Stories by Nick Coltrain

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Athens entrepreneurs aim for engineered serendipity

In the corner of Big City Bread Cafe in Athens, Ga., on Friday was what could have been a handful of friends with laptops chatting or a group of students studying.
By Nick Coltrain

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Rep. Paul Broun assailed by watchdog group

ATHENS, Ga. -- U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Athens, was named one of the "most corrupt members of Congress" by a Washington, D.C., watchdog group on Wednesday.
By Nick Coltrain

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013

Herschel Walker opens Athens restaurant Super Bowl Sunday

ATHENS, Ga. -- When the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens battle for the National Football League crown Sunday, Athenians will be able to watch the Super Bowl at the restaurant of a ...
By Nick Coltrain

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Caterpillar begins hiring in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. -- Assembly workers now wanted at the Caterpillar plant in Athens.
By Nick Coltrain

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

Barrow's son arrested

ATHENS, Ga. -- The teen son of U.S. Rep. John Barrow was arrested in Athens early Saturday.
By Nick Coltrain

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Georgia ports healthy

The Georgia Ports Authority saw a number of records set in the last fiscal year, including a 20 percent increase of automotive and machinery shipments and 26.5 million tons of goods shuttled ...
By Nick Coltrain

Economist sees problems beyond cliff

While federal lawmakers fret over how to reach a spending agreement before plunging over the "fiscal cliff," Wells Fargo Senior Economist Mark Vitner warned Monday the economy might also crash ...
By Nick Coltrain

Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012

Economist says Japan suggests our future

ATHENS, Ga. -- If the recent elections are any indication, there's a gorilla that neither donkeys nor elephants want to tussle with. In somewhat pejorative terms, that gorilla’s name is ...
By Nick Coltrain

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Herschel Walker to open Athens restaurant

ATHENS, Ga. - Herschel Walker, the University of Georgia's legendary running back, will soon help open Herschel's Famous 34 Pub & Grill in downtown Athens.
By Nick Coltrain
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Turkeys get taste of own medicine

I got up and out of my sickbed so I could write this column because it’s time for the annual Turkey of the Year awards, the highlight of the holiday season.
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