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Police arrest 3 people charged with complex shoplifting

ATHENS, Ga. - Three people are behind bars in Athens after police say they stole thousands of dollars' worth of DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. Police say Damarann Washington, Markez Heard, and Irja Jones organized a complex operation to steal items from multiple Walmart stores in Georgia. According to poli

FOX5ATLANTA.COM - 2018-11-15 07:45:00

Athens residents, government seek to assist panhandlers, homeless people

If you’ve been to downtown Athens, you’ve probably seen someone asking for money or help. When asked, you’re forced to make a decision: to give or not to give.

RED AND BLACK - 2018-11-15 15:00:00

Athens-Area Reservoir Named to Georgia's 'Dirty Dozen'

The Georgia Water Coalition is an alliance of more than 200 organizations, including the Greater Apalachee River Community, a group of Oconee County and Morgan County residents that organized this year to represent the interests of the Apalachee River.

FLAGPOLE.COM - 2018-11-15 12:30:00

Police trying to ID car break-in suspects

According to Gwinnett County Police Department Cpl. Wilbert Rundles, in the early morning hours of Nov. 8, there were multiple vehicles entered in the Misty Rock Cove area in Dacula.

GWINNETT DAILY POST - 2018-11-15 01:01:00

Is the Georgia-Florida 'World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party' headed for last call?

ATHENS, Ga.- Here’s what Kirby Smart told reporters after Georgia announced the scheduling of home-and-home sets with Texas (in 2028/2029) and Clemson (2029/2030): “When you come to Georgia, you want to play against the best. And I’ve always believed in playing Power 5 opponents. … Georgia people wi

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-11-15 16:14:50

Why do communities need newspapers? Times owner Charles Hill Morris Jr. shares with business leaders

Community newspapers are struggling, but without them, communities would suffer also, The Times owner Charles Hill Morris Jr. told Hall County business leaders Thursday, Nov. 15.

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-11-15 16:52:00

Practice Report: Demetris Robertson returns to Georgia practice

ATHENS, Ga.-- More rain and cold temperatures pushed Georgia inside for the third straight day on Wednesday. The Bulldogs went inside "The House of Payne" indoor facility donning helmets and shoulder pads in preparation for UMass. Normally, the team is in full gear on day three butKirby Smartbroke a

247SPORTS - 2018-11-14 21:28:59

In a week, Abrams pulls 8245 votes closer

ATLANTA - Democrat Stacey Abrams has succeeded in a week-long effort to add shrink Republican Brian Kemp's election lead in the governor's race. Yet Kemp remains nearly 55,000 votes ahead. When Kemp spoke to supporters at a victory party in Athens, Kemp held a lead over Abrams of more than 63,222 vo

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-11-15 00:47:00

Dawson County creek, Banks County landfill on Georgia Water Coalition Dirty Dozen list

For the eighth year running, the Georgia Water Coalition has issued a list of what it calls its "Dirty Dozen," a list that spotlights places and practices that the group says endanger Georgia's water quality.


Facebook post helps reunite owner with ring lost at Sanford Stadium

ATHENS, Ga.- The wedding band has been in his family for more than a hundred years. So, when he noticed it was no longer on his finger at Saturday's Georgia football game, Stuart Howell said his heart dropped.


Free Thanksgiving dinner set for next week

Nicole Stewart, Dawson County Tax Commissioner, and Christie Moore, Dawson County Chamber of Commerce president, both Rotary Club members, and are helping organize the event.


UPDATE: Athens-Clarke County election recount results in 25 fewer ballots than before

Last night, Athens-Clarke County finished recounting absentee ballots and uploaded its official election results to the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office. The uploading finished around 6 p.m. Nov. 13, about an hour after the deadline mandated by Georgia law.


Once again, Georgia's fake field goal against Auburn was part of the game plan

Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship (98) prepares to kick the ball during a football game at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (Photo/Christina Matacotta)Christina R. Matacotta


Georgia announces future games against Clemson and Texas

Coach Kirby Smart leads the University of Georgia football team out of the locker room on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. The University of Georgia football team played against Vanderbilt University for its homecoming game. (Photo/Justin Fountain,justingf@uga.edu)


Georgia lawyer accused of sexually exploiting children

MONROE, Ga. (AP) — A lawyer who serves as an assistant attorney general and part-time judge is accused of sexually exploiting children.News outlets report 58-year-old George Randolph Jeffery was arrested Friday on child exploitation charges. Federal and state agents also raided his Monroe home that


Fight between teens leads to assault with hammers, police report

Christian Sanchez, 17, of Oakwood, and Steven Lane, 19, of Flowery Branch, are accused of entering a Flowery Branch home Nov. 2 and assaulting the two teenage victims, police said.


For this new bakery, it’s back to school in Braselton

Sergio Ramirez, master baker at Braselton Fine Bakery, stands with bread he baked on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.- photo by Austin Steele


3 things to know for Georgia men's basketball's game at Temple

University of Georgia forward Nicolas Claxton (33) dunks early in the first period during the UGA men’s basketball team season opener on Nov. 9, 2018 at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The UGA men defeated their opponents, the Savannah State University Tigers, 110-76. (Photo/Julian Alexander)