Grady Newsource Stories to Watch: Oct. 22

  • The trial for Corey Blount continues today. Blount is accused of shooting Derrick Merritt in May. The defense will present its evidence and witnesses. Reporter Erin O’Brien is there, and she will have more for you at 5 p.m..
  • The Athens Clarke County Police department may receive a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to improve the relationship between mental health and the criminal justice system. The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMCHP) Planning Initiative grant would go toward improving mental health services in the community and diverting individuals with these issues from jail to a more appropriate treatment provider. Reporter Rayleigh Rozier will have more on this grant at 5 p.m..
  • This year’s Oconee County Primary School teacher of the year is Ms. Mischele Freeman. She works with children every day who need special educational services. Reporter Anna Clark tells you more about her at 5 p.m..profile image



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