Latest Athens, Georgia Stories

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 person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.