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Ga. middle school teacher busted growing pot

ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens-Clarke County middle school teacher was arrested Wednesday when...When no one was home, they forcibly entered, Athens-Clarke County police said.The home is located around the corner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-11/ga-middle-school-teach
Cameras catch Athens school bus violators

...new camera system now used on several Clarke County School District buses captured images of 17 violators, said Athens-Clarke County police Sgt. James Carter, who administers the system.Violators face a $300 fine for their first violation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-10/cameras-catch-athens-school-
Athens removes top of Confederate monument

...Broad Street and College Avenue for the past half-century was removed Thursday.Someone recently reported to Athens-Clarke County officials that it appeared to have rotated off-center from the base of the multi-story structure and might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-14/athens-removes-top-confedera
UGA student struck on scooter

...his scooter was struck by a car in west Athens.Athens-Clarke County police said the student suffered "significant...are pending completion of an investigation by the Athens-Clarke County police Traffic Unit.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-05/uga-student-struck-scooter
Police report says teacher shoplifted party supplies

...about $25 in party supplies from an Athens, Ga., store faked fainting after she was stopped, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department incident report.Police said an Athens man witnessed Vernell Morgan, 60, put several items...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-24/police-report-says-tea
Athens mayor says some pot use OK

ATHENS, Ga. - The mayor of Athens-Clarke County, who's seeking re-election this year, says possession and use of small amounts of marijuana should be legal.Mayor Nancy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-20/athens-mayor-says-some-pot-u
Athens doctor sentenced after patient rape charge

...Patrick Haggard.Adams chose to be tried by a judge rather than a jury.The urologist had been arrested by Athens-Clarke County police in September 2010 on charges of rape and sexual battery based on his patient's allegations and an investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-03/athens-doctor-sentence
Ex-UGA football player faces sex charge

...a woman's complaint that he assaulted her at her east Athens residence earlier that same day, according to Athens-Clarke County police.The charge is a felony offense that carries a prison sentence of 25 years to life if an alleged offender...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-06/ex-uga-football-player
Security cameras for Athens school buses

...violations and still images of tag numbers to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department so they can mail out citations...of us, most importantly our ... children," Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Jack Lumpkin said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-23/security-cameras-athen
Georgia schools at breaking point after years of cuts

...combination of cost-cutting measures, including eliminating more jobs, plus higher-than-expected revenues gives Athens' Clarke County a slight budget surplus this year. In past years, Clarke spent more than it collected, taking money out of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-20/georgia-schools-breaking