Day: November 16, 2016

A Burger and a Side Salad

It takes about three minutes to get through your favorite fast food line– and experts say only a extra few seconds will turn your quick meal into a healthy delight. It’s National Fast Food Day! …And Athens resident LaKeisha Fleming is sticking to her fresh, green diet by ordering a large side salad for lunch. Athens Bone and Joint…

Addressing Climate Change after the Election

Local environmentalists are concerned that with the recent election of Donald Trump, important climate change issues may not be addressed. That’s the purpose of a panel discussion happening tonight in UGA’s Miller Learning Center Room 148. One panelist, Patricia Yager doesn’t see how anyone could deny the existence of climate change. She also recounts her memory…

BREAKING: Water Main Break

Athens-Clarke County Utilities crews are currently working to repair a water main break. The rupture took place at 124 Beachum Drive this morning, and is expected to be repaired by this afternoon. The repairs and break shouldn’t affect water service to homes on the street. However, residents on Beachum Drive might experience brown water while…

“Unhealthy” Air Quality in Northeast Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. — Smoke continued to spread across Northeast Georgia Wednesday morning, obscuring the blue sky and causing health problems for people with asthma or lung conditions. In Rabun County, Georgia, the sheriff’s office is investigating two possible arson fires, including the so-called Rock Mountain Fire, which is listed as a “large fire” by the USDA Forest Service,…