As students celebrated spring festivities on Palmer Street, another kind of celebration was occurring on the other side of Athens for a business wiped out by the September tornado.
A local apartment complex owner will have to pay the city more than $130,000 after the court ruled he had to pay the city’s mandated water and sewer permit fees.
Donning the “lucky” Irish sweater his parents gave him after a visit to the Emerald Isles, Kent Butler celebrated his Athens City Council primary victory last night at Casa Nueva.
Michele Papai will now have an opponent this November in the race for the Athens City Council 3rd Ward seat.
For the first election in decades, Democratic voters won’t see the name Nancy Bain when they visit the ballot box today.
A fire early Saturday morning left Clippinger Hall with an estimated $200,000 worth of damage, and Athens Fire officials said the extensive damage was due to a failed fire alarm.
Fire alarms failed to go off in Clippinger Hall early Saturday morning — allowing a fire to burn, which caused $200,000 worth of damage.