Athens News

Georgia Residents Recall 1973 Tornado That Left Trail of Damage

Like many people who lived in Athens at the time, Anne Shepherd clearly remembers March 31, 1973 – the day the tornado hit. Shepherd, owner of downtown’s Chick Music store, had gone out to a house on North Avenue with …

Greece: Train Hits Rail Car, 2 Injured

A passenger train struck a rail car north of the Greek capital Tuesday, lightly injuring two people, officials said. National rail operator Trainose said a suburban rail train traveling from Athens to the central city of Halkida struck the side …