by a former employee. The property manager discovered money missing from the company in March when a statement came in.

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  16. New bikes donated to Downtown Academy students just before Kids CritRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The 706 Project Cycling Team presented the entire 35-member student body of the Athens school with new bikes donated by United Healthcare, which sponsors the 706P team. Kim McCurdy-Spence, senior account vice president of United Healthcare, said encouraging children to take up cycling excited her and the team as much as it excited the students getting the bicycles.

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  17. UGA student protester not in violation, university panel rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A student disciplinary panel determined on Friday that a University of Georgia student did not violate UGA student conduct codes when he was arrested in a demonstration against state lawmakers' refusal to expand the Medicaid program in Georgia. UGA undergraduate Adam Veale was among 12 people police peacefully detained in Atlanta on March 2 as they protested state political leaders' refusal to accept federal money meant to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to about 650,000 Georgians.

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

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A student disciplinary panel determined on Friday that a University of Georgia student did not violate UGA student conduct codes when he was arrested in a demonstration against state lawmakers' refusal to expand the Medicaid program in Georgia. UGA undergraduate Adam Veale was among 12 people police peacefully detained in Atlanta on March 2 as they protested state political leaders' refusal to accept federal money meant to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to about 650,000 Georgians.

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

    Friday | 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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  20. Athens woman injured in scuffleRead the original story

    Friday | 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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