ANNOTATED: A New Era: Number of Female Politicians Grows in Athens


One of Sydney Fordice’s goals for this story was to bring awareness to the changes in the political atmosphere in Athens. The amount of women in office make Athens a “progressive pocket” among many small conservative cities in Northern Georgia, according to Fordice, and her she explains the process behind her storytelling.

Riley Armant is a journalism graduate student at Grady College at the University of Georgia.



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