Lunch Bites

Quick news bites to consume while you’re eating lunch.

Today’s menu features:

  • Georgia congressional race
  • Famous sports visitors
  • Oconee sewer line
  • Distracted drivers

When you eat something that comes back and bites you later –stomach turns- oh no. 

According to the AJC, Congressman Barry Loudermilk and Congressman Doug Collins are feeling the bite from their challengers because they are being seen by some voters as part of the Republican establishment. Why? Because they voted for John Boehner to be speaker of the house last year.

When your co-worker changes the channel from Sports Center to America’s Next Top Model on the only TV in the break room. Fine…I’ll just see the sportscasters in person today.

CBS sports broadcaster Verne Lunquist and Tony Barnhart, former UGA head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley and former Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning at UGA will speak at UGA The Heritage of Sport. This event will take place today at 4 p.m. at the Richard Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium. Reporter Jared Sweat will have more at 5.

When you smell something bad and everyone looks at you…It wasn’t me.

Oconee County wants to expand its wastewater treatment facility by adding a sewer line but not everyone is happy about this. Some residents have concerns over the environmental issues this sewer line may create. Reporter Michelle Baruchman has the story at 5.

When your cell phone buzzes so much during your lunch break that it keeps you from finishing your sandwich.

Cell phones are also distracting people from driving. This month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Reporter Teman Worku spoke a sergeant in the Athens-Clarke County Police about the dangers of distracted driving. More at 5 on Grady Newsource.


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