Athens Mayor Heidi Davison will take part in a ribbon cutting, 10:30 this morning at the Stephens Building in downtown Athens. Economic stimulus dollars were used to modernize the roof of the federal building on Hancock Avenue.
The Clarke Central High School football team plays its second-round playoff game tonight at Billy Henderson Stadium. The Gladiators are taking on a team from East Paulding High School in a game that kicks off at 7:30.
Pulitzer Prize winner Mike Luckovich is in Athens today: the editorial cartoonist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution lectures today at UGa, 3 o'clock this afternoon in the Miller Learning Center.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is recommending confirmation for Clarke County Superior Court Judge Steve Jones. Jones was in Washington for Wednesday's Judiciary Committee hearing. He's in line for a seat on the U.S. District Court of Northern Georgia.
Athens-Clarke County Commissioners meet tonight. It's an agenda-setting session set for 7 o'clock at City Hall. Commissioners will talk about the establishment of an Athens Cultural Affairs Commission. They'll also discuss proposed changes to the County's outdoor water use ordinance.
The University of Georgia's College of Public Health hosts a panel discussion AIDS. It's a 5:30 session in the Coverdell Center, moderated by Public Health College Dean Phillip Williams.
Wednesday was a dedication day at Athens Regional Medical Center: hospital officials and local dignitaries took part in the official opening of the Talmadge II Tower at Athens Regional. It's the hospital's new Regional Health Services Building.
While the Clarke Central High School Gladiators make plans for their next round playoff game, their cross-town rivals begin their search for a new coach: Xarvia Smith was fired Tuesday, dismissed after his third season as coach of the Cedar Shoals Jaguars. Smith was 14 and 18 and 0 for ...
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings today on the Steve Jones nomination: Jones is a Clarke County Superior Court judge. He's been nominated for a seat on the U.S. District Court of Northern Georgia.
The operators of three Athens drinking establishments are cited for selling alcohol to underage drinkers: Athens-Clarke County Police ran enforcement checks at the Country Rock on Commerce Road, the Road House Bar on North Lumpkin, and Red's Tavern on east Washington Street.
It will be the Georgia Bulldogs first--and only--night game in Sanford Stadium: the Bulldogs and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will kick off at 7:45 on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It's the regular season finale for both teams. The game will be televised by ESPN.
Advanced voting begins today in Athens: voters can cast early ballots in the November 30 mayor and commission runoffs. Former Tax Commissioner Nancy Denson faces former Mayor Gwen O'Looney in the mayoral runoff--Denson has earned the endorsement of unsuccessful mayoral candidate Charlie Maddox. Jared Bailey faces Dave Hudgins in the ...
The Athens-Clarke County cat shelter opens today. It's on Beaverdam Road. City Hall says services provided by the new shelter include the intake of stray and unwanted cats, cat adoptions, and reclaims.
The Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division will collect televisions, block Styrofoam, batteries, and compact florescent bulbs today, 5 til 7at the County Recycling Facility on Hancock Industrial Way. The local event is part of the national America Recycles Day.
For the first time ever, the University of Georgia Athletic Association is paying for a distinguished professorship at the university. Rick Tarleton has been named UGa's distinguished professor in biological sciences, a job underwritten by the Athletic Association. Tarleton has worked at UGa since 1984 and was the founding director ...
Obamacare is the topic of an evening forum in Oconee County: the University of Georgia's Phaedra Corso will try to explain the federal health care legislation in a 6:30 session at the Oconee County Civic Center. Corso heads the Health Policy and Management Department in UGa's College of Public Health. ...
Brian Gray has been extradited from Alabama: the Barrow County man who works as a minister at a church in Walton County is facing child molestation and statutory rape charges in Oconee County. The 32 year-old Gray was arrested earlier this week in Alabama. He was brought back to Georgia ...
A panel of political experts gathers today at UGa: they'll discuss this month's midterm elections in a day-long session that gets underway just before 9 this morning at the Georgia Center.
Athens Area Democrats hold their first post-election breakfast meeting tomorrow: they'll hear from University of Georgia political scientist Paul Gurian in a 9 o'clock session at the Brett's Restaurant on Atlanta Highway.
The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections says advanced voting for the November 30 mayor and commission runoff begins Monday November 15. Nancy Denson and Gwen O'Looney were the top vote getters in last week's mayoral election; they'll be on ballots countywide, while voters in District 5 will choose between Athens-Clarke ...