Day: November 14, 2017

UGA Men’s Tennis prescription drug scandal update

The University of Georgia men’s tennis team continues to deal with a prescription drug theft crime discovered back in May. The incident happened within the tennis program and centered around assistant coach Bo Hodge. However, Alex Diaz, a former student and member of the team faces felony charges. Diaz was red-shirted for the 2016-2017 season,…

Congressman Hice holds tele-town hall

Congressman Jody Hice is holding a teleconference town hall meeting in under an hour at 6 p.m. for Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. Representative Hice said in a press release that he hosts telephone town halls because they give every constituent the ability to join the conversation from the convenience of their own home. Since being…

UPDATE: Four Barrow County Schools on lockdown, bank incident

12:57 pm  Updated: According to a press release from Winder Police, near 7:54 am, at least two suspects wearing masks, physically assaulted the driver of an armored truck as he serviced a drive-up ATM behind the Bank of America on Broad Street in Winder. No one was shot during the incident, but according to police, both…

Oconee County schools approve redistricting plan

Three Oconee County elementary schools will follow a new redistricting plan starting next school year. The Oconee School Board voted unanimously to approve the new redistricting plan. The new map breaks up enrollment at Rocky Branch Elementary and Malcolm Bridge Elementary to send students to Dove Creek Elementary…which will open for the 2018-2019 school year.…

By Russell Vandiver The Akademia Brewing Company had its grand opening November 13 at 150 Crane Drive on Atlanta Highway from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  The company is run by Matt Casey and brewmaster Morgan Wireman who have both been home brewers for nearly a decade.  Casey and Wireman want to bring what Casey describes…