Day: April 16, 2018

G-Day Effects on Athens Businesses

  93,000 Bulldog fans plan to fill Sanford Stadium Saturday for G-Day. That means lots of foot traffic will hit Downtown Athens. Football isn’t just entertainment in Athens. It creates revenue for the community. Businesses in Athens rely on football events like G-Day to keep their businesses open. “I would say during the home game…

Hometown Rivals Kick Off Tonight

A battle between the east Athens schools versus west Athens schools starts tonight at the Georgia indoor facility. The Special Olympics at the University of Georgia hosts its ninth Hometown Rivals baseball game. UGA athletes from the football, swimming and diving, baseball and equestrian teams will participate in the battle with more than 80 Special…

Uber Safety

Hopping into the backseat of a stranger’s car gets safer for ride-sharing app Uber. Uber released a new safety center tab in its app. The app now allows you to pick five trusted contacts to update them as you are travel. The contacts will recieve notifications and keep track of your trip. Another feature is…