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.
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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.
Good morning, Athens! Here are a few things we are working on today:
At UGA’s Tailgate with the Team pep rally tonight, Head Football Coach Mark Richt announced that Jason Aldean would be the first artist to play a concert in Sanford Stadium in spring 2013. Joining Aldean at this concert will also be headliners Luke Bryan, Jake Owen, and Thomas Rhett. Here’s the press release for the…
Web Anchor Grace Olson fills you in on the details of recurring theft at the UGA bookstore by an unlikely suspect.
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…
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.