Day: October 18, 2016

Anti-Discrimination Proposal on the November 1 Ballot

ATHENS, Ga.– Tonight at 7 p.m. there will be an agenda-setting meeting at City Hall. At this meeting commissioners will discuss the proposed anti discrimination ordinance. We spoke with Commissioner Girtz, and he said he is supportive of the bar directed legislation. The anti-discrimination ordinances that will be discussed aim at requiring all bars in Athens,…

Near Record High Temps Persist Throughout Georgia, Nationwide

If you’re wondering where the fall weather is, you’re probably not the only one. Near record-high temperatures continue to be recorded in Northeast Georgia and across the state. The hot weather is here to stay for the next two days at least until a cold front pushes its way through the state late Thursday evening. After…

Georgia Tennis Heads to the ITA Southeast Regional Championships

The Georgia Men’s Tennis Team will be heading down south for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southeast Regional Championships.The dawgs will be competing in individual matches against other D-1 schools in the Southeast Region. The Championships will be an all day event at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida from October 19th to October 24th. Head…

Parents expressed their concerns over rezoning in Jackson County

  The Jackson County School system held it’s first rezoning meeting last night. Parents voiced their concerns on how the new plan will impact them. This is the first rezoning proposal in more than 10 years. The plan calls for the closing of one elementary school. Students at Benton Elementary will be sent to the Maysville and East Jackson elementary…