Athens, Ga. — One alternative to the budget problem may be casino gambling. One proposal is to legalize casino gambling with the money going towards the HOPE scholarship. The issue has both residents and public officials split. Some say it’s an issue of morality, while others say it may be a way to save higher…
Heres a behind the scenes look at what our producer, assignment editor, and reporter are up to, as well as a closer look at a story about casinos in Georgia.
Some topics we will be covering for our news show tonight at 5 include an organization that can help you find jobs after graduation, a salmonella outbreak, and UGA’s cabinet meeting.
Illegal drugs are not the only type of drugs causing problems for young people. Abuse of prescription pills is the biggest drug problem facing middle schoolers across the country. Reporter Kyle Taylor looks into how the DEA is addressing the problem of prescription pill abuse.
An Athens man is still on the loose for taking children and selling them for sex. Reporter Brendon Mitcham says President Obama is addressing this issue.
The search for UGA’s new president is underway. Tedi Rountree reports that the Board of Regents held a forum to discuss what students, faculty, and staff want to see in UGA’s next President.
If you like to eat pork, be prepared for prices to rise. Reporter Ashley Hollander says it’s all because of the midwest drought.
Spice, Syn, K2 and synthetic marijuana. These are all names for a drug that used to be considered a safe and legal alternative to marijuana. Emily Fernie reports that these drugs are illegal but still in use.
Web Anchor Ryan Williams finds out from Sports Anchor Carly Mathis and Reporter Alexandra Koehn what’s coming up in the newscast at 5:00.
Reporter Naomi Keitt asked UGA students what qualities they think would make up a great UGA president.
Producer Crystal Mitchell and Reporter Kyle Taylor join Web Anchor Ryan Williams for a sneak peek into tonight’s newscast.
Today is the anniversary of the first Kennedy/Nixon debate. Web Anchor Ryan Williams asks Grady NewSource reporters who they think won.