Category: Featured Stories

The UGA College Republicans are making sure they have a huge impact on this presidential election as they campaign for Mitt Romney.  They are traveling to swing states where they have already knocked on 17,000 doors. The College Republicans say they are on track to knock on 60,000 in total before the election.  

Jamie Hood, the man accused of killing Athens cop, Buddy Christian, took the stand once again today.  Judge Sweat granted the motion to continue.  Since this case has already been delayed several times, he only gave the defense 4 days. The hearing is reset to this Friday at 10 am.  

Last night, the UGA Bulldog football team and head coach Mark Richt welcomed students out to “Tailgate with the Team”. The event was advertised as a pep rally for the UGA vs. Kentucky game this weekend. Students were surprised when a curtain onstage fell to reveal Jason Aldean and his band. Aldean performed a short…

ATHENS, Ga. — Some Athens elementary school teachers are feeling overwhelmed after a recent budget cut. The Clarke County School District laid off 48 paraprofessionals, also known as teaching assitants, and teachers are starting to feel the burden. One of these teachers is Andy Plemmons, the Media Specialist at Barrow Elementary School. Plemmons has always had…

With the presidential election right around the corner, all ears will be on the presidential candidates, and all eyes…will be on their wives. Just what impact do the presidential candidates’ wives have on voters? Grady NewSource reporter Mamie Shepherd takes a closer look.