The owners of landmark fast-food restaurant The Varsity recently filed for a permit to tear down the 1965 restaurant to make way for what is likely to be apartments and retail, perhaps a grocery store.
A leading producer of electrostatic spray technology based on research conducted at the University of Georgia will expand its Georgia manufacturing operations, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
Sunrise, Fla.-based ByoPlanet International will create 250 jobs in Athens with a $7 million investment.
The B-52s and R.E.M. were instrumental in putting Athens, Georgia, on the musical map a few decades ago.
But it was another band who just may have been everyone's favorite in that southern city. They called themselves Pylon.
Facing an uproar from students, professors and alum, the University of Georgia on Thursday reversed course and announced it would allow in-person early voting on campus for the upcoming election.
The University of Georgia saw a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row.
Author Grace Elizabeth Hale joined Virginia Prescott for one of the Atlanta History Center’s virtual author talks. Her new book, Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia Launched Alternative Music And Changed American Culture, documents the rise of the small Georgia town as a “new kind of American bohemia,” exploring the factors and the artists that made it possible. Hear their conversation about the rise of bands like R.E.M., The B-52's and Pylon, and how the Athens scene that they established offered an alternative option for Southerners who didn't fit the mold of the mainstream.
Athens’ tallest tax-exempt landowner is a 78-year-old white oak tree. On Second Thought explores the story of “The Tree That Owns Itself” — and where it stands in the complex landscape of Southern history.
Students took part in sorority rush, pulsing through the student center in tightly packed groups of what looked like a hundred at a time. Others played basketball near dorms. Across the University of Georgia, the realities of college life amid the pandemic were on full display.
With class back in session at the University of Georgia amid the coronavirus pandemic, the University System of Georgia says it still has not established an infection threshold that would force all classes online.
The first launch is scheduled for late 2019 for one of two cube satellites made by the Small Satellite Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia....
On Thursday, the Southeastern Conference released new guidelines which will shorten the season and cancel all out of conference games.
For the state of Georgia, that means UGA and Georgia Tech will not face off in their annual rivalry game for the first time since 1924,
Calls for police reform in Athens have created compromise and plans to research the issue.
Whether going to a restaurant or window-shopping downtown, people will be required to wear face masks in Athens as of 8 a.m. Thursday morning, after it...
Facing an uproar from professors, the state system overseeing Georgia universities abruptly changed course on face masks late Monday, mandating students...
As demonstrations continue nationwide over police brutality and systemic racism, many are calling for monuments honoring the Confederacy to come down....