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.


...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...

Richt says UGA still recruiting quarterback transfer

...situation, the Bulldogs' coach confirmed, could still have another candidate join the mix.Four days after The Athens Banner-Herald reported that Georgia received permission to contact Virginia graduate transfer quarterback Greyson Lambert, Richt...

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...

Masters Insider: Loran Smith

...student at Georgia and I came over," Smith said Friday. "I think I wrote a column about it afterwards for the Athens Banner-Herald, and I saw this great excitement and I decided this is something I want to do every year. So in 1961 I asked...

300-pound metal rooster stolen

...of the Bunyanesque artwork is $3,000, meaning that whoever stole it could face a felony.Harris tells The Athens Banner-Herald that the rooster's installation two weeks ago involved anchoring the big bird in the ground with rebar stakes...

Social media blamed for UGA meningitis scare

...confidentiality, authorities have not released a correct cause of death.Alam's roommate, Brittany Gill, told the Athens Banner-Herald that Alam started feeling sick early last week and was hospitalized on Feb. 12. Gill said Alam suffered a seizure...

Policy changes aren't enough

...taking what doesn't belong to them.Andrew Clyde won't be satisfied until that happens, either. He told the Athens Banner-Herald that advocating for changes in asset forfeiture legislation "is going to be my lifetime crusade."Congress...

Former UGA player Taylor enrolls at Alabama

...school's assistant to the president and associate vice president for university relations, said in an email to the Athens Banner-Herald. "The admissions process includes representatives from academic, legal, student affairs, student conduct...

Athens house of ill repute now a house of prayer

...Athens-Clarke County police raided the business and charged the manager with running a brothel, according to an Athens Banner-Herald story. There were arrests for prostitution and rape, drug possession as well as reports of stabbings and passing...