East Athens Grocery Stores

Around Athens, Kroger and Publix as the two primary grocery stores but only East Athens grocery stores include both (practically) in the same shopping center. Most people have a favorite grocery store and for many years, we were Publix shoppers. For some reason, maybe when the new Kroger at Alps Shopping Center opened, we started shopping […]

East Athens Craft Public House

More than a local pub A newer restaurant that’s starting to gain popularity is the East Athens Craft Public House. It’s located in the Ansonborough retail section facing Gaines School Road. The restaurant has a friendly atmosphere and a snappy decor. It’s a small restaurant and not too loud, making dinner with friends much nicer […]

East Side Athens Cali-n-Tito’s restaurant

  East Athens has several options for good restaurants. We live in the area and our favorite restaurant for lunch is East side Athens Cali-n-Tito’s, across from Cedar Shoals High School. We’ve been patrons since they opened in the mid-1990’s in a small place (maybe a trailer?) with a covered outdoor pavilion in west Athens on […]

Paul & Jerri Stracener

Paul & Jerri have over 30 years combined experience in the Athens area real estate market, providing services beyond your expectations. Whether selling your home, buying a new home, relocating to Athens or discovering the perfect property to build on, Paul & Jerri are dedicated professionals here to assist you. Their goal is to make every real estate transaction a pleasure from start to finish. Learn More...

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About Athens, Georgia

Athens is known for its southern heritage and offers a wide range of diverse attractions. Live music is abundant with concerts at The Classic Center, Georgia Theater, 40 Watt, The Foundry, and many other restaurants and bars downtown. The University of Georgia, State Botanical Garden, local nurseries, art galleries, award winning restaurants, craft breweries and local farmers markets contribute to the special feel of Athens.

Oconee County schools are ranked #3 in the state. This along with the convenience to Athens and travel to Atlanta have contributed to its growth over the past few years. Madison and Oglethorpe Counties are desirable areas for convenience to Athens with more of a country feel.