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How to place an obituary in Athens Banner-Herald

The Athens Banner Herald has entered into a partnership with You are able to register for an account by going to and clicking “Register”. is the exclusive method of obituary placement (including death notices). Obituaries and death notices must be submitted through a funeral home or crematorium; we cannot accept them directly from the family.

Please contact at [email protected] or 1 (877) 705-4995 if you need help registering or submitting an obituary. For other obituary-related questions, please contact the Athens Banner-Herald at 706-208-2281.

Submission deadlines are 4:30 p.m. EST the day prior for publication in the Tuesday through Saturday papers, and 2:30 p.m. the day prior for publication in the Sunday or Monday papers.
Do you have questions about how to write an obituary? Visit this guide to writing an obituary.
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