Category: Featured Stories

UGA Alumnus Patrick Davenport Runs for Athens Commission

University of Georgia alumnus, Patrick Davenport, is running for office. Yesterday, Davenport announced his candidacy for District 1 County Commissioner in Athens-Clarke County. Davenport has specific plans for his campaign and plans to help the Athens community. He says he wants to help people within the community. He has been actively involved in politics for…

School Safety Protocols

  UPDATE: Barrow County has a number of safety measures in place. The school system say it does not plan on updating any safety measures after the shooting because they trust in the ones already in place. President Trump tweeted this morning in support of arming trained teachers. Local school boards here are not discussing…

Air Conditioning Malfunction Causes Odor and Cancels a UGA Class

This morning, students and staff in Caldwell Hall were alerted of a strange smell in one of the classrooms. Students and staff said that there was a strong odor coming from the building, especially the fifth floor. At first, some students believed it was a gas leak. It was later confirmed that it was not.…

Clarke County Bus Driver Shortage

The Athens Clarke County school district is experiencing a shortage of drivers due to the increase in the flu this year. According to the Director of Transportation, Fabian Jones, they are trying to manage with what they have for the school bus driver shortage, but their resources are being stretched. He says that the district…