I have been a big fan of Chef / Restaurateur Peter Dale for years now. I really enjoyed an opportunity to talk to him about this journey from growing up in the Clarke County School District to being the brains behind some of Athens' favorite...

Ready or not, here it comes. Election season is back. Athens-Clarke County residents will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote for the most recent ballot initiative: TSPLOST, or the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. Here are three things to know about TSPLOST...

Team Richie is thrilled to announce the release of the first episode of the Moving Athens Forward Podcast. The purpose of the podcast is to facilitate a public discussion of the critical issues facing the Athens community in a way that increases awareness and dialogue...

In February, Richie embarked on a year-and-a-half long journey to run for Mayor of Athens-Clarke County. Over the last six months, Richie’s had an incredible time connecting with citizens in a new way. Our team has put together six things to know about the first...

4.0 AVERAGE GPA, 20 PERCENT INCREASE IN APPLICANTS SINCE 2013 Athens, Ga. - The academic qualifications of incoming students at the University of Georgia have risen dramatically over the past several years, with each successive class reaching unprecedented heights. The Class of 2021 continues that extraordinary...

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced today that Metro Athens’ unemployment rate in June was 5.2 percent, up seven-tenths of a percentage point from 4.5 percent in May. In June 2016, the rate was 5.8 percent. The rate rose as there were increases in...

The presidential race feels like it's barely over, and local elections are still 15 months away, but campaign season officially arrived again when young businessman Richie Knight declared his candidacy for Athens-Clarke County mayor last week, joined by a few dozen supporters at City Hall. Knight...