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Day: October 25, 2016

Athens Mayor, Commissioners Take Center Stage at Classic Center

ATHENS, Ga–If you go to the Classic Center Theatre today or tomorrow, you will not see actors on stage–just officials. Athens Mayor Nancy Denson and the Board of Commissioners are taking center stage to set goals and objectives for the county in 2017. Leading the discussion is Doctor Phil Boyle of the University of Georgia’s…

American Divide: Greater Than Ever

People in the Athens-Northeast Georgia community are discussing some of those awkward topics you typically want to avoid at family dinners. The Richard B, Russell Special Collections Librbrary on the campus of the University of Georgia is the site for a community forum at 2p.m to discuss “The Divided States of America”. “How can we get work…

Quiz: How well do YOU know Georgia Sports?

The University of Georgia’s University Union is hosting a Sports Trivia contest tonight at 8:00 p.m. in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall. To help you study up on Georgia sports, Grady Newsource reporter Cam Gaskins made a quick quiz that covers the Bulldogs, the Falcons, and everything in between. Take the quiz here to…

Race relations, division and police interaction all come to play in today’s biggest stories in Athens. Here’s what you can expect from our top stories tonight. Music is bringing together different groups within the community. Last night Police Chief Scott Freeman and civil rights activist joined hands and hearts to emcee the community’s first interracial community concert.…

The Police and You: A Discussion on Police Relations

For those concerned about police brutality and race relations in Athens, you may have the opportunity to voice your concerns tomorrow at a panel discussion on UGA’s campus. The University of Georgia’s Student Government Association, the UGA chapter of the NAACP, College Republicans, and Young Democrats are hosting an open panel discussion, “The Police and…