Day: September 10, 2018

Athens Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Gay Pride

Gay pride hit the two decade mark this weekend in Athens. This meant not only the usual excitement, but a bigger festival than ever before. Athens Gay Pride board member Kellie Devine said this was the largest turnout for both vendors and attendees in 20 years. Attendees could not turn a corner without seeing more…

Oconee County Remembers 9/11 with Flag Display

If you drive by North Oconee High School this week, you will see a field of flags. Tuesday marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. To remember this day, the Young Americans for Freedom chapter at North Oconee High School wanted to bring the community together. More than 100 volunteers planted 2,977 American…

Athens Rap Community Reflects on Mac Miller

By Ross Crowell The Athens rap community remembers Mac Miller for his style and business strategy, as the rapper died last week in Los Angeles from an apparent drug overdose. “I was surprised at how many people were so hurt by Mac Miller’s death,” said Athens-based rapper Will Rittmeyer, whose stage name is Witt The…

Suicide prevention resources in the Athens area: UGA Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) (706) 542-2273 UGA Psychology Clinic (706)-542-1173 Nuci’s Space Resource Center (706) 227-1515 You’re Not Alone UGA Student Organization samfordyna@gmail.com The ASPIRE Clinic at McPhaul Center (706) 542-4486