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Local businesses react to Selig Enterprises plan cancellation

–Reported by Lindsay Tuman Selig Enterprises has withdrawn their proposal to build a shopping center next to downtown Athens. The plan was announced two years ago this November. The proposed site was at Oconee Street and East Broad. The backlash at the proposal was swift, especially against the planned Walmart.  Locals didn’t like the…

More Supplies Needed to Put Food on the Table for Some in Madison County

Reporter: Emily Curl The aisles in the Madison County Food Bank are getting more and more crowded, but the groceries on the shelves are not increasing with the demand. The Madison County Food Bank has seen a significant increase in people in the community needing help, but a decrease in supplies. Bobbie Rooker, the Director,…

With respect for the tragic event our nation experienced this week, we bring you a bright spot – our interview with Brent Cobb. It has been said that music is one of the great healers. Considering that, here is some uplifting news about last week’s country music concerts in the Classic City. It began last…

The Classic City is counting down the hours until country music comes to Sanford Stadium! Singer Thomas Rhett called Grady NewSource reporter Mamie Shepherd on his way to Athens for the big concert on Saturday. Don’t miss Thomas at the Georgia Theatre for the “After the Show at Sanford Stadium” on Saturday night!

Florida Georgia Line walks off with the Best New Artist award in Las Vegas at the ACM Awards! Watch Grady NewSource’s Athens Extra interview with the duo during their recent appearance in the Classic City: