By Patrick Garbin

From the early Nineteen Sixties to the current, possibly no university city in the United States has replaced up to Athens, Georgia. Over the process 50 years, the town skilled desegregation in any respect degrees of schooling, encountered every kind of activism and demonstrations, and verified an exceptional tune scene that also prospers. starting within the Nineteen Eighties, college of Georgia athletic groups begun successful nationwide championships and proceed to take action, the 1996 Olympics got here to Athens, and the downtown district isn't any longer a retail middle yet a 24-hour critical urban with extra eating places, bars, and eclectic retailers than you could count number. Athens is not any longer the sleepy, small collage city it as soon as was once, yet actually "the vintage urban" in each feel of the name.

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