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School-based health clinic planned for East Athens  Online Athens

Northeast Georgia's first school-based health clinic will be at the new Hilsman Elementary School, now under construction next to Gaines Elementary School on ...



Clarke Central High teacher jailed on sexual assault charge  Online Athens

A Clarke Central High School teacher was booked into the Clarke County Jail early Tuesday morning on a sexual assault charge stemming from what authorities ...



KARA COALSON CLARKE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL: Teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student  WSB Atlanta

A teacher from Clarke County was arrested earlier this week after allegations emerged that she was inappropriately involved with a student.



Former Clarke Central student receives probation for sex act on school bus  Online Athens

A former Clarke Central High School student recently received probation for engaging in sexual activity on a school bus last year.Timothy Fitzgerald Willingham ...



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 ...



Clarke Central has 12 players ink college scholarships  Online Athens

Edrin and Edwin Summerour sat at the same table Wednesday afternoon and sported chic bow ties—red for the former and yellow for the latter.With friends and ...



First cohort of UGA, Clarke County School District leadership program supports students and community  Red and Black

In August 2018, the University of Georgia and Clarke County School District finalized their collaboration called Georgia Possible, a leadership development ...



Athens student questions inequities in high school fields  Online Athens

The tenacity of an Athens high school student might move along plans to build a bathroom and the infrastructure for running water at the Clarke Central High ...



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 ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke Central 9-11 Memorial Ceremony  Online Athens

Community members and veterans gathered alongside local firefighters, law enforcement and first responders at Clarke Central High School Tuesday for a ...



More area students to attend service academies  WGAU

A student at North Oconee High School is accepted into the US Naval Academy: Jason Hamil is from Statham. And Jamsen Mendoza of Athens, a student at ...



Warrant out for Athens teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A warrant is out for the arrest of an Athens teacher after authorities said she was inappropriately...



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 ...



Athens-Clarke County works to create first mayor's youth commission  Red and Black

Students will have the chance to make an impact on issues that affect them, as Athens-Clarke County seeks ACC students to be a part of their first mayor's youth ...



Graduation sweet for Classic City High seniors - News  Online Athens

Graduation is a big event for any high school senior, but especially sweet for 18 Classic City High School graduates, and not just because Justin Decatrel gave ...



Governor's Honors taps 7 Clarke students - News  Online Athens

Seven Clarke County School District students have been tapped to attend the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.The Governor's Honors Program is a ...



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 ...



How Georgia's 2020 fiscal budget will affect Athens-Clarke County  Red and Black

State lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a record-high $27.5 billion budget for Georgia's 2020 fiscal year with bipartisan support in late March. The budget has ...



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].



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.



17 years in the making: Gladiator baseball returns to playoffs  Online Athens

While boarding the bus on April 26, 2010, the Clarke Central High School baseball players felt good about their playoff chances. The Gladiators had just ...



Clarke school officials rethinking alternative schools - News  Online Athens

Clarke County school administrators recently took a look at possible changes to its alternative schools.The number of students who wind up in alternative school, ...



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 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 Central students protest discipline of schoolmate  Online Athens

A large group of students staged a protest at Clarke Central High School on Thursday in support of a schoolmate who was disciplined for his rap performance ...



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: PHOTOS: Best of ABH Preps Winter Nominations  Online Athens

These winter sports athletes proved to be the very best on and off of the field, and were nominated as the Best of ABH Preps for winter sports. [1/77]. [2/77].



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 ...



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.



PHOTOS: Special Olympics at UGA hosts annual prom with student athletes  Red and Black

Special Olympics at UGA hosted its annual prom on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Georgia.



#FreeGabe: The student behind Clarke Central's intercom prank  Red and Black

On April 3, Clarke Central High School was subject to a John Mulaney-inspired prank, with the school's intercom system playing Tom Jones' “What's New ...



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 ...



Athens Peer Court offers second chance for first-time juvenile offenders  Red and Black

Athens Peer Court, created in March 2012, is a youth diversion program for respondents, or juvenile offenders. The program is a hearing led by trained youth ...



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 ...



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 ...



Gallery: UGA students welcome high schoolers back - UGA  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Georgia College Advising Corps celebrates 10 years  UGA Today

The Georgia College Advising Corps is comprised of 21 recent college graduates, many of whom were first-generation, underrepresented or low-income ...



Athens Tech exercises begin season of graduation ceremonies  Online Athens

Nearly 2000 people filled the Classic Center's Grand Hall on Tuesday morning as Athens Technical College staged graduation ceremonies for its Class of 2019.



Gustavo Dominguez repeats as Clarke spelling champ  Online Athens

Gustavo Dominguez is once again the spelling champion of Clarke County.He out-spelled 17 other contestants, one from each of Clarke County's public ...



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 ...



2016 Clarke Central High School Graduation - News  Online Athens

Click here to view photos from the Clarke Central High Shool graduation.Couldn't find who you were looking for? Click here to view another gallery of photos ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



National mock trial championship in Athens this weekend  Online Athens

Athens' Classic Center is full of people you would not want to get into an argument with this weekend.The 2019 National High School Mock Trial Championship ...



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 ...



City Dope: CCSD Superintendent Means Talks Poverty, Funding, Technology  Flagpole Magazine

At an Apr. 2 community forum on the upcoming budget, Clarke County School District Superintendent Demond Means repeated what has become something of ...



Clarke citizen committee agrees on $300M in tax projects, but not new judicial center  Online Athens

A citizen advisory committee finished up its first round of voting on recommended projects to be funded with a 1 percent sales tax in a meeting that lasted almost ...



Photos: Students Protest ACC Sheriff's Cooperation with ICE  Online Athens

Students from the University of Georgia and Clarke Central High School marched through downtown in protest of the Athens-Clarke County Sheriff's cooperation ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Terry McHugh  UGA Today

Terry McHugh's path at UGA has taken him from a neuroscience lab on campus to Walter Reed Medical Center, all leading to his goal to serve others as a doctor ...



Third-year South Carolina defender puts name in NCAA transfer portal  Hilton Head Island Packet

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team could lose third year defender Zay Brown, whose name is now in the NCAA transfer portal. The Athens, Georgia ...



Evolution of activism: Athens forgoes women's march as focus shifts to civic participation  Red and Black

The absence of a march in Athens this year might not be the result of discouragement or fatigue. This energy may just be refocused to a different agenda: voting.



Former Clarke Central student sentenced to diversion program for having loaded gun on campus  Online Athens

Kenyas Trevion Yearby, 18, was sentenced as a first offender and can be exonerated of all felony charges if he successfully completes the diversion program ...



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, ...



CCSD names STAR students, Governors Honors students  WGAU

The Clarke County School District has named this year's STAR students, who have chosen their STAR teachers. And the District says a seven students will take ...



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.



Clarke Central graduates ready to pursue new challenges  Online Athens

Athens welcomed hundreds of new high school graduates on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.About 280 of those graduates received the Clarke Central High ...



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 ...



Proposal seeks to address lack of affordable housing for low-income Athens residents  Red and Black

The Athens-Clarke County SPLOST 2020 Citizens Advisory Committee has recommended a $44.5 million SPLOST project to the mayor and commission for the ...



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 ...



Smiles and tears as Clarke Central, Cedar Shoals seniors graduate  Online Athens

Tears competed with laughter Saturday as Clarke Central High School and Cedar Shoals High School graduating seniors walked off into their futures.Both high ...



Athens man accused of murdering girlfriend scheduled to begin trial next month  Online Athens

The case of an Athens man accused of murdering his girlfriend more than a year ago is scheduled to go to trial next month.Antonio T. Littlejohn, 34, allegedly ...



Clarke Centrals Odyssey, Iliad win top honors  Online Athens

Two student publications at Clarke Central High School took top honors at the Southern Interscholastic Press Association's spring conference last week in ...



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*.



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 ...



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 ...



“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.



Michael Thurmond gives lecture on black history in Athens at First A.M.E. Church  Red and Black

The DeKalb County CEO's 40-year-old book, “A Story Untold: Black Men and Women in Athens History” will receive an update to many of its chapters and will be ...



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].



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 ...



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.



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...



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.



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.



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 students honored with Eve Carson award - News  Online Athens

The Eve Carson Humanitarian Spirit Awards were recently awarded to students from all 21 Clarke County School District schools from the Foundation for ...



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.



Cedar Shoals, Clarke Central celebrate graduating classes of 2014  Online Athens

Comments from seniors at Cedar Shoals High School could hardly be heard at times over the cheering of family, friends and loved ones filling the seats at ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Seafood restaurant Square One Fish Co. to reopen in Normaltown in April  Red and Black

After four years, Square One Fish Co. is back to square one as it starts *fresh* at a new location. Square One Fish Co. is coming back to Athens with a new location ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



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.



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* ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Election Day In Athens  Online Athens

Athens mayor-elect Kelly Girtz celebrates after winning the election in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. [Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald]. Buy Photo.



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