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Greek Chess Prodigy Ranked 3rd in the World

Greece is proudly rising in global chessboard as ten-year-old Greek chess champion Evangelia Siskou has won bronze in the World Individual Championship, which concluded on Tuesday in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek chess prodigy now ranks third in the world. Evangelia...

Archeologists Find 1.8 Million Year Old Human Tooth in Georgia

An early human species' tooth from about 1.8 million years ago has been discovered by archeologists in Georgia. The discovery, according to researchers, solidifies the area's status as the site of one of the first ancient and archaic human communities...

AHEPA Celebrates 100 Years Since it was Founded in Atlanta, Georgia

On July 26, 1922, AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) was founded by eight visionary Greek immigrants in Atlanta, Georgia. The Greek immigrants came together in a fraternal bond to form the Order of AHEPA to combat discrimination, bigotry, and...

Spiders Native to Asia Expected to Spread Across US East Coast

Researchers at the University of Georgia say the Joro spider, an invasive species native to east Asia, is expected to spread across the US east coast after thriving in Georgia last year. The spider, scientifically known as Trichonephila clavata, has...

EU to Evaluate Ukraine Accession to Bloc this Week

The EU Commission will evaluate Ukraine's accession bid in response to its emergency application for membership, which was signed by Ukrainian president Zelensky last week. The Commission must evaluate all EU membership bids while the process must be voted  upon...

Defendants in Ahmaud Arbery Trial Found Guilty

The three men on trial in the killing of the young black Georgia man Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty of murder on Wednesday. The jury declared that the three white men who saw Arbery jogging through their Glynn County neighborhood...

Jasmine Hill, Alabama’s “Little Corner of Ancient Greece”, Shuts Down

Jasmine Hill, a 20-acre botanical garden and outdoor museum in Wetumpka, a town outside of Montgomery, Alabama, has closed. The gardens contained an extensive variety of classical Greek sculpture -- both original and replicas -- that depicted Olympic gods...

Netflix Takes a Stand Against Georgia’s Passage of Anti-Abortion Laws

Ted Sarandos, the Chief Content Officer (CCO) of Netflix, is the only major studio head to take a vocal stand against the new passage of anti-abortion laws in Georgia. Laws restricting or even the outright banning of abortions have been...

Greek Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi Wins Two Gold Medals at the European Championships

Weightlifter Eleni Konstantinidi won two gold medals for Greece on Friday at the European Championships taking place in Batumi, Georgia. The Greek athlete won a top spot with her clean and jerk in the 81 kilos category. It was the first...

A Journey with Symbolism: Bicyclist Connects Panagia Soumela Monasteries in Veria, Trabzon

In a long journey full of religious and cultural symbolism, 34 year-old George Lipiridis recently bicycled from the Panagia Soumela Monastery in the Greek region of Macedonia, to the Panagia Soumela Monastery in present-day Turkey, near the city of...