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Georgia Red Cross Sends Volunteers for Hurricane  Florence Relief

The Georgia Red Cross has been making significant Hurricane Florence relief efforts in the Carolinas. Volunteers throughout Georgia and Athens have made the trek to both North and South Carolina. The post-storm flood waters have continued to rise in some coastal areas of North Carolina. More than 30 people have died in incidents related to…

Eyes On Waffle House As Hurricane Florence Approaches

ATHENS, GA — As the first effects of Hurricane Florence are felt along the East Coast, it isn’t clear whether or not Waffle House will shut down restaurantss in the storm’s path. A local Waffle House employee told us the restaurants try to stay open in “rain, sleet, snow, and hail.”  And officials with the…

Georgia Bulldogs vs. MTSU Moved to Noon Due to Hurricane

BREAKING NEWS:  Kickoff for the Georgia Bulldogs vs Middle Tennessee State football game has been moved from 7:15 p.m. to noon, according to a press release from UGA Athletics. The decision is due to Hurricane Florence. UGAAthletics tweeted “After extensive evaluation involving the uncertainty of weather conditions on the east coast, and consideration of all…

Hurricane Florence Evacuees Can Find Shelter Just Outside Athens

Hurricane evacuees are finding shelter just outside of Athens. Fort Yargo State Park is one of many state parks accepting evacuees and their pets. Julia Autry, the park manager, said they are expecting evacuees to begin arriving as the hurricane heads closer to land. Explore Georgia, which promotoes tourism, tweeted Tuesday that sites are still available for…

Hurricane Florence Affects Week 3 of College Football

Hurricane Florence has caused some week three College Football games to be relocated or canceled. As the Category 3 storm bears down on Virginia and the Carolinas, several university athletic departments and football teams took to Twitter to announce cancelations to fans. University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart said that he does not think the…