University of Georgia President Michael Adams presides over a campus budget briefing, 3 o'clock this afternoon in the University's Miller Learning Center. It's an open forum to discuss the impact of the state funding cuts that have led to staff and faculty furloughs.
The University of Georgia says its Dawgs for Haiti fundraising efforts have netted more than $45,000 for earthquake relief. The campus-wide initiative began shortly after the January 12 quake that killed an estimated 200,000 people.
The University of Georgia receives a $2 million donation from George and Nancy Montgomery. George Montgomery is an Atlanta native, a University of Georgia graduate, and a former vice-president at Coca-Cola. The money contributed by Montgomery and his wife will go to libraries at the University of Georgia.
A former Georgia Bulldog football player has been arrested in Indiana: Chris Terry faces drug and weapon charges; he's also accused of driving under the influence after a traffic stop in southern Indiana. The 34 year-old Terry was an offensive tackle for the Bulldogs during the mid 1990s, at one ...
The 18th annual Coastal Georgia Economic Outlook Luncheon takes place today at the Sea Palms Resort on St. Simons Island. Economists from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business are offering their economic forecast for the Georgia coastal region.
The University of Georgia Alumni Association hosts a weekend banquet in Atlanta: it's the inaugural event for the Best Bulldog Businesses, in which the Alumni Association recognizes the top 100 fastest-growing businesses owned by University of Georgia graduates. The Saturday evening festivities take place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buckhead.
Thursday was sentencing day for an Athens therapist: psychologist Paul Magnum pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud back in September. He'll spend two years in prison for bilking Medicaid out of more than one-half million dollars. The 62 year-old Magnum was sentenced in federal court in Atlanta.
The second annual Green Life Expo takes place today and tomorrow at the Classic Center in downtown Athens. Organizers say 65 exhibitors are taking part, focusing on cost-effective ways to make businesses greener.
The state Labor Department reports another increase in Athens unemployment: the local jobless rate checked in at 7.2 percent in December, up from 7 percent the month before, with almost 7,700 Athens area workers out of work in the last month of last year.
Groundbreaking ceremonies are set for today at UGa: the University is marking the ceremonial start of work on the new Special Collections Library. The $46 million facility that will be known as the Richard B. Russell Building will house the University's Peabody Collection and its Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript ...
Economists from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business offer their Rural Georgia Economic Forecast today: their latest economic outlook luncheon is taking place in Swainsboro.
Another 2010 Georgia ag forecast is on tap for today: The University of Georgia's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences sends its ag experts to Tifton for an 8 o'clock breakfast session in the UGa Tifton Campus Conference Center.
Today marks a milestone at UGa: only 100 days until spring semester graduation. The University's Alumni Association is hosting an event marking the occasion, 10 til 3 in the Tate Student Center.
The newly opened Athens Local Census Office holds an open house today: it starts at 5 and lasts til 7 at the office on Dearing Extension. The Local Census Office is expected to employ several hundred temporary workers who will take part in this year's U.S. population count.
Athens-Clarke County Police arrest a suspected in a reported case of road rage: Tariq Husain allegedly fired shots at a car he says rear-ended him at a stop light on Broad Street. Police say at least one shot hit the car. The female driver was not injured.
The University of Georgia's annual Founders' Day lecture is on tap for today, set for 3 o'clock this afternoon in the Chapel on North Campus. This year's lecture is presented by Gary Bertsch, University Professor Emeritus and a director of UGa's Center for International Trade and Security. The University is ...
University of Georgia ag experts are on the road again today: UGa's College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences hosts another in its series of 2010 Georgia Ag Forecast sessions, 8 o'clock this morning at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Today is an early release day for middle and high school students in the Clarke County School District: middle schoolers are out of class at 12:20, while their high school counterparts are dismissed at 1:30. It's a professional learning day for Clarke County middle and high school educators.
There are still some lingering after-effects from last weekend's heavy rainfall. Among them: another flood warning for the Oconee River at Penfield, a National Weather Service advisory for parts of Clarke, Oconee, and Greene Counties. The Weather Service says minor flooding has been reported. The river is expected to crest ...
It will continue today, weather permitting: rock blasting at the University of Georgia, sometime around 3:30 this afternoon, as part of the Reed Alley utilities relocation project. The blasting is scheduled to take place through Saturday between Memorial and Reed Halls.