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Trash Ordinance Talks Continue

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Trash will be on the Athens City Council agenda again, since councilmembers decided to amend the trash ordinance instead of adopting it at Monday night’s City Council meeting. The trash ordinance aimed at beautifying the city by keeping trash receptacles out of street view has received a lot of conflicting emotions from residents. Before the… Read More

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Sheriff’s Office Asks Students About Bullying

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A survey asking students about bullying in their schools has already seen a bigger-than-expected response, but officials are hoping to gain even more insight from school-age children. The Athens County Sheriff’s Office’s Domestic Violence Unit posted a survey online that takes anonymous answers about whether children have been bullied, have bullied and whether they’ve witnessed… Read More

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Surgical Center Proposed For University Estates

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University Estates, conceived as a mixed-used development but so far including only residential uses, could be getting its first business. The Athens Planning Commission recently gave site-plan approval for an ambulatory surgical center to be constructed at University Estates. Approval was contingent upon the Athens Shade Tree Commission giving its OK at an upcoming meeting… Read More