Tags: Athens Clarke County

BREAKING: Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Resigns

BREAKING NEWS: Athens-Clarke County Police Chief R. Scott Freeman resigned Thursday evening, according to a press release from Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Chief Freeman had served the ACC Police Department since June 2015. Blaine Williams, the ACC Unified Government manager, said in a statement, “(Chief Freeman) has helped lead the Police Department during a number…

2018 Athens-Clarke County elections- Who & What

This year’s The Athens Clarke County local election is taking place takes place right around the corner on May 22nd. This election will include the General Primary, non-partisan primary, and a special election. Six commissioner seats, two judge seats and one mayor seat are all up for grabs this election season.  Nancy Denson is currently…

Local makeup organization to relieve the costs of prom makeup

It’s prom season, but costs can overshadow excitement. The first and only University of Georgia makeup organization, Glam Dawgs, has decided to get some “prom-goers” looking their best…for less. With social media on the rise, prom is now one of the hottest events of the year. Photos and videos are shared on Twitter and Instagram…

Athens-Clarke County Wants Your Ideas

Do you want a say in what Athens will look like in ten years? Now is your chance. Athens-Clarke County is putting together their ten-year comprehensive plan, and they want your opinion. You can fill out this online questionnaire and share your thoughts on what issues are most important to you, your hopes and fears…

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…