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2014 EEO Report

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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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    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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    Oconee Commissioners Hear Public On SPLOST Possibilities

    WATKINSVILLE - Oconee County commissioners took public comments at last nights SPLOST. Monday nights proposal hearing was the second of two for the upcoming county referendum on a one percent special purpose local options sales tax.

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    UGA Closed Tuesday

    ATHENS - The University of Georgia Athens campus will be closed for faculty, staff and students on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Personnel previously designated to report in weather emergencies should report as assigned.

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    House Bill Allows Just Booze on Sunday For St. Patty's Day

    GEORGIA - The Georgia House passed a booze bill giving Savannah businesses something to drink about for this years St. Patrick's day. Big issues arose for the holiday since this year the cities three to four day long festivities fell on a Sunday.

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    UGA Research to Tally Waste in Oceans

    ATHENS - Researchers at UGA are working to answer the question of how much plastic waste actually gets dumped into our world oceans.

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