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  1. St. Simons forms committee to examine UGA student beach parties during Georgia-Florida weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The annual Frat Beach drinking party on St. Simons Island during Georgia-Florida football weekend in late October is a disaster waiting to happen, island businessman Cap Fendig said, and he is asking the Glynn County Commission to intervene. The event draws University of Georgia fraternity and sorority members and others to the beach on the Friday before the game is played in Jacksonville, and the party often gets out of control, Fendig said.


  2. NeSmith: Grimsley's 'Hank' is great Southern readingRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Looking back, I stepped into a hole somewhere, and I've been trying to climb out ever since. To say my 1970s spat with Rheta Grimsley Johnson was minor is like calling the Mississippi River a big ol' drainage ditch.


  3. New downtown restaurant opens MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    University of Georgia alums Alan and Ryan Pope are set to open their new place, a restaurant called The Place, on Monday. Promising "refined, southern comfort cuisine derived from a collection of family recipes," the Pope brothers have also built out the second story of the 229 E. Broad Street location to include a bar that will focus on classic cocktails and craft beer, according to a news release.


  4. Athens native named federal magistrate judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Several years ago, Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge, the dean of the University of Georgia School of Law, met with U.S. District Judge William T. Moore Jr. in hopes of persuading Moore to accept more UGA law students as law clerks in the Southern District. Rutledge said Moore showed him a picture of a young man in a tie and blazer, a UGA law school graduate who had been Moore's law clerk for two years.


  5. Yarbrough: Junior E. Lee predicts Perdue presidential runRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I was on St. Simons Island last week scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. As most of you know, Junior E. Lee is general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Georgia, and is a certified pest control professional.


  6. Sharks in the marsh: Hard-fighting, plentiful sharks provide some of Georgia's best inshore actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Brooks Good has two passions, one is fishing and the other is teaching kids about the outdoors.


  7. Yarbrough: Texting while driving is 'idiotic obsession'Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should.


  8. Athens CVB names Brandt senior sales managerRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Marcia "Missy" Brandt as senior sales manager.


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