Across the region

...has been identified as an Atlanta woman.Assistant Athens Clarke-County Police Chief Fred Stephens tells the Athens Banner-Herald 23-year-old Darla Gibbons' manner of death was a homicide, but authorities haven't disclosed how she was...

Across Georgia

...are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a burned out car.Lt. Mike Tyndell tells the Athens Banner-Herald the car was found in the eastern region of the county near a quarry. Tyndell says the car and the remains were...

University of Georgia Bulldogs lead nation in turnovers

ATHENS, Ga. - An online headline from an Athens Banner-Herald story in October of 2013 no longer would apply: "Georgia defense near bottom of pile in forcing turnovers."A year later, Georgia...

Man dies giving Athens police breath test

...of any force issue involved" and that multiple video cameras recorded officers interacting with Marsden. The Athens Banner-Herald reports an autopsy on Marsden's body was planned.

No Gurley this weekend, Richt says

...school looked into allegations he was paid for signing memorabilia.An NCAA spokesperson said via e-mail to the Athens Banner-Herald: "Regarding Todd Gurley's eligibility, the NCAA is continuing to work with Georgia and is awaiting the school's...

Little known Ga. candidates await vote

...votes cast for Charles Darwin when Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga., was running unopposed for re-election. The Athens Banner-Herald reported that about 4,000 people wrote in the late scientist's name as a form of protest against Broun's...

Second person tied to Gurley memorabilia case

...McFall, a law firm in Cedartown, McFall told the Athens Banner-Herald on Tuesday.Asked if his client has talked to...on if Smith is a sports memorabilia dealer.The Athens Banner-Herald spoke to a Shane Smith from Cedartown at Georgia's...

Reports: Gurley season over; presidential pardon sought

...week.Meanwhile, several thousand people have signed a petition seeking a White House pardon for Gurley.The Athens Banner-Herald reported Friday that more than 5,200 people signaled their belief that Georgia's star tailback, suspended...

Affair with married co-worker forces resignation of UGA associate AD Crumley

...with a female athletic association employee who reported to him, according to documents obtained Thursday by the Athens Banner-Herald under an open records request.Crumley, 50, is divorced. The married female whose e-mails indicate Crumley...

Body found in river near Athens

...found Tuesday afternoon in Ben Burton Park in western Athens-Clarke County. Police Lt. David Leedahl tells The Athens Banner-Herald the body was partially submerged in the Middle Oconee River. Leedahl said the hiker found the body nearly a mile...