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UGA Men’s Tennis prescription drug scandal update

The University of Georgia men’s tennis team continues to deal with a prescription drug theft crime discovered back in May. The incident happened within the tennis program and centered around assistant coach Bo Hodge. However, Alex Diaz, a former student and member of the team faces felony charges. Diaz was red-shirted for the 2016-2017 season,…

Oconee County schools approve redistricting plan

Three Oconee County elementary schools will follow a new redistricting plan starting next school year. The Oconee School Board voted unanimously to approve the new redistricting plan. The new map breaks up enrollment at Rocky Branch Elementary and Malcolm Bridge Elementary to send students to Dove Creek Elementary…which will open for the 2018-2019 school year.…

Where Can You Get a Flu Shot?

Flu season is upon us. Did you know that the flu virus can survive for up to 8 hours on a surface? With Thanksgiving only two weeks away, many people have made a point to get their shot before heading home to spread those pesky germs. There are many places offering flu vaccinations in Northeast…

High School Football Playoffs

High School Football regular season is over. Now it is time for the playoffs. 8 High Schools from around the Athens area will be competing in the Georgia High School playoffs this season. The playoffs start November 10. All the games will start at 7:30 PM. Here is the full list: Winder-Barrow (home) vs. Chattahoochee…

2017 Special Election Results

UPDATE (10:16 PM 11/07/17): All results are in. Deborah Gonzalez wins State House seat District 117. Jonathan Wallace wins State House seat District 119. TSPLOST is passed (73.87%). UPDATE (9:17 PM 11/07/17): 21 out of 24 precincts have reported their results. UPDATE (9:02 PM 11/07/17): 15 out of 24 precincts have reported their results. UPDATE (8:28 PM 11/07/17) :…

Amazon To Open New Facility In Macon, Georgia

Amazon announced today that it is opening a new fulfillment center in Macon,Georgia. The facility will hire around 500 full-time employees when operational. Gov. Nathan Deal commented about how Georgia is continuing its efforts to become the top national distribution hub. “Amazon’s continued investment in our state speaks to our dedication to improve, expand and…