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.
It is not uncommon for pets to go missing. What’s rare is the effort that is put in to find that missing animal. Reporter Brendon Mitcham has more on the happenings of a missing beagle.
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.
The East Athens Community Center is incorporating one more use into their flex field space in an attempt to fight a nationwide problem. Reporter Kyle Taylor talked to the program specialist about how this new initiative came about.
Reporter Tedi Rountree went to the construction site of a new “Park and Ride” located on Oconee Street that will be done by December 31. The “Park and Ride” will provide free parking spaces for Athens residents.
Downtown parking can be a hassle. A new “park and ride” program is coming to Athens. Reporter Naomi Keitt tell us what drivers can look forward to by the end of this semester.