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Georgia Governor Poll Shows Race Is Tied

The election of Georgia’s next governor will be Nov. 6, and one recent poll has the two candidates, Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams, neck and neck. The University of Georgia’s Survey Research Center at the School of Public and International Affairs conducted the poll for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. This is the first time…

UGA Student Briefly Hospitalized After Bird Scooter Accident

ATHENS, GA — A University of Georgia student was sent to Athens Regional Medical Center after a bird scooter accident last week. Christina Conner was riding down Sanford Drive when she says she lost her balance and hit her head on the concrete. “Apparently I fell twice, and I don’t remember falling two times,” Conner…

UGA marks Constitution Day with guest lecture

Today is Constitution Day, marking the 231st anniversary of the signing of the document that officially established the U.S. government. In celebration of the national observance, the American Founding Group and the School of Public and International Affairs hosted a guest lecture at the UGA Chapel by Carol Burkin, Presidential Professor of History Emerita at…

Lake Herrick Set to Reopen After 16 Years

ATHENS, GA— Lake Herrick at the University of Georgia is set to reopen after being closed to the public for 16 years Lake Herrick originally opened in 1992, and was used for experiential learning and outdoor recreation. But with urbanization and development in the watershed, storm water runoff, including oils metals and pesticides, polluted the…

Gaming Center Coming to Tate

Students will soon be able to relax and play video games at the Tate Student Center. A planned video arcade may open as early as this fall, according to Stan Jackson, director of student affairs communications and marketing initiatives at UGA.  Jackson told Grady Newsource the arcade might be located  across from Tate Theater in the…

Eyes On Waffle House As Hurricane Florence Approaches

ATHENS, GA — As the first effects of Hurricane Florence are felt along the East Coast, it isn’t clear whether or not Waffle House will shut down restaurantss in the storm’s path. A local Waffle House employee told us the restaurants try to stay open in “rain, sleet, snow, and hail.”  And officials with the…

Hurricane Florence Affects Week 3 of College Football

Hurricane Florence has caused some week three College Football games to be relocated or canceled. As the Category 3 storm bears down on Virginia and the Carolinas, several university athletic departments and football teams took to Twitter to announce cancelations to fans. University of Georgia head coach Kirby Smart said that he does not think the…