Grady Newsource was at the Luke Bryan 2012 Farm Tour stop in Colbert, near Athens, GA last week. Here’s some of the footage our reporters got of the nearly 13,000 person event. Proceeds from the tour go to fund a scholarships for a student in each of the rural communities the tour stops in. “Country…
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Don’t think prisoners can vote? Think again! In the state of Georgia, prisoners can vote from behind bars as long as they have not been convicted of a felony. Voting is done by absentee ballot and mailed or faxed to the Board of Elections office. Report filed by Grady NewSource reporter, Mamie Shepherd.
Web Anchor Kyle Taylor previews the day’s top stories and talks to reporter Mamie Shepherd.
50 million people are expected to watch tonight’s Presidential Debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. That makes the 2012 Presidential Debate the single most watched event of the campaign. Grady NewSource reporter Ryan Williams takes a closer look at how debates impact voting – and specifically how the debate impacts Georgia Voters.
Athens, Ga. — One alternative to the budget problem may be casino gambling. One proposal is to legalize casino gambling with the money going towards the HOPE scholarship. The issue has both residents and public officials split. Some say it’s an issue of morality, while others say it may be a way to save higher…
Illegal drugs are not the only type of drugs causing problems for young people. Abuse of prescription pills is the biggest drug problem facing middle schoolers across the country. Reporter Kyle Taylor looks into how the DEA is addressing the problem of prescription pill abuse.
An Athens man is still on the loose for taking children and selling them for sex. Reporter Brendon Mitcham says President Obama is addressing this issue.
If you like to eat pork, be prepared for prices to rise. Reporter Ashley Hollander says it’s all because of the midwest drought.
Spice, Syn, K2 and synthetic marijuana. These are all names for a drug that used to be considered a safe and legal alternative to marijuana. Emily Fernie reports that these drugs are illegal but still in use.
Producer Crystal Mitchell and Reporter Kyle Taylor join Web Anchor Ryan Williams for a sneak peek into tonight’s newscast.
Web Anchor Ryan Williams previews Grady NewSource’s top stories for the day. Be sure to check back in for our midday webcast.
Should more charter schools be allowed in the state of Georgia? Reporter Ashley Hollander says the center of this debate is whether public money will be used for funding charter schools.