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The New Thessaloniki Coast: Botanical Gardens and Pools in the Sea

The Prefecture of Central Macedonia on Monday announced plans for the redesign of Thessaloniki’s shoreline, plans that include botanical gardens and swimming pools in the sea. The Governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, announced in a press conference the vision...

Authorities Approve Restoration of Ancient Amphipolis Monument in Macedonia

The Central Archaeological Council of Greece (KAS) unanimously approved a study on how best to stabilize, restore and display the Casta Hill Monument at the Amphipolis archaeological site in Serres, Central Macedonia. The study was approved in a meeting held...

US Army Paratroopers Hold Joint Exercise With Greek Forces in Kilkis

US Army paratroopers and infantry units are currently holding joint military exercises with their Greek counterparts in the region of Kilkis, Central Macedonia, Greece. The members of the American Army who are assigned to Bravo Company, the 2nd Battalion, part...

Fossils of Two Unknown Ancient Snake Species Discovered in Northern Greece

The fossilized remains of two new species of snakes which have never before been found in any part of the world, were discovered recently near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Northern Greece. The Greek researcher who discovered the...

Fish Struggle For Survival in Greece's Koroneia Lake

Drought, management shortcomings and extreme water consumption, might be responsible for the recent death of thousands of fish in Lake Koroneia, located at the heart of Thessaloniki regional unit, in Central Macedonia, Greece. Carp and butterflyfish washed up on the...

One Dead, Two Injured When Train Collides With Truck in Kiklis, Central Macedonia

One woman was killed and two others were seriously injured after a freight train collided with a pickup truck in the area of Myriofyto in Central Macedonia's Kilkis region. The crash occurred at 11:00 in the morning local time. According...

Apostolos Tzitzikostas On Course to Win Greece's Central Macedonia

Sitting governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas won the race for Greece's second largest region, Central Macedonia, from the first round, according to official results published on Sunday night. With almost 75 percent of the votes counted, New Democracy-backed Tzitzikostas and his ''Solidarity:...

''Sorry, No Beaches!'': Greece's Naoussa Trolls Itself in New Tourist Campaign (video)

The Municipality of Naoussa in Greece's Central Macedonia region recently launched a peculiar but clever tourist campaign, literally trolling itself in order to attract more tourists. Knowing that close proximity to the seashore is an important factor for many tourists'...

Experts Warn Macedonian Businesses to Register Trademarks Now

Athanasios Saropoulos, the president of the Central Macedonian branch of the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece, warned on Wednesday that regional agri-food businesses should register their trademarks prior to the ratification of the Prespa Agreement by Greece. Saropoulos said during a...

6 Dead, 60 Sick From West Nile Virus in Greece's Central Macedonia

The West Nile cases that are reported in Greece’s Prefecture of Central Macedonia has reached the number of 60, while the reported deaths are 6. This is what Lazaros Kyrizoglou said after a joint meeting of the local Authorities. Mr Kyrizoglou...