Year: 2017

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…

Where Can You Get a Flu Shot?

Flu season is upon us. Did you know that the flu virus can survive for up to 8 hours on a surface? With Thanksgiving only two weeks away, many people have made a point to get their shot before heading home to spread those pesky germs. There are many places offering flu vaccinations in Northeast…

High School Football Playoffs

High School Football regular season is over. Now it is time for the playoffs. 8 High Schools from around the Athens area will be competing in the Georgia High School playoffs this season. The playoffs start November 10. All the games will start at 7:30 PM. Here is the full list: Winder-Barrow (home) vs. Chattahoochee…

2017 Special Election Results

UPDATE (10:16 PM 11/07/17): All results are in. Deborah Gonzalez wins State House seat District 117. Jonathan Wallace wins State House seat District 119. TSPLOST is passed (73.87%). UPDATE (9:17 PM 11/07/17): 21 out of 24 precincts have reported their results. UPDATE (9:02 PM 11/07/17): 15 out of 24 precincts have reported their results. UPDATE (8:28 PM 11/07/17) :…