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  1. Metro Athens' unemployment rate unchanged at 5.4 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Metro Athens' unemployment rate for April was 5.4 percent, unchanged from March. This is the lowest the rate has been since September 2008 when it was 5.4 percent.

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  2. Athens food writer Rebecca Lang writes new cookbook showcasing 51 chicken recipesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    For Rebecca Lang, deciding the best way to fry a chicken is like asking her to choose a favorite child. Lang solved her dilemma by just writing a lot of chicken recipes, 51 in all, and publishing them in a cookbook, "Fried Chicken," in bookstores now from Ten Speed Press.

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  3. Tools stolen from Athens residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An air compressor and a circular saw valued at $330 were reported stolen during a burglary of a White Circle residence occurring between 9 p.m. Monday and 8 p.m. Wednesday, according to Athens-Clarke County police.

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  4. Stolen gun, drugs found in traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    A stolen gun was recovered Wednesday night when police officers on patrol reportedly saw a wanted alleged thief being driven in a car and wound up arresting him and the driver. They followed the car to Clarke Gardens and arrested the passenger, 35-year-old Santee Jermaine Smith of Carlton, who had an outstanding arrest warrant on a theft charge, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.

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  5. Man with bags of pot crashes into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens man was arrested on drug charges early Thursday after he reportedly crashed the car he was driving and Athens-Clarke County police found bags of marijuana and drug distribution materials in the vehicle. Ladarius Janest Morgan, 18, was backing up the car on Hawthorne Extension at about 12:20 a.m. when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, according to a police report.

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  6. Widespread Panic show not as disruptive as Gulf Coast town officials fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-based jam band Widespread Panic's concert in Orange Beach, Ala., last Friday turned out not to be quite as disruptive to Memorial Day weekend as city officials feared. Still, though, city officials, along with amphitheater owners where the band played and the promoters for the venue, are likely to be focused on Orange Beach's commitment to family friendliness in booking future acts for The Amphitheater at The Wharf, City Administrator Ken Grimes said Wednesday.

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  7. Former George Dean's building to house Zaxby's, apartmentsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Plans for the renovation of the downtown Athens space formerly occupied by George Dean's, an upscale men's clothing store that closed in 2014 after 48 years in business, are now under review by the Athens-Clarke County Planning Department. As now envisioned, the ground floor of the old George Dean's, at 227 E. Clayton St., will be home to a new Zaxby's fast-food chicken restaurant, with the second floor slated to be converted to apartments.

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  8. Alcohol regulations could eliminate AthFest fundraising capabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    AthFest, the annual June music and arts festival in downtown Athens, has never been a big money-maker for AthFest Educates, the nonprofit organization benefitting from the event. But this year's AthFest is likely just to break even, raising no money for the nonprofit, according to AthFest Educates Executive Director Jill Helme.

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  9. Athens area tennis' reputation continues to blossomRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens tennis scene continues to assert itself as an on-the-verge premier destination for the state's best players with this weekend's Adult League State Championships. For the second consecutive year, the Clarke-Oconee Tennis Association hosts the 40 & Over Championships, with over 40 teams and more than 500 players expected to play at least 600 matches Friday through Monday.

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  10. Georgia basketball to play three SEC rivals twice a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    "I'm excited about each of our permanent SEC opponents," Georgia coach Mark Fox said in a statement. "We are assured of having some of our traditional rivals come to Stegeman Coliseum every year.

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  11. Georgia receives verbal commitment from elite in-state defensive linemanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Georgia cleared another hurdle in its quest to sign the greatest group of defensive linemen in one recruiting cycle on Thursday. Julian Rochester, considered one of the top players in the state by Scout.com, committed to the Bulldogs coaching staff while on an unofficial visit to Athens.

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  12. Agricultural research facility for which Athens was considered now under construction in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, a federal animal disease research lab for which Athens was once considered as a site, is now under construction in Manhattan, Kansas. The $1.25 billion animal research facility will fill a vital role in protecting the nation's food supply while also providing a boost to the Kansas economy, federal officials said Wednesday at a groundbreaking ceremony for NBAF.

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  13. Athens police officer who helped needy family named officer of the quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    They nabbed a man who allegedly raped two women, arrested a serial sex offender and saved several lives while taking the time to also help a down-on-its-luck family. Those were some of the actions taken by Athens-Clarke County police officers between January and March, actions that prompted coworkers to nominate them as Officers of the First Quarter for 2015.

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  14. Poetry series explores inspirations behind worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A weeklong poetry series in June not only puts University of Georgia graduate students on stage, but also allows them to share it with several established, published poets. The readings, which are free and open to the public, are part of the fourth annual "Seat in the Shade: A Summer Poetry Reading Series."

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  15. Absurdist Attractions: Comedy Fans in Athens Welcome TJ MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The city always had a steady stream of comedians both working and stopping here from the national circuit. But now, more than ever, the town is a regular landing spot for some of the funniest people in the business.

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  16. Grimes: Deal with Iran is worth hopeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    For two generations, U.S. leaders have been trying to sort out the good guys from the bad guys in the Middle East. The puzzle only grows murkier, but one point should be clear: Not a single American life should be sacrificed until we reconcile the puzzle.

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  17. V Things: May 28-June 3Read the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Shiraz Fine Wines & Gourmet host its Greek Wines with Southern Fare event Friday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. For $25, participants enjoy a tasting of the original old-school wine, paired with classic Southern cuisine catered by Last Resort Provisions. The menu includes fried green tomatoes with Tabasco jelly, corn fritters with chipotle remoulade and a crostini with either a deviled egg salad watermelon radish or pulled pork and jicama slaw.

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  18. Athens woman's card used at NY storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens woman reported to police on Tuesday that someone used her debit card to make four purchases totaling $1,720 at a Target store in Staten Island, N.Y.

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  19. Athens man finds stolen tabletRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The man told Athens-Clarke County police on Tuesday after the theft he visited multiple area pawn shops and found the tablet he believed belonged to him at Thornton's Pawn Shop on Lexington Road.

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  20. Southern Brewery Company opens its doors and taps to AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Last week, Southern Brewery Company opened its doors for daily tours where Athenians and those outside the city limits can enjoy its new additions to the Classic City brew catalog. The focused passion of brewers around the world comes through their own Southern style.

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