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First black to earn a degree at UGA honored

...thought singing would express my emotions better than speaking."The Freedom Breakfast - sponsored by UGA, the Athens-Clarke government and the Clarke County School District - honors the work of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and is...
Latest News | Education
Three to interview for No. 2 post Georgia local governments, according to their resumes.Smith grew up in Athens, Ga., and worked for Athens-Clarke government as an intern, Olympics Planner and compensation and benefits analyst, his resume stated.Shanahan worked...
Government | Metro
Closed Ga. warehouse full of rats, ex-employees say Hamilton, the warehouse manager told employees there were 42 violations.The company also could owe the Athens-Clarke government tens of thousands of dollars for never paying personal property taxes on inventory at the warehouse, which...
Latest News | Government
Athens fights to recoup court fees

...government intrusion hurt their business. A recently decided suit was filed by Charles Armour, who once managed the Athens-Clarke government's computer system but resigned in December 1999 after two strokes left him unable to work. Mr. Armour applied...
Athens is safest city for walkers

...Chief Williamson said. "The good thing about this is that it shows a cooperative spirit (between UGA and Athens-Clarke government) in trying to improve pedestrian movement."
Athens is ranked 13 in urban sprawl list

...Beth Gavrilles of the Athens GrowGreen Coalition, the statistics spell an increased sense of urgency for the Athens-Clarke government to adopt stronger land-use regulations to deal with sprawl problems. "I really don't think we have the...
Taxation issue on UGA properties

...foundations actually do add to Athens-Clarke's coffers, however.The UGA Real Estate Foundation paid the Athens-Clarke government more than $170,000 in property taxes this year, even though the organization actually might not be required...
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Repairs won't threaten Georgia season

...the problem after the season," Mr. Jackson said. Consultants hired by the university are following up an Athens-Clarke government investigation of problems on the field. The results of both studies are pending. Thus far, the problem has...
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