Category: News

Preventions for the Flu That Killed 5 in Georgia

Five people died this flu season according to a Georgia Department of Public Health report. The virus is now widespread in Georgia. The Center for Disease Control lists several ways to prevent getting the flu. The CDC’s site says what to look for when you’re wondering if you have the flu. The CDC clears up the…

No children were hurt this morning when a West Jackson Elementary School bus began smoking. That was according to a Jackson County School spokesperson. The fire department arrived and said it was most likely an electrical issue.   Karen Bridgeman the Communications Director for Jackson County Schools says the bus began smoking as the buses lined up outside the…

No. 6 Georgia runs away with 2017 SEC Championship

In their second meeting in three weeks, No. 6 Georgia (12-1) exacted revenge against its “feudin’ cousin”, No. 2 Auburn (10-3), in a 28-7 win in the 2017 SEC Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium while almost certainly punching a ticket to the school’s first ever College Football Playoff appearance.

Winter Farming on Organic Farms

Ed Janosik knows that his job does not stop just because the cold weather is starting to settle in. As an experienced farmer, the winter months are just as important to him as the summer months are. Janosik is the owner of Sundance Family Farm in Danielsville, Georgia. He explained that winter farming is different…

Making Cans Into Cars

That soup can you just recycled might not end up back on the shelf at a grocery store. Instead, it could end up as a part of a new Ford F-150. Ford is one of many automotive companies looking to create more sustainable materials for their cars, and it is doing that by using “up-cycled” aluminum, as…

Giving Tuesday in Athens

Interested in giving to a local nonprofit? In honor of the trend #givingtuesday, here is a shortcut list of nonprofits in the Athens area. AIDS Athens, Inc. d/b/a Live Forward Alliance for a Better Georgia Athens Cine Athens Land Trust Athens Pregnancy Center Athens YMCA Books for Keeps Chess and Community Clarke County Mentor Program…