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Plays, concerts, dancing and more. UGA’s Spotlight On the Arts festival is underway. The purpose of the festival is to display the art programs and offerings here at UGA. These events include anything from art exhibits to dance performances. Blue Man Group is performing tomorrow and Wednesday and Bela Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio…

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.

In two weeks a local elementary school will break ground on a 40,000 dollar greenhouse project. Sarah Edwards reports that JJ Harris Elementary is making sure their students are using hands on learning approaches.

The UGA College Republicans are making sure they have a huge impact on this presidential election as they campaign for Mitt Romney.  They are traveling to swing states where they have already knocked on 17,000 doors. The College Republicans say they are on track to knock on 60,000 in total before the election.  

Jamie Hood, the man accused of killing Athens cop, Buddy Christian, took the stand once again today.  Judge Sweat granted the motion to continue.  Since this case has already been delayed several times, he only gave the defense 4 days. The hearing is reset to this Friday at 10 am.  

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.