3 hrs ago
Intoxicated man plows car into UGA's historic North Campus fence
A section of University of Georgia's renovated North Campus fence was plowed into early Tuesday morning by an Athens man who UGA police reported as driving under the influence of drugs.
13 hrs ago
Heaton Ordered To Keep Ankle Monitor, Remain in Oconee County
A Clarke County judge rejected a petition from the man accused of running over Emily Bowman in an Athens hit-and-run accident to remove his ankle monitor and leave Oconee County.
Mon May 20, 2013
Tree Bicycle Co - Alex Magallan and Timmy Theus in Athens Georgia
Alex Magallan and Timmy Theus were on their way to the Twilight Jam in Athens with the Tree crew and decided to hit up some spots along the way.
Local Bank Branch Hiring
An Athens area BB&T branch is hiring a part-time, on-call teller. This employee is responsible for: Providing professional client service, which includes, but is not limited to: performing accurate transactions, greeting the client, smiling, using the client's name during the transaction, and thanking each client for his or her business.
Lights Flicker, Window Shatters as Burglar Attempts to Break into Athens Woman's Home
An Athens woman tells police she was upstairs in her Bailey Street home Sunday, May 19, around 10 p.m. when the lights began to flicker.
Terrapin makes the move to cans, releases a slew of new beers
The Athens, Ga.-based brewery recently finished up an expansion, and they've been rolling out new beers left and right.
Hope Haven to host horse trail ride fundraiser
IF YOU GO What: Trail Blazing for Hope Horse Ride When: June 1, registration at 8 a.m., ride begins at 10 a.m. Where: Frady Branch Trail Head in Toccoa Info: Obtain a pledge form in advance to solicit pledges per mile or ride for a minimum donation of $25. More: To register for the horse trail ride or for more about Hope Haven, call 340-2712 or ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Athens sees a surge in teen street gang violence
A young man was walking to his home in east Athens Wednesday night when he was jumped by a group of teens who punched him in the head and broke his eyeglasses.
Georgia Governor and First Lady Speak at GOP Convention in Athens
Some big names in the Republican Party are in Georgia this weekend for the GOP Convention that is taking place at the Classic Center in Athens.
Northeast Georgia Job Openings: May 19
Job hunting? Patch makes it easy with a weekly roundup of jobs available near Athens.
Music Review: Randall Bramblett - The Bright Spots
Randall Bramblett has a brand new CD out, The Bright Spots , and like everything Bramblett does it is skillful, soulful, and bound to resonate with listeners. It reflects his heartfelt and often profound songwriting as well as his roots in soul, gospel, blues, and rock.
Fri May 17, 2013
The L Magazine
Titus Andronicus Desecrated Confederate Flags on Stage in Georgia
Apparently confusing The Monitor 's Civil War references with a sympathy for the rebel states, a fan brought Confederate flags to a Titus Andronicus show in Athens, Georgia, on Wednesday and proceeded to hand them out to the crowd during the band's performance of "A More Perfect Union." It made frontman Patrick Stickles "made enuff 2 kill," he ... (more)
10 Ways to Discourage Pests in Richfield
Eating and playing outdoors this time of year are two of life's great pleasures.
Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes on Channeling the Summer of Love in New Album
As the chief songwriter and creative force behind Of Montreal, Kevin Barnes has built a career out of following his own instincts.
Tornadoes tear through Texas, killing at least 6
Strong storms and tornadoes ripped through rural parts of Hood County, TX, Wednesday, killing at least six people.
Thu May 16, 2013
No Free UGA Football for Lawmakers - Good or Bad?
Georgia legislators who want to sit in the president's suite above the hedges at Sanford Stadium next year will have to pay their own way, thanks to ethics legislation signed by Gov.
Officer saves Athens woman from committing suicide
Officers responded to the 43-year-old woman's home after she called 911 at 6:50 p.m. and told a dispatcher she was writing a suicide note and after finishing it planned to "blow her brains out" with a gun, police said.
Man drives on wrong side of highway from Arcade to Athens
A Hall County man Wednesday night drove his pickup truck more than 10 miles on the wrong side of a four-lane highway before he was stopped by police near downtown Athens.