Category: Entertainment

Adoptable Pet of the Week – Can you Help?

You’ve seen all of our adoptable pets of the week. You might not be able to adopt but did you know how easy it is to volunteer at Athens-Clarke County Animal Control. Update: Elvis has been adopted! But Bojack, Pepper, and Rocky are still available. By: Molly Swindall Follow Grady Newsource on Twitter, Facebook, and…

Oconee County Library Hosts Pumpkin Decorating Contest

The Oconee County Library’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest is happening this week. The contest is open to kids age 0 to 11. The children are encouraged to bring their favorite book characters to life through the pumpkins. According to the children’s librarian, Rebecca Ballard, this is a carve-free contest because the library doesn’t want “critters” running…

UGA Early Screening of “Before The Flood”

You may have heard about the Leonardo DiCaprio film, Before The Flood, already, but few have seen it yet. The Georgia Climate Change Coalition and the Climate Crusaders are hosting a free screening at UGA’s Miller Learning Center, room 250, at 7 p.m. The University of Georgia is screening the climate change documentary on the evening of…

A Selfie May Cost You A Vote Or Jail Time

Early Voting is in full swing at the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections, but cell phone use, on the other hand, is not. Georgia Code 21-2-413, Section (e), says taking video or pictures is illegal in “the polling place”. In the 25 years Cora Wright, Assistant Director of Board of Elections in Athens-Clarke County, has…

Simple Swabs Turn Students Into Saviors

When Usha Kaila’s sister was only 5 years old, a severe medical scare showed just how important bone marrow donations can be. “She was getting bruises really easily. We went to the doctor to kinda figure out what that was. And, she was needing blood transfusions, because she had a blood condition where her bone…

Two leading Georgia tacklers available against Florida

The Bulldogs will have their two leading tacklers for this weekend’s game against No. 14 Florida.  The University of Georgia Athletic Association released the following statement today: “After receiving an incident report last week, we determined that neither Roquan Smith nor Natrez Patrick had violated any Athletic Association rules that would require suspension,” UGA Athletic…