Category: Athens-Clarke County

Grady Explains: What Can Be Taxed?

According to the Department of Revenue, “Georgia Alcohol Taxes are collected by the wholesaler at time of delivery to the retailer. The wholesalers remit all taxes collected to the Department of Revenue” Each type of spirit and wine is taxed differently, but all tax is add before the alcohol reaches the retailer. This price is added…

Pets Help Manage Mental Illness

Students gathered in the school of social work today to display their research on human and animal bonds. Research shows animals may be part of the solution for certain mental health issues. Professor Trisha Reeves, says animals play an important role in many people’s lives. “Our animals are a part of our home, a part…

Twilight Brings Business Downtown

Athens host many events situated downtown, but not quite as unique as Twilight. An economic boom for businesses situated in or around downtown, this two day event crowd the streets of Athens. Vendors, competitors, and spectators file into town early on Friday in order to secure a spot for the event. Some people show up…

Where to Dispose of your Unwanted Medicine

  If your medicine is expired, unused or just unwanted, you can dispose of the medication at your local police station.   A secured collection box is available at the Athens-Clarke-County Police East Precinct and the West Precinct between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Other surrounding cities also have…

2018 Athens-Clarke County elections- Who & What

This year’s The Athens Clarke County local election is taking place takes place right around the corner on May 22nd. This election will include the General Primary, non-partisan primary, and a special election. Six commissioner seats, two judge seats and one mayor seat are all up for grabs this election season.  Nancy Denson is currently…