Downtown Athens restaurant Five Star Day is officially closed. The art is gone. The sign is gone.
RESEARCH ROUNDUP: For the past two weeks of my internship, I've been working on the story I referenced in the first installment of The Intern's Desk.To recap, June 28 is the 50th anniversary of torrential rains in Athens that flooded the North Oconee River, leading to the drowning of eight people in a car that skidded into the river.
Athens-Clarke police on Tuesday announced a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of an armed robber who held up a west Athens insurance company earlier this month.
An Athens-Clarke police officer Monday night was assaulted by a man suspected of stealing cookies and candy bars from a Dollar General in east Athens.
A woman on parole for embezzling from a pair of Athens plastic surgery practices seven years ago was arrested again on Monday, this time for stealing from her job with a healthcare teaching school in Winder.
Mercy Health Center: Donations of copy paper, hand soap, white cardstock, forever mailing stamps, mailing labels, self-laminating name tags, two pocket folders, Clorox wipes, alcohol swabs, band-aids, smoking cessation supplies and medium latex-free exam gloves.
The Oconee Hill Cemetery has become one of the latest Georgia landmarks to be added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Aralee Strange, poet, playwright, filmmaker and founder of the popular Athens monthly open poetry forum "Word of Mouth", passed peacefully from this earth on June 15, 2013, after a lengthy illness.
A woman and teen were injured Sunday evening during a fight in the area of Paris Street and Country Club Place, Athens-Clarke police said.
An accused prostitute and her customer were arrested Sunday evening following a disturbance in a west Athens motel, Athens-Clarke police said.
The Athens Downtown Development Authority board hired a new executive director Monday, two weeks before the sitting one's contract expires.
Sunshine on a Ranney Day creates dream-room makeovers for children with long-term illnesses.
A bicyclist was hospitalized Monday morning after being struck by a drunk driver in southern Athens-Clarke County, police said.
Athens-Clarke police said two other people were seriously injured in the crash at Spring Valley Road at Taylor Lane that was reported at about 8 a.m. One of the occupants reportedly was a 4-month-old child, but it could not immediately be learned whether the infant was among the casualties.
Each day over the past month, a prisoner at the Clarke County Jail awaiting trial on criminal charges has been taken to the courthouse in downtown Athens and locked up for 10 hours in a basement holding cell.
This month will count as one of the wettest Junes in Athens history, even if the city doesn't get another drop the rest of the month.