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  1. Jackson County blotterRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    HARASSMENT: On Dec. 14, Deputy Adan Ornelas was dispatched to meet with a man in Maysville, who said he met with a Commerce man to trade his cellphone for another type of cellphone. He gave the man $50 in addition to the trade.

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  2. Drug suspects found with additional narcotics when strip searched at Athens jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police on Monday conducted a traffic stop that resulted in the arrests of three drug suspects, two of whom were further charged when a strip search at the jail found additional narcotics. Katherine Grace Patman-Witcher, 29, of Crawford, was found to have a bag of methamphetamine in one of her body cavities, police said, and Ricky Lanier Collins, 35, of Cabin Creek Road in Athens, hid a bag of meth in his underwear.

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  3. Cedar Shoals boys improve to 5-1; Williams wins it for Winder-BarrowRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    D'andre Mahaffey scored 18 points to lead the Jaguars, while Plandrous Fleming added 15. Greg Smith chipped in 13. WILLIAMS WINS IT FOR WINDER-BARROW: Drezdin Williams hit a buzzer-beating basket to lead Winder-Barrow to a 47-46 win over Jackson County. NORTH OCONEE BOYS USE OT TO BEAT OGLETHORPE COUNTY: Overtime was needed Saturday afternoon to decide a winner between North Oconee and Oglethorpe County.

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  4. Area wrestlers set to compete at Panther InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    For more than 20 years, the Panther Invitational at Jackson County has been one of the earliest benchmarks for area wrestling programs. "It's good to the vantage point of seeing what the tough teams in the area look like and what your kids are looking like," Jackson County coach Jason Powers said.

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  5. Prep roundup: Commerce girls, Madison County boys winRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Mya Jones and Asia Jones combined for 51 points in the Tigers' 66-52 win at home.

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  6. Funeral services for Sunday, November 30, 2014.Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Cleveland, Charles, 73, of Danielsville, 4 p.m. at New Haven Holiness Church. Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston.

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  7. Toney: The role of the chamber's University Relations CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    They grew from the same parcel of land purchased by the state from Daniel Easley in 1801. The town was incorporated in 1806, the same year that Old College, UGA's first academic building, was opened and developed as businesses located near the university.

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  8. Around Here BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Firefighters with the Barrow County Emergency Services will join the Barrow County Community Emergency Response Team in this year's Empty Stocking Toy Drive. Team members will be at the Barrow Crossing parking lot on three consecutive Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning today collecting new unwrapped toys.

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  9. Drugs seized in AthensRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens-Clarke County police and the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force made four arrests and seized a large quantity of drugs at a Barnett Shoals Road apartment last week, according to a report made public on Monday. Last Wednesday, authorities executing a search warrant at Summit of Athens on Barnett Shoals Road arrested a resident of the apartment, 24-year-old Mia Alexandria Robinson, and Randy Cleve Baker, 33, of Commerce, on charges of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of amphetamine.

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  10. Around Here briefsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The annual Christmas In Statham event will take place 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 13. A parade begins at 4 p.m. Kids can have pictures made with Santa and free hotdogs and hot chocolate are offered after the parade. The Statham Friends of the Library is hosting a raffle as a fundraiser with the winner being drawn on Dec. 13. Tickets for $1 each are offered for the raffling of a decorated Christmas tree, a chair painted in Christmas colors, and a hand-crafted quilt.

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  11. Kauffman Tire opens new store on Epps Bridge ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The sound of compressed-air wrenches in the automotive service bay serenaded the grand opening of the Kauffman Tire chain's newest store Friday on Epps Bridge Parkway in Athens. Owner Mark Kauffman, members of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce and Kauffman staff gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to officially welcome the store to the Athens area.

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  12. Jackson County blotterRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    THREAT: On Nov. 3, Deputy Steven Bradberry was dispatched to a home in Pendergrass, where he met with the owner of a home rented to a couple who had broken up. The woman in the couple wanted help in getting her property.

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  13. Around Here briefsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Georgia Department of Natural Resources will close Fort Yargo State Park in Winder on Dec. 1-3 for a managed deer hunt. The park is closed annually for the hunt geared at thinning the deer population.

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  14. Commerce artist wins Best in Show at OCAF exhibit in WatkinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Abner Cope has spent years dwelling on faces. As an artist who favors the portrait, he is attracted to what the human face can project.

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  15. Jury acquits first of 17 defendants in Commerce Alzheimer's abuse caseRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Jackson County jury on Tuesday needed just 18 minutes to acquit a former employee of an Athens-area Alzheimer's care facility on charges she illegally restrained an elderly patient. Deanna Leigh Kitchens, 42, was one of 18 people indicted earlier this year on a range of charges after allegations surfaced that there was widespread abuse and neglect of patients at Alzheimer's Care of Commerce.

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  16. Kawon Bryant passes Herschel Walker, Commerce blanks George WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    "I'd put Kawon in the category of best backs I've coached," said Tuley. "It is kind of cool to see that and see how far he's come."

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  17. Commerce woman allegedly threatens to post 'prostitute for sale' onlineRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Jackson County sheriff's Deputy Daniel Miller was dispatched to a home in Commerce, where a woman, who is divorcing her husband, said she having a problem with her estranged husband's girlfriend. The wife said she threatened to post a picture of the girlfriend on a website called "Yard Sales" and label it as "Prostitute for Sale."

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  18. Jackson County blotterRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    DISPUTE: On Oct. 27, Deputy Joshua Morris was dispatched to a home in Maysville, where a 57-year-old man said he was in his room when his brother charged in holding a machete and accusing him of stealing his medications. The man said he ran, but his brother chased him around the house so he fled to his sister's home.

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  19. Commerce sends two teams to state cross country meetRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    After taking second in the girls meet and third in the boys, the Commerce Tigers will send two teams to the state cross country meet next weekend. On the girls side, Commerce placed three runners in the Top 5. Kate Massey led the way with a second-place finish in 22 minutes, 24 seconds, while Akyn Trudnak and Emily Lupica were close behind.

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  20. Events around Athens todayRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Trick or Skate: 4-5:30 p.m., The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St. Any skater in a Halloween costume receives a $5 discount to that night's hockey game against Clemson. Best costume wins UGA hockey tickets and skate passes.

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