A day after The Varsity served its last chili dog in its longtime Athens location, the Georgia restaurant said that it plans a return to the college town. The restaurant closed Sunday. By Monday, signs had been removed from the location The Varsity had occupied since 1964, The Athens Banner-Herald reported. The restaurant had operated in other Athens locations since 1932.
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX CAROLINA) - The Varsity announced it is closing the doors of its Athens location on its Facebook page on Monday, June 21. The restaurant has been opened in Athens since 1964. It first opened on College Avenue before moving to the now closed location on West Broad Street.
As The Varsity closes its doors, an Atlanta developer is considering replacement options. Fuqua Development has presented a project concept to the Athens-Clarke Planning Department that spells out their intention for the area. The concept was designed by local company W&A Engineering. The concept, however, is just a draft, and...
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ATHENS, Ga. - An Athens man is taking action to help combat youth violence in his community. Darius Brightwell recently formed the non-profit organization Save Our Youth. Brightwell said his team wants to turn the now closed Nellie B. Library into a community center for young people in the neighborhood.
A demolition review has been scheduled for the historic Athens restaurant, The Varsity. The owners of the restaurant — the Gordy family — recently applied for a demolition permit likely to tear down the property. The move does not come as a surprise to those familiar with the Gordy family, who have purchased other historic properties in the area.
ATHENS, Ga. — It is the end of an era for one of metro Atlanta’s most iconic restaurants. The Varsity announced on social media Monday that it closed its Athens location after nearly 90 years of being in business. The hot dog and burger joint officially closed for good on...
Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Athens: Tuesday, June 22: Showers and thunderstorms then partly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear then patchy fog overnight; Thursday, June 24: Patchy fog during the day; while
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) – A day after The Varsity served its last chili dog in its longtime Athens location, the Georgia restaurant says that it plans a return to the college town. The restaurant closed Sunday. By Monday, signs had been removed from the location The Varsity had occupied since 1964.
“The bank’s faithful support over many years has enabled Labor of Love (LOL) to continue our efforts in helping the needy residents of Henderson County. We are very thankful for First State Bank of Athens recognition of the need of helping the less fortunate in our community,” said Project Manager Roy Talbot.
ATHENS, Ala. — A new billiards hall will soon open in downtown Athens. According to owner Jarred Miller, the hall will be located on the east side of the downtown square where the former Renaissance School was located. It will be a smoke-free, family-friendly environment. “I am so excited to...
ATHENS, Ga. — Police and fire officials in Athens, Georgia are asking for the public's help finding a missing teen in their community. The Athens-Clarke Police Department issued an alert around 10:15 p.m. on Sunday for 17-year-old Cate Meyer. Police said she was last seen in the Jefferson River Road area of Athens.
“Strut down the street” to the Athens Theatre in DeLand, for there’ll be “no blue Mondays” as we present Jerry’s Girls from Thursday, June 24, through Sunday, July 4! This musical revue will “tap your troubles away” as it features the songs of Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman. “A...
A helicopter pilot charged with the murder of his young British-Greek wife, Caroline Crouch, and faking a robbery has been jailed to await trial, while a prosecutor will decide on the custody of their infant daughter