Category: Northeast Georgia

CAIR Plans to Sue Barrow County Sheriff’s Office

The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations plans to pursue legal action against Barrow County Sheriff’s Office. They say a backdoor ban blocked local Muslims from attending an Islam in America training course. The Barrow county Sheriff’s Office held an Islam in America training program on March 6th. The sheriff says it was…

7th Annual Ticket to Ride Event This Saturday

The Firefly Trail’s 7th annual “Ticket to Ride” event is this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The biking event is raising money for the development of the Firefly Trail. The trail is planned to be a 39-mile rail-trail from Athens to Union Point in Northeast Georgia. This will connect Athens-Clarke, Oglethorpe, and Greene…

Oconee County Sheriff Launch ACT Hotline

Are you used to dialing 9-1-1 for emergencies? The Oconee County Sheriff’s office has created an outlet for reporting threats, specifically online. UGA student and president of the black theatrical ensemble, Kimarah Laurent says she sees suspicious activity on social media often. She’s even been a victim of onine threats.Laurent said, “Social media is like…