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  1. Man shot at in third Athens shooting incident in three daysRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police are investigating three shooting incidents within a span of three days, the last occurring Friday morning when a man was shot at while driving his car. The most recent shooting occurred at about 9:50 a.m. Friday, when a man was driving near the entrance of Dogwood Park apartments on Old Hull Road.

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  2. The streak is over: Lady Bulldogs beat FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tiaria Griffin scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Georgia Lady Bulldogs to a 52-45 win over Florida on Sunday, snapping an eight-game losing streak in the process. Marjorie Butler added 11 points and Krista Donald grabbed 11 rebounds for Georgia in the regular-season finale.

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  3. Little Caesars teams with Action Ministries to feed Athens homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Little Caesars donated dozens of pizzas to Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen at First Baptist Church of Athens, a program run by Action Ministries Athens. The Little Caesars Love Kitchen is a pizza kitchen on wheels that travels across the United States and Canada meeting the needs of the hungry, the homeless and disaster survivors.

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  4. Athens Fibercraft Guild to celebrate 40th anniversary with public partyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens area fibercraft artists will celebrate four decades of camaraderie and fibercrafts education in the Classic City during the Athens Fibercraft Guild's 40th anniversary celebration 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Georgia Square Mall. The celebration will be held next to JC Penney's first floor entrance and will include opportunities to try select fibercraft arts and watch demonstrations, peruse the Guild's library of fibercraft literature, view exhibits, enjoy refreshments and talk with Guild members.

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  5. Volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Volunteers help harvest produce to be used in Campus Kitchen meals and contribute to the general maintenance of the garden. For more, www.servicelearning.uga.edu.

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  6. Athens YMCA celebrates year of changes during 158th anniversary TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens YMCA will kick off a month-long celebration for its 158th anniversary at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the facility located at 915 Hawthorne Ave. Athens YMCA CEO Shae Wilson admits that 158 years is an odd number to celebrate, but said she felt it was important to publicly celebrate this year's anniversary in light of the many changes that have happened at the Y. During the event, attendees will enjoy cake and music, interact with Y staff and members, and be led on tours of the facility. Certificates also will be given to the Y's oldest and youngest members.

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  7. Good news for Georgia hurler TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    University of Georgia pitcher Robert Tyler underwent an MRI on his right elbow Saturday in Athens and no structural damage was noted. The ulnar collateral ligament is intact.

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  8. Community support keeping armless Athens artist in business after theft of his suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A trickle of community support is keeping Michael Davenport in business for the time being, the armless local artist said as he set up his easel Saturday morning outside Brett's restaurant in the Athens West shopping center on Atlanta Highway. On Wednesday, Davenport's supplies were taken from in front of the Publix grocery store on Atlanta Highway, where he uses the restroom as he spends the day drawing for passersby at various locations along the thoroughfare.

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  9. WWII vet missing 70 years buried Saturday in Athens with military honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    After 70 years of uncertainty, Charles J. Jones finally returned to his hometown of Athens and was laid to rest Saturday. A crowd gathered at the Oconee Hill Cemetery to commemorate the World War II soldier's life and honor his sacrifice for his country.

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  10. Athens-area students heading to Alabama for 'Bloody Sunday' commemorationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    On Saturday, a group of students from across the Athens area will depart on a bus pilgrimage to the Alabama cities of Selma and Birmingham. They'll be commemorating the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" - the first day of a Selma-to-Montgomery march, in which black marchers were beaten by police.

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  11. Athens mom charged with felonies for alleged DUI wreck that injured her childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens woman was arrested on felony charges Friday in connection with an alleged drunk driving collision earlier this month in which her two young children were seriously injured. Amy Louise Gravitt, 27, was charged with three counts of DUI, two counts of causing serious injury by vehicle, failure to maintain lane and cited for two child safety seat violations.

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  12. Multiple gunshots reported at Athens apartment complexRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County Police responded to Dogwood Apartments on Old Hull Road Friday night after a report of multiple gunshots, possibly directed toward a vehicle. Police were told one vehicle was leaving the complex while another was heading into the complex.

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  13. Hugh Acheson wants to rebuild our home ec classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    "Flavor should be our ultimate diet plan," Georgia Organics Executive Director Alice Rolls recently said at the organization's annual conference. Rolls opened the 18th annual event, held recently in Athens, by saying chefs and farmers can work together to introduce American eaters to new-to-them organic fruits and vegetables, which in turn can guide people back to their kitchens and encourage more cooking.

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  14. Athens writer working with Columbus State on play based on her novelRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Deidre Ann deLaughter is taking the novel on sexual child abuse that she released in 2013 and transitioning it into a play for the stage. DeLaughter, who grew up in Atlanta and now lives in Athens, is working with the Columbus State University's Department of Theatre, in developing the play scheduled to debut on Feb. 12, 2016, in the university's Riverside Theatre.

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  15. Man punched, robbed in AthensRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The victim told Athens-Clarke County police he was on the way to his residence when two young males approached him. One punched him in the stomach and the other took $400 from his pocket.

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  16. Furniture stolen from Athens storage unitRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A couple told Athens-Clarke County police they recently had more that $10,000 worth of furniture stolen from their storage unit on Gaines School Road. The two had recently moved to North Carolina and left many of their household items, including kitchen appliances, living room furniture, china and clothing in the unit, according to a police report.

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  17. St. Mary's to host career fair for registered nursesRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    St. Mary's Health Care System will hold a career fair for experienced registered nurses 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at the hospital, located at 1230 Baxter St., Athens. RNs interested in exploring career opportunities at St. Mary's will be able to meet face-to-face with nursing leaders from several areas, including Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Center for Rehabilitative Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Department, Family Birth Center, Intermediate Care Unit, Neurosciences, Orthopedics, Surgical Services and Women's and Children's Services.

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  18. Foster named to Morgan Stanley's President's ClubRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Morgan Stanley recently announced that Tom Foster has been named to the firm's prestigious President's Club, an elite group composed of the firm's leading Financial Advisors. Foster is a senior vice president, senior portfolio manager and financial advisor in Morgan Stanley's Wealth Management office in Athens.

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  19. DialAmerica to hold hiring event in AthensRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    DialAmerica will host a hiring event at its Athens location for interested candidates 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Candidates interested in joining DialAmerica can view all available positions at www.dialamerica.com/careers/ , including job responsibilities, and submit an employment application online, or contact Pam Randazzo at 552-2000 or Athensrec@Dialamerica.com .

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  20. Video: After blowing out Missouri , Georgia looks towards KentuckyRead the original story

    Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Atlanta Hawks already have a good relationship with the Georgia men's basketball program. They train in the preseason in Athens at the Bulldogs' practice facility.

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