Day: April 18, 2018

Athens Solid Waste Department Poses Bars to Change to Cans

Athens Solid Waste Department poses bars to change from glass beer bottles to aluminum cans. The department is offering incentives for bars that will switch. In 2017, Downtown Health and Safety study found glass bottles as a hazards to customers, emergency responders and to solid waste employees. Athens City Government offers bar owners an incentive…

Limited Hotels for UGA Graduation

The upcoming commencement ceremony not only brings a wave of excitement and a new chapter for the upcoming graduates, but revenue for stores, restaurants, bars and hotels. “It’s treated on the business side much like a football game”, explains Jake Grant, the assistant general manager of the Hyatt Place in Athens, when asked about the…

Protect yourself. Learn self-defense.

Knowing a few simple moves can keep you safe from an attack. American Black Belt Academy director Randy McElwee and S.A.F.E. women’s self-defense program coordinator Lindsey Fields teach women how to protect themselves from attacks. If you want to learn some techniques, the American Black Belt Academy has a training day this Saturday from 1…