Tags: Athens Clarke County

Athens Anti Discrimination Ordinance Consequences

The Athens Anti Discrimination Ordinance was passed on Tuesday by commissioners, and here are some provisions. Listed below are what bars could face if they are found to be discriminating against citizens by the Athens-Clarke County Attorney: A maximum civil fine of up to $1000.00 Subject to license of suspension Revocation of license Probation The…

Big turnout for early voting in Tate Student Center

For the first time in history at the University of Georgia, the Tate Student Center has opened its building to voters. The doors opened at 8 a.m Tuesday morning and people were there as soon as the doors opened. Students weren’t the only ones that came out. Faculty members and staff, as well as people from…

Athens Mayor, Commissioners Take Center Stage at Classic Center

ATHENS, Ga–If you go to the Classic Center Theatre today or tomorrow, you will not see actors on stage–just officials. Athens Mayor Nancy Denson and the Board of Commissioners are taking center stage to set goals and objectives for the county in 2017. Leading the discussion is Doctor Phil Boyle of the University of Georgia’s…

Grady Newsource Profiles: Andy Plemmons

Athens, GA- After talking to Barrow Elementary Media Specialists Andy Plemmons for just a few minutes, only one person comes to mind that makes education fun to students…Miss Frizzle. No, he is not hopping on a magic school bus and taking trips throughout the universe. However, he is extending the imaginations of students through technology.…

Police Release Surveillance Video of Armed Robbery in Athens

Athens, GA– Athens Clarke County Police department wants you to follow this downtown surveillance carefully. The night of April 21st started as a quiet Downtown Athens night, until an unknown person robbed an apartment above Branded Butcher on N. Lumpkin Street. This is a break into the armed robbery that happened last week, but the…

Bigger lead, bigger reward: New evidence advances case

Athens, Ga- Georgia Bureau Investigation links gun to the shooting scene resulting in the death of Breana Jeree Blackwell, 23.     Even with the gun linked to to scene, ACCPD cannot prove that the 7 suspects were at the scene of the crime. Police are still offering a $10,000 reward for any details regarding the…

Brother of Jamie Hood Arrested

–Reported by Lindsay Tuman Matthew Hood is in the Athens Clarke County Jail. His brother is familiar with the place, he spent some time there after a shoot out with the Athens Police. He faces charges for obstruction of justice. Things might seem quiet now, but the sound of gunfire filled the Broad Acres Apartments…