Tags: Local News

Athens-Clarke County Wants Your Ideas

Do you want a say in what Athens will look like in ten years? Now is your chance. Athens-Clarke County is putting together their ten-year comprehensive plan, and they want your opinion. You can fill out this online questionnaire and share your thoughts on what issues are most important to you, your hopes and fears…

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…

Grady Newsource Profile: Danielsville Volunteer Fire Chief Marc Perry

By Danielle Herman Forty-four years. That’s how long one local firefighter has been volunteering his time to support his community. Danielsville fire chief Marc Perry has been with the Madison county station since its beginning, and has helped bring his service to qualify as one of the finest in the nation. The Danielsville volunteer rescue…

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.      …

“Hunger Bowl”

Athens, GA- One group is trying to crack down on hunger in Georgia this Thanksgiving… It’s called “The Hunger Bowl”. They are sponsored by The Northeast GA Food Bank. They’ve been on a roll… receiving donations of nonperishable goods. Reporter Taylor Saxton sat down with the donations food manager who says she’s thankful for all the…

Barrow County Improves Radio System

Barrow County, GA- The Barrow County Public Safety Radio System will improve. Last night Barrow County Commissioners voted to use several million dollars to improve this system. In the past and currently it’s difficult for responders to communicate with each other, due to bad service. The improvement is supposed to fix that. Reporter Allison Aulds speaks with Sheriff Jud Smith to show you…