Month: February 2018

President Trump Willing To Support Stronger Background Checks

 In the wake of last week’s Florida shooting, President Trump is open to support a bill that will provide stronger gun background checks. The bill is called the “Fix NICS Act.” NICS refers to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. The bill was introduced in November of last year after the mass shooting in…

Clarke County Bus Driver Shortage

The Athens Clarke County school district is experiencing a shortage of drivers due to the increase in the flu this year. According to the Director of Transportation, Fabian Jones, they are trying to manage with what they have for the school bus driver shortage, but their resources are being stretched. He says that the district…

Mcdonalds Armed Robbery

Athens Clarke County police are still looking for the suspect involved in an armed robbery that occurred early on Wednesday morning. At 2:25am, police say, a middle aged white male jumped over the counter at the McDonald’s on Gaines School Road. He waved a knife attempting to threaten the manager, and demanded to be given…