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Athens Police Chief Recently Terminated

Athens Police Chief Recently Terminated

Last Thursday Athens-Clarke County decided to fire its chief of police after only three years of serving in that position. Athens Mayor Nancy Denson confirmed the news of Scott Freeman having been let go early in the day by County Manager Blaine Williams. However, she...

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Birds electric scooters are officially perched in Athens

Birds electric scooters are officially perched in Athens

It’s a Bird! That’s right. With the issue of limited parking, as The University of Georgia is a hub for bus and bike riders, drivers and pedestrians, there is a new type of commuter in the mix. On Aug. 16, Birds made their debut in Athens. While they can’t fly, not...

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A Guide for the Surviving Spouse

A Guide for the Surviving Spouse

The National Mental Health Association recognizes what we intuitively know: “the loss of a loved one is life’s most stressful event.”  Grief and loss are compounded by the need to deal with the immediate aftermath of death including funeral arrangements, probating the...

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Mo Wiltshire Endorsed by Georgia Self Defense Instructors

Mo Wiltshire Endorsed by Georgia Self Defense Instructors

Highly-regarded criminal defense attorney Morris “Mo” Wiltshire of Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire was recently endorsed as the Attorney for Self Defense issues in Georgia by Brian and Shelley Hill of Woodstock, Georgia. The duo owns and manages Fusion Fitness and Mixed...

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Former inmate is suing Athens Clarke County

Former inmate is suing Athens Clarke County

Back in early June, an Athens Clarke County police officer was terminated shortly after arresting an Athens man near the Nellie B. neighborhood for allegedly using excessive force. As reported in the Red & Black, Timmy Patmon, 24, had a hearing in which he was...

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