Tags: Volunteer

A Look Into An Oconee County Dispatcher’s Life

WATKINSVILLE, GA | Her childhood consisted of waking up in the middle of the night, packing into the car, and handing out water to firefighters or lending a helping hand in any way during fire emergencies. Beth Farrington comes from a family that has dedicated their lives to serve their community. Her father, brother, husband,…

Grady Newsource Profile: Danielsville Volunteer Fire Chief Marc Perry

By Danielle Herman Forty-four years. That’s how long one local firefighter has been volunteering his time to support his community. Danielsville fire chief Marc Perry has been with the Madison county station since its beginning, and has helped bring his service to qualify as one of the finest in the nation. The Danielsville volunteer rescue…

Clarke County Mentor Program

Athens, Georgia – Athens is privileged to have a variety of mentor organizations helping students succeed in school and in life. One of these programs is constantly working to promote their work. The Clarke County Mentor Program is an independent, nonprofit organization, located in Athens’ Chamber of Commerce Building. Started in 1991 as joint initiative of the…