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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stands in the snow while praying at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's old city, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022.
2022-01-27, The Times of India
JERUSALEM: Jerusalem was blanketed in white on Thursday after a winter storm covered much of the region's higher altitudes with snow. The...
Greece Weather
2022-01-26, RTE
Outrage against the Greek government and the country's transport operators has grown after a major snowstorm stranded thousands of motorists on the country's most...
Greece Explosion
2022-01-26, Deutsche Welle
The blast took place close to the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus. The cause of the explosion is not yet known, although pictures from the scene show significant damage...
Chinese tourists wearing protective face masks walk in downtown St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
2022-01-25, Greek City Times
In order to circumvent strict norms put in place by the United States, rich Chinese people are on the lookout for easier alternatives to acquire the US citizenship. They...
Migrants sleep on the road near the Moria refugee camp on the northeastern island of Lesbos, Greece, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020
2022-01-25, Balkan Insight
The bodies washed ashore recently on Greek islands are just part of the human collateral of EU border states’ increasingly brutal response to a never-ending flow of...
Jair Bolsonaro e Olavo de Carvalho em 2019
2022-01-25, Greek City Times
Brazilian polemicist, self-promoted philosopher, political pundit, former astrologer, journalist and far-right conspiracy theorist, Olavo Luiz Pimentel de Carvalho, had...
A man takes a photo in front of the ancient Acropolis hill, after a snowstorm, on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022
2022-01-25, Dawn
ATHENS: Snowfall blanketed much of Greece on Monday, closing schools, vaccination centres and parliament in Athens, causing blackouts in mountain villages and falling as...
The Athens Messenger: The National Geographic Society announced Wednesday that it would honor Maya Lin, a prominent designer and sculptor born and raised in Athens, with two years of grant funding to support her work. “This title recognizes Lin as a luminary in her field, a global...
San Gabriel Valley Tribune: By SethBorenstein | Associated PressGas stoves are contributing more to global warming than previously thought because of constant tiny methane leaks while they’re off, a new study found. The same study that tested emissions around stoves in homes...
San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Associated Press ATHENS, Tenn. — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language” and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting....
HJ News: ATHENS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to “inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude woman, according to minutes from a board meeting. The McMinn County...
News Courier: Athens will soon be getting a second Waffle House on Highway 31 near Athens High School. According to Njeri Boss, vice president of Public Relations, Waffle House, Inc., the new location is scheduled to open in May of 2022. The ......
News Briefs2022-01-27
The Daily Post-Athenian: The AthensDepartment of Parks & Recreation has announced the DaddyDaughterDance, originally scheduled for Feb. 11 and 12, has been rescheduled. The new dance date will be Friday, March 25, and Saturday, March 26. Dances will be held on Friday at 7:30...
School Menus2022-01-27
The Daily Post-Athenian: MCMINN COUNTY SCHOOLS Every school will offer assorted fruits and Mayfield milk with each lunch meal. In addition to the meals, every school sells USDA-approved items that may be purchased by the student. Elementary Schools Students may choose the hot entree...
The Daily Post-Athenian: Miscellaneous Mars HillPresbyterian Church: has a supply of crutches, a wheelchair, a rollator, and a walker and other medical items that are available to be borrowed. Call the church office at 423-734-1403 Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for...
The Daily Post-Athenian: Aaron Harris, 36, of 5th St., Etowah, was arrested on Jan. 22 by the McMinn CountySheriff's Department and charged with a warrant for escape and misdemeanor violation of probation. He was being held on $7,438.99 bond and faced a date in GeneralSessions...
The Athens News: The AthensCity and Safety Services Committee discussed garbage and recycling removal on Monday. Committee member Alan Swank raised concerns about unequal rates for owner-occupiers and renters, illustrating his point with visual aids: He brought out two trash...
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The Daily Post-Athenian: Please don’t forget that our senior center is continuing to pass out frozen food boxes each Thursday. The next distribution will be Jan. 27. The only requirement is that you are at least 60 years old. Please call the center and leave a message along with your...
The Daily Post-Athenian: Athens City Schools is celebrating School Board Appreciation this week. We are so thankful for the dedication and service that each of our School Board members provide to the students, staff, parents, and community. Our students and staff are sharing cards,...