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Athens Anti Discrimination Ordinance Consequences

The Athens Anti Discrimination Ordinance was passed on Tuesday by commissioners, and here are some provisions. Listed below are what bars could face if they are found to be discriminating against citizens by the Athens-Clarke County Attorney: A maximum civil fine of up to $1000.00 Subject to license of suspension Revocation of license Probation The…

Athens-Clarke: Alcohol Ordinance Passes After Months of Legislation

In an effort to end discrimination in Athens-Clarke County, the alcohol license ordinance passed at Tuesday night’s Mayor and Commission Meeting. Mayor Nancy Denson has asked her “staff” to look into resources that are available to victims of discrimination in Athens and she wants these listings no later than July 1st, the start of the…

In less than a month, people in GA will be forced to vote on Amendment 3, but some aren’t even sure what it is. If the amendment passes, it will replace the current Judicial Qualifications Commission with a new one designed by the General Assembly. Follow Grady Newsource on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates…

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.

First time voters at the University of Georgia were excited to participate in this years election. Last night, young voters got together on campus to celebrate another election season. Reporter Naomi Keitt sheds some light on the importance of the under 30 vote.

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.