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Where to view the Eclipse in Athens, GA

Monday, July 10, 2017 5:00 PM by Jenna Beals

Get ready for an unforgettable, rare experience this August! The entire United States  will have the opportunity to watch a total solar eclipse. The eclipse's path goes all the way from Oregon to South Carolina on August 21, 2017 and will cause complete darkness in the middle of the day! How cool is that?

As a freshman, there's nothing more exciting than finally being able to take part in all that the University of Georgia has to offer. Along with being the first state-chartered college in the country and being located in the city of Athens, UGA is booming with countless numbers of customs, traditions, and fun activities to do around every corner. With so many things to see and do, the opportunities are endless as one begins their first official year as a Bulldog. To make things easier, here are the top 10 things to do during your freshmen year at UGA. 

My Athens & Terrapin Present: Watermelon Party!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 10:49 AM by My Athens

Visiting Athens for University of Georgia’s move-in weekend or looking for a family fun event to celebrate the last weekend of summer vacation? Join My Athens and Terrapin Beer Co. for their Watermelon Party! They are teaming up for a belated celebration of the release of Terrapin’s Watermelon Gose this summer.

Athens' Own: Timi Conley

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 9:30 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey

Next in our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy:

Timi Conley is one of Athens' favorite musical talents, as well as visual artist and "Master of Ceremonies" for Athens' annual Halloween blowout, the Wild Rumpus. Famous for his incredible guitar skills and harmonious vocals, Timi is guaranteed to rock the stage and share his highly-contagious energy with any crowd.

AthFest Has Something for Everyone!

Monday, June 13, 2016 11:00 AM by Rochelle Still

It's that time of the year again - it's almost AthFest weekend! AthFest is one of the best times to experience all that Athens has to offer, with a focus on Athens' phenomenal music and arts scene.

Well-known for its unique food scene, it’s no surprise that Athens has been recognized by the Georgia Eats Official State Culinary Guide for its outstanding culinary accomplishments. Within this

Father's Day is just around the corner, and what better place to celebrate than Athens? Celebrate him in true Athenian style this year, with these 10 great gift ideas for every type of dad!

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