Day: October 31, 2016

Firing a Threat to Northeast Georgia

The Georgia Forestry Commission was called to the start of a wildfire in Commerce, Ga today around 2 p.m. According to the Fire Danger Forecast, Clarke County and the surrounding counties are between a 3.5 and 4 rating, meaning high to extreme danger of fire. Payton Turner said he and his crew were very “fortunate” with the…

Athens in Harmony

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr3KUA0sXk8&w=560&h=315] The first annual Athens in Harmony event took place at the Foundry last night. It was a night of music aimed at bringing the community together, breaking racial barriers, and promoting community policing. The event was the brain-child of Pat Priest and hosted by Athens-Clark County Police Chief Scott Freeman and local activist…

Where to Trick or Treat in Northeast GA

[…] Various communities in the Northeast GA area will come together and celebrate Halloween with “Trick-or-Treat” festivities. Jackson County will celebrate with a Halloween Walk taking place in downtown Jefferson. The Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department in Madison County invites community members to join them for candy. The Statham United Methodist Church in Barrow County will…