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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, Georgia (November 27, 2018) -- The holiday season in Athens, Georgia, offers many opportunities for endless celebrations. Now is the time to plan a holiday vacation in Georgia. Visitors can enjoy festive heritage events, artist markets for one-of-a-kind gifts, world-class entertainment and holiday productions, and, as always in Athens, live music.

ATLANTA, Georgia (November 1, 2018) --

Three Athens restaurants have been recognized by Georgia Trend. Two restaurants were awarded Silver Spoon The National and The Expat, while Maepole was awarded a Silver Milepost. The three restaurants were listed at one of the top ten restaurants in Georgia for the Silver Spoons and Silver Milepost award.

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Sept. 10, 2018)—This September, ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for those who plan events held within the South, asked readers and Facebook fans to vote for the cities they felt were the best places to enjoy music and to hold a meeting or event.

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the opening of the expansion of the North Oconee River Greenway connecting Bailey Street and Carriage Lane off Barnett Shoals Road and North Oconee Access Road off College Station Road. This connects to a recently completed Greenway segment that now provides eight miles of uninterrupted Greenway and access to Lexington Road and the Firefly Trail.