A star anchor on Good Morning America spoke to a group of students at UGA today about how she went from covering local new to writing national headlines. Reporters Alexandra Koehn and Kyle Taylor attended Zee’s speech. Here is Zee’s entire presentation: Homepage Image: Minh Duc Phan
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Web Anchor Grace Olson fills you in on the details of recurring theft at the UGA bookstore by an unlikely suspect.
Grady Newsource was at the Luke Bryan 2012 Farm Tour stop in Colbert, near Athens, GA last week. Here’s some of the footage our reporters got of the nearly 13,000 person event. Proceeds from the tour go to fund a scholarships for a student in each of the rural communities the tour stops in. “Country…
David Richt, son of UGA Head Football Coach Mark Richt, performed last week to a crowd of almost 13,000. He served as an opening act for Luke Bryan, and was introduced by his father to the screaming fans. How do you think he did? Sound off below!
Don’t think prisoners can vote? Think again! In the state of Georgia, prisoners can vote from behind bars as long as they have not been convicted of a felony. Voting is done by absentee ballot and mailed or faxed to the Board of Elections office. Report filed by Grady NewSource reporter, Mamie Shepherd.
Web Anchor Kyle Taylor previews the day’s top stories and talks to reporter Mamie Shepherd.
Georgia’s average SAT scores have risen 5 points in the last year. Although a positive for the State School systems, there is still work to be done to prepare our local seniors for the standardized test. Grady Newsource reporter Arin Johnson has the story
Athens, Ga. — One alternative to the budget problem may be casino gambling. One proposal is to legalize casino gambling with the money going towards the HOPE scholarship. The issue has both residents and public officials split. Some say it’s an issue of morality, while others say it may be a way to save higher…
Illegal drugs are not the only type of drugs causing problems for young people. Abuse of prescription pills is the biggest drug problem facing middle schoolers across the country. Reporter Kyle Taylor looks into how the DEA is addressing the problem of prescription pill abuse.
An Athens man is still on the loose for taking children and selling them for sex. Reporter Brendon Mitcham says President Obama is addressing this issue.
If you like to eat pork, be prepared for prices to rise. Reporter Ashley Hollander says it’s all because of the midwest drought.
Spice, Syn, K2 and synthetic marijuana. These are all names for a drug that used to be considered a safe and legal alternative to marijuana. Emily Fernie reports that these drugs are illegal but still in use.