Year: 2015

SUWANEE — Nineteen-year-old Brandon is in trouble. Already the young man has survived homelessness as an infant, done jail time as an adult, and been labeled with four different behavioral or mental health problems. His adoptive mother, Bonnie, 52—who asked that their last name not be used—explains how the trouble began. “Brandon was born addicted…

Grady Newsource Profile: Danielsville Volunteer Fire Chief Marc Perry

By Danielle Herman Forty-four years. That’s how long one local firefighter has been volunteering his time to support his community. Danielsville fire chief Marc Perry has been with the Madison county station since its beginning, and has helped bring his service to qualify as one of the finest in the nation. The Danielsville volunteer rescue…

Tiny homes on the rise in Georgia

The tiny home movement is gaining traction in Athens and beyond as people realize they would rather invest their time and money on life experiences instead of a house. “We are killing ourselves at jobs we don’t like to afford a lifestyle we don’t realize we don’t need,” said Will Johnston, founder of Tiny House…

Coach Mark Richt will not coach bowl game

Sr. Associate Athletic Director, Claude Felton, from UGA Sports Communication released a statement announcing that Coach Mark Richt will not coach bowl game. McClendon named interim coach. For Immediate Release December 3, 2015 ATHENS——–Former University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt has made the decision that he will not coach the Bulldogs in their upcoming…