Have you tried the new sauce flavor at Zaxby’s?

If you’ve visited your local Zaxby’s lately, you may have noticed that the Athens-based restaurant chain has added a new sauce to the mix. Zaxby’s launched an ad campaign to introduce its new Buffalo Garlic Blaze signature sauce to complement the long-time

UGA Grads complete historic restoration in downtown Athens

Andrew Malec was planning to go into photojournalism after he graduated from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Zack Brendel majored in environmental economics and management in the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. But both discovered that construction was

Four Georgia mayors challenge Kemp on mask mandates

The Democratic mayors of four Georgia cities are asking Gov. Brian Kemp to impose a mask mandate inside state buildings to show he is interested in the health of Georgians as well as the economy. An open letter sent to the Republican

Athens police kill armed carjacking suspect

A 38-year-old carjacking suspect was shot and killed by police Sunday morning in Athens. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 10:40 a.m., Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to multiple 911 calls about a man with

10 Ways UGA is helping save honeybees from the brink of extinction

University of Georgia faculty and students are working to better understand pollinators and the threats they face. Pollinating bees are vital to healthy crops and a thriving ecosystem, but are under threat of extinction from disease, pollution and other factors. Here are

GBI: Athens man shot to death during road rage incident

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 1:00 a.m., the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Athens was requested by the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation. Barrow County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call of a potential road

UGA employee charged with child molestation

ATHENS — A maintenance worker at the University of Georgia has been arrested and charged with two counts of child molestation. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested 26-year-old Obadiah Lindsey, of Monroe, on two counts of child molestation Monday. According to the

Police chase with stolen vehicle turns deadly in Athens

ATHENS — A 37-year-old man is dead after a police chase Thursday morning ended in gunshots. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 9:17 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Police officers attempted to stop a vehicle believed to

13-year-old girl missing in Athens

Athens-Clarke County police and fire officials are searching for a 13-year-old girl. Officials sent an alert about the missing girl, Leyanna Reynolds, at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Leyanna was last seen in the area of Highland Park Drive in East Athens. If

Three dead after early morning house fire in Athens

ATHENS — Three people are dead after an early morning house fire in Athens, fire officials say. Fire crews were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Spring Valley Road at 3:27 a.m. Wednesday. A neighbor had called 911 and said the

Missing 12-year-old Athens boy found

Police in Athens say they have found a 12-year-old boy who went missing Monday evening. Police and Fire units were searching for 12-year-old Justin Porter, in the area of Big Oak Circle in southeast Athens. Residents of Athens-Clarke County were notified of

Athens police search for missing 12-year-old boy

Update: According to police, Justin Porter has been found. The original story is below. Police and Fire units are searching for 12-year-old Justin Porter, who is described as a black male, in the area of Big Oak Circle in southeast Athens. According