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Hot Gifts for Christmas 2016

  There are only 23 days left until Christmas… have you finished all of your holiday gift shopping? Well, if you haven’t here is a list of the top 3 toys and gifts for children, men, and women. Click on the hyperlink to see where to find them. Children’s toys: girls- Barbie 3- Story Townhouse Hatchimals Furby Connect, Pink boys- Star Wars Virtual Reality Viewer  Batmobile Vehicle LEGO City Volcano Men: Intergalactic Coffee Press Echo Everywhere  Chillsner, Drink Chiller Women: A Sturdy Planner Diptyque Candles A Charging Station 

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Athens-Clarke County Entertainment 

Light Up Athens

A parade route change may cause your usual maneuver around downtown Athens on Thursday to stop. The Downtown Parade of Lights is set to start at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, but roads will be closing sooner than that. According to the Athens Clarke County website, the parade includes 77 different floats and cars, ending the parade with Santa. The parade is expected to be under one hour, and the new route could help make that possible. The slight change has the parade starting in a different place. In 2015,…

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Athens-Clarke County 

Athens Christmas Tree Donated

Fear no more, Christmas has been saved!  After weeks of searching for a community Christmas tree, the City of Athens has finally found a donor to light up the cheer. It lasted for weeks, but the search is finally over for the city of Athens.  Someone finally donated a Christmas tree for the city. Why the long search? Very specific size qualifications that must be met in order for the tree to be displayed.  The tree had to be a cedar, it had to be about thirty-five feet tall and…

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Athens-Clarke County Entertainment News Northeast Georgia 

Athens-Clarke in Search of Christmas Tree

The search is on! Athens-Clarke County is currently searching for someone to donate a tree that will be used as the community Christmas tree. The city will display the tree in front of City Hall during the month of December. Here is what the city is looking for:   The tree needs to be a cedar. Needs to be at 35 feet tall. Needs to be about 20 feet in diameter. Needs to be symmetrical with a single trunk. Once it is found, the Athens-Clarke Landscape Management Division will handle…

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Community Christmas lends a helping hand in Oglethorpe County

By Zack Sims For most families, Christmas is a time filled with family, food and presents– lots of presents. However, some families don’t get to experience Christmas that way. That’s the case for Lisa Howard and her four children. Howard underwent surgery on her leg and has been out of work since August. This meant that Christmas was going to be something they couldn’t afford this year. That’s where Community Christmas of Oglethorpe County comes in. Community Christmas is a program that provides gifts to families that can’t afford them…

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