Tags: Mamie Shepherd

With respect for the tragic event our nation experienced this week, we bring you a bright spot – our interview with Brent Cobb. It has been said that music is one of the great healers. Considering that, here is some uplifting news about last week’s country music concerts in the Classic City. It began last…

The Classic City is counting down the hours until country music comes to Sanford Stadium! Singer Thomas Rhett called Grady NewSource reporter Mamie Shepherd on his way to Athens for the big concert on Saturday. Don’t miss Thomas at the Georgia Theatre for the “After the Show at Sanford Stadium” on Saturday night!

Florida Georgia Line walks off with the Best New Artist award in Las Vegas at the ACM Awards! Watch Grady NewSource’s Athens Extra interview with the duo during their recent appearance in the Classic City:

Country meets the Classic City! Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, the guys who make up the country duo Florida Georgia Line, talked to Grady NewSource reporter, Mamie Shepherd, before taking the stage to a sold-out crowd at the Georgia Theatre on Wednesday. (They even called the Dawgs!)  

Lukas Nelson is performing in Athens tonight with his band, Promise of the Real.   Before opening for his country superstar dad, Willie Nelson, Lukas stopped to talk to Grady NewSource reporters, Mamie Shepherd and Sarah Edwards, at the Georgia Theatre. For information on Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, click here.

Don’t think prisoners can vote? Think again!  In the state of Georgia, prisoners can vote from behind bars as long as they have not been convicted of a felony.  Voting is done by absentee ballot and mailed or faxed to the Board of Elections office. Report filed by Grady NewSource reporter, Mamie Shepherd.

With the presidential election right around the corner, all ears will be on the presidential candidates, and all eyes…will be on their wives. Just what impact do the presidential candidates’ wives have on voters? Grady NewSource reporter Mamie Shepherd takes a closer look.