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  • Five Southeastern getaways for Labor Day weekend
    Five Southeastern getaways for Labor Day weekend
    More people are projected to travel this Labor Day, a positive sign consumer spending is returning to normal.According to AAA, 34.7 million are expected to travel at least 50 miles this holiday, a 1.3 percent increase over last year. It’s...
  • Local Band of the Week
    Atlanta Music Examiner Presents: Georgia Band of the Week – Eureka California
    Not many people would take pride in being referred to as “skuzzy”, but then most people aren’t members of Athens, GA band Eureka California. Birthed from the mind of one Jake Ward in the great state of North Carolina (I am...
  • Nice Thief
    Thoughtful thief mops floors, takes out trash before stealing headphones
    In an effort to rehabilitate the misunderstood image of thieves everywhere, a very cool burglar broke into a woman’s Athens, Ga. home last week and thoughtfully cleaned her house up for her, all for the low cost of a pair of pink Beats...
  • Paula Deen
    Globetrotting A to Z: Georgia, USA
    "Georgia on my Mind" was Ray Charles' classic hit, a tune so captivating and warm it felt like a day at the beach. This examiner had the pleasure of even hearing him sing it live at San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel in the early &...
  • Tunabunny - Kingdom Technology
    Album Review: Tunabunny - Kingdom Technology
    Tunabunny – Kingdom Technology(HHBTM Records)Music built around pop melodies, vocal harmonies and chunky guitars is what the Athens, GA band Tunabunny is known for. Taking that age old formula they mix in a few personal touches to give their...
  • The NCAA Tennis Championships in Athens
    University of Georgia to host NCAA Tennis Championships
    Looking for the ultimate tennis viewing experience?Forget Roland Garros, Centre Court at Wimbledon, and even the big stage of the U.S. Open.Tennis in its purest form comes to Athens, Georgia this week, and for almost two weeks, fans will see...
  • The Healthy Voyager in Athens, Greece
    Vegan Dining in Athens Greece
    For many, Greece is a dream destination. And in fact, it feels like dream once you arrive. Perched on the Mediterranean and Aegean Seas, the mountainous terrain and gorgeous beaches are enough to lure travelers. Add in the incredible ancient...
  • Athens Greece
    Awesome Vegan East in Athens, Greece
    Greece is like no place else on earth. It’s beautiful, so full of incredible, mystical history and the general atmosphere just feels like vacation! I fell in love with Athens and the surrounding area and beaches and am so excited to share my...
  • Doggy Happy Hour
    Happy Hour just became even happier... and fluffier
    Since February of this year, New Earth Music Hall in Athens, Georgia has been hosting Doggy Happy Hour, an event benefiting Angels Among Us Pet Rescue and the Athens Area Humane Society Spay and Neuter Center. The two hour event takes place every...
  • Casper & the Cookies - Dingbats
    More good music from Athens' Casper & the Cookies
    Dating back to the 1990’s Casper & the Cookies have been dishing out music in some form or another. One of the best bands you may have never heard of, their musical styles bounce all over the place creating albums that keep the listener...
  • Where To Run
    Sam Burchfield releases debut EP ‘Where to Run’
    Sam Burchfield has finally released his long anticipated debut EP, which has subsequently taken over the internet. Within minutes of its release, hundreds of friends and fans flooded social media sites with their support. In only two days the 22...
  • Je Suis France - Coleslaw III Drymouth
    Je Suis France is back with Coleslaw III Drymouth
    Not ones to allow trivial matters such as wives, children, careers or distance drive them into musical extinction, the dudes from the Athens/Atlanta band Je Suis France (JSF) continue to churn out tasty music at their own pace. They return to the...
  • Earthquake Ohio: Mild strength earthquake shakes Athens, 3.5 level magnitude
    Earthquake Ohio: Mild strength earthquake shakes Athens, 3.5 level magnitude
    An earthquake Ohio scare is shaking past headlines this week, though the 3.5 magnitude earthquake said to be of mild strength that hit Athens this Wednesday didn’t leave any major damage or injuries in its wake. The natural force was...
  • Athens Ohio
    Earthquake Ohio: 3.5 magnitude earthquake strikes southeastern Ohio
    Ohio earthquake news came from the southeastern part of the state on Wednesday (Nov. 20). The Ohio earthquake was near Athens, where students at the university there immediately reacted on Twitter. Many OU students were trying to figure out what...
  • Author and wife in Athens
    Lessons from Mars Hill
    Men of Athens…(Acts 17: 22 ).One of the great encounters in the Book of Acts takes place when Paul arrives in Athens on his second great adventure. Athens at the time was the fading intellectual capital of the ancient world. Four hundred...