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A University of Georgia research program is sponsoring the now underway Atlanta Science Festival. The research program, LISELL-B, stands for language-rich inquiry science with English language learners through biotechnology. The program holds workshops and provides information for families, creating a network of information for bilingual students. The program began over nine years ago with the…

Barrow County gets STEAMY with STEAM

ATHENS, Ga. – You may be familiar with the term STEM, but what about STEAM? In the Barrow County School System, STEAM education is an innovative approach at teaching students the basics of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics in classroom settings. STEAM Integration Coordinator Lee Bane is a veteran educator and a driving force…

Grady Newsource Profiles: Andy Plemmons

Athens, GA- After talking to Barrow Elementary Media Specialists Andy Plemmons for just a few minutes, only one person comes to mind that makes education fun to students…Miss Frizzle. No, he is not hopping on a magic school bus and taking trips throughout the universe. However, he is extending the imaginations of students through technology.…

Information Technology Department details cyber attack on campus

ATHENS, Ga. — The University of Georgia’s Internet connection has been under attack. This on-going attack has been affecting the University’s network server for about a month now. The cyber-attack has led to a “sluggish” connection, according to the Information Technology Department at UGA. “This attack is more sophisticated and is attacking many, many more targets…

Oconee County Fire Department Wants New Gear

One local fire department hopes to improve the safety of its volunteers in order to improve the chances of saving lives. The Oconee County Fire and Rescue Department is asking for more than $150,000 in extra funds, to update some of their breathing devices. These breathing devices aid the volunteers when they have to go into a…

Google Glass- A Look Behind the Glasses

Athens, GA- This week is UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts. One of this week’s performances will include an ensemble wearing Google Glass. Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner is conducting the ensemble at 3:30PM on Wednesday at the Georgia Museum of Art. All of the performers will wear Google Glass, including Turner. Google Glass helps the performers see a…

Out With The Old, In With The New for Weather Alerts?

Reporter: Emily Curl Two Cities in Barrow County are trying to figure out what is the best way to keep citizens in their county safe in the event of severe weather. The question is- what’s the best way? The system in place now is sirens- and there are eleven that stretch between Winder and Auburn.…