Tuesday, March 03, 2015

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D'town Buildings Destroyed by Fire

CLARKESVILLE - Authorities say a large fire did heavy damage to historic buildings in downtown Clarkesville, when flames swept through the downtown area in the northeast Georgia mountain town.

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Snow Make-Up Days Announced

ATHENS - School officials in Clarke and Oconee County announce tentative make-up plans for days lost due to winter storms this year. Oconee students lost six days of instruction in all while Clarke students lost five. Subject to approval, Clarke won’t have to make up any of the lost days.

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Man Charged in Car Breakins

ATHENS - Athens Clarke County Police arrested a suspected thief on Sunday after several Athens students reported car break-ins. Raymond Cole McDaniel, 21, of Bishop, was arrested and linked to four car break-ins. Police believe that there could be even more.

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Woman Cited in Bus Crash

ATHENS - A three-vehicle crash last week involved a school bus in which nine children were aboard. All children escaped without injury, authorities said Monday.

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