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Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke Central Football Practice  Online Athens

Clarke Central held a GHSA high school football practice at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Clarke Central's first ...



Clarke Central grad becomes Eagle Scout  Online Athens

Clarke Central High School graduate Harvey Sugiuchi recently restored the entrance to the nature trails at Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School to become an ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke/Oconee football media day  Online Athens

The fourth annual Clarke/Oconee football media day was held Wednesday, July 24, 2019., at the UGA Terry College of Business in Athens. Buy Photo. [1/48].



Supplies available in Athens for back to school  Online Athens

Heading back to school can be a hectic and expensive time for families, but the Athens Community is working to make it easier.There are several ways students ...



Area rivalries make football season great  Online Athens

Leroy Ryals wasn't going to stick around Billy Henderson Stadium any longer than he had to after his Cedar Shoals team beat Clarke Central last year to break a ...



Judge blasts Georgia officials handling of election system  Online Athens

ATLANTA | Georgia election officials have for years ignored, downplayed and failed to address serious problems with the state's election management system ...



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 ...



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.



School supplies — and a message — offered at Athens giveaway event  Online Athens

Water guns are a staple of summer entertainment in Athens. But on Saturday, the toys carried with them a somewhat heavier message.The East Athens ...



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 ...



Georgia buys new voting machines amid challenge to old ones  Online Athens

ATLANTA | Despite legal challenges, Georgia is moving ahead with the purchase of a new $106 million voting system with touchscreen computers that print a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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].



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Clarke County School District continues summer lunch program under “Seamless Summer”  Red and Black

after the Athens Housing Authority ended its sponsorship of the Summer Student *Service* Program earlier this year, CCSD decided to take the reigns. Now called ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



High school bands take the spotlight at Friday's KidsFest  Red and Black

The 23rd annual AthFest Arts and Music Festival kicked off Friday, June 21. The KidsFest stage — located on the corner of Lumpkin and East Washington ...



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].



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 ...



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 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 ...



#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 ...



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 ...



CCSD Board of Education seeks applicants for District 4 vacancy  Red and Black

The Clarke County Board of Education is looking for someone to fill the District 4 vacancy after Jared Bybee resigned from the board in June 2019.



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.



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 ...



New book Across the River tells story of East Athens  Online Athens

East Athens hasn't played a prevalent part in books of the city's history, but two Athens women have changed that.Retired educator Maxine Pinson Easom and ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



ACC Leisure Services assistant director says department offers more than just parks  Red and Black

Mel Cochran-Davis ensuring the park and recreational facilities meet community standards, while also brainstorming ideas to improve the quality of life of ACC ...



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 ...



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 ...



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' 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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



Clarke Central graduate Jillian Anderson eyes world record  Online Athens

Jillian Anderson's head glistens with beads of sweat. It's December 2016, and she has been doing various movements to prepare her muscles to extend and ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



David Stanley  UGA Today

From mentoring local high school students to developing a diversity workshop series, David Stanley, a Ph.D. student in counseling psychology, is passionate ...



“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.



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 ...



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 ...



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...



'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.



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 ...



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-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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Georgia is 1 of 5 States to Recognize 'Gaming' as an Official Sport  All On Georgia

The Peach State is one of only five in the nation to recognize 'gaming,' or esports, as an official sport. Esports, short for 'electronic sports, gaming is now a ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Athens High faculty desegregation was quiet, recalls pioneer Ruth Hawk Payne  Online Athens

When Clarke County's still white public school system accepted its first black schoolteachers 50 years ago, three courageous young women were the first to ...



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.



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.



Building projects winding down as Clarke County school board eyes new construction slate  Online Athens

Big construction projects to replace Barnett Shoals Elementary School and renovate and expand Clarke Central High School are nearly complete as the Clarke ...



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.



Photos: PHOTOS: Clarke Central's first football practice  Online Athens

Clarke Central held its first GHSA high school football practice at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., on Thursday, July 25, 2019. Buy Photo. [1/8].



South Carolina Transfer Joins the Mocs  GoMocs.com

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football coach Rusty Wright continues to build the roster for the 2019 season with the addition of South Carolina transfer ...



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 ...



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