Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow to teach course on partisan gridlock at UGA

...where he represented portions of eastern Georgia until 2015. Previously, Barrow served for 14 years on the Athens-Clarke County Commission for the district that included UGA."Congressman Barrow has an outstanding educational background...

Eunice Spooner

...two grandchildren, Tristen Spooner and Jillian Spooner. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Athens-Clarke County Animal Shelter. Lord and Stephens, EAST, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

Athens thieves steal liquor, wine

...estimated $100,000 worth of bottled liquor and wine after a semi-trailer loaded with the alcohol went missing.Athens-Clarke County police say the truck was stolen at a location on Newton Bridge Road sometime between noon Saturday and 9:30...

Athens tries to keep Terrapin brewery

...Now, it's Terrapin's move.In late April, Athens-Clarke County May or Nan cy Denson and Terrapin Beer Co. Pres...After the draft agreement was signed in April, Athens-Clarke County commissioners approved a budget including $350...

Cop fired; UGA player charges dropped

...Three charges against a Georgia football player, including DUI, were dismissed last month because the Athens-Clarke County Police officer who arrested him was fired from his job.Outside linebacker Davin Bellamy was also charged in...

Athens men freed from 'slave house'

...held against their will. Athens-Clarke County police described the conditions...joint investigation by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, state...Adult Protective Services, Athens-Clarke County Code Enforcement, Georgia...

Athens sees robbery increase

...mid-March and mid-April, about a dozen robberies occurred in the downtown business district and outlying streets. Athens-Clarke County police were unable to say why the robberies suddenly stopped prior to their resumption this week. The first assault...

Former Alabama, Georgia player Jonathan Taylor enters not guilty plea

...other case is still pending resolution.Taylor, 21, entered a not guilty plea during an arraignment Tuesday in Athens-Clarke County Superior Court on felony assault and misdemeanor battery charges. Police said he choked and hit his girlfriend...

Athens cop faces child sex charge

ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens-Clarke County police officer was arrested...officer was suspended with pay. Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Carter Greene...office. Ward had a hearing in Athens-Clarke County Magistrate Court later in...

300-pound metal rooster stolen

...night or Saturday morning.Harris said the rooster attracted attention to the store, which opened in November.Athens-Clarke County police say the estimated value of the Bunyanesque artwork is $3,000, meaning that whoever stole it could face...