Category: Featured Stories

Piedmont Healthcare and BCBSGA Update

Piedmont healthcare’s previous contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA) expired on March 31st. They were not able to come to an agreement so all physicians and hospitals that were previously in network with Piedmont Healthcare, are no longer covered since April 1. Prior to the contract expiration date, Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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…

UGA Student Government Association Voting Closing Soon

The Student Government Association passes bills and resolutions that directly impact the student body. Voting for Student Government Association offices is closing at 12 p.m. tomorrow. You can cast your vote through the UGA Involvement Network. Results will be announced shortly after at 5 p.m. Here’s a look at the executive ticket.   Believe President:…

Transfit Athens Helps Women With Crisis Pregnancies

Transfit Athens is different than most gyms. It works to transform women not only physically but spiritually. The trainers incorporate Christian faith and worship into their personalized exercise programs. Transfit trainer, Shelley Tanner, started Hope 139 House to support pregnant women and new moms who need extra help. The organization is saving to purchase a…