Category: Entertainment

Shop with a Bulldawg

by: Katya Riedlinger For hundreds who normally wouldn’t have presents under the tree this year, one organization is rallying students to make a difference in their Christmas day.  This Saturday, Dec. 5, Shop with a Bulldawg will take almost six hundred children shopping for Christmas presents. Each kid gets two mentors who raise a total…

Coach Fox gets emotional over Richt’s departure

By Nicole Castrellon The Georgia Men’s Basketball team came away with a win Tuesday night over Oakland, but following the game head coach Mark Fox was anything but happy. An emotional Coach Fox expressed why it has been a hard week and his admiration for former UGA football head coach Mark Richt.  

Top 5 holiday health tips

By Jordynn Abernathy Does the Thanksgiving pie still have you stuffed? Well, you aren’t alone. The holiday season always seems to mess up the diet you have been keeping up for next summer’s beach body. Savannah Thaler RND, LD from the Georgia Department of Public Health’s East Athens WIC office provided Grady Newsource with 5 health tips to…

Cyber Monday: Watch out for deals and danger

By Jordynn Abernathy Senator David Perdue warns consumers to tread carefully with their credit card information. Senator Perdue revealed what consumers don’t know about holiday deals in a recent column. Senator Perdue is concerned about consumer data being collected by the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau), an agency that collects, monitors and analyzes consumers spending…

Mickey Mouse turns 87! Here are 10 fun facts on America’s favorite mouse

By Jordynn Abernathy and Zack Sims Happy Birthday Mickey Mouse! To celebrate, we have a list of 10 fun facts to make you the Mickey Mouse expert. His name was originally “Mortimer”, but Walt Disney’s wife refused and suggested “Mickey” a better choice. His official debut was in 1928 as “Steamboat Willy”. His first words were…

Local high school seeks to bring Hollywood to Barrow County

By Danielle Herman Movie making, editing software, and music score composition? Not your typical school subjects, but one local high school is prepping students for a different kind of success. Barrow County’s Sims Academy is hoping to cash in on the billion dollar film industry sweeping the state. With specialized programs such as construction, AV/communication,…