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Athens Halloween party business as usual (so far)

Athens Halloween party business as usual (so far) So far, the huge uptown party on the bricks of Court Street is relatively calm, according to City of Athens Public Information Officer Ron Lucas. The biggest change this year, he said, is a larger proportion of folks flocking around the south stage at … Full News […]

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Car crashes into business

Car crashes into business No one was injured when a driver accidentally crashed his vehicle into the glass window of an Athens business on Thursday night, according to Athens Police Department Reports. The business that was damaged was the Beauty Depot, next to the Save-a-Lot … Full News here – Read more on Athens Daily Review

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Athens Small Business Week starts Monday

Athens Small Business Week starts Monday As it turns out, size doesn't really matter. Or at least it shouldn't matter as far as the impact a business makes in its community. Athens has a number of notable large businesses — manufacturers, hospitals, the school system and the University of … Full News here – Read […]

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Business sentiment in decline

Business sentiment and consumer confidence were in decline in March, according to a monthly survey conducted by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) and published on Tuesday. Full News here – Latest News

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What Your CEO Is Reading: Business Advice From Ancient Athens

What Your CEO Is Reading: Business Advice From Ancient Athens What we can learn from Ancient Athens' manufacturing industry. Diving into ancient literature, including “quite a lot of commercial lawsuits,” Peter Acton, a former Boston Consulting Group vice president, looks at the status of manufacturing in Ancient … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Athens Township conducts business as usual, again hears concerns over roads

Athens Township conducts business as usual, again hears concerns over roads ATHENS TOWNSHIP – The Athens Township Supervisors met on Wednesday evening for their regular December business meeting. On the agenda was the receipt of two bids for a 1988 Mack truck. The supervisors received a bid for $ 501.00 and another for … Full News […]

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Doing business in Greece gets easier, but still not easy enough

The reforms implemented in recent years with the aim of reducing bureaucracy in Greece appear to be paying off, as the country has improved its ranking in the latest Doing Business chart from 65th to 61st position among 189 countries. Greece had originall… … Full News here – Latest News

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New Athens business invites you to Escape the Space

New Athens business invites you to Escape the Space While on vacation about a month ago in Orlando, Athens resident Andrew Brasher took part in an unusual real-time activity modeled on the popular computer game Escape the Room. Participants break out of a locked space by utilizing clues they discover … Full News here – Read […]

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New Athens business appeals to 'vaping' enthusiasts

New Athens business appeals to 'vaping' enthusiasts The Habersham County native is so enthused about the emerging e-cigarette and vaporizer revolution that he's opened Peace Pipe Vapors stores in Athens and Demorest. Besides offering e-cigarettes, vaporizers and accessories, Peace Pipe Vapors touts … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Athens Small Business Summit takes place at Classic Center

Athens Small Business Summit takes place at Classic Center Summit attendees will find valuable resources, experienced speakers, multiple networking opportunities and a wide selection of educational breakout sessions. The event is organized by Athens-based business consulting firm StartStrategic and presented … Full News here – Read more on Online Athens

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Athens area business owners adjust to Spring Break lull

Athens area business owners adjust to Spring Break lull According to DoSomething.org, more than a million college-age students leave their campuses for locales like Daytona Beach and Panama City, Fla., South Padre Island, Texas, and Cancun, Mexico, for a week of sun, fun and an abundance of adult … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Leaving Athens to Take Over the Family Business

Leaving Athens to Take Over the Family Business Its owner today is Napoleon Zaglis who, in 1995, decided one night to quit his job at a multinational corporation, leave Athens and return to his ancestral village to follow the family trade. “Everyone at my work place knew that there was a Napoleon … Full News […]

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Athens Small Business Summit to return with Global Soap Project founder

Athens Small Business Summit to return with Global Soap Project founder The networking, job fair and resource summit for Athens area businesses will be held April 24. Its keynote speaker will be Derreck Kayongo, a Ugandan refugee who built a multi-million dollar nonprofit that reprocesses partially used hotel soap to send … Full News here […]

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Business Profile: Unruly Chocolates

Business Profile: Unruly Chocolates Why are you doing this in Athens? Wes Unruh, the chocolatier of Unruly Chocolates moved to the Athens area in the summer of 2013, after his wife accepted a position at the University of Georgia. Impressed with the entrepreneurial nature of Athens and … Full News here – Read more on Patch.com

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Half of brokerage firms have gone out of business

Half of the brokerage companies operating in the boom period of the Greek stock market, 1999-2000, have shut down. Of the 89 firms in 2001 just 45 are still running 12 years on. At the start of the recession in 2008, there were 61 firms in business. Howev… … Full News here – Latest News

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