Day: October 17, 2016

Make a Loud Racket for Halloween

A Halloween spectacular that started almost a decade ago is in full planning mode. The Wild Rumpus will have events starting Thursday, October 27 and continue through Saturday, October 29. Timi Conley, Director and Master of Ceremonies of the event, spends all year planning an event that he hopes will host about 3000 people. It’s…

Georgians Exercise their Voting Rights Early

Monday, October 17 marks the first day that Georgians are able to cast their ballots in person and have their voice heard about who should be the next President of the United States. The line started to form outside the Board of Elections building in downtown Athens at 7:00am. Civic duty still excites some Athens-Clarke…

Update: Boo-Le-Bark on The Boulevard

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YNrugsn2YY&w=560&h=315] The Boulevard Community in Downtown Athens hosted their first annual Boo-Le-Bark on the Boulevard Parade. The parade is inspired by the Krewe of Barkus dog parade in New Orleans. The parade was limited to 125 canine participants wearing all sorts of costumes ranging from Stranger Things’ Eleven, Star Wars characters, Scooby Doo’s Crew,…

A Plane with a Message

At Saturday’s homecoming game, you may have noticed a plane flying around with the words: “No School Takeover! Vote No to Amendment One!” Amendment One is NOT the same thing as the First Amendment that prohibits Congress from preventing anyone’s rights to freedom. The Amendment that this plane is referring to is a proposal by Governor Nathan…