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Flagpole. (Athens, Ga.) 1987-current

 

Title:

Flagpole.

Place of Publication:

Athens, Ga.

Geographic coverage:

  • Athens, Clarke county

Publisher:

Flagpole, Inc.

Dates of publication:

1987-current

Description:

  • Began with: Vol. 1, no. 1 in 1987.

Frequency:

Weekly

Languages:

  • English

LCCN:

sn94029049

OCLC:

9910106754502931

Flagpole. October 1, 1987

About

Jared Bailey and Dennis Greenia founded Flagpole Magazine in 1987 in Athens, Georgia to cover news related to the city's independent music scene; the publication has reported and recorded the history of the Athens, Georgia music community through interviews, record reviews, concert listings, and advertisements. Flagpole quickly expanded its content to include politics, art, theater, movies, books, food, local comics, and advice columns. For three decades, Flagpole has been a mirror on the local culture the city of Athens and its thriving arts scene. The publication remains independent and locally-owned, and is now edited and published by Pete McCommons, who joined the paper in 1993. Under the banner "Colorbearer of Athens, Georgia," the Flagpole is distributed weekly and free of charge and has become a local institution and an irreplaceable source of news for local Athenians and music lovers alike.