Category: Athens-Clarke County

Battle for City Football Title

A football rivalry forty-two years in the making where either the Clarke Central Gladiators or the Cedar Shoals Jaguars will claim the city championship this Friday night at 7:30 pm. Close rival is an understatement because when plugging the two schools into the maps app on your phone the distance is 5.3 miles apart. The schools…

Nathan Deal Executive Order Freezes Gas Prices

Governor Nathan Deal signed an executive order this morning preventing gas stations from significantly increasing fuel prices across the state.     Deal’s order prohibits price gauging by Georgia gas stations, which activates an already existing law preventing price gauging during a state of emergency. This latest executive order by Deal is intended to support…

UGA Police officer retract previous sexual assault allegations

University of Georgia’s Police Department issued additional information about the attempted abduction, sexual assault and rape incident that was issued on September 13, 2016. It was determined that the information that was relayed to the anonymous data form about the assault was incorrect. The victim stated that as she was walking on the sidewalk that connects Brumby,…

HUGE College Fair Tonight

High school students around Athens will have the chance answer any questions they’ve ever had about college.The Athens Probe College Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 14 from 6:00-8:00pm, with more than 75 colleges represented. This event is coordinated annually by the University of Georgia Office of Admissions. According to their website, Probe’s ultimate mission is…

Update: Witness Who Tried to Save Cyclist Speaks

Athens, GA–Two cyclists were injured and one left dead on Athena Drive September 12, while a motorist faces charges for homicide by vehicle first degree. According to the police report, Whitney Baker Howard was driving west on Athena Drive when her car crossed the center line and struck three cyclists. The two surviving cyclists were…