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Georgia’s Rural Churches on GPB

Local historian Jeff Clarke will be hosting a new series, “Saving Grace,” scheduled to begin airing on Sept. 14 on Georgia Public Broadcasting. It’s...

Dear BoomAthens Readers from State Director of AARP Georgia

It’s a pleasure to connect with you and our growing base in the Athens area. Many people think AARP only does insurance and phones, but we are...

Fun To Know Spring 2019

Arts in Bloom The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art in the Buckhead community will be exhibiting...

Fun To Know Winter 2020

Winter Chautauqua Organizers of the first annual Athens Chautauqua program to be held in June are holding a Winter Chautauqua with co-sponsor Athens-Clarke County Library...

Need To Know Winter 2020

Census jobs The Census Bureau is now recruiting and training people to be census takers when Census Day 2020 kicks off April 1. These temporary...

Fun To Know Fall 2019

Spotlight on the Arts Festival The University of Georgia’s annual festival returns for its eighth year with dozens of exhibitions and performances in the visual,...

Need To Know Fall 2019

Aging-related issues in 2020 The advocacy organization for older Georgians, CO-AGE, will be lobbying for two new issues in the 2020 state legislature. The first...

Join Us for on the Boom Day Bus!

A Free Ride & A Free Lunch Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 11 o’clock Meet your personal tour guides, Betsy Bean at the Georgia Mall Bus Stop...

Fun To Know Summer 2019

Pottery galore! PERSPECTIVES 2019, a juried exhibit of pottery and sale, kicks off Aug. 31 and extends through Sep. 15 at the Oconee Cultural Arts...

Good To Know Summer 2019

Sign up to be a docent at the art museum The Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA) is recruiting new docents for the fall of 2019....

Need To Know Summer 2019

Free transit for seniors in Athens-Clarke County All Athens-Clarke County Transit services for fixed routes are now free for people 65 and older, those with...

Good to Know Spring 2019

Genealogy one-on-one The Heritage Room at the Athens Library now offers 45-minute personal consultations with a librarian. This is offered four times a month and...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

  Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

The Acquisitive Generation Begins to Downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...