The University of Georgia's student run newspaper, the Red and Black, posted the following report in the hours after today's explosions at the Boston Marathon: Three University of Georgia members and 10 total residents of Athens were running in the Boston Marathon when two explosions rocked the race near ...
It is the news Georgia Bulldog basketball fans did not want to hear: KCP is going pro. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the Bulldog guard who was the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year in the college basketball season that ended in March, says he will leave Athens and enter the NBA draft. ...
The weekend word from the University of Georgia is that the turf held up well: the field at Sanford Stadium survived the Saturday night concert that brought more than 60,000 country music fans to the stadium for a first-of-its-kind music event. Athens-Clarke County Police say their level of activity was ...
Chris Cummiskey, Commissioner of the state Department of Economic Development, is the featured speaker at the University of Georgia’s Public Service and Outreach Awards Luncheon: it’s a noon-hour session at the Georgia Center.
A movie in which a former University of Georgia Bulldog baseball player plays a prominent role topped the weekend box office: 42, the Jackie Robinson story, pulled in more than $27 million. Former Diamond Dog Jasha Balcom performed the baseball scenes for the actor who played Jackie Robinson.
Athens-Clarke County Police put out last night a missing persons alert: they’re searching for 79 year-old Alfred Killian, black male, 5-11, 200 pounds, last seen driving a red 1991 GMC Sonoma, last seen in the area of Ebenezer Baptist Church on north Chase Street.
The Jackson County School Board meets this evening in Jefferson, with a Board vote on a controversial consolidation plan headlining the business agenda. Several school facilities in eastern Jackson County could be consolidated under the move designed to reduce school system spending by upwards of $7 million.
The unprecedented concert event takes place this weekend: what is believed to be the first of its kind—and what will certainly be the largest of its kind—concert kicks off around 6:30 Saturday evening in Sanford Stadium, with country stars Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan headlining the Between the Hedges music ...
The newly-reconfigured Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department has a new director: the department that now works under the umbrella of the Athens-Clarke County Government will be headed by Ryan Moore. Moore comes to Athens from Effingham County, where he works in that southeast Georgia county's Industrial Development Authority.
Athens-Clarke County Police arrest a 16 year-old armed robbery suspect: he's accused of holding up a man at a westside apartment complex, stealing his wallet. It happened at the Riverside Apartments on Cole Manor Drive. The robbery victim was not injured.
Athens-Clarke County Police are on the lookout for Kayla Griffiths, a non-custodial parent believed to have abducted her 3 year-old son: she’s believed to be driving a white Chrysler Town and Country minivan.
They are en route to Afghanistan: Georgia National Guardsmen from Elberton, Winder, Thomson, and Waynesboro—members of the so-called Granite Battalion—left an Army training base in Mississippi this week for an Afghan deployment that is expected to last for several months.
The gunman who held Gwinnett County firefighters hostage Wednesday was from Athens: Gwinnett County Police say Lauren Brown called 911, faking a medical emergency, then took five first responders hostage and held them in his home in Suwanee. He eventually released one of them, and after several hours a police ...
The University of Georgia acknowledges its donors today: the second annual Thank a Donor day takes place 10 til 2 at UGa’s Tate Student Center.
The 12-day, 4-state tour of Georgia Bulldog coaches that began earlier this week in Columbus continues today in Texas: football coach Mark Richt and swimming and diving coach Jack Bauerle speak at the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame in Arlington.
It was included in the budget blueprint the President rolled out Wednesday: $155 million for design and construction of a new poultry research facility at the USDA’s Southeast Poultry Research lab in Athens.
A day after Athens state Senator Bill Cowsert said he would not be campaigning for Congress, a Gwinnett County state Representative said she would run for the 10th District seat being vacated by Athens Republican Paul Broun: Donna Sheldon is chair of the state House Majority Caucus. She says she ...
Athens-Clarke County Police continue their investigation into the death of 73 year-old Roger Griffin: Police say he was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Lexington Road on a motorized wheelchair. It happened Monday night near Hughes Road on Athens’ east side.
The University of Georgia plays host to the Georgia Water Resources Conference: environmentalists, farmers, and foresters are among those taking part in the two-day conference that kicks off today at the Georgia Center.
It takes place this afternoon in downtown Athens: the annual joint meeting of the Athens-Clarke County Commission and the Classic Center Authority is set for 5:30 at the Classic Center.