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The American Red Cross is working with its partners in an effort to entice donors to give blood.

The Red Cross is urging donors of all blood types and especially type O negative and O positive to donate blood and platelets, by offering incentives. Communications Manager Kristen Stancil says the agency is trying to replenish depleted stocks after low donations during the summer.

Appeals Court: Energy Officials Missed in Pipeline Review

2 hours ago
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A Washington appeals court says federal energy regulators fell short in evaluating the environmental impact of a natural gas pipeline that's carrying gas through Alabama, Georgia and Florida.

Leadership Changes at Athens for Everyone

18 hours ago

The nonprofit Athens for Everyone is announcing some big changes in its leadership. Eleanor Davis and Adam Lassila are taking roles as Member Coordinator and Organization Coordinator, respectively. Founding President Tim Denson is stepping down as Organization Coordinator and Briana Bivens is leaving her role as Member Coordinator.  

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Athens residents have an alternative option to throwing away their leftover glasses from yesterday’s solar eclipse. That's because the Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department is collecting leftover solar eclipse glasses and sending them to the international organization, Astronomers without Borders.

ACCPD Investigating Old Lake Road Shooting

19 hours ago

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is investigating a shooting off Old Lake Drive. According to a news release from Public Information officer Epifanio Rodriquez, officers were called to the scene of a person shot on Old Lake Road. When they arrived, they heard someone yelling for help. Officers found the victim nearby with gunshot wounds to his leg and abdomen, and a large cut on the back of his head.

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