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Light Up Athens

A parade route change may cause your usual maneuver around downtown Athens on Thursday to stop. The Downtown Parade of Lights is set to start at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, but roads will be closing sooner than that. According to the Athens Clarke County website, the parade includes 77 different floats and cars, ending the parade with Santa. The parade is expected to be under one hour, and the new route could help make that possible. The slight change has the parade starting in a different place. In 2015,…

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Professor Aims To Bring Change to Board of Education

Starting in January of 2017, a University of Georgia professor will be making decisions on local schools. Dr. John Knox has been a professor at UGA for 16 years, but he decided to add more experience to that time in local schools. Knox defeated A. Kamau Hull for the District 8 seat on the Athens Clarke County Board of Education back in May. He will represent Gaines School Road Elementary, Cedar Shoals High School, and Hilsman Middle School at the first of the year. However, Knox has no experience teaching in…

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