Tags: guns

Gun Robbery – Suspects Still at Large

Athens-Clarke County Police say a Golden Pantry employee was at a drink station when someone came up behind her and placed a gun to her head. The employee was ordered to open all registers.Two males held her at gun point while a third male took an undisclosed amount of money. The suspects then left the store.…

Some Students Say No to Guns on Campus

Students at the University of Georgia will hold a protest against a bill in the Georgia Senate that could lead to allowing carry of concealed firearms on campus. A march for UGA students and Athens’ community members will start at 6:15 PM tonight at the UGA Arch on Broad Street. The march will continue through campus and end…

Georgia House Committee has Unannounced Meeting and Passes Controversial Bill

ATHENS, GA — The Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee of the Georgia House of Representatives passed the Campus Carry Bill in a late addition to their meeting agenda. As a result, gun safety advocate groups were not in attendance to voice their opposition to House Bill 859. HB 859, also known as the Campus Carry Bill,…

Arrest warrant issued in relation to fight, gunshots at Athens Gardens

ATHENS– The Athens Clarke County Police Department have a warrant for the arrest of Marquavion Antone Tillman. Police are charging him with aggravated  battery in relation to the fight that broke out into Athens yesterday. illman is approximately 5’8” tall and 155 lbs. The fight started not long after a shot was fired in  a…