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The Courier Express Newspapers
Greece submits last bailout budget but austerity continuesATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government is promising bailout lenders continue
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 6 minutes ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government is promising bailout lenders continued austerity and high primary budget surpluses in its 2018 budget — the last under eight years of international rescue programs. In the budget submitted to parliament late... Read more
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Al.com
Mitch McConnell, Roy Moore's favorite target, is Alabama nativewas born Feb. 20, 1942 in what today is known as Helen Keller Hospital in Sheff
Al.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
was born Feb. 20, 1942 in what today is known as Helen Keller Hospital in Sheffield and spent his childhood in nearby Athens. His family moved to Georgia when he was 8 and then on to Kentucky when he was a teenager. In a 1997 Washington Post... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
iPhone stolen by friend in Athensfriend were visiting Sunday night when the friend stole her iPhone valued at $5
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 minutes ago
friend were visiting Sunday night when the friend stole her iPhone valued at $500 by just walking out of her home with the device, Athens-Clarke County police said. The suspect was said to be a 23-year-old Chalfont Lane resident, according to poli... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens home burglarizedhome at Clarke Gardens was burglarized between 2-6 a.m. Sunday. A TV and an Xb
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 minutes ago
home at Clarke Gardens was burglarized between 2-6 a.m. Sunday. A TV and an Xbox 360 with a total value of $2,000 were stolen, Athens-Clarke County police said. The thief apparently sneaked in through an unlocked back window, police s... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Trailer, music equipment stolen in AthensAn Athens musician reported an enclosed trailer containing musical equipment he
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 minutes ago
An Athens musician reported an enclosed trailer containing musical equipment he uses at events was stolen from his driveway on the Plaza between 3-7 a.m. Sunday. Athens-Clarke County police said the total value of the trailer and equipment was more... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens man claims he was victim of racially motivated attacknight after he was the victim of an apparently race-related attack at Universit
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 minutes ago
night after he was the victim of an apparently race-related attack at University Oaks apartments off West Broad Street, Athens-Clarke County police said, The black victim said he was on an apartment’s balcony with friends. While talking to a... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Greece submits last bailout budget but austerity continuesPeople stand in front of the Greek Parliament, as vehicles drive past, in centr
The Register Citizen / Posted 21 minutes ago
People stand in front of the Greek Parliament, as vehicles drive past, in central Athens, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Lawmakers are preparing for a debate on the 2018 budget, expected to be the last under an international bailout, but the government... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
KIRBY SMART and PAUL JOHNSON: Georgia's head coach calls Georgia Tech's 'one of the best in the business'ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia may be the heavy favorite in the “Clean, Old Fashioned Ha
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 31 minutes ago
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia may be the heavy favorite in the “Clean, Old Fashioned Hate” rivalry, but that doesn’t mean coach Kirby Smart doesn’t respect his opponent. Speaking with the media at his Monday news conference, Smart had high praise for... Read more
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ajc.com
Kirk Herbstreit on Georgia and its best SEC title hopesBazemore/APGeorgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) looks for an open receiver again
ajc.com / Posted 36 minutes ago
Bazemore/APGeorgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) looks for an open receiver against Kentucky Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Athens. ESPN and ABC college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit was gracious enough to spend a few minutes Tuesday answering... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Alcohol abuse: The drunkest city in every statealcohol. To compare, 28.2% of roadway fatalities statewide and 30.0% nationwide
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
alcohol. To compare, 28.2% of roadway fatalities statewide and 30.0% nationwide are alcohol-related.Georgia Drunkest city: Athens-Clarke County > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.5% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 16.8% (18th... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Who is Amir Khan and who is the I’m A Celebrity 2017 star’s wife?the former Smithill School and Bolton Community College pupil, who starting box
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 hours ago
the former Smithill School and Bolton Community College pupil, who starting boxing at the age of 11, won Olympic silver in Athens. The pair, who have a three-year-old daughter Lamaisah, posted a photo together on Twitter and he said: “With my 4... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Mystery of missing man in Oglethorpe County deepens; GBI now assistingand recently he and his cousin searched along the Middle Oconee River and looke
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
and recently he and his cousin searched along the Middle Oconee River and looked under the bridge at Whitehall Road in Athens-Clarke County. “Nobody is really talking,” Anglin said. Jimmy Anglin is 5-foot-10, about 325 pounds and he has a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Student leads cops on 100 mph chase through heart of college town – and Snapchats it, police sayA University of Georgia student was arrested after leading police on a chase th
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 hours ago
A University of Georgia student was arrested after leading police on a chase through downtown Athens at over 100 miles per hour. Athens-Clarke County police say the driver, Hunter Ty Wilkerson, was Snapchatting during the chase that ended with him... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Gas costing 30 cents a gallon more than last Thanksgivingthe average price for regular gas in Georgia is $2.39, 30 cents more than Thank
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
the average price for regular gas in Georgia is $2.39, 30 cents more than Thanksgiving Day 2016. The average gas price in Athens is $2.39 compared to $2.12 a year ago. After jumping up three weeks ago, motorists can be thankful to see that prices... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
High school scores (Nov. 20)24 points. The Panthers were set to face Loganville on Tuesday for the tournam
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
24 points. The Panthers were set to face Loganville on Tuesday for the tournament championship and are scheduled to host Athens Academy on Tuesday, Nov. 28. PEACHTREE RIDGE 73, JEFFERSON 34: At Jefferson, the Dragons fell to 1-2 after a... Read more
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The Banks County News
Water being pumped on new site; samples taken every two weeksa question from council member James McLendon about the “roundabout” at the int
The Banks County News / Posted 3 hours ago
a question from council member James McLendon about the “roundabout” at the intersection of Historic Homer Highway and Athens and Evans streets. Council members agreed action from the state may or may not happen. “Traffic has just gotten... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens man reportedly practiced at gun range the day he killed ex-wife’s boyfriendAn Athens man practiced firing his weapon at a gun range earlier in the day tha
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
An Athens man practiced firing his weapon at a gun range earlier in the day that authorities say he gunned down his ex-wife’s boyfriend outside a northside nightclub three months ago, according to an Athens-Clarke County police search warrant filed... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens Transit routes limited this weekAthens Transit is operating on a holiday schedule through Friday. That means l
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
Athens Transit is operating on a holiday schedule through Friday. That means limited service for Route 12 (Riverbend) and 14 (Lakeside) and no service for the Park & Ride, College Station Express and East Athens. Athens Transit will be closed in... Read more
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Al.com
'Shame on you': Gov. Kay Ivey faces criticism on Roy Moore support, but will she benefit politically?in a bit of a quandry on this matter, as is Mayor Battle," said Jess Brown, a r
Al.com / Posted 6 hours ago
in a bit of a quandry on this matter, as is Mayor Battle," said Jess Brown, a retired political science professor at Athens State University. "She must worry about a GOP primary next June, and all of those Roy Moore loyalists who will vote in... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee State Bank donates to Athens Regional's Guest HousesEmployees of Oconee State Bank contributed a generous gift to Athens Regional M
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Employees of Oconee State Bank contributed a generous gift to Athens Regional Medical Center’s Guest Houses, the largest one-time donation of supplies The Guest Houses has ever received. In November, The Friends of The Guest Houses was established... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
'Jesus, please save us': Teen shields little sister as storm rages overheadto 20 with discovery of body Authorities in Greece say that the body of an 83-
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 hours ago
to 20 with discovery of body Authorities in Greece say that the body of an 83-year-old man has been found in a suburb of Athens struck by flash flooding, raising the overall death toll to 20.More >> Authorities in Greece say that the body of an... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
'Jesus, please save us': Teen shields little sister as storm rages overheadto 20 with discovery of body Authorities in Greece say that the body of an 83-
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 hours ago
to 20 with discovery of body Authorities in Greece say that the body of an 83-year-old man has been found in a suburb of Athens struck by flash flooding, raising the overall death toll to 20.More >> Authorities in Greece say that the body of an... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tue
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 7 hours ago
A commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. (AP... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tues
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
A commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. less A commuter... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tue
Santa Maria Times / Posted 7 hours ago
A commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. (AP... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tue
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 hours ago
A commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. (AP... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tues
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
A commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. less A commuter... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tue
Rapid City Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
A commuter uses her bicycle to leave from a closed metro station in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. (AP... Read more
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New York Daily News
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeThe gate of a metro station is closed during a strike in Athens, Tuesday, Nov.
New York Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
The gate of a metro station is closed during a strike in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. (AP Photo/Thanassis... Read more
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FOX News
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strike ATHENS, Greece – Workers on the Greek capital's subway system have walked off
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
ATHENS, Greece – Workers on the Greek capital's subway system have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike that has snarled traffic across Athens. The metro workers' union called the... Read more
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FOX News
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeATHENS, Greece – Workers on the Greek capital's subway system have walked off t
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
ATHENS, Greece – Workers on the Greek capital's subway system have walked off the job in a 24-hour strike that has snarled traffic across Athens. The metro workers' union called the strike to protest what they say is underfunding of the public... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tues
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
A commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. less A commuter... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Athens traffic snarled as subway workers hold 24-hour strikeA commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tues
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
A commuter walks outside a closed metro station during a strike in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Metro workers hold another 24-hour strike against government plans to include the company into the state's asset privatization fund. less A commuter... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Greece: Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town,
The Times and Democrat / Posted 10 hours ago
Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the... Read more
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The Sentinel
Greece: Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town,
The Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Greece: Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town,
Santa Maria Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Greece: Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town,
Sioux City Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the... Read more
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New York Daily News
Greece: Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town,
New York Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
Two women try to clean graves from mud at the damaged cemetery of Mandra town, west of Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Georgia bracing for 'dangerous' Tech offenseATHENS, Ga. — Before facing Georgia Tech's triple-option offense earlier this s
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
ATHENS, Ga. — Before facing Georgia Tech's triple-option offense earlier this season and the blocking elements that come with it, Pittsburgh football coach Pat Narduzzi blasted the Yellow Jackets for playing "dangerous football." Georgia coach Kirby... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Perry woman seeks answers after cat is shotthe absolute last thing I saw coming.” Since then, Moe has undergone surgery a
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 14 hours ago
the absolute last thing I saw coming.” Since then, Moe has undergone surgery at the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Athens and is recovering. “At this point, we’re not sure if he’s going to walk again or be able to go to the bathroom on his... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Athletes of the weekThe Lady Timberwolves beat Shelbyville 60-40 and Meridian 69-50 in non-conferen
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
The Lady Timberwolves beat Shelbyville 60-40 and Meridian 69-50 in non-conference games. Okaw Valley beat Pana 51-37 and Athens 38-27 in the Pana tournament. Robinson led the Lady Timberwolves in all games and averages 20.6 po... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Georgia's seniors lead the way after delaying shot at NFLATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's journey to the Southeastern Conference championshi
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 18 hours ago
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's journey to the Southeastern Conference championship game - and possibly a shot at the national title - began almost a year ago. Nick Chubb, Sony Michel, Lorenzo Carter and Davin Bellamy could've gotten an early start on... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
‘Major ice dealer’ busted in Limestone County raidAn Athens man suspected of being a key player in the local crystal meth trade i
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 hours ago
An Athens man suspected of being a key player in the local crystal meth trade is now facing charges after an investigation that spanned several weeks culminated in an early morning drug bust at his home. His girlfriend was also arrested because... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Polaneczky: Twin Tigers' 'Death Wish' sends out heavier vibesMorris, co-workers at the revered local restaurant The Grit, the now four-piece
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Morris, co-workers at the revered local restaurant The Grit, the now four-piece band Twin Tigers has a unique sound in the Athens music scene. The band’s most recent record, “Death Wish,” was released this April and left their 2010 debut “Gray... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
‘Major ice dealer’ busted in Limestone County raidAn Athens man suspected of being a key player in the local crystal meth trade i
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 hours ago
An Athens man suspected of being a key player in the local crystal meth trade is now facing charges after an investigation that spanned several weeks culminated in an early morning drug bust at his home. His girlfriend was also arrested because... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Bernard Lagat To Run Manchester Road Race For First TimeOlympics for his home country, winning a bronze medal in 2000 in the 1,500 mete
Hartford Courant / Posted 19 hours ago
Olympics for his home country, winning a bronze medal in 2000 in the 1,500 meters and a silver medal in the same event in Athens. He became a U.S. citizen in 2004, competed in the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics, and holds several American distance... Read more
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DW
Brexit Diaries 18: Moving vans, hypocrisy and cheeky Russian tweets |Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA). Almost everybody who is
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA). Almost everybody who is somebody in Europe put in their bid, from Athens to Budapest, from Milan to Paris. In order to guarantee a fair voting system, it had been made extremely complicated,... Read more
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Al.com
Meth, marijuana and pills seized in Limestone County bust; couple jailedarrest of a Limestone County couple. Jeremy Roy Cameron, 29, and Shavonna Sue
Al.com / Posted 20 hours ago
arrest of a Limestone County couple. Jeremy Roy Cameron, 29, and Shavonna Sue Barton, 25, were arrested at their home in Athens when investigators and a local K9 team served a search warrant, Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely said in a news... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Wanted man catches attention of policenight after he caught the attention of police by driving on Barnett Shoals Road
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
night after he caught the attention of police by driving on Barnett Shoals Road with his car’s hazard lights flashing, Athens-Clarke County police said. A patrol car got behind him with its blue lights on, and after briefly stopping, Dobbs... Read more
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