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Weekend Update

I would like to formally blame my mother for my lack of postings this week.

My mom and her BFF came in town last weekend while the hubs was out-of-town. 91 more words

Travel

Hotel growth in downtown Athens

By Brittney Cain

With the University of Georgia’s growth and number of conventions being held in Athens, the downtown area is becoming a site of construction and further expansion for hotels to accommodate the increase of people. 599 more words

Business

Setting vision a priority for new AthFest director

By Clay Reynolds

Jill Helme brings a unique mix of skills to her new position as director of the downtown Athens based nonprofit AthFest Educates… 720 more words

Non Profits

Recent decrease in street robberies in downtown Athens

By Lacey Davis

Students and residents in Athens, GA have been on high alert since the eight reported street robberies in nine days this past December. 848 more words

Safety

Annoyances for residents of downtown Athens

By Brittney Cain

After living in busy downtown Athens for 2 years, Lauren Klopfenstein has learned the ropes for getting around problems.

She has found a way to deal with one of the most common annoyances—loud noises. 748 more words

Entertainment

What a potential gun expansion means for Athenian nightlife

By Eli Watkins

The state of Georgia is a bastion of college football fanaticism, church attendance, and gun ownership. In keeping with one of these traditions, the Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill in February easing restrictions on concealed carry in colleges, churches, and bars. 808 more words

Government

The Parking Nightmare in Downtown Athens

Downtown Athens Parking Services Director Chuck Horton, told a University of Georgia introductory journalism class on Monday that he and the rest of parking services are working to improve the efficiency of parking meters in downtown Athens with 510 new meters being put in place. 136 more words