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Athens Gun Club Robbed in a brazen smash-n-grab

Athens Gun Club Robbed in a brazen smash-n-grab

https://youtu.be/ZpV82IQbBEo In the dark hours of the early morning a group of determined smash and grab robbers attacked a local business and got away with a number a weapons. Athens Gun Club a local indoor shooting range with firearms pro shop and a federally...

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Georgia Legalizes Needle Exchanges to fight HIV

Georgia Legalizes Needle Exchanges to fight HIV

Rep. Houston Gaines and Gov. Brian Kemp - HB 217 becomes law Georgia officially joins the states allowing legal and safe needle exchanges to help stop the spread of HIV, Hepatitis and other diseases among IV drug abusers. As was recently reported in the Athens Banner...

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ATHENS COMMISSIONERS CONTEMPLATE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

ATHENS COMMISSIONERS CONTEMPLATE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

City Hall in Spring The Athens Clarke County Commission addressed criminal justice reform again at a work session on the 20th of March. In this session, the Commission considered recommendations presented by Athens Municipal Court Judge Ryan Hope. These proposals...

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Georgia House Bill 471: to address DUI Implied Consent

Georgia House Bill 471: to address DUI Implied Consent

AJC Photo of motorcycle wreck As reported in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, legislators scrambled to fix Georgia’s DUI law after the state’s highest court ruled last month that refusing to take a breathalyzer test can’t be used in court against motorists suspected...

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