Category: Health

Reporter: Emily Curl   Her name: Kharma Knight. Looking at her face you can see why the community loved her so much. And these are some of the only memories the family has left. Belinda Wilkerson, Kharma’s Great Aunt, describes her as a fiesty, funny, red-headed angel. The family is not the only one who…

Nuςi’s Space 13th Anniversary

It’s an anniversary celebration, and everybody’s invited! This parking lot’s empty now… but come Friday, it will be packed with partiers. Nuci’s Space is celebrating thirteen years of serving Athens. Youth Programs Coordinator Laura Ford said she’s looking forward to the future, “We’ve been here a while and we’re really excited about how far we’ve come…

International Noise Awareness Day

Athens, GA- Have you heard? The College of Education is spreading the word about International Noise Awareness Day and how you can hear loud and clear for longer by turning the volume down and protecting your ears. With the growth of technology, our hearing is in more danger than ever. Clinical Coordinator in Audiology Alice…

Ashley Stone Accident

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wf3xdC0jEy8&feature=youtu.be Athens, Ga- Ashley Stone, 20- year-old UGA student from Lawrenceville is currently in a coma from a single-vehicle wreck. Georgia Sate Patrol says that she overturned and hit a couple of trees before coming to rest on the passenger side. Ashley Stone is a third year student at UGA. She lost control of her…

SHHUGA Presents 3rd Annual Project Condom

Athens, GA- Project Condom combines fashion, dancing, stepping, and singing. Sexual Health Helpers at UGA had their third annual Project Condom Ffashion show on Tuesday. The show uses condoms for all of their designs. SHHUGA Executive Director Melanie Lucash says, “In using condoms to make the dresses, we are trying to debunk myths about condom…

Blast 900 Comes to Athens

A new fitness fad is blasting through Athens at 900 calories per hour. It’s a combination of cardio interval training and strength training designed to create the ultimate workout. At Blast 900 they call that a recipe for burning fat, and blasting up to 900 calories in just one hour. Owner Lucy Atkinson says, “Blast is…

Restaurant Scores in Athens

Over 100 restuarants in Athens recieved critical violations in health inspections according to the Environmental Health Department of Northeast Georgia. The number of restaurants that actually failed their inspection is much smaller. However, even if a restaurant passed the test, critical violations can mean very dangerous foodbourne illnesses. Chef Candace Nicholson says,”Some of these are…

Neuter Your Pets for Spring

Athens, GA- Love is in the air not only for us, but for animals too. Spring time means mating season for cats and dogs. You may be seeing an increase of stray animals wandering the streets during the Spring, but that can easily be prevented. Athens area Humane Society offers discounted spaying and neutering services…