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How to Register to Vote in Athens

Tuesday, September 24, is National Voter Registration Day.  Do you know if you’re registered to vote? You can check your registration status on the Secretary of State website. You’ll enter your first initial, last name, county, and date of birth to verify your voter page. If you aren’t registered, you can complete your application online,…

Interim Police Chief Outlines Plans for Department

Mike Hunsinger, Athens-Clarke County’s interim police chief tells Grady Newsource he wants a smooth transition as he assumes leadership of his department.  The former chief, R. Scott Freeman, resigned on Thursday.  Hunsinger did not want to comment on his predecessor’s departure. “We’re going to move forward, we’re not going to look back,” he said. “Our…

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…