Category: Athens-Clarke County

The price for prom now calls for the price…for pretty. Social media has changed prom expectations and costs, that’s why one local make-up organization, the Glam Dawgs, decided to use their makeup expertise to help local students lower the cost of their prom glam look. Today in the studio, Reporter Enya Spicer received a full…

Maker Fest on Saturday

Clarke Central High School is hosting its second annual “Maker Fest” on April 15, 2018. The Maker Fest is a showcase that gives students and members of the community the opportunity to show off their invention and creativity skills. Clarke Central’s media specialists, Lindy Weaver and Mary Ann Sullivan, say that this year we can…

Local makeup organization to relieve the costs of prom makeup

It’s prom season, but costs can overshadow excitement. The first and only University of Georgia makeup organization, Glam Dawgs, has decided to get some “prom-goers” looking their best…for less. With social media on the rise, prom is now one of the hottest events of the year. Photos and videos are shared on Twitter and Instagram…

Grady Explains: The Environmental Impact of Dumped Tires

The “Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Tire Amnesty Event” is going on now! Community members can bring up to six tires without rims to the ACC Landfill to be disposed free of cost. It’s important to keep tires out of streams and woods because there are many environmental and health problems that arise from dumping. Some…

ACC Commission Residential Parking Permit Program

On April 3rd, the Athens-Clarke County Commission will vote on the Residential Parking Permit Program, a policy that would restrict parking on certain streets to residents and their guests only by giving them parking permits. The residents will be charged a small amount for parking, and will be able to purchase the parking passes at…

March for Our Lives Protest This Saturday

March For Our Lives is a protest against guns in schools. Two protests will be held this Saturday at 11 a.m. in Watkinsville and 1 p.m. in Athens, alongside hundreds of other protests across the nation. The nationwide movement is in response to recent and deadly school shootings. Grady Newsource reached out to Mindy Griffith,…

Athens Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide

Authorities are ruling 22-year-old Athens resident Jennifer Jacob’s death a murder. She was shot in her home off of Sartain Drive two months ago. Police say the suspect is Jacob’s boyfriend, Antonio Littlejohn, who was present at the time of the shooting. Littlejohn is currently in police custody without bail for a narcotics probation violation.…