Day: October 19, 2016

In less than a month, people in GA will be forced to vote on Amendment 3, but some aren’t even sure what it is. If the amendment passes, it will replace the current Judicial Qualifications Commission with a new one designed by the General Assembly. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a6ipiLAcZM&w=560&h=315] Follow Grady Newsource on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram…

College Republicans Release Statement on Trump Endorsement

A popular student organization is backing off on its support of Donald Trump. This week, the Georgia Association of College Republicans revoked its endorsement of the republican nominee. I talked to students about the move some may call controversial On Monday, the Georgia Association of College Republicans released a statement, saying their decision came after…

Game Day attracts investigators to Athens

University of Georgia game days can be considered fun, but they can also be dangerous. This is what drew the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to Athens. As part of Operation Cross Country X, organized by the FBI, the GBI along with the Athens-Clarke County police department attempted to stop child predators who were willing to…

A chili bowl for a cause

Tech companies are competing in a different market Friday, October 21. It’s the chili market. Four Athens is hosting the Classic City Chili Cook-Off at Bar South to help local entrepreneurs grow and advance their businesses. Tamara Neff, the Community Outreach Manager at Four Athens, says the organization will help these entrepreneurs while finding and…

Athens for Everyone Endorses Barksdale

Local activist group Athens for Everyone has endorsed candidate Jim Barksdale for Georgia Senate. President Tim Denson, speaking on behalf of the group, said that he agrees with Barksdale’s stances on environmental issues, women’s health, and living wages. “We believe Jim Barksdale is the best path to bring about a progressive Georgia,” said Denson. Denson…

October 19- a special day for some voters

Athens Resident Jobeth Allen is voting early today for one simple reason… today’s date. The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote and the number 19 symbolizes a special day for a few early voters– Jobeth and her sister. Follow Grady Newsource on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates on this story. By: Nylah…

Final thoughts on the Final Debate

  Athens residents discuss their expectations of tonight’s final Presidential debate. One woman recently became a citizen and will soon be voting for the first time. She is hoping several different topics will be discussed tonight. Walter Moturi, a UGA international Ph.D student, is not able to vote but has been keeping up with the Election…

LGBT: A Day in the Life

In celebration of National LGBT Resource Center Day, the university center hosted a raffle and gave away colorful cupcakes. This was to bring more awareness to a resource that both students and community members can use to their advantage. A senior at the University of Georgia, Sestina Real, spent all day in the lounge at…