Alexia Ridley

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WalletHub

Georgia is in the top 20 when it comes to the best states for singles. That’s according to the personal finance website WalletHub.

Athens for Everyone

A local man has announced his intention to run for the District One seat on the Athens-Clarke County Commission. 

Patrick Davenport says he will challenge District One Commissioner Sharyn Dickerson in May’s local elections. Davenport says he was born in the district, and is a graduate of Cedar Shoals High School and the University of Georgia. According to Davenport’s website, his priorities include breaking the cycle of poverty and increasing economic growth in Athens. 

uga.edu

UGA President Jere Morehead holding his regularly scheduled cabinet meeting and media briefing this morning. Among the topics discussed, the $5.7 billion economic impact UGA has on the state, 96% career outcomes rate for UGA grads, and the 210 need-based scholarships awarded during the fiscal year.  The president also addressed the need for a $35 million STEM research building proposed by Governor Deal.

AADM

Supporters and members of the community are invited to attend a meeting and work session of the AADM this evening at the Athens Library. On the agenda for the evening, a look at the group’s list of demands for 2018. Co-founder and President Mokah Jasmine Johnson says everyone is welcome.

ACC Library

The Athens-Clarke County Library is inviting members of the community to attend a meeting with advice on cutting cable. 

The “New Strategies for Cutting the Cable Cord” session gets underway Thursday at 4:30. 

With the TV landscape having significantly changed over the past year, organizers will focus on streaming services and devices, as well as how to do sports, add multiple users per account and how to find favorites movies and TV shows.

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