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What's New in Athens 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9:00 AM by Alvieann Chandler

ATHENS, GA (January 7, 2019) – There will be more to love in Athens, Georgia, in 2019. The community will experience continued expansion in the brewery, dining and hotel segments of the hospitality industry, as well as new entertainment and recreation opportunities. The city’s mix of preservation and constant renewal allows visitors to revisit favorite spots and experience new restaurants and attractions that keep every visit to Athens exciting.

ATHENS, GA (November 20, 2018)-- The Classic Center is proud to partner with the Ashton Hope Keegan Foundation to help give local children the Christmas they deserve. The Ashton Hope Keegan Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps women receive the tools they need to lead a success life. The purple and white Christmas tree located in the main lobby next to the ATM machine is decorated with various children’s names.

The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), along with The Classic Center and Classic Center Cultural Foundation, will again fund a matching grant program to assist local entities in developing new tourism products and experiences that will attract new overnight visitors to Athens-Clarke County.