Month: February 2016

Alternative Spring Breaks Offer New Experiences

Service, fellowship, and community they’re not the words you usually hear describing college student’s spring break. For some University of Georgia students, though these words are guiding their alternative spring break. From March 5-12th,  students who sign up will leave their communities in hopes of impacting another corner of the world. These trips are organized by a variety of…

UPDATE: Yea or Nay,  Crossover Day

ATLANTA — It’s the last day….Either the bills will either live or die today during the Georgia General Assembly session known as “Crossover” Day. The Georgia State Senate and House of Representatives each have their own bills they would like to move to the other chamber with ease. If there is any delay on voting for a bill…

Husband Arrested for Wife’s Murder

A Barrow County man sits in jail charged with the murder of his wife. Barrow County Sheriff’s investigators arrested 36-year old Kevin Richard Harrison for the murder of 29-year old Heather Marie Harrison. According to a press release from The Barrow Sheriff’s Office, Kevin Harrison called 911 stating that his wife was accidentally shot at their residence…

Marco Rubio mocks Donald Trump in north Georgia rally

  KENNESAW — Despite an effort to deflect attention from the growing support of Donald Trump, fellow Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio devoted much of his time Saturday afternoon referencing the businessman and party front-runner. “The party of Lincoln and Reagan is on the verge of being taken over by a con artist named Donald…

Hillary Clinton holds rally in Atlanta ahead of Tuesday primary

ATLANTA — Voters in Georgia, along with a list of other states, will make their voices heard this week on what is popularly known as Super Tuesday. At a recent rally in Atlanta for one of the candidates, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed boldly stated his support for Hillary Clinton claiming she could win the state…

Pints for Philanthropy

Creature Comforts is collecting more than money from beer. They’re collecting research to see if their involvement with local philanthropies is a success. The study is under the Department of Management at the University of Georgia and began in November. Each month Creature Comforts picks a new philanthropy in the community. The philanthropies are selected from…