Latest Athens, Georgia Stories

2008-07-14 12:00:51

By Ryan Blackburn, Athens Banner-Herald, Ga. Jul. 10--More Clarke County students soon could get the chance to gain some job experience or earn college credit before they graduate under a partnership between the local school district, Athens Technical College and the University of Georgia.

2008-06-14 03:00:15

By Lee Shearer ATHENS, Ga. - So many laptops are disappearing from campus that University of Georgia police issued an e-mail asking computer users to keep closer track of their machines.

2008-01-16 09:00:32

ATLANTA, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cox Radio announced today it has exercised its option to acquire five radio stations serving the Athens, Georgia market for $60 million, less amounts previously paid toward the option totaling $12 million.

2007-11-21 15:00:26

By Blake Aued, Athens Banner-Herald, Ga. Nov. 20--One day the drought will be over and lawns in Athens will turn lush and green again. But it will cost more to keep them that way.

2005-08-14 04:30:19

ATHENS (Reuters) - A Cypriot airliner carrying 110 people crashed north of Athens on Sunday, Greek state television reported. State television said there was an unconfirmed report that one of the pilots of the Helios Airlines plane had collapsed with illness just before the crash.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.