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UGA receiving more rape reports; school officials say higher numbers result of policy change

...police received nearly three times as many rape reports in 2014 than in the previous nine years combined, The Athens Banner-Herald reported.Police received 71 rape reports in the 2014 calendar year, officials said. In records dating back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-25/uga-receiving-more-rape-repor
Ga. man killed girlfriend, cops say

...ATHENS, Ga. - A Madison County man has been accused of murdering his girlfriend at their home.According to the Athens Banner-Herald, Madison County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Jimmy Patton says 35-year-old James T. Samples of Hull...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-15/ga-man-killed-girlfriend-cop
Former Athens area coroner admits gun theft

...father's death. After some digging, a detective found out Tribble took the guns.In an interview with the Athens Banner-Herald, Sharpe called Tribble "despicable" for going through the house on Fairfield Circle and taking the guns while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-31/ex-ga-coroner-admits-s
Georgia's Justin Scott-Wesley might be done playing football

...door closes, another opens!" Scott-Wesley wrote on his Instagram account Monday night with a photo that the Athens Banner-Herald tweeted out of him at practice on the sideline Monday dressed out like a coach. "That's how God works! Blessed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-26/georgias-justin-scott-wes
Elberton church defends banning 103-year-old woman

...Rev. Timothy Mat tox, replaced by another minister. The letter was not signed and was hand-delivered to the Athens Banner-Herald.Biggs' ouster from the church roll has attracted national attention.The members of Union Grove, who apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-18/elberton-church-defends-banni
Search for missing Ga. student halted

...Joe Chapman said investigators received a tip that Gaines' body may be in a well near the Apalachee River.The Athens Banner-Herald reports the search was suspended late Thursday after the search of three wells, a small pond and forested land...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-04/search-missing-ga-student-halted
Will Morris named Morris Communications CEO

...Outdoor Co. in San Diego and Phoenix.He joined the family business in 1990 as assistant to the publisher of the Athens Banner-Herald/Daily News and general manager of Athens magazine. He then served as general manager of The St. Augustine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-01/will-morris-named-morris-c
Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...operating an unlicensed personal care home. Police said additional charges were "forthcoming." A request by the Athens Banner-Herald for police reports found complaints about possible happenings at the Landor Drive residence went back more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-20/athens-men-freed-slave-house
Athens thieves steal liquor, wine

...tequila and wine. The truck owner told police he believes thieves pried open a door and hot-wired the truck.The Athens Banner-Herald reports the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's cargo theft unit was expected to assist in the investigation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/athens-thieves-steal-liquor-
Overtime

...The violation occurred April 27 and Georgia detailed it Thursday in response to an open records request by the Athens Banner-Herald.According to Georgia, "walk on tryouts were conducted during a discretionary period. Four of the participants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-05/overtime