Category: Work & Business

Georgia Square Mall Weathers Economic Storms With Local Strategy

On the outskirts of Athens, Georgia, in the middle of the Atlanta Highway corridor sits Georgia Square Mall. It’s the only mall that exists in Athens, housing more than 50 shops, eight eateries and 17 diverse services, ranging from American Vision Center to U.S. military recruitment stations. The two-story retail mecca opened its doors in…

2018 Athens-Clarke County elections- Who & What

This year’s The Athens Clarke County local election is taking place takes place right around the corner on May 22nd. This election will include the General Primary, non-partisan primary, and a special election. Six commissioner seats, two judge seats and one mayor seat are all up for grabs this election season.  Nancy Denson is currently…

Marketing as an Entrepreneur: Before and After Social Media

By Kelly Miller There are 2.46 billion active users on social media. Of those 2.46 billion, 40 percent follow their favorite brands on social media, according to the Global Web Index, a technology company providing audience-profiling data to marketers. Since the rapid rise of social media, beginning around 2010, business owners had to quickly learn…

By Savannah McCoy Inside the classrooms and offices at the University of Georgia, professors and administrators run the academic functions of one of the oldest public institutions in America. Although the university’s primary goal is to educate, it provides several other services that professors have little part in. Next time one grabs a burger from…