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26 Acts of Kindness

posted by: Joel Kight @ 12/25/12

A new movement has taken off to honor the 26 people killed at a school in Newtown, Conn. The campaign sparked from a question NBC News correspondent Ann Curry asked herself after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: "What can I do?" } more

Dancing with the Athens Stars 2012

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/29/12

Project Safe's annual fundaising event Dancing with the Athens Stars is this Sunday April 1 at the Classic Center. Last year,... } more

Barbara Dooley arrested for murder?

posted by: ihamilton @ 03/12/12

Have you seen the video of Barbara Dooley being arrested for the murder of her neighbor? video.prolifikseo.com/m/AI3zuw Come watch... } more

Pet of the Week

posted by: Andrea Griffith-Girtz @ 04/20/11

MEET OLIVER!: Oliver is an adorable teddybear-looking dog and he can be a perfect teddybear too, with the right owners. He's a happy and loving boy, but he also has a dominant temperament, so he needs humans with enough canine experience and spinal fortitude to show Oliver that he isn't... } more

Guitars, Hoedowns & Hats

posted by: Andrea Griffith-Girtz @ 04/18/11

GIVING BACK: If you live in Athens, you know there's never a shortage of fun things to do. I've been trying to cut down my social... } more

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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    Summary:  I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more

  • Jim
    Thompson

    No cartoons on racism

    As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more

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