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Unsilent Night brings unusual tidings to downtown Athens

Unsilent Night brings unusual tidings to downtown Athens The event, called Unsilent Night, is a type of public performance that will consist of members of the community parading around downtown Athens while playing Kline's composition, “Unsilent Night,” on their own speakers and old school boomboxes. Full News here – Read more on Red and Black

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Dog's favorite place to play becomes Athens' Community Christmas Tree

Dog's favorite place to play becomes Athens' Community Christmas Tree Long before the 25-foot-tall Eastern red cedar now gracing the City Hall campus in downtown Athens was selected as the Community Christmas Tree, it was “Tanner's tree,” a favorite place for April and Bryan Wilkes' yellow Labrador retriever to play. Full News here – Read […]

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Planned Protests Ahead of John Kerry's Visit to Athens This Week

Planned Protests Ahead of John Kerry's Visit to Athens This Week The week will climax on December 6th, the anniversary of the death of 16 year old student Alexis Grigoropoulos. In 2008 Grigoropoulos was killed by a police officer. His death sparked protests and riots in Athens and across Greece that went on for weeks. […]

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Athens Concert Hall fined 3000 euros for noise pollution

Athens Concert Hall fined 3000 euros for noise pollution The Attica Region has ordered the Athens Concert Hall to pay a 3,000 euro fine for noise pollution, according to local media reports. The fine was imposed following complaints by local residents with regard to outdoor concerts organized by the cultural … Full News here – Read […]

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Greek football federation headquarters in Athens evacuated after bomb threat

Greek football federation headquarters in Athens evacuated after bomb threat The headquarters of the Greek soccer federation in the Athens suburb of Goudi were evacuated on Wednesday after an anonymous caller said a bomb had been planted in the building. Bomb disposal experts were called in to search the offices of the Hellenic … Full News […]

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Athens' Stock Exchange Temporarily Suspends Trading for 3 Greek Banks

Athens' Stock Exchange Temporarily Suspends Trading for 3 Greek Banks piraeus-bank Athens' Stock Exchange announced on Wednesday it will temporarily suspend trading of the stocks of three systemic banks – Alpha Bank, Eurobank and Piraeus Bank – from November 27, in order to complete the shares' reverse split. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Warm for the winter: Athens County donates coats to those in need

Warm for the winter: Athens County donates coats to those in need Otis Crockron, deputy director of Athens County Children Services, and Bob Gallagher, director of Athens County Job and Family services stand alongside Mike Downard, owner of Downard's Ambassador Laundry, and staff member Cheri Melling, with many … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Man accused of murdering UGA student again denied bail

Man accused of murdering UGA student again denied bail Goss's public defender in September filed another request that a judge set bond for his client, indicating Goss would continue to reside in Athens and make his court appearances. The judge presiding over the case, H. Patrick Haggard, never issued an … Full News here – […]

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Iron Bowl or 'The Game'? Athens teacher to take in college football's other

Iron Bowl or 'The Game'? Athens teacher to take in college football's other … The Athens High School teacher was born near Detroit, lived in Massachusetts for a few years, then moved to Alabama when he was in the third grade. Although he's been back to Michigan every year since to visit family, Saturday will […]

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Greece stocks higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 1.09%

Greece stocks higher at close of trade; Athens General-Composite up 1.09% The best performers of the session on the Athens General-Composite were Autohellas (AT:AUTr), which rose 10.00% or 1.14 points to trade at 11.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Iaso (AT:IASr) added 9.87% or 0.044 points to end at 0.490 and Public Power … Full News here […]

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Global shares mostly down, China slides on brokerage probe

Global shares mostly down, China slides on brokerage probe TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mostly lower in muted trading Friday, after Wall Street was closed for Thanksgiving, but China's market fell sharply as investigations into the securities industry widened to include two top brokerages. KEEPING SCORE: … Full News here – Read more on Online […]

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How Greek shipowners talk up their role, and why that costs Athens millions

How Greek shipowners talk up their role, and why that costs Athens millions In recent years, as international institutions repeatedly bailed out Greece, the lenders have also pushed Athens to beef up its tax take. Shipowners have resisted any effort to ditch the tax breaks they enjoy, and no government has dared touch them … […]

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Your Practical Guide to Thanksgiving in Athens

Your Practical Guide to Thanksgiving in Athens “I'm sorry, we don't accept refugees who are a different religion from us. You might kill us all and take over the country.” Breaking news, y'all: Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and a lot of stuff is going to be closed. Athens-Clarke County's trash and … Full News here – […]

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Arsene Wenger challenges Arsenal to right Champions League wrongs in Athens

Arsene Wenger challenges Arsenal to right Champions League wrongs in Athens Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal players to "make right" their poor start to the Champions League by sealing qualification with a win in Athens. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal have their fate back in their own hands … Full News here – Read more on shropshirestar.com

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Traffic mishaps in Athens claim one life, send five to hospital

Traffic mishaps in Athens claim one life, send five to hospital Investigations were continuing Saturday into two serious Friday evening traffic mishaps in Athens, one that claimed the life of an Athens man and another that sent five people to Athens Regional Medical Center. According to an Athens-Clarke County … Full News here – Read […]

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