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Day: November 1, 2016

One Athens Man is Fighting Hard Against Amendment One

All over Athens signs are posted in people’s yards, businesses, and the streets urging the community to vote no to Amendment One. It’s a constitutional amendment on the ballot that will allow the state to intervene in failing schools. Brandon Hanick is urging people not to be fooled by the deceptive language. “When people have…

Possible Gas Price Increase

A deadly pipeline explosion in Alabama has gas station owners here in Athens concerned about shortages. One owner has already put a ten gallon limit on customers. Rakesh Gosain is the owner of Jimbo’s on Baxter Street in Athens. He received an email this morning from his gas supplier that told him his next order…

Drought may continue to have impact on local farmers

Temperatures continue to increase as we get closer to what should be cooler weather. The rising heat may  affect farmers’ crops. Record high temperatures have had Georgia in a drought for the last few months, and farmers’ crops are being impacted. University of Georgia professor in Agriculture, Joshua Berning, says farmers investments may be hurt. “A lot…

Big turnout for early voting in Tate Student Center

For the first time in history at the University of Georgia, the Tate Student Center has opened its building to voters. The doors opened at 8 a.m Tuesday morning and people were there as soon as the doors opened. Students weren’t the only ones that came out. Faculty members and staff, as well as people from…