Earlier this month, The Monkees' Micky Dolenz visited Athens, Ga., where members of R.E.M., mayor Kelly Girtz and the town itself gave him an enthusiastic reception. Hundreds of fans gathered outside historic Wuxtry Records on Nov. 3, 2023 for selfies and signed copies of Dolenz Sings R.E.M.. Now back in Los Angeles, Dolenz is reflecting on how this 'Georgia moment' fits into his storied career as a Monkee, musician, director and producer.
This week on Georgia in Play, host Leah Fleming dives into TikTok drama after food critic Keith Lee visited Atlanta. Later, Niesha Butler 's STEAM Champs put "arts" in youth STEM education. Plus, Circus Lena is setting up shop in Pooler, The Monkees visit Athens, and a Gainesville cooper might be responsible for your favorite drinks.
After handing Micky Dolenz a key to the city, Athens Mayor Kelly Girtz helped manage the crowd Friday afternoon as hundreds of Monkees fans gathered outside historic Wuxtry Records in downtown Athens to have their copies of Micky Dolenz Sings R.E.M. signed by Dolenz himself.
Eight reporters in June signaled their intent to unionize, but several have since left.
Former Georgia outside linebacker Adam Anderson is still hoping to have an opportunity for an NFL career after he was sentenced to one year in jail for the sexual assaults of two women in 2020 and 2021.
With a theme of Planted, the Atlanta History Center’s Juneteenth commemoration will also explore Black agricultural practices.
Savannah Morning News and Athens Banner-Herald staff say they have the numbers to formalize a union.
Physical activity is vital for children’s health. But a recent study from the University of Georgia shows there are disparities in access to places where kids can play.
MCG could enroll 40 more students per year once the campus is open.
Green anole lizards are native to the southeastern U.S. but thrive particularly well in Georgia.
Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter, projected as one of the top players in next month's NFL draft, has been charged with reckless driving and racing in conjunction with the crash that killed offensive lineman Devin Willock and a recruiting staff member.
Georgia senators voted to allow new hospitals to be built in counties with fewer than 50,000 residents without state permission. The measure is particularly aimed at allowing an undisclosed entity to build a new hospital in the home county of Republican Lt. Gov. Burt Jones.
Friday on Political Rewind: Across the state, legislators and organizers are looking for solutions to homelessness — this as the cost of home ownership continues to skyrocket. Also, we look at environmental issues facing our state.
Monday on Political Rewind: Republican legislators proposed bills that would make it easier to remove what they call "corrupt prosecutors" from district attorney's offices. Meanwhile, the DNC approved a new primary calendar that moves Georgia's earlier — though Gov. Brian Kemp previously said he wouldn't support the move.
Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett, who led the Bulldogs to their second straight national championship, has been arrested in Dallas after police said he was intoxicated and banging on doors. Dallas police said the 25-year-old was arrested Sunday.