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  1. Roof sealant blaze briefly closes west Athens furniture storeRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The barrels caught fire when workers were heating them in preparation for spraying a coat of sealant on the furniture store's roof. The fire was on the driveway at the side of the building, which was not impacted by the blaze.

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  2. Photography association moving headquarters to UGARead the original story

    44 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The National Press Photographers Association will relocate its headquarters to the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication starting in early 2015. NPPA is the voice of visual journalists, representing photographers, videographers, multimedia journalists, editors, designers, visual managers and academics, with nearly 6,000 members nationwide and around the world.

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  3. Explosion, fire reported at Athens furniture storeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County authorities are responding to a report of an explosion and fire at Farmers Home Furniture on West Broad Street.

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  4. FedEx driver, Braselton police officer injured in I-85 wreck...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    One southbound lane of Interstate 85 in Barrow County is closed due to a wreck involving a FedEx truck and a Braselton Police Department vehicle in which the truck overturned, according to a news release from Barrow County Emergency Services. Details of the accident were not immediately available from the Georgia State Patrol, but according to the GSP post in Athens, the truck driver was taken by helicopter to an area hospital.

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  5. GON's January cover offers hunters a voiceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    In addition to attending one of the above-mentioned WRD public meetings, GON is providing another platform for sportsmen to voice their opinions on the same issues that will come up for discussion at those January meetings. The first three questions are the front-and-center topics that will be discussed at WRD's public meetings.

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  6. Mother, friend remember Darla Gibbons as passionate and creativeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The many sides of the 26-year-old are memorialized on a quilt recently presented to Sandra Johnson, mother of the woman who was found murdered in east Athens two months ago. "It shows all of Darla's personalities and important events in her life, like when she graduated from high school and college," Johnson said.

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  7. Clarke Middle students sweep Young Entrepreneur AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Four Clarke Middle School students swept the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce's first-ever Young Entrepreneur Awards, taking away a total of $400 in prize money for their innovative approaches to real-world problems. The four Clarke Middle students - all young women - were among the 50 Clarke County School District eighth-graders who made an attempt at the Chamber honor.

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  8. Lesesne already pleased with decision to coach BulldogsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Billy Lesesne has a lot new things going these days. His son William was born two weeks ago and he's moving to the Classic City after accepting the offer to become Georgia's fifth head soccer coach, officially announced earlier this week.

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  9. Six Athens albums of record in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A steady stream of albums roll through Athens every year with a promise of greatness, as Athens is a town where great albums are made. Since I moved here full time nearly a decade ago, I've discovered and enthralled in bands I would not have heard about had I not lived in the Classic City, and the same holds true this year.

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  10. Funeral services for Friday, December 19, 2014Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Bates, Betty, 78, of Comer, 11 a.m. at the Colliers Baptist Church cemetery. Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, Athens.

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  11. Wanted Eatonton man turned in by Athens momRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A man was arrested early Thursday after his mother called police to report that he was acting disorderly at her home on Maple Forge Drive and that there was a warrant for his arrest. Athens-Clarke County police said 34-year-old Leon Anthony Horton came from his home in Eatonton to stay a few days with his mother prior to turning himself in to the Clarke County Sheriff's Office for violating probation.

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  12. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    FENCE DAMAGED: On Dec. 8, Deputy Carter Brank was dispatched to A-1 Customs on Flat Rock Road, where the owner found someone had cut a chain-link fence at the rear of the business. PISTOL MISSING: On Dec. 9, Deputy Adam Thrower was dispatched to Barnett Shoals Road, where a 31-year-old woman reported that a Taurus Judge .45-caliber pistol was missing from her vehicle.

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  13. Kia stolen in AthensRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 2010 Kia Soul valued at $17,000 was reported to have been stolen from the owner's St. Ives Trace home between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 7:20 a.m. Wednesday.

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  14. Hull woman arrested for slashing Athens teensRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police arrested Treemokneesha Laugiel Brown, 26, of Hull, on Wednesday after she allegedly slashed two teens with a razor or similar weapon. She was walking on Nellie B Avenues when she crossed paths with an 18-year-old Martin Circle woman with whom she exchanged words.

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  15. Burglaries reported in AthensRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A bag of tools valued at $100 also was reported stolen. In addition to wiring, the thieves stole motors from the fans.

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  16. Empty Stocking Fund keeps local woman's power turned onRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    After having her bank account broken into by a hacker overseas, Brandy's funds were completely depleted and she quickly fell behind on her bills. Brandy's power bill escalated and she soon found herself further in debt and at risk of her power being turned off.

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  17. Numerous Athens children have presents thanks to Salvation ArmyRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Christmas morning will be merry and bright for hundreds of area children this year thanks to the generosity of the Athens community. This year, 1,722 children up to age 12 will receive gifts through The Salvation Army's Angel Tree program, a 52-percent increase over last year, Lt.

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  18. Do One Thing: Leave a random note of kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Ashley Roten ashley.roten@onlineathens.com Random acts of kindness, big and small, can turn someone's day completely around. Rarely are these small acts overlooked or forgotten, and many times, that one thing can start a chain reaction of kindness that spreads quickly.

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  19. Athens police searching for shooting suspect, reward offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police have identified a suspect in a home invasion robbery earlier this week in which a man was shot and seriously injured. Investigators have obtained warrants for 19-year-old Timothy Damon Carruth in connection with the robbery and shooting Tuesday at Bethel Midtown Village.

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  20. It's easier than ever to find locally handmade gifts close to the holidaysRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    It's now easier than ever to find local vendors for thoughtful, handmade gifts this holiday season, and some makers have options for local pickup to save on shipping costs and time. The Broad Collective, a local creative group who blogs about Athens culture, recently launched its online shop to feature creative entrepreneurs and artists, while using a portion of the sales to pay site contributors who have volunteered for the site since its launch five months ago.

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