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Athens Banner-Herald
High school roundup:LOCUST GROVE | Athens Christian’s Richard Jubinor made quite a splash in his fi
High school roundup:
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
LOCUST GROVE | Athens Christian’s Richard Jubinor made quite a splash in his first high school football game. Jubinor, who last May won the Class A Private championship in the 300-meter hurdles and ran on the state champion 1,600 relay team as a... Read more
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Daily Herald
No-good day for Illinois players at U.S. AmateurIt didn't take long to realize that Thursday wouldn't be a good day for the Ill
No-good day for Illinois players at U.S. Amateur
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
It didn't take long to realize that Thursday wouldn't be a good day for the Illinois players still competing in the 115th U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields Country Club. University of Illinois golfer Alex Burge was in the first match of the day in the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Church RoundupEVENTS THIS WEEK Revival: 7 p.m. Friday at Arcade Community Church, corner of
Church Roundup
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
EVENTS THIS WEEK Revival: 7 p.m. Friday at Arcade Community Church, corner of Hwy. 82 and Bypass, Arcade. Wesley Edwards will be the guest speaker and will sing with his group. Michael Bennett also will sing. Swain Cochran will be the guest speaker... Read more
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ESPN
Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller beats medalist Brett Coletta 1 up in U.S. AmateurOLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller held off U.S. Amateur s
Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller beats medalist Brett Coletta 1 up in U.S. Amateur
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- Michigan sophomore Kyle Mueller held off U.S. Amateur stroke-play medalist Brett Coletta of Australia 1 up Wednesday at Olympia Fields in the first round of match play. Mueller, from Watkinsville, Georgia, survived a playoff... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events around Athens on ThursdayOglethorpe Avenue Elementary School Title I annual parent meeting: 5 p.m. For m
Events around Athens on Thursday
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School Title I annual parent meeting: 5 p.m. For more, call (706) 227-7813, ext. 60212, or email dunnes@clarke.k12.ga.us. Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School curriculum/science/PTO night: 6 p.m. For more, call (706)... Read more
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The News-Reporter
PersonalitiesGathering with Joanne and Gene Pollock on Friday evening at The Jockey Club for
Personalities
The News-Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Gathering with Joanne and Gene Pollock on Friday evening at The Jockey Club for a 60th wedding anniversary dinner honoring the Pollocks were their children, Pam and Mike Reese of Evans, Susan and Jimbo Horn of Watkinsville, Clare and Chuck Pollock of... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Colbert woman pleads guilty in wreck that killed Watkinsville motorcyclistA 35-year-old Colbert woman pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide earlier this m
Colbert woman pleads guilty in wreck that killed Watkinsville motorcyclist
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
A 35-year-old Colbert woman pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide earlier this month in connection with a tragic wreck in Madison County that claimed the life of a Watkinsville man known for his volunteer coaching in girls softball. Angela Dawn... Read more
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The Madison County Journal
Woman sentenced in fatal wreckA Colbert woman received six days confinement and one year probation for homici
Woman sentenced in fatal wreck
The Madison County Journal / Posted 11 days ago
A Colbert woman received six days confinement and one year probation for homicide by vehicle in the second degree. Angela Dawn Sorrow, 35, 752 Childers Road, Colbert, was charged with homicide by vehicle for an accident on Lem Edwards Road Dec. 10,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of eventsMONDAY AUG 17 Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for l
Weekly calendar of events
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
MONDAY AUG 17 Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for location. (706) 389-4164 or www.athensaa.org. Al-Anon 12 step recovery meeting: Held daily in the Athens area for friends and families of people with addictions to drugs,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
ESP makes a splash in Jackson communityWatkinsville based non-profit Extra Special People officially joined the Jackso
ESP makes a splash in Jackson community
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Watkinsville based non-profit Extra Special People officially joined the Jackson County community. ESP held its first public event at their new camp property in Jefferson this on Aug. 8. The Tug of Love began bright and early Saturday as teams began... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Area students earn black belts, learn life lessons from karateWhen she was a child growing up in Japan, Susan Snyder walked past karate dojos
Area students earn black belts, learn life lessons from karate
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
When she was a child growing up in Japan, Susan Snyder walked past karate dojos and glanced at the students in class through the open windows. Years later, when her son, Samuel, was born, she thought it would be a good sport for him to try. “I was... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County police blotterThe Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: TRUCK STO
Oconee County police blotter
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: TRUCK STOLEN: On Aug. 5, Deputy Byron Smith met with a resident of Jerusalem Road, who reported he was at a location on Rocky Branch Road, Bogart, when someone stole his silver... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Church RoundupEVENTS THIS WEEK Breakfast: Hill Chapel Baptist Church, 1692 W. Hancock Ave. W
Church Roundup
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
EVENTS THIS WEEK Breakfast: Hill Chapel Baptist Church, 1692 W. Hancock Ave. Women’s breakfast 10 a.m. Saturday. (706) 543-1377. Gospel: Danielsville Gospel Barn, 444 Rogers Mill Road, Danielsville. Gospel singing 7 p.m. Saturday featuring the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Georgia News, Digital Advertising, Athens Banner-Herald Newspaper, UGA BulldogsWATKINSVILLE – Oconee County’s Jessie Michael tossed a three-hitter with four s
Georgia News, Digital Advertising, Athens Banner-Herald Newspaper, UGA Bulldogs
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
WATKINSVILLE – Oconee County’s Jessie Michael tossed a three-hitter with four strikeouts and the Warriors recorded 15 hits in a season-opening 12-0 Region 8-AAA victory in four innings over East Jackson. Oconee County was led at the plate by Maura... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Sounds of Motown to entertain at White Linen galaThe White Linen Scholarship Gala on Saturday will feature an evening of enterta
Sounds of Motown to entertain at White Linen gala
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
The White Linen Scholarship Gala on Saturday will feature an evening of entertainment provided by the well-known band Sounds of Motown, gala officials announced Tuesday at a press conference in Athens. The annual scholarship gala is planned for 6... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Extra Special People host Tug of Love today at new Jefferson facilityOne of every six children in the United States between the ages of 3 and 17 are
Extra Special People host Tug of Love today at new Jefferson facility
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
One of every six children in the United States between the ages of 3 and 17 are born with one or more developmental disabilities, according to a 2011 Centers for Disease Control study. Sometimes, mental or physical disabilities can dampen the social... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County police blotterThe Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: IDENTITY
Oconee County police blotter
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: IDENTITY THEFT: On July 27, Deputy Stephen Shaffer was dispatched to Oconee Crossing Circle, where a 48-year-old Bogart woman said someone had used her debit card and spent... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events around Athens on FridayJackson County School District’s First Day of School Oglethorpe County School
Events around Athens on Friday
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Jackson County School District’s First Day of School Oglethorpe County School District’s First Day of School Friends First Friday: 9-10:30 a.m., State Botanical Garden, 2450 S. Milledge Ave. $12 fee. This event’s theme is “Friends Flea Market” and... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events around Athens on ThursdayAthens Young Professionals Network Gathering: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Your Pie, 1591 S.
Events around Athens on Thursday
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Athens Young Professionals Network Gathering: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Your Pie, 1591 S. Lumpkin St. Attendees mingle with other young professionals in Athens on Your Pie’s big back deck and enjoy appetizers courtesy of Your Pie Operations Manager Kevin... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of Athens area eventsWeekly calendar Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for
Weekly calendar of Athens area events
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Weekly calendar Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for location. (706) 389-4164 or www.athensaa.org. Al-Anon 12 step recovery meeting: Held daily in the Athens area for friends and families of people with addictions to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Pediatricians join St. Mary's to form Hometown PediatricsLocal pediatricians David R. Sprayberry, MD, Carrie C. Kelly, MD, and Tresa Cha
Pediatricians join St. Mary's to form Hometown Pediatrics
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Local pediatricians David R. Sprayberry, MD, Carrie C. Kelly, MD, and Tresa Chappell, MD, have joined St. Mary’s Medical Group to form Hometown Pediatrics, opening Monday at 1020 Jamestown Boulevard, Building 200, Watkinsville. Drs. Sprayberry,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational selected as top 20 event by Southeast Tourism SocietyPerspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational, the premier pottery event annually
Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational selected as top 20 event by Southeast Tourism Society
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational, the premier pottery event annually showcasing the works of 50 selected Georgia potters, has won the distinction as a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. As the longest running all-pottery event... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Dog lovers rally community, winning town $25K for new parkMERRIMACK - After years of campaigning for a dog park, Merrimack dog lovers got
Dog lovers rally community, winning town $25K for new park
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
MERRIMACK - After years of campaigning for a dog park, Merrimack dog lovers got good news Friday when the town re­ceived $25,000 toward a future park in the much-anticipated national Bark for Your Park contest host­ed by Pet Safe. Out of 16... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Jacksonville, Illinois wins Grand Prize in Bark for Your Park ContestJACKSONVILLE – WAND News has learned Jacksonville, Illinois is the grand prize
Jacksonville, Illinois wins Grand Prize in Bark for Your Park Contest
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 28 days ago
JACKSONVILLE – WAND News has learned Jacksonville, Illinois is the grand prize winner in the 5th annual PetSafe Bark for Your Park Contest. The city will receive $100,000 to build an off-leash dog park. Epworth, Iowa, Watkinsville, GA, Merrimack,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County police blotterThe Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: ESTATE PR
Oconee County police blotter
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 28 days ago
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: ESTATE PROBLEM: On July 19, Deputy David Burchett met with a California woman, who reported that her brother had unlawfully removed money from their father’s estate. The brother,... Read more
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The Lovell Chronicle
Frieda Luella Fetzer NewtonAug. 18, 1921 – July 26, 2015 , the daughter of Robert E. and Arlene C. Fetzer
Frieda Luella Fetzer Newton
The Lovell Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
Aug. 18, 1921 – July 26, 2015 , the daughter of Robert E. and Arlene C. Fetzer, was a direct descendant of the original German Salzburgers who colonized Ebernezer in 1734 on the banks of the Savannah River in South... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee deputies describe burglary suspect as reckless in attempt to escape captureA burglary suspect led Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies on a 7-mile chase throu
Oconee deputies describe burglary suspect as reckless in attempt to escape capture
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
A burglary suspect led Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies on a 7-mile chase through neighborhoods and the city of Watkinsville “with no regard for human life” as he attempted to flee Tuesday from pursuing officers, authorities said. Charles Eric... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Area Golf for July 30area golf PORTER CUP at Niagara Falls CC Par 70, 6,837 Yards Wednesday’s fi
Area Golf for July 30
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
area golf PORTER CUP at Niagara Falls CC Par 70, 6,837 Yards Wednesday’s first round Scott Harvey (Kernersville, N.C.) 64 Trevor Cone (Concord, N.C.) 65 Gavin Hall (Pittsford) 65 David Snyder (McAllen, Texas) 66 Sean Elliott (Sandy Springs,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Porter Cup notebook: Katz’s start a rocky oneLEWISTON – Jake Katz’s return to competitive golf was predictably sporadic Wedn
Porter Cup notebook: Katz’s start a rocky one
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
LEWISTON – Jake Katz’s return to competitive golf was predictably sporadic Wednesday. There was some good – like a 20-foot birdie putt on the second hole. But unfortunately for Katz, the bad moments outweighed the good in the first round of the... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Million-Dollar Advisor Goes Independent With Raymond JamesA Wells Fargo advisor with $135 million in client assets joined the independent
Million-Dollar Advisor Goes Independent With Raymond James
Financial Planning.com / Posted 1 months ago
A Wells Fargo advisor with $135 million in client assets joined the independent channel at Raymond James, according to one of the firm's managers. Jon Sisson, a $1 million producer while working for the Wells Fargo Advisors bank channel, joins the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of Athens area eventsWeekly calendar American Red Cross Blood Drive: 2-7 p.m., Athens-Clarke County
Weekly calendar of Athens area events
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Weekly calendar American Red Cross Blood Drive: 2-7 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be made by visiting www.redcrossblood.org. Tai Chi Class: 5-5:45 p.m., Oconee County Library, 1080... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Candelario sisters of North High Shoals featured as 'rising stars' in agricultureWhen Camaryn Candelario of North High Shoals received an e-mail recently from G
Candelario sisters of North High Shoals featured as 'rising stars' in agriculture
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
When Camaryn Candelario of North High Shoals received an e-mail recently from Girl’s Life magazine requesting an interview, she was surprised to learn she and her sisters were named to a list of young women from around the world who are making an... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Cherokee County sheriff candidates disclose finances for election 2016 - The 2016 race for the next Cherokee County sheriff is already shaping up to be competitive with candidates starting to build war chests. Campaign disclosures were submitted t...Cherokee County sheriff candidates disclose finances for election 2016 The 201
Cherokee County sheriff candidates disclose finances for election 2016 - The 2016 race for the next Cherokee County sheriff is already shaping up to be competitive with candidates starting to build war chests. Campaign disclosures were submitted t...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Cherokee County sheriff candidates disclose finances for election 2016 The 2016 race for the next Cherokee County sheriff is already shaping up to be competitive with candidates starting to build war chests. Campaign disclosures were submitted to... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Jamie Hood sentenced to life in prison for murder of Athens police officerJamie Hood will spend the rest of his life in prison. On Friday afternoon the
Jamie Hood sentenced to life in prison for murder of Athens police officer
Savannah Morning News / Posted 1 months ago
Jamie Hood will spend the rest of his life in prison. On Friday afternoon the jury in the month-long trial sentenced Hood — who was found guilty in the murder of Athens-Clarke County Senior Police Officer Elmer “Buddy” Christian III, attempted... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events around Athens on SaturdayPool Party: 1-3 p.m., East Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Dr. This progr
Events around Athens on Saturday
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Pool Party: 1-3 p.m., East Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Dr. This program is presented as part of the Leisure Services Department’s month long celebration of “July is National Park and Recreation Month.” $1 admission fee. (706)... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County police blotterThe Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: STOLEN PO
Oconee County police blotter
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: STOLEN POWER: On July 16, Deputy Samuel Smith met with a worker for Walton EMC, who reported that a resident at a mobile home on Monroe Highway had unlawfully connected power to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens Academy grad Kyle Mueller qualifies for U.S. Amateur ChampionshipKyle Mueller of Watkinsville earned medalist honors and qualified for the U.S.
Athens Academy grad Kyle Mueller qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Kyle Mueller of Watkinsville earned medalist honors and qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship after posting a 7-under-par 135 (70-65) at a 36-hole sectional at Horseshoe Bend Country Club. Mueller graduated from Athens Academy in 2014. Joining... Read more

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