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Recent high school grad found dead in crashed car after weeklong search

ELBERT COUNTY, Ga.- For six days, authorities combed Elbert and Madison counties for any sign of 18-year-old Julie Ann Mosier.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-19 21:41:20

4 can't miss festivals happening this weekend in Athens

For the past seven years, the Foundry has hosted a showcase specifically for Motown acts as a way to add some flavor to summer music scene. Some Beach and R&B music will be sprinkled in too. On top of that, The Foundry has discounted the prices of tickets to thank the community for its support, said


Power lines block both sides of GA-10 loop, Athens police suggest drivers find alternate routes

An 18-wheel truck that struck a power line on the GA-10 loop near Timothy Road has caused numerous delays, according to Athens-Clarke County Public Information Officer Jeff Montgomery.Four power lines and poles are blocking multiple lanes of traffic, ACCPD spokesperson Epifanio Rodriguez said.The dr

RED AND BLACK - 2018-07-18 22:03:00

Man charged with malice murder after overnight shooting in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. -- One person is charged in the shooting that left a man dead Tuesday night.Athens-Clarke County Police arrested Randy Levrette on Wednesday around 3:50 a.m.Police were called to Cedar Shoals Drive just after 11 p.m. Tuesday for possible gunshots in the area, near Perry's Convenience Sto

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-07-18 23:24:21

Athens man dies from shooting, suspect arrested

An Athens man died last night after being shot multiple times near Perry's Convenience Store on Cedar Shoals Drive, an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release said.David Cooper, 24, of Athens, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries, the release said. Police we

RED AND BLACK - 2018-07-18 15:56:00

Athens gets sloppy for SlopFest’s four-day metal and punk lineup

What started as a one-day festival hosted in lieu of the PopFest in 2009 has grown to an impressive four-day festival hosting nearly 30 bands on three stages in two venues. Derek Wiggs treated PopFest as a celebration for his birthday and nearly 10 years ago, when PopFest temporarily died, Wiggs dec

RED AND BLACK - 2018-07-19 15:30:00

Police investigating if body found in lake is missing UGA grad

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Investigators are back out at a Gwinnett County lake a day after aman's body was found floating in the water.Gwinnett County police toldChannel 2 Action Newsthe body "on the surface" could be that of a missing 25-year-old UGA graduate.Channel 2'sTom Reganwas on the scene as div

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-19 18:58:02

Mobile health clinic serves communities in Athens - UGA Today

For one young man, the visit was preventive.He knew high blood pressure ran in his family, so he went to have his checked. For another family, it was a primary care visit for their children, one that may have otherwise been impossible due to work schedules and transportation challenges.

UGA.EDU - 2018-07-18 17:29:16

GBI: Body of missing Danielsville teen found in car in pond

DANIELSVILLE, Ga.- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said they have located the body of an 18-year-old Danielsville woman who was last seen on July 12.GBI agents said the body and vehicle of Julie Ann Mosier were pulled from a pond Wednesday at the intersection of Parhamtown Road and US Highway 17

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-07-19 06:17:00

Body found in neighborhood lake in Gwinnett County, police say

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.- Gwinnett police are investigating after a body was found at Lake Carlton in Loganville.Channel 2 Action Newswas the first local news station to arrive at the scene Wednesday night.We're at the scene talking to police for live updates on Channel 2 Action News This Morninig.TREND

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-07-19 08:50:13

Oconee State Bank expanding in Athens, Gwinnett

“We will not be able to accept deposits or that kind of thing there, but it will house their loan office and we’ll be able to meet with loan customers,” Oconee State Bank President Neil Stevens said of the Athens loan office. “The Gwinnett location started out as a loan office, and we’re converting

OCONEE ENTERPRISE - 2018-07-18 18:00:00

At least 1 dozen homes raided Wednesday morning in major Gwinnett drug bust

Mutliple jurisdictions are involved.LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- At least a dozen homes have been raided so far on Wednesday in major drug bust throughout Gwinnett County.Gwinnett County police tell 11Alive that about 50 personnel from multiple jurisdictions are being used to conduct the operation.More det


JUST IN: Man arrested after deadly shooting in Athens

About 11:04 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to a report of gunshots at Perry’s Convenience Store in the 1100 block of Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens-Clarke County police spokesman Geoffrey Gilland said.


From Savannah Lab to Athens Table, Georgia Oysters Make a Comeback

When you think about where good raw oysters come from, do you think of Georgia? Tom Bliss thinks you should.


Athens police blotter: Damaged police property, stolen TV, citations for open container

Young male damages police propertyWhen an Athens-Clarke County police officer left his bike unattended to break up a fight, an underage and intoxicated male wrecked the bike and rode it into a bush, according to an ACCPD report.The fight occurred July 8 in the BB&T parking lot on East Broad Street a


Athens hospitals “confident” with National EMS service despite recent criticism

A National EMS ambulance is pictured at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center on Prince Avenue. Piedmont, along with St. Mary's hospital, privatized EMS response in 2009. (Photo/Tony Walsh)Tony Walsh


New Xytex Location in Athens, Georgia

ATLANTA — Xytex Cryo International, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is pleased to announce its latest expansion as part of its continued growth with the opening of a new office located in Athens, Georgia.


Police: Gainesville man arrested for molesting 4-year-old girl

According to officials, on Saturday, July 14 a relative of the victim took her to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.


A look ahead: UGA and Athens events you don't want to miss

Where:Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Rotunda, Second Floor


Six Bands to See at SlopFest 2018

Started in 2009 to give service drones and townie crumbums a chance to get rowdy while students were gone, SlopFest has evolved into one of Athens’ most essential music events. Generally focusing on punk, metal and other loud sounds, it serves as a good barometer of the local rock scene’s vitality.

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2018-07-19 00:00:00