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UGA President Weighs in on Halting Bars and Apartments Downtown

The Athens-Clarke County moratorium that was put in effect earlier this month is still drawing criticism from both sides — most recently by President of the University of Georgia Jere Morehead. Morehead spoke out about the legislation at a press conference last Wednesday saying that the city would benefit from a more balanced business environment…

Athens-Clarke: Alcohol Ordinance Passes After Months of Legislation

In an effort to end discrimination in Athens-Clarke County, the alcohol license ordinance passed at Tuesday night’s Mayor and Commission Meeting. Mayor Nancy Denson has asked her “staff” to look into resources that are available to victims of discrimination in Athens and she wants these listings no later than July 1st, the start of the…

In less than a month, people in GA will be forced to vote on Amendment 3, but some aren’t even sure what it is. If the amendment passes, it will replace the current Judicial Qualifications Commission with a new one designed by the General Assembly. Follow Grady Newsource on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates…