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“If you’re not sure, it is better to throw it out than to recycle” ACC Recycling Official says

The Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division gets over 80 tons of recyclables each day, and they want more but not everything. “That is one of the downsides to single-stream. Single stream is a lot easier, there is only one container for all the recyclables,” Cema Wallace, the Program Education Specialist at the ACC Recycling Division says, “but…

Northeast Georgia students to compete in Black History Bowl

A $1,000 grand prize is at stake, but the more important award is knowledge of Black History Month. The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office Explorer’s team is one of several teams set to compete in this year’s Athens Area Black History Bowl. The Explorer’s team is composed of students across the northeast Georgia area. Important Facts The…

Top 5 Stories This Fall: Part 1

By: Sam Lack We had many great stories throughout the Fall, but these five topped them all for Monday’s and Wednesday’s: 5. Nick Chubb ACL Injury Explainer Georgia running back Nick Chubb suffered a season-ending knee injury on the first play of the Tennessee game earlier this season. We broke down the implications of his…

Top Stories from this Fall, honorable mentions: Part 1

By: Sam Lack As this semester of Grady Newsource starts to wind down, we take a look back at some of the top stories between August and December. However, before we reveal our top 5 later this afternoon, let’s take a look at some of our honorable mentions. Meet Que On Nov. 21, the University…

Stories to watch: Dec. 2

Gang Violence: Reporter Lana Harris investigates the impact of a growing gang problem in Northeast Georgia that left an innocent bystander dead in Madison County.       New App: Barrow County schools created a new application for parents, students and teachers to stay informed, have access to important  resources and more.      …

Top 5 holiday health tips

By Jordynn Abernathy Does the Thanksgiving pie still have you stuffed? Well, you aren’t alone. The holiday season always seems to mess up the diet you have been keeping up for next summer’s beach body. Savannah Thaler RND, LD from the Georgia Department of Public Health’s East Athens WIC office provided Grady Newsource with 5 health tips to…

Winter Weather Preparedness Week

By: Sam Lack Today marks the start of Winter Weather Preparedness Week across all of Georgia. However, Northeast Georgia just experienced one of its warmest weeks in recent years. At one point, the temperature reached as high as 73 degrees fahrenheit. The average temperature during the final week of November is 55.5 degrees fahrenheit, the…

Northeast Georgia upcoming county meetings

By Jordynn Abernathy Here are upcoming government meetings around Northeast Georgia this week: ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY November 3oth: Mayor and Commissioner Meeting @ 5:30 p.m. December 1st: Board of Elections Meeting from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.; Mayor and Commissioner Meeting – Regular Session @ 7 p.m. December 2nd: Mayor and Commissioners Meeting – Site Selection Committee @ 6 p.m. December…

Grady Newsource daily UGA sports roundup: Nov. 9

Sophomore Zach Healy picked up his first career win and Georgia golf placed second in the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic. The tournament took place in Hawaii and was the Bulldogs final tournament of the fall season. Georgia finished behind Oklahoma, who led for the entire tournament. The men’s golf team does not tee it up again until…