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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…

UGA students join the conversation on Trump immigration ban

ATHENS, Ga.—Students at the University of Georgia participated in a ‘March For Immigrants’ last Friday to protest against the ban on immigration posed by President Trump. The event was created by the Muslim Student Association in partnership with the UGA chapter for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Ali Marmel, a Public…

Georgia Interest in the Libertarian Presidential Candidate

Recent presidential polls are indicating that Georgia could become a little less red and a little more blue after next week’s election results come in. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was in Atlanta yesterday for a rally, hoping to capitalize on the purple nature of Georgia this election cycle. “My pitch to voters is: look nobody…

Superstitions are everywhere in the presidential election, but how true are they? Special projects reporters Rachel Segers and Emily Fernie investigated some of these crazy beliefs and how far people will go to predict an election.

Despite Romney’s loss, the Athens Republicans say they are standing tall and strong, and using last night’s outcome as fuel to their future endeavors. Reporter Crystal Mitchell brings us this story after spending the evening with the GOP at their viewing party.

If children could vote, Obama would be president for the next four years. You may have heard students around the nation are voting. But how much does this vote really count? The Educational Publishing Company Studies Weekly is hosting it’s third presidential election for students. They say if students “vote” every four years as part…

We’re hitting the home stretch and tomorrow is the day to vote for your next president of the United states. About one-fourth of Athens voters have voted early and reporter Crystal Mitchell says the Board of Elections is expecting huge numbers tomorrow.

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.