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Nov 30

Christmas in the Classic City

Posted on November 30, 2022 at 12:28 PM by Ivy Ramage

Athens is a magical city to visit anytime, but it especially sparkles during the holiday season. While the air may or may not be chilly, festive spirit abounds with things like Athens on Ice public ice skating, the Downtown Parade of Lights, and the enormous Christmas tree decorated yearly in front of City Hall. Whether you’re a local hoping to rediscover your hometown or a visitor stopping by for a day of festive fun, Athens is the perfect choice for your staycation or holiday getaway.

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Nov 16

5 Reasons Ice Skating is an Athens’ Favorite Winter Activity

Posted on November 16, 2022 at 1:17 PM by Ivy Ramage

Thinking back to any classic holiday movie, what first sets the scene? Falling snowflakes? Twinkling lights? A frozen pond with lazy figure eights etched across the surface? Here in Georgia, we may not get the first option very often (and our excitement quickly turns to the dread of driving when we do), but that magical frozen lake is well within our grasp right here in Athens. When fall hits, it’s almost time to start installing the rink in Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center for UGA hockey games and our famous Athens on Ice, public ice skating that begins on November 25. Read on to find out why Athens on Ice public ice skating is the most magical experience around town.


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Oct 19

What is Workforce Development?

Posted on October 19, 2022 at 1:54 PM by Ivy Ramage

       Whether you’re in the market for a job for the first time, hoping to prepare for advancement, or even thinking about a complete career change, you’ve probably heard the term workforce development. But what exactly is it, and how does it affect you? What key clues can you look for to see if the company you’re interested in offers this kind of investment? Read on to find out!

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