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Photos: PHOTOS: Athens MLK Day of Service  Online Athens

Community members turned out in droves and spent the MLK holiday hard at work on various projects around town for the annual Athens Day of *Service*.



Fighting at Clarke Central results in 13 student suspensions  Online Athens

More than a dozen students incurred suspensions following multiple fights on Wednesday at Clarke Central High School.A Clarke County School District ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Cedar Shoals vs. Clarke Central  Online Athens

Cedar Shoals beat Clarke Central for the first time in 10 years with a score of 7-17. Photos by Jenn Finch and Joshua L. Jones. Buy Photo. [1/25]. The Cedar ...



Clarke Central, Cedar Shoals High School students take part in early voting for the first time  Red and Black

Taking example from Cedar Shoals High School, Clarke Central High School seniors went to the polls for the first time on Nov. 1 at the Athens-Clarke County ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke Central High School Graduation  Online Athens

Graduates celebrate during Clarke Central's graduation in Athens, Ga., Friday, May 18, 2018. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald). Buy Photo. [2/30].



Bucs announce 28-player recruiting class  Kingsport Times News

JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State's football team announced a signing class of 28 players Wednesday and nine of the new signees are from Tennessee.



Clarke Central High School students protest Clarke County immigration policy  Red and Black

University of Georgia and Clarke Central High School students of all races, backgrounds and nationalities skipped class on Thursday, not in anticipation of ...



Photos: Glads Rise Up Senior Day at Clarke Central  Online Athens

Seniors hold up signs announcing where they're going to college or if they've chosen to enlist in military *service* during Glads Rise Up senior day at Clarke ...



Clarke County School District updates: Fiscal surplus, new initiatives, awards  Red and Black

The Clarke County School District, which educates around 14000 students, recently made a series of announcements regarding budgets, new initiatives and ...



Clarke teacher helps students find voice through comics  Online Athens

Students at Clarke Central High School are finding their voice through the art of comic books.“Comics are used as an easily differentiated form of communication ...



New principals announced for five Clarke County schools  Red and Black

Five community members have been hired as new principals for schools in the Clarke County School District.



What's new pussycat? Comedian John Mulaney commends Clarke Central High School prankster  Red and Black

On April 3, some funny business happened at Clarke Central High School and it didn't go unnoticed.



Clarke Central, Georgia star preparing for first head coaching gig  Online Athens

Damien Gary knows a thing or two about explosive plays. His resume from his playing days at Georgia prove it.Gary, a wide receiver under former Bulldog ...



Clarke Centrals Hayes Phillips named STAR student  Online Athens

Clarke Central High School senior Hayes Phillips is Clarke County's new STAR student, and will now go on to compete with other county STAR students from ...



Foundation in honor of Henderson seeks to make Clarke Central prominent again  Online Athens

The old Malcomb and McDonald gymnasium at Clarke Central High School had become nothing more than a rundown facility that was used as a pass through ...



Clarke Central, Winder-Barrow to open seasons against each other Friday  Online Athens

Clarke Central High School head football coach David Perno knew he had a special defense after Clarke Central's season-opening scrimmage against South ...



Photos: The third annual Clarke/Oconee County football Media Day  Online Athens

High School Football coaches from around the Clarke/Oconee County area pose for a photo at the third annual Clarke/Oconee County football media day in ...



Clarke Central Principal Marie Yuran leaving  Online Athens

Clarke County will have new principals at both of its main public high schools next year.Clarke Central High School Principal Marie Yuran recently announced to ...



Clarke Central prankster gets shout-out on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'  Red and Black

What's new, John Mulaney? The popular comedian was a guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on April 9. The show featured Cardi B as a guest ...



Clarke Centrals Lucia Bermudez, Odyssey Media Group take home journalism honors  Online Athens

Student journalists at Clarke Central High School are raking in awards for their work this year.Lucia Bermudez, a co-editor-in-chief in the school's Odyssey ...



Clarke Central student charged for alleged sex on school bus  Online Athens

A 19-year-old Clarke Central High School student recently was arrested for allegedly having sex with two underage girls on a school bus.The alleged incident ...



Clarke Central soccer coach Chris Aiken has team focused on and off field  Online Athens

In his first year coaching soccer at Clarke Central High School in 2012, Chris Aiken noticed his players would leave school and bring back chicken fingers and ...



Gallery: UGA students welcome high schoolers back  UGA Today

More than 70 University of Georgia students traveled to Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals high schools Aug. 7 to welcome incoming students as they started their ...



Clarke Central teacher resigns amid probe of 'inappropriate' texts  Online Athens

A Clarke County high school teacher is under criminal investigation for inappropriate texts sent to a student, according to Clarke County school officials.



Photos: The Life of Kxng Blanco a Photo Story  Online Athens

Local hip-hop artist Jeffrey Blakely, who performs under and goes by the name Kxng Blanco, grew up in Athens. He broke into the music scene by the age of 18.



New school year a homecoming for Clarke high school principals  Online Athens

The beginning of school is a homecoming of sorts for new principals at Clarke County's two high schools.At Cedar Shoals High School, still feeling the effects of ...



Clarke school board approves five new principals  Online Athens

The Clarke County School District filled five of its six vacant principal positions Thursday evening as the Clarke County Board of Education approved the five ...



Hendersons impact still major around Clarke Central  Online Athens

For the first time since 1973, the iconic Billy Henderson – who died at the age of 89 in February – won't be a physical part of Clarke Central's football landscape ...



Live blog: 2018 midterm elections  Red and Black

All election coverage can be found at redandblack.com/election. 5 p.m. On a conference call with reporters, a Kemp aide declared Kemp the next governor of ...



Athens police seek help solving downtown assault  Online Athens

Raul Rosales was having a great time when he and his brother met up downtown last month for a reunion with fellow Clarke Central High School graduates who ...



Athens area spared from Hurricane Michaels wrath  Online Athens

While Hurricane Michael left a path of devastation as it tore through south Georgia on Wednesday, the powerful storm had minimal effect on the Athens area, ...



Athens founder of Chess and Community recognized by Atlanta Braves, Fox Sports South  Red and Black

Chip Caray, FOX Sports South broadcaster, Life LaRoche, founder Athens-based youth development organization Chess and Community, and Atlanta Braves ...



Clarke Central student charged for sex act in school stairwell  Online Athens

A 16-year-old Clarke Central High School student was charged Friday with misdemeanor statutory rape for having sex with an underage female student in a ...



After 45 minutes, 'What's New Pussycat' was not so new on a school intercom anymore  11Alive.com WXIA

Administrators were unable to get the song to stop playing for about 45 minutes.



Clarke Central student faces charges for having sex in stairwell  Online Athens

A 16-year-old Clarke Central High School student is facing possible criminal charges for having sex with an underage female student in a school stairwell, ...



Clarke students walk out to protest gun violence  Online Athens

Thousands of Clarke County students joined hundreds of thousands of others across the nation Friday in protesting gun violence.Students at Clarke County's ...



Several Clarke County teachers awarded grants  Online Athens

The Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Excellence in Public Education recently honored teachers and administrators in the Clarke County School District ...



UPDATE: Provisional ballots will be verified through Monday, Nov. 12 in Clarke county  Red and Black

The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections is allowing anyone who voted using provisional ballots to verify their vote through Monday, Nov. 12.



Huckaby: Back in Athens for a hometown boys big runoff win  Online Athens

I thought we'd have a late night Tuesday, so I booked a room at the Holiday Inn in Athens. That's where Republican nominee for governor of Georgia, Brian ...



A battle won: Clarke County Sheriff's Office reverses cooperation policy with Immigration and Customs Enforcement  Red and Black

Jimena Vargas Pacora, an immigrant from Peru and an Athens resident of 17 years, still fears deportation despite being documented.



Athens area schools boost graduation rates  Online Athens

The Georgia Department of Education announced this week that the graduation rate for Georgia's public high schools is at an all-time high.The state's ...



News Features: Teachers Flee CCSD: Departures Doubled Over 2016–17  Flagpole Magazine

During the academic year, some teachers in Athens leave the profession altogether. Others move to different districts in nearby counties or to other states.



Can't-miss events this weekend: Mariah Carey vs. Ariana Grande drag show, Hogwarts Happy Hour Mixer and more  Red and Black

Drag: Athens drag troupe the Kourtesans will perform, battling it out to decide which pop diva reigns supreme. Where: Wayward Nightclub. When: 9 p.m.–1 a.m..



Athens high school targeted in latest social media shooting threat  Atlanta Journal Constitution

For the second time in less than a week, a shooting threat against an Athens high school was po...



Athens' next generation: A closer look at the obstacles, opportunities for low-income children  Red and Black

From the front porch of his house in the Parkview Extension affordable housing community on Baxter Street, a Clarke Middle School student can watch as ...



Athens-Clarke County issues ballot recount for eight precincts on tight deadline  Red and Black

The state of Georgia has been holding its breath since the night of Nov. 6 when neither Brian Kemp nor Stacey Abrams definitively took home the title of Georgia ...



New Georgia Possible program creates partnership between UGA and Clarke County Schools  Red and Black

Chosen students in each of the two Clarke County High Schools now have the opportunity to participate in a three-year program preparing them for the future.



Teen found with gun at high school football game  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Officials at Clarke Central High School in Athens are reviewing security procedures after a student was found with a gun at a football game Friday night, reports ...



Athens teen forces way into school to pick a fight  Online Athens

A 17-year-old Garnett Ridge Drive resident was arrested at Clarke Central High School after he forced his way into the gym during a basketball game and picked ...



“I’m just Marty.” A visit with Georgia’s low-key future first lady  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Marty Kemp, Governor-elect Brian Kemp's wife, plans to continue spending lots of time with animals on the family's farm in Athens.



Athens-Clarke County police name Jeff Clark interim deputy chief  Online Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department named on Friday a new deputy chief as the agency tries to rebound from the turmoil created by the forced ...



Clarke Central student with loaded gun on campus charged with armed robbery, other felonies  Online Athens

A Clarke Central High School student is facing several felony charges after he was found Wednesday afternoon on the school's campus with a loaded gun.



Atlanta Braves honor Chess and Community founder Life LaRoche  Online Athens

The Atlanta Braves honored Athens' Lemuel “Life" LaRoche on Wednesday, naming him one of five “community heroes” from across the Southeast to be ...



Is superintendent right choice for Clarke schools? Yes  Online Athens

Dr. Demond Means is the right choice for leading educational improvements for students enrolled in the Athens-Clarke County School District.Means has a ...



Clarke Central bass anglers club finds success in first year with Georgia's help  Red and Black

About a year ago, the two juniors at Clarke Central High School developed the idea of establishing a bass anglers club for those interested in competition fishing ...



Photos: Spotted: 2018 Clarke Central vs Cedar Shoals Alumni Soccer Game  Online Athens

The Clarke Central High School alumni soccer team defeated the Cedar Shoals High School alumni soccer team in their annual game at Clarke Central. [1/53].



Student arrested on charges he molested two teen girls on Clarke County school bus  WXIA-TV

ATHENS, Ga. — A 19-year-old student has been arrested on charges that he molested two other students on a Clarke County school bus. Police arrested ...



Clarke County high schools see increase in graduation rate, disparity with University of Georgia  Red and Black

Mixed in with the countless freshmen at the University of Georgia traveling from out of state, rural counties and the Atlanta suburbs are the native Athenian high ...



VOTING GUIDE: A look at local, state and federal races in the Athens area  Online Athens

Voters across the state will head to the polls Nov. 6 to make big decisions.Georgia voters will choose a new governor, lieutenant governor and people to fill other ...



New teaching methodology in Clarke County School District brings community skepticism  Red and Black

The style of teaching in the Clarke County School District is about to change how students learn.



Billy Henderson’s greatness extended beyond UGA, football accomplishments  DawgNation

ATHENS – Billy Henderson might've been the best man I've ever known. I know we throw statements like that around a lot on the occasion of one's passing.



Why Brian Kemp may need some time to find the right words  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Brian Kemp is the first governor to have come of age in a post-segregated Georgia.



Clarke school officials name teacher, parapro of the year  Online Athens

The Clarke County School District recently named its teachers and parprofessionals of the year during an awards luncheon.At the luncheon, the teacher and ...



Race to the finish: Georgia Secretary of State candidate Barrow talks policy, runoff preparation  Red and Black

Election night left both voters and candidates on the edge of their seats. Now, well past Nov. 6, the offices of Georgia secretary of state and public *service* ...



Clarke Middle School students stage protest  Online Athens

Students at Clarke Middle School staged what the school's principal described as an “orderly” protest on Friday.Most of the students were protesting in support of ...



VIDEO: Athens man inspired to become teacher while in Project Safe home  Online Athens

Recent college graduate Patrick Dawalt took his first teaching job this year and fulfilled a dream that began when he and his mother sought refuge from domestic ...



Clarke Central principal Robbie Hooker is leaving for job in Henry County  Online Athens

Clarke Central High School principal Robbie Hooker won't be returning for the 2016-17 school year.His departure means Clarke County will have new ...



Pop-up clinics provide free legal advice in Athens  Red and Black

Court issues, such as divorce law, immigration law or small claims might worry Athens community members, but the organization Athens Access to Justice ...



Planning Commission recommends decision on new parking spaces downtown  Red and Black

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Athens-Clarke County Planning Commision met to discuss five new zoning and development-related matters.



Rape accusation stirs year of turmoil and change in Athens high schools  Online Athens

DeAnne Varitek knew one thing for sure — the carpet had to go.Covering the walls of the main commons area, the "god-awful" carpet was an ideal spot for ...



13-year-old found carrying gun at Georgia high school football game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Georgia 13-year-old found with hand gun at Clarke Central vs. Cedar Shoals high school football game in Athens.



Early voting underway for July 24 runoff  Online Athens

Early voting got underway this week for the state's July 24 runoff elections.In Clarke County, voters can cast their ballots at the Athens-Clarke County Board of ...



GUEST COLUMN: As a lawyer, I know voter suppression is illegal and wholly un-American  Red and Black

One of the great things about being a small-town country lawyer is you get to meet so many “ordinary” Americans going about their business, raising their kids, ...



'Little Kate Jones': Athens community remembers Jones' adventurous spirit  Red and Black

If you ever met Kate Jones, you knew that she loved life and took risks. But what always kept her grounded were her friends, family and her faith in God.



Seventh-grader Gustavo Dominguez is new Clarke County spelling champ  Online Athens

Gustavo Dominguez is the new champion speller of Clarke County.The Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School seventh-grader correctly spelled "gazpacho" and ...



Former Cedar Shoals High School athletes return to coach Athens students  Red and Black

Athens is considered a home away from home for University of Georgia students, but for others, Athens has always been home.



U.S. Rep. Jody Hice announces nominees to service academies  Online Athens

U.S. Congressman Jody Hice has announced his nominees for U.S. *Service* academies.



Athens man indicted in alleged domestic violence murder  Online Athens

A 33-year-old Athens man was recently indicted for murder in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend five months ago.Athens-Clarke County police ...



Clarke, Oconee students nominated for Governor's Honors  Online Athens

Six Oconee County and three Clarke County public school pupils will be among 700 students to participate in the Governor's Honors Program.Clarke Central ...



Athens-Clarke County releases schedule changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day  Red and Black

Athens-Clarke County released information about schedule changes for their services and facilities due to today's holiday.



Hilsman Middle School students demonstrate against gun violence  Online Athens

Students at Clarke County's Hilsman Middle School left their classrooms and went outside to stage a protest Friday, the third time in three weeks students have ...



Athens-Clarke County public schools struggle to increase graduation rates  Red and Black

Athens-Clarke County has several public high schools, but the number of students coming to the University of Georgia from those schools is surprisingly low.



King of the youth: Young rapper Kxng Blanco makes waves in Athens hip-hop scene  Red and Black

Jeffery Blakely, better known by his rap name Kxng Blanco, can trace his roots back to his first performance in his fourth grade talent show at Cleveland Road ...



Counting down the Albany Area's Top 10 sports stories of 2018 — No. 7: Dougherty, Westover hire new football coaches  The Albany Herald

The Herald's sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, the Albany area's Top 10 sports stories from 2018. Today marks the No. 7 top sports story of the year.



Teen trapped in UTV drowns in lake | News  CBS46 News Atlanta

Kate Jones and four others were on the recreational vehicle when it crashed and became submerged in a nearby lake.



Parents Press Superintendent on Classroom Discipline, Advanced Classes  Flagpole Magazine

About 50 people attended a question-and-answer session with Clarke County School Superintendent Demond Means at Gaines Elementary School on Monday, ...



Former Athens high school track coach arrested on child sexual assault charges  Online Athens

A former substitute teacher and track coach for both high schools in Athens-Clarke County was arrested Tuesday on child molestation and related charges.



MLK holiday in Athens, elsewhere one of service for many  Online Athens

Many in Athens will join people in thousands of other American towns to make Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday a day of volunteer *service*.



Athens community demands gun legislation in March for our Lives  Red and Black

A sophomore at Clarke Central High School spoke to a crowd of hundreds of people gathered at the Arch in downtown Athens and said the explanation to the ...



Chess & Community Conference to take place at Classic Center Saturday  Red and Black

The sixth-annual Chess & Community Conference will be held this Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Classic Center. This event is put on by Chess.



How one impoverished public school district is making strides  Washington Post

Take a look at how the impoverished Clarke County School District in Georgia is focusing on equity and getting results.



Monsignor Donovan names new school head  Online Athens

Monsignor Donavan Catholic High School has tapped a Wisconsin educator to lead the school as a new school year begins.A former history teacher in the ...



Clarke Countys graduation rate climbs 17 percent to move above state average  Online Athens

It's been a good year for the Clarke County School District.A year that saw its superintendent named tops in the nation also yielded another memorable ...



Race to the finish: Secretary of State runoff will determine Governor-elect Brian Kemp's successor  Red and Black

Election night left both voters and candidates on the edge of their seats. Now, well past Nov. 6, the offices of Georgia secretary of state and public *service* ...



‘Solid’: Republican Brian Kemp plays up rural roots, business bonafides  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Growing up, Brian Kemp spent days working on a farm outside Athens. Getting trampled by a 750-pound bovine in the cattle chute didn't faze young Kemp, ...



BREAKING: Houston Gaines announces 2018 campaign for District 117 | Athensnews  Red and Black

Houston Gaines has announced his candidacy for the Georgia House District 117 seat in 2018.



Athens band Walden to headline the Georgia Theatre  Red and Black

Athens-based band Walden is once again performing at the Georgia Theatre in Athens on April 12 at 8:30 p.m. The band is performing with The Vinyl Suns.



Celebration planned for educator, coach to turn 100 years old  WXIA-TV

A centennial celebration is planned on Saturday for a woman who used her life to serve others.



1971: How one year and five men changed the course of Georgia football  Red and Black

In the late 1950s, 5-year-old Clarence Pope would sit on a large rock in his backyard during Georgia football games. He lived five blocks east of Sanford ...



Students weigh in on advanced screenings of movies at Tate Theater  Red and Black

Being a University of Georgia student has a wide range of benefits, from being taught by world-class professors and researchers to having over 750 ...



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