Another Georgia Bulldog football weekend is upon us: the Bulldogs kick off against the Tennessee Volunteers in a Saturday SEC showdown in a sold out Sanford Stadium: the nationally televised game gets underway at 3:30 tomorrow afternoon. It’s the last home game until November. The Dogs are on the road ...
University of Georgia President Michael Adams says plans for job cuts will move forward: the University will trim some 130 jobs to comply with a new round of state-mandated budget cuts.
University of Georgia President Michael Adams weighed in on several campus construction projects in a Thursday media briefing, saying plans for replacement for the Bolton Hall dining facility are not yet finalized; nor, says Dr. Adams, has the University reached a final decision on a controversial plan to demolish Legion ...
A proposal that would extend health insurance benefits to the same-sex domestic partners of University of Georgia employees was approved by the University Council in its Thursday meeting: the measure heads now to the desk of UGa President Michael Adams.
Today puts the wraps on a week-long training session at the University of Georgia: Georgia National Guardsmen are getting a crash course in agricultural practices they will put to use in an upcoming mission to Afghanistan.
A Braselton man is booked into the Jackson County jail, facing a long list of theft charges: Jackson County investigators say there could be at least 30 victims in the Richard Wilder case. He runs a tax preparation business in Braselton; he’s accused of keeping his customers tax refunds.
Walton County authorities have released the name of the Loganville man whose body was found earlier this week at a solid waste dump in Monroe. Raul Alayon was 60 years old. Autopsy results indicate he died of blunt force trauma. The GBI is investigating the case as a homicide.
The state Labor Department says Athens again has the lowest unemployment rate in the state: 6.7 percent in August, down from 7.3 percent in July. The state rate for August held steady from July, checking in at 9.2 percent for both months.
The University of Georgia welcomes the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame into its new headquarters today: there’s a 10 o’clock dedication ceremony for the Hall of Fame that is now in the University’s Richard Russell Special Collections Libraries. Hall of Fame authors Terry Kay, Philip Lee, and Judith Ortiz Cofer ...
Clarke County Democrats meet tonight, 6 o’clock at local Democratic Party headquarters on Tracy Street. They’ll hear from Tracey Nelson, director of government relations for the Georgia Association Educators. She’ll talk about her group’s opposition to the November charter school amendment.
Authorities in Rabun County confirm: the human remains found on September 15 near the Bartram Trail are indeed that of Richard Arnold Masters of Kennesaw. Masters was reported missing back in July. Police do not suspect foul play in Masters’ death, but the case remains open.
The Georgia Bulldog football team returns to conference play with a Saturday night home game against the Vanderbilt Commodores. The game kicks off at 7:45 in Sanford Stadium. It’s the second straight Saturday of night football in Athens: the Bulldogs beat Florida Atlantic last Saturday night. Before the game: The ...
The U.S. Defense Department gives a grant of almost $700,000 to an associate professor at the University of Georgia: Jack Huang will use the money to test the effectiveness of a chemical component used in cleaning contaminated soils.
Today is a dedication day at UGa: the University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design is cutting the ribbon on its new building on South Jackson Street. Those dedication ceremonies get underway at 10 o’clock this morning.
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau held its annual meeting Thursday at the Classic Center, handing out the annual Athens Hospitality Awards: Chuck Clark, Homer Wilson, and Ryan Crenshaw were this year’s winners. Bureau director Chuck Jones rolled out this year’s economic impact figures, saying tourism generated more than 2,400 ...
A movie that was filmed in part in Athens makes its national debut today: Trouble With the Curve is a baseball movie starring Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake, and Amy Adams.
There are now charges in a double-homicide in Elbert County: Joe Ballew and Lori Phillips were shot to death back in July; their bodies found at a home in Bowman. Cesar and Diego Suarez are in jail in Oglethorpe County. The brothers are facing murder charges. They’re also charged in ...
The University of Georgia’s College of Education hosts the fifth annual State of Education conference: state school superintendent John Barge is among the speakers in the two-day conference that gets underway today at the Georgia Center.
The annual meeting of the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau takes place today: Secretary of State Brian Kemp speaks at the meeting that gets underway at 9 o’clock this morning in the Classic Center. The meeting will include the presentation of the Bureau’s annual Athens Hospitality Awards.
There’s an ongoing investigation in Watkinsville, where an Oconee County woman says she was raped by man she met on the website Craigs List. The 32 year-old woman says it happened at her home north of Watkinsville.