A University of Georgia gymnast has become the first Bulldog athlete to win the award presented to college sports' female athlete of the year honors: All-American gymnast Courtney Kupets was named Monday the winner of this year's Honda-Broderick Cup.
A public forum on the latest plans for Rails-to-Trails for Athens-Clarke County and Winterville is set for this afternoon: the 90-minute session gets underway at 5:30 at the Depot in Winterville.
Oconee County Commissioners are set to adopt a new County budget. Commissioners meet at the Oconee County Courthouse in Watkinsville to sign off on a $34 million Oconee County spending plan.
They held one benefit concert over the weekend, and another is scheduled for tomorrow: fundraisers for the workers who are now out of work in the wake of the Friday fire that burned the Georgia Theatre. AthFest--the 13th annual Athens Music Festival--takes place this week, with organizers rearranging the concert ...
The final finalist to be UGa's next Associate Provost for International Education is on campus today: Steve DePaul is director of Global Initiatives at the University of Texas. He'll meet with University of Georgia faculty and staff ina 9 o'clock session at the Miller Learning Center.
Gary Hilton, who pleaded guilty to the Dawson County murder of University of Georgia graduate Meredith Emerson and is charged in the murder of another hiker in Tallahassee, has now been described as a person of interest in the 2007 murder and decapitation of a man in Ormond Beach Florida. Hilton ...
You can look for it on EBay today: a Gretsch Nashville hollow-body electric guitar, autographed by members of the Athens-based jam band Widespread Panic: It's an AthFest auction, put together by the organizers of the Athens Music Festival that begins next week. Proceeds from the on-line auction will fund AthFest ...
Today is a deadline day in Athens. It is the last day to submit to the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department proposals for property that could become to a new sales tax-funded Athens Tennis Center. The Department is looking for eight to ten acre parcels that will be evaluated by ...
The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation is hosting a Saturday tour of the historic Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery. It's the first in a series of guided tours of Athens' historic sites. Tomorrow's tour gets underway at 10 o'clock at the cemetery on Fourth Street.
Clarke County School officials have released the results of the latest Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, standardized tests taken by students in grades 1 through 8. District officials say the percentage of students meeting or exceeding standards in math and language arts increased, while reading scores held steady from last year.
Athens attorney Charles Jones says there are still legal avenues to pursue in challenging the Athens-Clarke County noise ordinance. The Georgia Supreme Court--in a narrow 4-3 ruling earlier this week--dismissed the suit brought by two University of Georgia students, saying the students lacked standing because they had not been cited ...
The 3,000 Methodists who have been in Athens this week put the wraps on the annual North Georgia United Methodist Conference. The gathering that began Tuesday concludes tonight at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.
Athens-Clarke County Commissioners meet tonight, a 7 o'clock agenda setting session at City Hall. Commissioners will talk about plans for a local Land Bank Authority. Commissioners will also look at a list of rezoning requests.
The Hope for Africa Children's Choir is scheduled to perform again today at the North Georgia United Methodist Conference. The Choir performed in Tuesday's opening session of the annual conference at the Classic Center. An estimated 3,000 Methodists are taking part in the conference that concludes tomorrow.
The third of four finalists to be the next Associate Provost for International Education meets with University of Georgia faculty and staff today. Douglas Kincaid is a vice-provost at Florida International University in Miami. He'll be in the Miller Learning Center at 9 o'clock this morning.
A public forum on plans to reconfigure Mitchell Bridge Road at its intersection with Athens West Parkway is set for 6:30 this evening at the fire station on Oglethorpe Avenue. There are plans for a new left turn lane at Mitchell Bridge and Athens West.
A mental health expert addresses the subject of mental health issues for college students in a 6 o'clock session at Athens Technical College. Dr. Alan Campbell is a Senior Associate Dean for Student Support at the University of Georgia.
Voter registrar training is taking place this afternoon at the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections office: training sessions start at 4:30 in the office on Washington Street. Some of those who train today will work to register voters during the upcoming Athens Music Festival: Athfest begins next week.
The Georgia Bulldog football team was the second-biggest revenue generating team in college football in 2008. Street and Smith magazine says the Bulldogs cranked out more than $67 million in revenue last season, second only to the University of Texas Longhorns and their $73 million.
Athens Police are searching for a suspect in a Monday shooting. The victim--shot in the leg on Franklin Street--describes his attacker as a black male in his 20s, 5-6, maybe 5-7, weighing between 130 and 135 pounds. Police say injuries to the shooting victim were not life-threatening.