Day: November 30, 2016

Housing Prices Surpass 2006 Market Peak

Housing prices surpassed the 2006 housing market peak across the national average in September. This information was just released in a report by the S&P Corelogic Case-shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index. According to the report, housing prices in September were one tenth of a percent higher than the 2006 market average, effectively creating…

“Serengeti Dreams”

An 8ft. metal sculpture was dedicated to Bear Hollow Zoo this morning by local artist Harry Rittenberry, Jr. Over 30 Athens residents attended the ceremony and many feel the art piece will inspire visitors who walk the trails every day. Clint Murphy says Rittenberry’s piece embodies its Serengeti Dreams name and will bring hope to many of…

Rain today and this weekend!

ATHENS, Ga. — We could see up to 3/4 of an inch of rain today in Northeast Georgia, which would begin to alleviate our “extraordinary” drought conditions, although not enough to end the drought completely. You’ll likely see rain and thunderstorms, some possibly severe, throughout the afternoon today, probably clearing up by 7:00 p.m. Tomorrow and…

GA Transportation Summit

It’s a big day for transportation in Georgia: the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia is hosting the annual Georgia Transportation Summit. At the event, top officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation and other transportation companies of Georgia will meet and talk about the latest needs and happenings in the world of transportation.…